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Design competition inspires teenagers

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Had you visited the Design Museum shop in London earlier this year with £10 to spend, you might have bought an intriguing children’s toy called Dazzle Racer.

A self-propelled cylinder, it included a wind-up, elastic-band-powered mechanism, minimal parts (all 100 per cent recycled) and lots of stickers. It was good fun, simple, eye-catching, nostalgic and very original ….

Read the rest of this article in The Daily Telegraphhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2016/10/22/the-race-is-on-to-get-young-minds-into-design/

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Susan Elkin
Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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