Student Designs

Fit Lighting

Fit Lighting is a versatile lighting solution aimed at providing ideal lighting for different users, contexts and scenarios. Fit Lighting is perfect for any indoor location and is more versatile than other lamps.

Designed by: Clay Simonson of the University of Wisconsin Stout



Ellon discourages the use of disposable utensils in public dining situations. It limits access to the disposable utensils on the left side, highlights the reusable silverware in the middle and draws attention to the utensil washing device, which is suitable for both the provided silverware and self-carried ones.

Designed by: Xiaoyong Wang and Jie Qian of Pratt Institute

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Most people have lost small items such as hair bands, coins, clips and rings inside a vacuum cleaner. DON'T FORGET prevents such inconveniences with its easy detachment feature. The mesh-like material captures small items, preventing them from getting sucked in.

Designed by: Him Chan Jang and Ho Jin Lee of Jeonju University


Bone Marrow Puncture Needle

Utilizing the spiral knob rotation to detect the depth of the bone marrow along with the soft silicone, the Bone Marrow Puncture Needle creates a better and can improve the success of bone marrow punctures.

Designed by: Lin Wang, IDSA, and Minghui Zhu of Sanming University


Blue: Clean Water Acquisition System

Blue is a clean water acquisition system designed for users living in disaster zones. The system consists of a 5-gallon water container that houses a mounted cavitation purification pump, hose container strap and transferal mechanism, and an 8-foot-by-8-foot rain collection tarp that transfers collected water to the main container through a hose.

Designed by: Riley Kolbow, Aubrey Richardson, Alex Short and Nicholas Schneider of Iowa State University



The design of 7:25 eyewear was inspired by the similar shape of watch frames and eyeglass frames and of watch hands and eyeglass temples. Wood is the primary material supplemented with titanium. The metallic rim serves to both reinforce the wood frame and allow the lenses to be easily changed.

Designed by: Byoengchan Oh, Chihyun Son and Jeonghyeon Nam of COLONS, Seoul National University of Science and Technology and Hongik University


Alongside-Mutual Help Lifebuoy

Alongside-Mutual Help Lifebuoy is an efficient piece of sea rescue equipment that can increase the number of people who are rescued. Lifebuoy has changed the status of the traditional lifebuoy. When a shipwreck occurs, its four corners easily and quickly connect, enabling people to take care of each other. The stronger buoyant force of the Lifebuoy enables more people to climb onto it and increases the number of survivors. It also helps facilitates search and rescue for the maritime rescue team.

Designed by: Wei Liu and Xiaofei Cui of Zhengzhou University of Light Industry


Baby Care

Outside the home, mothers often find it difficult to be responsive to their baby’s needs because they can't find the right place. Baby Care allows mothers to change their baby’s diaper in a timely manner, can accommodate breastfeeding in private and can provide a place for mothers to store breast milk during work hours. Each Baby Care has its own set of routes throughout a city and would be available at popular times. When necessary, a mobile app can show mothers where to find Baby Care and estimate the time of arrival.

Designed by: Anran Xuan, Shichun Yu, Yeyuan Chen, Yunlong Wang and Haimo Bao of School of Design, Dalian Minzu University and the 38th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corp.



Currently, no professional equipment is designed for tea harvesters. As a result, most of these farmers use improper equipment. In such a long-term situation, the quality of the tea produced will be affected and will result in physiological injuries to the harvesters. Designing and improving tea harvesters’ working condition is the major concept of bàntê, reducing the possibility of cutting injuries and muscle soreness. This product enhances the quality of tea and the overall sense of professional equipment.

Designed by: Jung-Hsuan Chen, Wan-Ru Zeng, Chi-Shan Tsai, Wei-Chia Weng, Yun-Hsuan Wu, Ya-Lin Chen and Yang-Kun Ou of bántê design for Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology.



BEARPOLE is a medical IV pole that gives children a safe and joyful experience in a hospital. The bear-shaped riding toy has five wheels for stability, a portable adjustable-height pole and four hooks on the pole top that provide a secure place to hang IV bags. Children are able to move the IV pole easily using their feet wherever they need to go. The characteristic design of the bear eases children’s fear of the IV.

Designed by: Youbin Kim and Juhee Lim of SUPERBEAN and Hanyang University for Mom's Medi