The graduation project Vingla wins the Global Design Graduate Show 2020 in the category industrial design

Rasmus Steyner Randén graduated from the Product Design program at Beckmans previously this year. Now his graduation project Vingla has won the international design competition Global Design Graduate Show 2020 in the category industrial design.

Balance bike teaches the youngest cyclists to build and balance  

The balance bike Vingla is a build-your-own package with two different kinds of handlebars and two different wheel sizes in a variety of exciting colours. It is intended for children between the ages of two and four, and it offers a new way of learning motor skills and balance

"When we use our bodies and our hands in learning, knowledge is rooted deeply, and the earlier we start the deeper those roots grow. We call it learning by doing. I have lived on two wheels all my life. My thesis project is about children’s first step into the world of bicycles and giving them a chance to take part in creating and then using their own first bikes. It includes a first balance bike for two-year-olds and a build-your-own package for four-year-olds," says Rasmus Steyner Randén about the project. 

Interview with Rasmus about the project in Arts' Thread.

About Global Design Graduate Show 2020

As most graduation exhibitions across the globe were cancelled last spring due to Covid-19, Arts' Thread and i-D Magazine launched the initiative Global Design Graduate Show  in order to give graduation students a platform to show their projects. The competition was organized for the first time this year and was open to art- and design students from all of the world who graduated 2019-2020.

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