design revolution roadshow

some pics of the design revolution roadshow last year. was lucky enough to hear emily pilloton speak about her book, "design revolution: 100 products that empower people". the book is full of amazing work that uses design skills and design thinking to solve problems for communities in need. the pics are a few of the designs mentioned in the book. from top to bottom, grow, an energy delivery device that resembles ivy growing on the side of a building. it harnesses solar as well as wind power. solio classic, a universal hybrid charger for handheld electronics that uses solar energy. and lastly, an educational toy. follow the work that project h design, a non profit that she founded, is currently working on at their website. check out their blog for a full explanation of the work and the incredible progress they are making.