Scandinavia’s Successful Education Model

Favoring a more comprehensive educational model that emphasizes humanistic and technical training, studies conclude that Nordic nations raise citizens that are intelligent (in the traditional sense), more internally aware, prideful for their nation, and capable of viewing a situation from another’s eyes. Governments in countries like Sweden, Denmark and Norway aim to make “lifelong learning a part of the natural fabric of society,” and it …

Dubai Global Grad Show 2019 Highlights

Projects that speak to sustainability, safety, health, healing and much more

One of the world’s leading exhibitions of graduate design work, the Global Grad Show shows some 150 projects by individuals from all over the world. During this year’s Dubai Design Week, these visionary endeavors are on display at d3, the design district within the capital of the UAE. The show’s new curator, Eleanor Watson (formerly part of the curatorial team at London‘s Design Museum) chose …

Emotional First Aid Kit

Central Saint Martins graduate designer Rui Sun has invented a fascinating emotional first aid kit, with five items that aim to physically help with psychological problems. Included is a Purple Breathing Mask—with soothing aromas (to help a person take deep breaths and calm down), Indigo Third Eyeglasses (to see the world in a different way) and more. The goal for Sun’s project was to have …