Infant Hospital Bassinet

Prize1st Place in Industrial And Life Science Design / Medical Furniture
Entry Description

The Infant Hospital Bassinet titled LuBlu; meaning love in Ukrainian, is a redesign of the dated bassinets used today. The LuBlu is an environment for new born to live in while in a hospital setting. LuBlu was designed taking into consideration the needs of the hospital staff, the parents and mostly the well being of the infant.

About Designer

Tanya is currently in her third year at Humber College completing a Bachelors in Industrial Design in April 2012. Three years ago Tanya graduated from Dawson College in Montreal, Quebec with a D.E.C in Industrial Design. Upon graduating, she received an award from the ADIQ for her thesis project, an Infant Hospital Bassinet, as well as an award from Dawson College for Best Technical Development. Tanyas design was also mentioned in the Montreal newspaper, LAPRESS. Furthermore, she completed her years at Dawson College on the honours lists for having obtained an 80% or higher overall final grade. Tanya enjoys working with acrylic rods, plastics and wood. Her interests lie in sustainable childrens educational toys. Not only does she aspire to design an outdoor playground, but yearns to create one that is wheelchair accessible in the near future.

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