Tags » Design Innovation

World's first eco-friendly six-pack ring, ESPR, to be trialled by craft brewers

Images of marine life entangled in plastic six-pack rings have brought to light the detrimental effects of plastic on the oceans and its indigenous lifeforms. Now a startup has created the first eco-friendly six pack ring, E6PR (Eco Six-Pack Ring), made from by-product waste and other compostable materials, designed to replace the plastic rings. 156 more words

Rosa Medea

Design Mindset: It’s Bigger than You Think (and so is its Value)

There’s a quote by Jules Feiffer, the acclaimed American cartoonist and author, asserting that “Design is important because chaos is so hard.” To my mind, this may be the quote of the century. 733 more words


At A Glance: Middle School

Pangyo middle school principal Jim Slaid offers a quick look at the good things students and teachers are accomplishing!

As the end of the third quarter is quickly approaching, it has been an exciting semester thus far. 184 more words

nasdesignmdi+blog issue five

Sketch. Prototype. Repeat.

Part of a design approach, is the act of prototyping. Originally it was centred around product development, but as design has transitioned in it’s role, so has prototyping. 360 more words

Design Innovation

Eco Trade Show Is Built On Collaboration

The fifth grade Eco Trade Show is this Friday! Before we celebrate final products, campaigns and presentations, let’s appreciate the students’ collaborative learning process. 

This trimester, Pangyo grade five students studied one of five environmental concerns and individually proposed solutions to help our earth. 251 more words

nasdesignmdi+blog issue three

Content. Content. Content.

With the focus of being more active on social media in promotion of my work, I need content to share. I want the blog to be an honest reflection of my working practice so the approach is to “document, not create” content for the blog at the moment. 212 more words

Design Innovation

nasdesignmdi+blog issue two

*Cas – Pat Earrings playing through my headphones*

Reflection is an important part of my process. After a productive day yesterday, I’m taking the morning to pause, relax and interpret everything I created yesterday. 324 more words

Design Innovation