Sensory Products for Sensory Beings

Andrews, Simon and Grace, Joanna (2019) Sensory Products for Sensory Beings. In: Design Research for Change Showcase Catalogue 2019. Lancaster University, Lancaster, pp. 100-101. ISBN 978-1-86220-363-1

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The BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design students engage with human-centred design research methods to understand more clearly the needs of users for whom a product is being designed for. The research seeks to expand the opportunities for co-design practice with audiences typically excluded from this process. The students worked with Joanna Grace, a Sensory Engagement and Inclusion Specialist and founder of The Sensory Projects. Through consultation and collaboration with children who are non-verbal and living with cognitive impairments, the students designed a range of engaging sensory educational products that facilitate independent interaction or a sensory conversation.

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Additional Information: Images of sensory products designed by the BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design students were also displayed at the exhibition. These included works by Lyle Swan, Jack Cockle, Louis Heatley, and Malaika Sharda. The inset image is the Venturi product designed by Lyle Swan.
ISBN: 978-1-86220-363-1
ISSN: 978-1-86220-363-1
Subjects: Education
Research > AIR > Sustainable Design
Courses by Department: School of Architecture, Design & Interiors > Sustainable Product Design
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Depositing User: Simon Andrews
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 15:11
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 15:11
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/3459

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