2010 Degree Projects

MFA Degree Project in Advanced Product Design

20-week course

The themes addressed in this year's eight degree projects covered as diverse themes and areas as a mobile solution for breast cancer detection in developing countries, environmentally friendly tree planting, instant dishwashing in smaller house-holds, semi-autonomous airborne surveillance for law enforcement, compact kitchen counter top for efficient and enjoyable cooking, emotional and physical communication in long distance relationships, personal diabetes management and a mobile first aid stations for miners.
This wide span of new ideas and designs to improve and enrich our daily life is a clear indicator of the design opportunities just waiting to be identified and addressed through the analytical and creative work methods mastered by the professional industrial designer.

External degree tutor:

Anders Smith, Anders Smith Design, Denmark

External exam advisor:

Mikal Hallstrup, Chief Visionary Officer, co-founder and partner in Designit, Denmark

Course responsible and examiner:

Thomas Degn, Programme Director for the APD programme

 

Devices for Emotional and Physical Communication in Long Distance Relationships
Devices for Emotional and Physical Communication in Long Distance Relationships
In collaboration with Fun Factory, Germany
Matthias Menzel

 

Personal Monitoring for Diabetes Management
Personal Monitoring for Diabetes Management
Paola Gracida


Mobile First Aid Kit for Miners
Mobile First Aid Kit for Miners
In collaboration with Atlas Copco
Antonio Aguilar

 

A Mobile Screening Device Designed for Breast Cancer Detection
A Mobile Screening Device Designed for Breast Cancer Detection in Developing Countries
Earl Pineda

 

A Concept for an Eco-Friendly Tree-Planting Robot for 2030.
Award Winning Project:
• RED DOT 2010 - Design Concept
• "The Golden Ant" 2010 as the Best Degree Project in Sweden

A Concept for an Eco-Friendly Tree-Planting Robot for 2030
In collaboration with Husqvarna
Anna-Karin Bergkvist

 

Countertop Mounted Dishwasher for Instant Dishwashing Smaller
Countertop Mounted Dishwasher for Instant Dishwashing Smaller Households
In collaboration with Bosch, Germany
Robert Lange

 

Semi-Autonomous Airborne Surveillance for Law Enforcement Unit
Semi-Autonomous Airborne Surveillance for Law Enforcement Unit Feasible for 2015
Oscar Björk

 

A Kitchen Countertop for an Efficient and Enjoyable Cooking
A Kitchen Countertop for an Efficient and Enjoyable Cooking
In collaboration with Electrolux
Andre Marsiglia