Design Master
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Scuola Politecnica di Design wants to thank everyone for participating this year in our edition of “Design Master Scholarships 2016”. The jury is honored to announce the winners of the student competition “Design students make a better world“.

Congratulations to Giuseppe Galletta (Master in Product Design), Aleksander krupa (Transportation and Car Design) and Gregorio Palmieri (Web and Digital Design).Thanks to the quality of the projects we decided to assign two scholarships in Visual Design to Henrique Iamarino e Maria Francisca Garcia Araya and two scholarships (50%) in Interior Design to Hamid Reza Sepehri and ​ Daniel Falcon Garcia.

SPD's jury is investigating some technical aspects of the received projects for the scholarships in Interior Design. We reserve a few days to communicate the results.

Category: Industrial Design
Project Title:

Niño – Cardboard Crib

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Niño is a Project of cradle to accommodate children in the condition of homeless and displaced persons, victims of disasters, climate or not, who are in shelters. We know that the conditions of the shelters can not always meet the required standards. This crib, made in resined cardboard, a lightweight, inexpensive and structurally resistant material, conditions for their high replicability, intended to be a palliative solution for disability, ensuring the quality of newborns and toddlers stay, an action that also harms their family.

This cardboard crib can be assembled, disassembled, without tools, in a very quick and easy steps. Its thinness allows Niño, when folded, occupy little volume, making it easier to transport in large quantities. The name plays with the sound of the word “niño”, child in Spanish, phonetically similar as “nest” in portuguese, which built without noble materials, becoming the house which will provide protection and comfort for the baby birds, just like the cradle that although it is made of low cost material, its fullfilled of symbolic qualities from its social engagement and its aesthetics.

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