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Mobility – Case studies

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Shopsense

A redesign of the shopping environment for people with limited mobility, making use of new technology to provide an ‘intelligent assistant’ to improve the experience.

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Is that my bus?

The bus shelter reconsidered to make boarding a bus easier for older people with limited mobility.

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Caddy

This product concept combines the mobility aid with roller luggage to create a lifestyle accessory that is mainstream in use.

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Loadall

This project developed a new system to help older people transport heavy goods into and out of car boots.

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Go Steady

This project created an awareness campaign and a kitemark scheme to encourage people to help those with limited mobility.

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Mo Dynamic Seating

A lightweight, portable seating product with a pixellated support system was developed in partnership with Herman Miller to encourage people to get out more.

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Footprint

A visual communication campaign to encourage people at risk from heart disease to take regular exercise.

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How people do it

This video documentary project raised awareness about the difficulties parents and carers face when travelling with young children on public transport in the city. View video

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InterchangeABLE

This architectural study looked at ways to improve flow, mobility and social interaction at urban transport interchanges in London.

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Mobilicity

This project explored scenarios for sustainable public transport in 2025 – and developed a driverless mass transit system based on research in London, Hong Kong and Istanbul.

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Connections

This design study investigated the problems of mobility for older people in rural Ireland and proposed new concept systems.

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Connected Car

A design study looking at the mobility needs of a range of potential users of the electric city car.

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Petal

This project developed a seating concept to fit onto the existing fire hydrants that line Boston’s streets, enabling people with mobility problems to rest.

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A Place to Pause

This project explored the idea of customising public seating to provide spaces for wheelchairs and armchairs.

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