We all have brilliant ideas for products that could make certain chores easier to perform if only they could be turned into reality. With that mission in mind, British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox, and an eccentric inventor himself, asked over 450 children to draw and submit their own invention ideas. He then enlisted local local makers and manufacturers to help make a selection of them into real products.
Wilcox’s Inventors Project started last year with a series of workshop in his hometown of Sunderland, England, where he showed children aged 4 to 12 some of his own inventions like his GPS-enabled leather shoes, and “cereal crane” and asked them to think about how to solve design problems that they or family members face.
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