17.05.13 Kigge Hvid voted among 100 most influential in design
This week, INDEX: Design to Improve Life® CEO Kigge Hvid was voted among the world\'s top100 individuals working at the intersection of design and social change. However, several other friends of ours were also mentioned,...Read more
15.05.13 Ad with secret anti-abuse message only kids can see
A Spanish charity called the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation (or ANAR for short) has created a mind-boggling advert that displays a secret message for children - hidden from adults’ eyes - in order to...Read more
14.05.13 Charge your electrical devices on any window
Designers Kyuho Song and Boa Oh have come up with a clever device that harnesses solar energy to be used as a portable plug socket. The Window Socket can be attached to any window that has access to daylight - including the...Read more
13.05.13 Do you want to teach collaborative design processes with a high output?
Do you want to teach highly structured creative and collaborative process with high output? Do you want to engage your students in solving the challenges of society?Do you want to activate global challenges...Read more
11.05.13 Now this is a date worth saving!
August is going to be an eventful month for INDEX: Design to Improve Life® and for all those attending, so definitely mark your calendar - this is one INDEX: Award you won't want to miss! Read on to find out more about the...Read more
10.05.13 Kick-off for Design to Improve Life Investment
As the Design Society filled with morning sunlight and the smell of freshly brewed coffee, our Strategy team busied themselves with preparing for the Design to Improve Life Investment kick-off event. By noon it was over...Read more
07.05.13 3D-printed gun strikes up controversy
Cody Wilson, a 25-year-old law student, has produced the world's first 3D printed gun and successfully fired it in Texas over the weekend. The gun, made almost entirely from plastic, is receiving attention from law-enforcement...Read more
06.05.13 Waterless washing machine in the works
LG is working on a way to remove one of the essential ingredients needed to do your laundry: water. Unlike the currently available technology, it's rumored that LG is in the process of developing an entirely waterless washing...Read more
04.05.13 Exciting things happening for INDEX: Award Nominee!
Daylighting Ladegårds Å – a project to uncover a famously buried canal in the heart of Copenhagen – has been picked up by the Danish government and put into the governing party the Social Democrats’ new electoral program,...Read more
03.05.13 Click and Grow - high technology meets simple houseplants
Don't have any gardening know-how? No worries! Click & Grow will do the work for you using the same aeroponic methods used by NASA to grow greenery in space. This easy-to-use electronic smartpot grows plants without watering...Read more
02.05.13 International media breakthrough for Denmark's green brands
CNN announces a special programme series profiling the nominees of the international design award – INDEX: Award – run by Danish non-profit INDEX: Design to Improve Life®. The series will comprise a series of 90 seconds...Read more
01.05.13 Don't drink and drive - and don't text and die!
Today is the 1st of May, when the Danes go out and lose themselves in beer-fueled fun, under the veil of celebrating the workers' rights movement. We at INDEX: Design to Improve Life®, while wishing everyone a happy May...Read more
30.04.13 Life changing smartphone for the blind
Indian innovator, Sumit Dagar, spent three years creating a Braille smartphone. From where we're standing, the effort seems to have definitely paid off as the revolutionary device, nominated for INDEX: Award 2013, is now in...Read more
29.04.13 Big data meets good design - and YOU are invited
One of the biggest trends of design industries these days is the utilization of really big quantities of data with the purpose of making things better. For example, the calculation of how much money a city saves every time...Read more
28.04.13 One small step for a woman, one giant leap for mankind
In 1969 Neil Armstrong walked onto the moon. In 2012 Claire Lomas – a paraplegic former event horse rider – finished the London Marathon on her own two feet. From science-fiction fantasy to commercial reality, a handful...Read more
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