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Nominations for Designs of the Year 2015 announced

There is a device that texts a farmer when one of his cows goes into labour, a lightshade made out of mushrooms and a bollard that talks to you.

They are just some of the latest cutting-edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year awards.

The BBC's arts editor, Will Gompertz reports.

  • 24 Mar 2015
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