Teddy Schuyers? Guts redesigns ostomy bag for sex, sport and everyday life - architecture and design

Teddy Schuyers? Guts redesigns ostomy bag for sex, sport and everyday life

After being diagnosed with Crohn's disease, designer Teddy Schuyers decided to focus on redesign the ostomy bags that many sufferers have to wear to improve both their performance and appearance. Schuyers created Guts for her graduation project at Design Academy Eindhoven after interviewing a number of people who used ostomy bags following her own diagnosis with Crohn's disease. Acute bowel diseases like Crohn's often mean that sufferers have to have a stoma, an opening that allows the body to pass waste without it going through the entire digestive tract. The waste is collected in a pouch known as an ostomy bag. Read more on Dezeen: https://www.dezeen.com/"p=1287048 WATCH NEXT: MIT researchers develop tattoo inks that could act as health trackers - https://youtu.be/rZ4L08XpMYU Subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest architecture and design movies: http://bit.ly/1tcULvh Like Dezeen on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dezeen/ Follow Dezeen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dezeen/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dezeen/ Check out our Pinterest: https://uk.pinterest.com/dezeen/

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