The Dott 07 Festival at Baltic Square showcases Designs Of The Time, an ambitious year-long programme of community projects and events based in North East England, exploring what life in a sustainable region could be like – and how design could help create it.

Looks like they've had a busy year! There are several zones tackling big themes such as Energy, Food, Movement, Schools and Health. Pick of the projects include the ECO Design Challenge for schools, the Low Carb Lane energy-saving project, Urban Farming in Middlesbrough, and Move Me looking at how a rural community can better meet its transport needs.

Above: the Move Me Map showed where visitors to the Festival had travelled from (with stickers), while the interactive installation showed how much money you could save by car-sharing – the more places were filled in the imaginary car, the cheaper it got.

Move Me Map at Dott07 exhibition