It’s not all about bagless vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans and blow-the-skin-off-your-fingers hand dryers at Dyson. Each year, the iconic brand holds the James Dyson Award, an international student design and innovation competition which aims to find the most promising young inventors and potentially bring their concepts to life.
Imagine looking at Google Maps on your tablet, and feeling one corner grow heavier where your destination is located. Or reading an ebook on your phone, and being aware of the fatter side of the book.
An English graduate has won this year’s James Dyson Award, which is a coveted design award in the UK. Taking on the noble challenge of finding a cure for water sterilisation, Timothy Whitehead’s bottle cleans water in just two minutes flat.