NEW DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD IN ASSOCIATION WITH CREATIVE CONSCIENCE & THE BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE: SOCIAL IMPACT DESIGN AWARD RUNNER UP

SPONSORED BY:

Creative Conscience

WINNER NAME:

Ella Stephenson @ella_maisie.design

UNIVERSITY:

Product Design, Nottingham Trent University

TITLE OF WORK:

Abode

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Abode is the first assisted shaving experience for the NHS; promoting dignity through products, education and campaigns. The user-centred NHS collection tackles single-use plastic whilst saving the NHS thousands. This enjoyable and efficient shaving experience improves patient well-being and supports our treasured NHS nurses in carrying out this essential practice.

AWARD BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

This brief provided a chance for the designers to use their skills and talents to create or build on a project that has benefit and impact, improving society for the better.

JUDGES COMMENTS:

Ella’s project was not necessarily the one project – out of the hundreds received – that would create the most impact – yet the level of thought, insight, breadth of design skills – across a number of design disciplines – was incredible.

AWARD PRIZE:

At Creative Conscience, we are fortunate to have support from many great designers and practitioners working in the creative industry and can provide contacts and advice to assist the development of your design career. We aim to help the winning project towards becoming a reality. 

The Business Design Centre is pleased to offer a £500 prize to the runner-up.

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