Kickstarter campaign for smart doorbell Ding, created by former Goldsmiths Design tutors

Isn’t it annoying when you’re expecting a guest or a package, but you don’t hear the doorbell, so the visitor ends up waiting outside your door for ages? If you’ve had this problem too, Ding may be just what you need: a smart doorbell that connects to an app on your phone and allows you to talk to the person standing at your door, no matter where you are.

Ding was thought up by Avril O’Neill and John Nussey, both former tutors at Goldsmiths Design. Avril is also an alumna of our BA Design programme (read an interview with her on the Design blog). The initial concept was developed at Design Council Spark, but now it’s really taking off, and by contributing to it on Kickstarter you can be a part of it, too, and get a Ding for your own home. More details on how the product works can be found on the campaign page, which is open until November 10.