Nature has continued to be ignored long after the alarm has been raised on the level of all forms of pollution; air, soil, and water. Natural reserves of resources also continue to be depleted at the expense of global ecosystems. Emulating nature itself in the design of products; a practice referred to as biomimicry, may just be the most successful approach towards improving our current environmental situation while delivering better performing solutions.Read More
MADA Now is an annual exhibition that showcases the work of MADA’s final year students that is open to the public. It is based in MADA’s learning spaces and galleries with a variety of projects from over 300 students that have studied in either the art, design, or architecture disciplines. The work showcased includes; paintings, sculptures, sound pieces, architectural models, industrial design prototypes, communication design artwork, illustrations, and animations.Read More
Joany Badenhorst is a great friend of Hone PD and an ambassador for Form Prosthetics. Through insightful feedback, she has contributed greatly to the development of Form's Prosthetic Covers designed by Hone. We were excited to see her recognised as the SportsWoman of the Year by Cosmopolitan magazine in October.Read More
Nowadays, everything in our lives is interconnected. From smartphones and computers to our home’s lights, thermostats and water systems. Technology has evolved so much that now even our houses can be intelligent.
We were lucky to have our work featured at Dutch Design Week this year in the lovely city of Eindhoven.Read More
Joany Badenhorst is a 23 year-old Para-Snowboard World Championships Multi-Medalist and Australia’s first female representative in the sport.Read More
Wrays, one of Australia’s biggest innovation supporters and independent IP specialist firms, recently had a podcast with Hone Product Design's Director, Anthony Petterson.Read More
October 4th – 10th was National Amputee Awareness Week in Australia. Coinciding with that week was the annual AOPA (Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association) Congress at Crown Promenade, Melbourne.
Among the businesses displaying at the Congress was Hone Product Design’s partner business Form Prosthetics. The design team at Hone Product Design are proud to be the designers behind Form’s range of custom cosmetic & protective covers for prosthetic legs.Read More
3D Printers have been around for some time now. These devices, traditionally used to produce physical prototypes from digital models have become more popular and affordable over the past few years. This has allowed for wider adoption and exploration of the technology for various applications. One benefit to have come from this has been creating potential healthcare solutions for humans. You can create everything from toys to car parts, from robot models to high tech medical inventions. Many of which have helped improve people’s lives.Read More
Gary Hustwit, the filmmaker known for the great documentaries; Objectified, Helvetica, and Urbanized is now making a documentary about Dieter Rams. Rams is an iconic Industrial Designer behind Braun's and Vitsoe's design legacies. He has inspired scores of designers across several disciplines, including Jony Ive of Apple. The documentary is set to launch in September and we are excited about it. Read more about the film on FastCoDesign.Read More