FabBRICK

FabBRICK

FabBRICK, founded in 2017, recycles textile waste into ecological and aesthetic bricks. Young French architecture student, Clarisse Merlet wanted to explore a new way of construction. She learnt that every year in Europe alone, 4 million tons of textiles are thrown away! Therefore, Clarisse came…

The Halo

The Halo

How the halo design has changed the safety of Formula one. The Halo concept was first brought forward by Mercedes in 2015 as when racing the drivers head was fully exposed and has no protection when in a crash or from debris on the track.…

The Mars Rover

The Mars Rover

NASA’s Mars Rover, the Perseverance, succesfully landed on Mars on 18th February 2021. On 30th July 2020, NASA launched its 5th rover towards Mars. The names of the 5 rovers include: Sojourner, Spirit, Opportunity, Curiosity and Perseverance.  When the rocket launched last year, the likelihood…

Film Animation

Film Animation

The many stages involved in producing an animated film: Drawing, pre-animation, redesign, final animation Within my great design blog, I wanted to discover all the different types of design. Not just looking into products and designers but looking further afield to see how design spreads…

Biodegradable Shoes

Biodegradable Shoes

Stepping into biodegradable vegan shoes by Adidas. Most shoes today will end up in landfills when they are at the end of their life or simply because they are no longer wanted. The average pair shoes will take up to 50 years to fully decompose.…

The Contact Lens

The Contact Lens

The contact lens has become increasingly popular since 1991, acting as a substitute for framed glasses. The contact lens has an interesting history and spans much further back than you would expect. The concept of the contact lens was originally drawn up by Leonardo da…

Prosthetics in Athletics

Prosthetics in Athletics

Prosthetics have given people a new form of hope to continue to chase their dreams despite their disability. Every 4 years the Olympics and Paralympics are hosted in a famous city around the world, however the Paralympics is always advertised less. These incredible athletes have…

Phantom of the Opera

Phantom of the Opera

The set design for Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London. I have enjoyed the performing arts from a young age and loved travelling to London to watch a show on the west end. Every play designed to impress the audience and…

The Helix Bridge

The Helix Bridge

The Helix Bridge in Marina bay, Singapore, designed and inspired by the formation of DNA. The Double Helix bridge took 6 years to build due its complex and impressive appearance. Constructed from Stainless steel tubes, measuring 273mm in diameter, the bridge offers a safe passage…

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf

The Leaf is a 5 door hatchback battery electric vehicle designed by Nissan. Electric cars have been around for over 100 years, although it is not until recently that the electric vehicle market has made a comeback over petrol and diesel engines. The Nissan leaf…