We were impressed with this stool which easily withstands the weight of an adult. He designed it for a Flat Sheet Project he was set using thin card, it is flat packed and assembled in seconds - even a young child could put it together
A good brisk walk from the University Hall of Residence
through Nottingham Arboretum
A Jacaranda Tree
Helianthemum 'henfield brilliant' (rock rose) lining the pathway leading
past the duck pond where it was 'bottoms up'
our first visit to a Caribbean restaurant
with a very lively buzz
and delicious spicey food
Luckily for us our visit coincided with the first day of the final year students Degree Show which the three of us enjoyed
Two different views of the same glass topped table
A stunning theatrical costume - this is the back of the skirt
Tableware called Lotus which is self-cleaning. The self-cleaning properties are made possible by changing the surface of the cellulose making it super-hydrophobic. Once the crockery is rinsed under a tap it is completely sterile.
A sofa designed for the smaller homes of the future. It has a coffee table that slides underneath when not in use, and the back section drops down to form a small table suitable for drinks or books
Concrete salt and pepper mills - challenging perceptions that concrete does not have to be for roads, buildings and bridges only. These will be in the shops this year, and come in different coloured concrete and textures
Another space saving idea for future compact living. A dining table that converts easily into a coffee tableWe left Nottingham feeling inspired by the creativity, and forward thinking showcased by these young people, it gave us the feeling that the future was in good hands