Wood-based insulation Researchers at the Brunswick, Germany–based Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research have developed a new wood-based insulation material that consists of foamed wood particles.
Recycled HDPE vessels Plag represents designer Waël Seaiby’s noble effort to upcycle the disposable plastic bag. Approximately one million such bags are used each minute
Artichoke thistle chair The artichoke thistle is an edible plant that has been harvested in central and western Mediterranean regions since ancient times. One of
Self-healing poly(urea-urethane) elastomer Self-healing plastics automatically restore themselves when damaged. These materials conventionally mend broken bonds with the aid of an external stimulus, such as
Spatial digital projection system Most three-dimensional displays create pseudo-3D images on 2D planes by taking advantage of a perceptual phenomenon called human binocular disparity. However,
Interactive surface with augmented acoustics Contact transforms any hard surface into a sound and light instrument. Developed by Felix Faire while a student in Bartlett’s
3D printed polyamide seat With the aid of 3D printing, designer Lilian van Daal’s Biomimicry chair represents a more sustainable alternative to the conventional furniture