Crime, design, innovation and technology

This page sets out the relationship between design, innovation, creativity and technology. It also briefly raises the issue of the dark side of design.


The Stop Thief chair with notches on seat to secure bag beneath knees

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Milled edges stopped the crime of clipping silver from coins:

Hammered coins, easily clipped to steal silver
Milled-edge coins, preventing clipping.

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Relation between creativity, innovation and design



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The dark side

Vicious spikes on low wall to prevent sitting