Celebrating good design

An open call for solutions to Covid-19 challenges unearths creative ideas

(Clockwise from top left) One Kind Block, Convertible Desk Box, Artribe and Simi.
(Clockwise from top left) One Kind Block, Convertible Desk Box, Artribe and Simi.PHOTOS: DYLAN SOH, CHIENG YU SIANG, SUMAY CHEAH, DESIGN FOR GOOD,

Ever dreamt of your own vegetable plot by the kitchen window where that spot of sunshine would do wonders for leafy greens?

With the modular hydroponic system called One Kind Block, designed for food independence by 17-year-old Dylan Soh, you may soon have your greens - and eat them.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2020, with the headline 'Celebrating good design'. Subscribe