Its that time of the year again…the Royal College of Art Design Summer Show. Showcasing the best in art and design the RCA is always a great place to see new talent. Sadly the year of 2010 left us feeling slight underwhelmed. While previous years have left us giddy (see our previous blog Young Bright Things) maybe our expectations were just too high. There were, however, some stand out works including Hye-Yeon Park’s digital and analogue clocks (below) which mix new and old technology with typographic flare.

Also worth pointing out was Krystian Kowalski's simple yet ingenious Stool Chair shown here in Ash wood

Good design was also to be found outside of the ‘Design Product’ department in ‘Design Interaction’, a course famed for taking a sidewards look at design problems. A standout project came courtesy of Oliver Goodhall and his ‘Nuclear is Good’ project, which seeks to readdress our distrust of nuclear power and promote its safe and sustainable credentials.

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