The Central Ergonomic Cooker took first prize in a competition for design students at the University of Central England. The brief for second-year students was to rethink the design concept of gas cookers using the findings of a survey on consumers’ needs now and in the future. Mark Teucher, Peter Anderson, Ayse Mustafa and Rajesh Grewal created the winning cooker, which `fully anticipates the changes in market trends highlighted by the survey’, according to a spokesman for Parkinson Cowan, the gas cooker manufacturer which held the competition.
This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerly, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,
A new campaign and online resources toolkit looks to overhaul the UK’s “homogenous” design industry