Design like you give a damn – the case for 200ml ORS sachets

This blog post has been gestating for a while but the contractions really started* when I read this tongue-in-cheek post – Designing the least user-friendly products imaginable – which was highlighted by Euan Semple in his Facebook timeline. This mug was one of the least-friendly designs highlighted. Image credit: Designing the least user-friendly products imaginable just for fun […]

Calling all designers – help us out here!

Regular readers will know that our Kit Yamoyo anti-diarrhoea kit has design features that respond to the needs of the mothers we talked to as part of the design process. A technique we now know is called ‘Human Centred Design’. Mothers helping with the design of the Kit Yamoyo Two key features of Kit Yamoyo help […]

The ‘science of delivery’ and ColaLife

        The current President of the World Bank Group, Jim Kim, has made what he calls ‘The Science of Delivery’ a theme of his tenure. I was made aware of this by a ColaLife supporter pointing me to this blog post by Kevin Watkins on the ODI’s website: Jim Kim’s ‘science of […]

ColaLife featured in The Mail on Sunday – credit where credit is due

We are very pleased with this coverage in The Mail on Sunday about our nomination for Designs of the Year 2013 but I’d like to expand on it a bit. As the ‘front man’ for ColaLife I tend to get all the recognition which is not entirely fair! The idea of piggy-backing essential medicines on […]