Argyll This contract furnishing fabric was launched at 100% Design. design: Jasper Morrison & Catherine Murray, Bute Fabrics manufacture: Bute Fabrics client: Bute Fabrics Amplifier casing Invented by Sonus Engineering and backed by the Royal Bank of Scotland. design: Factory client: Sonus Engineering Baby feed spoon The spoon was developed to fill a niche in the market. The spoon is currently at the prototype stage. design: XPD (invented by Kirsty Hall) Bicycle chain lubricator The design uses a Scottoiler patented method and is at the 2D design stage. design: Primal Design manufacture: Scottoiler Scotland client: Scottoiler Scotland Bop low-voltage table light The light has passed Lighting Association testing. design: The VK&C Partnership manufacture: The VK&C Partnership Chankey A magnetic key plate management system at the prototype stage. design: Tony Coffield manufacture: Tony Coffield Chasm chair The rotationally moulded, all plastic chair won best of show at 100% Design in 1998. The concept has recently been developed into an armchair called Kenyan. design: One Foot Taller manufacture: Plastic Dip Mouldings client: Nicehouse Children’s expandable plastic furniture The prototype products are for use in play centres and include the Spring foam floor seat/cushion, the Lolli child’s chair and the Scooby storage unit. design: Craig Whittet client: Glasgow City Council Concept canal barge A 1:10 scale prototype of a new design of leisure craft aimed for use on canals. The concept has been produced in association with Strathclyde University. design: Zoo Architects Concept canister vacuum cleaner The vacuum cleaner uses Hoover’s new technology and is currently at the prototype stage. design: Ideo Product Development (California) client: Hoover European Appliance Group Delta chair A prototype chair that addresses some of the requirements of dementia sufferers. design: Drew Bennett client: Dementia Services Development Centre and Glasgow County Council Social Services Educational sundial Sundial invented by Graham Woan of Strathclyde University. The product is a prototype of a low cost sundial made of card or polypropylene. design: Treehaus Ceramic table lamp China table lamp with a simple two-piece construction. design: One Foot Taller and Fireworks manufacture: Pollyanna First aid dispensers and eye wash kits This product has been awarded Millennium Product status and is in manufacture at present. design: John Martin Design manufacture: Wallace, Cameron Glasgow 1999 outdoor luminaire Commissioned for Glasgow 1999 and for Hampden National Stadium. Original designs for the National Stadium by Graven Images, McKeown Alexander and Gerard Taylor. design: Philips International Lighting manufacture: Philips International Lighting client: Glasgow 199Haiku, Exo Vessel and Porcini A range of ceramic and glassware in a wide range of sizes. design: Fireworks manufacture: Porcini: Staffordshire Creamware Highway office service wall A multi-functional office product which can be used to run IT systems and sub-divide office space. design: Esk Furniture Works Leather handbags Six different designs for a range of leather bags. design: Frank Gallacher manufacture: Frank Gallacher Link, link… A prototype range of modular upholstered commercial seating. design: The Plan Linnclok watch Prototypes for this concept watch are currently being produced in Switzerland. design: Seymour Powell client: Linn Products Low table This prototype table features a ceramic insert which was launched at 100% Design. design: Dene Happell manufacture: Dene Happell Millennium mobile coffee cart Invented by Matthew Algie and designed with by ID8 Design Associates. design: Stuart Bailey, ID8 Design Associates manufacture: pending Pohm stor Prototype modular storage units made from polypropylene. design: Helena McGuinness, OHM Design Portable gas heater design: Kirtsen Hough manufacture: prototype stage Pup range A range of furniture featuring new Sub-Surface Laminates. design: Timorous Beasties manufacture: Morris & Co client: Novograph Quentin Award-winning paper pulp pendant light. A grant from the Royal Bank of Scotland will go towards the tooling needed for the second version. design: The VK&C Partnership manufacture: The VK&C Partnership client: The VK&C Partnership Rawlplug handtool This hand-held tool aims to aid the process of fitting and applying current Rawlplug technology. design: Mike Anusas manufacture: Rawlplug Company client: Rawlplug Company Oby1 outdoor furniture Plastic and aluminium public bench and seating range constructed from Plaswood, a new recycled material. design: Bear Factory Design manufacture: British Polyethene Industries Robbo neck guard and baby bib Funded by the Royal Bank of Scotland. The baby bib is made from latex. design: Jephson Robbo manufacture: Slough Rubber client: The Robbo Company Rotilt ergonomic handle Invented by Glen Heavoner, the handle can be applied to a trowel, paintbrush and buggy handles and is currently at the prototype stage. design: Stuart Bailey, ID8 Design Associates Sineseat Recycled plastic and aluminium public seating system designed by The VK&C Partnership. design: The VK&C Partnership manufacture: The VK&C Partnership and DPR Skins A digital hand drum prototype. Smith is looking for a company to license the electronic drum. design: Digital Cow manufacture: Digital Cow Solo flat pack clock Arkitype has exhibited at Top Drawer and 100% Design. A silver millennium version will be exhibited at The Glasgow Collection. design: Arkitype Design Partnership manufacture: pending Domestic controller A smart controller for household amenities which is currently at the prototype stage. design: Primal Design manufacture: Remcon client: Remcon Snowster Snowster is a cross between a sledge and a snowboard. The Royal Bank of Scotland is providing the backing for the prototype’s tooling costs. design: Max Berman, Imagination for Industry manufacture: Max Berman, Imagination for Industry Textile and aluminium light screen The product was shown at 100% Design and has been sponsored by Prismix (part of ICI) design: DNA & Sue Glasgow Design manufacture: Design Alloys Uma paper pulp lamp A new paper-moulded lamp which can be used as a wall, table or free-standing light. design: The VK&C Partnership manufacture: The VK&C Partnership Ursula stainless steel bath This prototype free-standing bath has won a number of awards, including the editor’s award at the ICFF in New York, Millennium Product status, an innovation award at Business Start Up awards 99 and was selected by Sir Terence Conran for Cool Britannia. design: Submarine manufacture: Associated Metals YoYo A height-adjustable table at prototype stage. design: Michael Kavanagh, Zebra Design Editor Lynda Relph-Knight Writers Sara Manuelli, Natalie Spencer Art editor Ivan Cottrell Sub editor John Cooper Ad manager James Ironmonger Publisher Morag Arman-Addey Design Week, 50 Poland Street, London, W1V 4AX Fax: 0171 970 6730 e-mail email@example.com website www.design-week.co.uk Subscriptions 0171 292 3704 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Glasgow Collection, Charlotte House 78 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3DN Tel: 0141 287 1999
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