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Michael Korn

MA work

I am a designer/engineer/entrepreneur

I invent and deliver simple solutions that solve complex problems.

I believe the design process enables complex collaboration, and innovation flourishes at uncomfortable interfaces.

My ambition is to bring together people with ideas and skills in order to create sustainable development.

Patient Isolation

Bringing the benefits of private rooms to the hospital ward.

Stick Safe

Medical safety device that radically reduces the risk of needle stick injury.

Kitchen Fiction

Humorous and intriguing household products.

The Lift

Creates, pursues and exploits exciting opportunities to achieve what is possible when design, business, technology and people are brought together.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Innovation Design Engineering, 2007

  • I am a designer/engineer/entrepreneur

    I invent and deliver simple solutions that solve complex problems.

    I believe the design process enables complex collaboration, and innovation flourishes at uncomfortable interfaces.

    My ambition is to bring together people with ideas and skills in order to create sustainable development.

    Patient Isolation

    Bringing the benefits of private rooms to the hospital ward.

    Stick Safe

    Medical safety device that radically reduces the risk of needle stick injury.

    Kitchen Fiction

    Humorous and intriguing household products.

    The Lift

    Creates, pursues and exploits exciting opportunities to achieve what is possible when design, business, technology and people are brought together.

  • Experience

  • Designer for medical & consumer products over xmas and summer vacations, Nekuda Design Management, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2005-6; Designer for children's & kitchen products, And-Design, Putney, London, 2005; Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Manager, SSS Gears, Sunbury-On-Thames, London, 2004-5; Manufacturing & Systems Engineer, Federal-Mogul Pistons, Qingdao, China, 2004
  • Exhibitions

  • INDEX: AWARD EXHIBITION 2007, Top Nomination, Kongens Nytorv Square, Copenhagen, 2007; Royal Commission of 1851 Exhibition, Armourers' Hall, London, 2007; Invest: Innovation through Interdisciplinary Working, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College, London, 2006
  • Awards

  • Winner twice & runner-up, New Business Ideas, Imperial Ideas Challenge, 2007; Finalist, Anaesthetic & Critical Care, Medical Futures Innovation Award, 2007; Winner, Imperial College New Business Challenge, 2007