RCA students collaborate with OPPO to design products focused on humanising technology
Dezeen shares projects made by Royal College of Art postgraduates that could “integrate technology into our lives more seamlessly.
The seven people-centric projects were developed by five of eight students enrolled on the university’s MA Design Products programme, who were mentored by the company’s design hub, OPPO London Design Center.
OPPO’s brief, entitled Humanising Technology, challenged students to imagine ways to make technology “more human” – giving rise to a diverse collection of products that range from child-friendly devices to a modular smartphone.
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