Winner: Thomas Coe-Gunnell White
Title of work: Things Toaster
University: London South Bank University
We loved the repairability of the product, the quality of the presentation & Thomas!
£500 worth of Anglepoise product and a series of four mentoring sessions (either face-to-face or virtually).
Image: Thomas Coe-Gunnell White, Winner of the Anglepoise Abandon Darkness Award 2022.
The award will be given to a product that puts sustainability at its heart. The central question entrants must answer is ‘will the Planet thank you?’ which isn’t to say commercial impact shouldn’t also be taken into consideration. Everyone should imagine having to sell their design to a buyer: what do they need to know? Is there a market for it? Who will buy it? Am I using materials that are commercially viable? Finally, as yourself – ‘do I love it?’