Latest Elaine McLuskey Stories

2010-05-12 05:40:00

People who wish to have private chats in noisy bars or clubs are about to have it granted. A product designed by student Elaine McLuskey known as a "social sphere" enables people to hold a conversation above the background noise. The 23-year-old came up with the idea after she studied hearing impairments. The speech bubbles will go on display at Edinburgh Napier University's School of Arts and Creative Industries Degree Show. McLuskey from Coatbridge came up with two designs for the...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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