Design Innovation

Case studies

Groups of people sitting at tables using laptop computers

Santander's Big Ideas Competition

Loughborough University London students have participated in Santander's Big Ideas competition as part of their extra-curricular activities. The students were given certain idea briefs which they then as part of a team had to come up with creative and innovative ideas in order to impress the judges.

Find out more
An image of a girl stretching

Trends in fitness

Dr Ksenija Kuzmina and Dr Holly Collison have worked with Sport England and the Loughborough University community to identify areas where the sport industry could encourage women to be more physically active and engaged in sport. 

Find out more
a group of students on a staircase

Social Television

The development of a new social media service to provide a truly immersive viewing experience to customers and help enhance BT's excellent reputation amongst its customer base.

Find out more
People gathered in a circle each putting their hands into the centre

Design for Social Change

Loughborough University in London post-graduate students have been working with CitizensUK to develop innovative designs to address the issues of fuel poverty and youth un-employment in the borough of Hackney.

Find out more
Students in discussion

Lufbra Design Jam 2015

In the spirit of experimentation, innovation, co-operation and friendly competition, people interested in service, customer experience and creativity met all over the globe, including here in Loughborough for the Global Service Design Jam.

Find out more
The people who worked on Smart Search

Smart Search

A new smart search app 'TripTailor' has been developed to help travellers in the UK.

Find out more
A BT key

Smart Lock

Exploring new areas in the field of smart home technologies and issues around health and wellbeing.

Find out more

PhD student case studies

Jamie Sandhu, PhD Researcher

Jamie, from the UK, is a PhD student at Loughborough University London studying under the Institute for Design Innovation. Prior to his studies in London, Jamie studied Product Design Engineering at Loughborough (main campus).

Find out more

Ruth Neubauer, PhD researcher

Ruth, from the UK and Austria, is a PhD student at Loughborough University London studying under the Institute for Design Innovation. Prior to her studies in London, Ruth graduated from the University of Fine Arts in Vienna.

Find out more