Project case studies

These case studies draw on primary research, carried out in the first phase of the Design Routes project. They feature a range of initiatives that aim to develop and revitalise culturally significant designs, products and practices to make them relevant to the needs of people today.


Rekindle

Rekindle is a social enterprise based in New Zealand that works to divert reusable resources from waste through creativity and craftsmanship. Founded in 2011 by Juliet Arnott, the enterprise works in Christchurch and …

Strawberry Thief iPad game by Sophia George

In October 2013 Sophia George became the first Games Designer in Residence at the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) in London, in partnership with Abertay University and V&A Dundee. Sophia developed an iPad …

Here Today Here Tomorrow Handwoven collection

Here Today Here Tomorrow is a fashion label and collaborative studio shop, producing and showcasing sustainable and ethical fashion and accessories. In 2014 the label initiated a new project using a traditional Nepalese woven fabric, …