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Design Show 2012
BU achieves University status and the first ever show is held.
Andrew Dunstall is one of the Design Council's Engineering Design Prize winners, and Philip Brewster wins the Design Council CNAA Sir Denis Rooke Award for his talking microwave for the visually impaired.
The first Product Design graduates take the show by storm.
Where are they now?
Bryce Dyer's (Class of 1997) current research into prosthetic technology has been commended at the House of Commons.
Product Design Visualisation student Tom Lawton's Final Project 'The WakeYoo alarm clock' is spotted at the show by a visiting Japanese company who take it into product development and mass production. Trevor Baylis is guest speaker.
The end of an era....
Graduate Philip Robinson commercialises his biologic bicycle pump.
Where are they now?
Caught on camera!
Franziska Conrad creates the world's first pop-up tent.
Loftus Hall (Product Design) wins the prestigious Dyson Prize.
2 students win IED prize; Professor John Vinney (class of '86; 1st Class degree in Mechanical Engineering) is appointed Dean of the School of Design Engineering & Computing.
BBC Dragons Den scouts spotted at the Festival.
Industrial Designers at play!
The President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers, is caught leaving the campus on a bicycle with a biologic pump designed by Phil Robinson (Class of 2001).
Festival opened by Sir Ian Callum, Director of Design at Jaguar and Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Designers - great excitement as new and vintage jags are parked at BU's main entrance for the show.
Steve Green's life-saving design helped him win a 'Best Student' prize at the Festival of Design & Innovation – and also saw him take home the Virgin Atlantic Price for Product Design at the 2011 New Designers exhibition.