Tag: industrial design

'Little Peaks' toys for little artists

Learning just got a lot more fun, thanks to Santiago Acevedo (B.F.A., industrial design, senior). He took on the challenge of facilitating the physical and emotional development of children and became a finalist in the 2015 Royal Society of Arts U.S. Student Design Competition.

Nick Baker's bright idea

Good design can transform the countless daily interactions in which we engage, interactions that are critical to our productivity and our quality of life. Nicholas Baker’s (B.F.A., industrial design, 2015) bedside lamp, illuminated by a simple tilt, may very well transform how we start and end our days. A jury of top designers named Baker’s “Prism” light the first-place winner in the Applied Industrial Design category of the 2015 Royal Society of Arts U.S.

Watch: SCADpad micro-house unveiled

In a conventional Atlanta parking deck, Savannah College of Art and Design has launched an unconventional solution to explosive urban population growth and the accompanying demand for flexible housing. If you missed the live unveiling of SCADpad® here on Thread, watch it now and take a virtual tour below.

Making room in a micro-house

Suffice it to say that counter and storage space will be scant in Savannah College of Art and Design’s SCADpad® micro-house, measuring 8 feet wide by 16 feet long. So where will the inhabitants put all their, well, stuff? This is the challenge that industrial design students working on SCADpad received.