Heather Spooner

MDes / BA (Hons) Product Design

Dome-i is a DIY hedgehog home

The idea behind this project was to show awareness of Britain's wildlife decline. Some native wildlife is disappearing at an alarming rate, one of which is Britain's most loved spikey garden friend; the hedgehog.

Britain's native hedgehog population has declined by half in the last two decades, with less than a million now remaining in the UK. With this in mind, Dome-i has been designed to inspire people to give wildlife a home and to encourage wildlife back to UK gardens.

The DIY dome construction creates a fun and engaging activity for a family to build. Made from highly durable, rot and insect resistant Iroko wood, the wooden geodesic dome provides a safe home for hedgehogs.