FROM THE JUDGES
Olivia showed a strong research and insights driven process and a detailed understanding of the problem. Her approach focused on the important things such acceptance and perception, resulting in a well-considered product.
Please submit a portfolio in the format specified in the brief of an innovative and inclusive design that promotes independent living with emphasis on demonstrating through prototypes and visualisation to show it solves the users real life problem
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Menopausal women suffer from a range of symptoms throughout perimenopause and menopause. This can affect women in a variety of ways, and can hinder their working career. This has become more of a prevalent issue as women are now working to the age which they are going through menopause. This device gives physical thermal relief to manage hot flush symptoms.
The prize given includes £1,000 to support the development of the winner design career, alongside an opportunity to gain industry experience with a 6-week paid placement in the Stannah design office.