Designing a Better Future – Thomas Costello

July 29, 2016


Think about all the things in your life. All the tangible ‘stuff’ that we interact with every day. Someone had to design it before we bought it, and for a long time, the emphasis has been on disposable goods and designed obsolescence. In this episode, I speak with award-winning industrial design student Thomas Costello, and he provides an insight into the future of design:


What happens when you put young designers in a room together (hint: it involves a beer can for use in space)


The superb design that won Thomas a sustainability award


What the role of the consumer is in encouraging designers to create better, more sustainable products.


Here is Thomas’s online portfolio:

Find out more about Auxiliary Design School here:

You want to know more about space beer, don’t you? Of course you do:



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