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Christopher James Holden

MA work

Design is opportunity. It gives us the ability to shape our future.

In my design work I like to focus on opportunities in the world around us. I endeavour to maximise the potential of these opportunities with thoughtful and engaging design decisions.

CoolOff

Affordable low-energy cooling for the developing world.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Innovation Design Engineering, 2009

  • Design is opportunity. It gives us the ability to shape our future.

    In my design work I like to focus on opportunities in the world around us. I endeavour to maximise the potential of these opportunities with thoughtful and engaging design decisions.

    CoolOff

    Affordable low-energy cooling for the developing world.

  • Degrees

  • MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, 2006
  • Experience

  • Designer, Unilever, London/Liverpool, 2008; Industrial Designer, Fresh Design, Bath, 2006; Work Placement, QinetiQ, Farnborough, 2003-4
  • Exhibitions

  • Multiplicity: The Art of the Furniture Prototype, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, USA, 2008; Seoul Design Olympiad, Jamsil Stadium, Seoul, Korea, 2008
  • Awards

  • The Professor's Commendation Award for Outstanding Quality of Work, 2009; Finalist, Art of the Furniture Prototype, The Furniture Society Multiplicity Competition, 2008; Winner, Royal Academy of Engineering Student Design Prize, 2006