Made in Singapore
Made in Singapore - S1E3: Designing For A Cause
Good design is one thing. Good design that benefits the less fortunate is what is behind Folks, a set of kitchenware for the blind and Rabbit Ray, a toy that explains medical procedures through play to sick children.
Singapore is not lacking in inventors and inventions. And yet, many of our original creations have stayed under the radar and users have not been aware of their home-grown origins. From milk bottles to a drinks machine, hi-tech thermal sensors to low-tech kitchenware, and gadgets for niche pastime. Who are the people behind these innovations? What are their inspirations and what drives them to create? This new 4-part series tells the stories behind 8 sets of inventors and their inventions.