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LEGO Prosthetic Encourages Creative Reimagining

LEGO Prosthetic Encourages Creative Reimagining
Design

IKO is a creative prosthetic system that inspires disabled children through creative freedom and play

Azalea Pena
  • 16 july 2015

Imagine a child born without an arm or lost one at a young age, how can that child express his creativity if he or she is only left with one arm to work with? Not to mention, the disability can take a toll on the child’s self-esteem. Carlos Arturo Torres, a student designer from the UMEA Institute of Design came up with an idea to help disabled kids exercise their freedom to be creative with a LEGO-inspired prosthetic: IKO. 

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