Gallery: Royal College of Art Unveils “Design For The Real World” Exhib...

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As part of this year's London Design Festival, the ever-inspiring Royal College of Art (RCA) hosted an exhibition inspired by the 40th Anniversary of Victor Papanek's seminal publication, Design For The Real World. The 15 projects from this year's graduates that were included in the show focus on inclusive, human-centered sustainable design. Click through our exclusive images to see all of the weird and wonderful designs. warm comfortable sleepers by "sewing" a standard colored laces.

“Ento – The Art of Eating Insects” aims to introduce the high-protein, energy-efficient insects into western diets through a set of ready-made meals created by Aran Dasan, Jonathan Fraser, Jacky Chung and Julene Aguirre-Bielschowsky.

“Pack!” by Alei Verspoor is a multifunctional object that can be used as elegant and modular bag, a seat or a storage device. The design could be easily transformed and disassembled using fast, lo-tech techniques.

Made from a single piece of biodegradable wool felt, “Lasso” by Gaspard Tiné-Berés are warm, comfortable slippers that are stitched together with standard colored laces.


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  1. June 26, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    I really love the look and looks very comfortable.

  2. spydermad February 2, 2013 at 11:14 am

    Lasso is on kickstarter!

  3. sammeme December 3, 2012 at 11:25 am

    where can ifind a pattern for these lasso shoes

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