Electrolux Design Lab 2015

future hunter gatherer

Submissions are now open for Electrolux’s Design Lab Competition: a concept design competition for design students across the world. This year’s theme is ‘Healthy Happy Kids’ and it focuses on three key areas of innovation for future households: cooking, fabric care and air purification. Students are asked to submit a description and visual More...

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By Steph Baillie On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

‘Wakie’ – The Social Alarm Clock Designed to Rise and Shine

 “How do you like your eggs in the morning?” sings the cheery, American-accented voice on the other end of my mobile at 7.59 am. “Eh? Who is this, sorry?” I reply groggily. “It’s Raymond, dude! Your More...

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By Tor Marie On Sunday, July 7th, 2013

MiniMe blog: Sessions 1 to 3

Six weeks ago I wrote about FACT’s new mental health app project, MiniMe, and I’m really excited to have been accepted onto the team. Every fortnight I’ll be writing up our progress here on LSMedia. Session More...

By Alex Hayes On Monday, May 20th, 2013

Pathologic – review

It’s very difficult to know where to start when writing about Pathologic. I could just describe the plot –  “A strange illness plagues a town and the player works to cure it” – but More...

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By Tor Marie On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Help FACT and Innovation Labs build their new mental health app, MiniMe

FACT are teaming up with Mersey Care NHS Trust and Red Ninja Studios to create a mental health smartphone app, developed by and for young people. The app, called MiniMe, is one of seven being funded by Innovation More...

By Alex Hayes On Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Upcoming Kickstarter projects to keep an eye on

On the February 8, 2012 a project was posted on Kickstarter, an adventure game to be developed by Double Fine. It aimed to raise $400,000 what it achieved was $3.3m! This could potentially bring a new era for video More...

By Patrick DArcy On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Should you buy Devil May Cry?

  I never played the original Devil May Cry games. To be completely honest, I’ve never been much of and hack and slash game fan.  So it’s hard to compare the new DMC:Devil May Cry to other Hack and Slash More...

By Millie Kidson On Sunday, January 27th, 2013

My Code Year: Week 4

Week Four begins with a recap of the primitives of JavaScript, including () {} and ; placement, boolean operators and accessing the pieces within an array, or list. It also goes over adding strings together, which More...

By Millie Kidson On Saturday, January 19th, 2013

My Code Year: Week 3

 I have a bit of a confession. I am totally addicted to codecademy. Gripped by the urge to rush ahead, I am happily tapping away on my keyboard of an evening. It’s partly because I like making it work, but More...

By Millie Kidson On Saturday, January 12th, 2013

My Code Year: Week 2

The second week of Code Year concerns Functions in JavaScript. To begin with, this just looks like a complicated sequence of (), {} and ;. With a little practise though, it becomes possible to create complicated More...