The Cleanser Stamp offers a fun and kid-friendly way to encourage children to wash their hands. It integrates a hand cleanser with an animal-shaped stamp that children can interact with, reminding them to wash their hands. The stamp leaves cleanser on the hand, inviting children to interact with the cleanser as they wash it off their hands.
Designed by Chih-Hsien Tsung, Chang-Chi Shih and Mu-Chern Fong of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
AIRGO is a new type of handheld breaker, offering an effortless antifatigue demolition experience through an ergonomic design. The unique, supportive wheel-arm design makes AIRGO easy to lift out of concrete even when the chisel is jammed. By avoiding heavy loads, awkward body positions and repetitive lifting, AIRGO takes the strain off the worker, preventing various musculoskeletal injuries and diseases.
Designed by Philip Nordmand Andersen of Umeå Institute of Design for Atlas Copco Industrial Design Competence Center
The adaptable footprint of the Flux Snowshoe reacts to its environment. Its origami-inspired folding platform shrinks away as a hiker lifts their foot to take a step, then opens as they set their foot back down. Integrated crampons strap around a hiker’s boot to provide traction and connect to the snowshoe platform through a quick-release binding system.
Designed by Eric Brunt, IDSA of University of Washington
Elle combines swimwear and a prosthetic leg to optimize an amputee’s swimming experience. It enables the user to achieve balance, maximize the energy return of launch off and flip-turns, and supports the body through the latest technology. This product was designed to assist single-leg amputees to compete with able-bodied swimmers in competitions.
Designed by Della Tosin of Art Center College of Design
The eQu therapeutic riding saddle is designed to help children with cerebral palsy. It gives the rider a safer seat and brings the legs as close as possible to the horse, which warms the legs and relaxes the muscles. The eQu also provides benefits to the therapist. It is a modular system, so it can be adjusted for different types of disabilities.
Designed by Stephanie Knödler of Umeå Institute of Design
The Safety animal band is a medical needle designed to make the experience of injections less traumatic for children. The band itself covers the needle and keeps it firmly in place in case the child suddenly moves. Plus, it’s shaped like a friendly baby elephant, an animal that kids are familiar with.
Designed by Kim Mi Hyun, Jung Ju Yeon, Park In Hye and Park Chan Ju of Sungshin Women's University
L-burner is a portable gas burner with a slim cylindrical shape and a central L-joint. To one side of the joint, the gas container is stored within the pipe. On the other side is the burner. The L-shape offers structural stability during use. The ignition ball and gas container are sufficiently separated, preventing the risk of explosion due to overheating.
The Safe Agua Colombia: Calientamigos water heating system is comprised of three modular components: a portable electric water heater that safely heats 5 gallons of water to 110 degrees in 15 minutes, a simple foot pump and a multipurpose faucet head. Calientamigos works with any household container, and it is more affordable and accessible than installing a gravity-fed water system.
Like stars on earth is a magnetic LED lamp that’s perfect for camping and outdoor activities. The magnet is strong and easy to attach to a variety of surfaces including the outside of a tent. The outer shell of the lamp is designed to enhance the glow of the LED light, making it easy for users to find their way.
Designed by Yu Yunjo and Kim Seunghyun of Sangmyong University
Trompe : A companion elephant that helps premature baby breathe. is an easy-to-apply respiratory support device for premature infants whose lungs have not fully developed. It works by providing mild air pressure to keep the airways open and prevent them from collapsing or becoming blocked. It is designed to ensure the comfort of the baby by eliminating the need to put pressure on the infant’s face.