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Tactile supports for wayfinding

The bachelor thesis (ISIA Urbino, supervisor: Luciano Perondi) investigates the problem of accessibility within the graphical representation of space and takes the form of a tactile artefact accessible to the blind and visually impaired. The goal is to make the geography of an area available both in economic as well as content terms, thanks to the combination of a low-cost printing technique and a specific representative approach. The project consists of a set of tactile maps and a research programme that documents the design process and the first phase of testing with blind people.

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X alarm

X alarm, is an alarm for smokers to make them realize what they are doing to themselves while they are doing it.This design is a new generation of cigarette filters .This design can be a good replacement for expensive advertisements against smoking and it has more influence on smokers minds than any other negative advertising.It has a very simple structure, the filters are stamped with an invisible ink that covers the negative area of the sketch and with each puff the sketch will appear clearer so with each puff you will see your heart is getting darker and you know what is happening to you.

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Cultiver

In the beverage industry, orange peels are disposed at a massive rate. This by-product generated from the process of fruit juice extraction is innately pliable and durable, thus presenting itself as a great leather alternative for handbag. The unique property of orange is that it produced a pleasant aroma. Hence the challenge is to find ways to preserve the material. It was concluded that mechanical dehydration removed all the moisture, and eliminated the process of decomposition. The production process was separated in four main stages – dehydration, cutting, assembling and stitching.

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ToyBox

ToyBox is designed to provide play opportunities to the world's most venerable children. Through the innovative re-appropriation of existing cardboard aid packaging, ubiquitously used by charities to distribute relief aid to disaster hit areas in the BoP (Bottom of the Pyramid), ToyBox provides opportunities for both play and education. In this way, adopting a design-driven approach, ToyBox alters the meaning of an aid carton, from purely utilitarian, expendable cardboard box to an opportunity for engagement, play and discovery.

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Recycle Collection Center, Cyberjaya

Cyberjaya Recycling Center is the efforts were made to promote its residence to separate and recycle their waste since the township is being promoted as a Green City of the future for people to work, play and live. What was lacking before the completion of this building is a center for collecting of recycle materials. These materials are sold by the residents here to encourage the people living in Cyberjaya to recycle their waste and earning money rather than throwing them inside the waste bin which will go straight to the dumping ground. A site of approximately 0.246 acre or 10,716 sq ft.

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Beyond

Social integration of the blind is not just about building accessible infrastructures but being emotionally inclusive with each other. Many sighted still feel embarrassed or sorry when they see blind people. Sorry only creates distance. See beyond prejudice and sorry, see beyond the dark glasses. Beyond all these you will meet someone. Most blind people feel great, live a full life, have fully accepted their blindness, and actually this is what they want you to think about them. Beyond is a glasses collection for blind people. Beyond is about feeling good.

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