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Dec 28, 2007No Comments

Flexible polypropylene honeycomb panels Imagine a mix between a beehive and a slinky: Flexicomb is a light-hearted new material that combines the properties of both. In contrast to conventional rigid honeycombs, Flexicomb is flexible, bouncy, and



Dec 24, 2007No Comments

Algorithmically-derived metal systems Milgo/Bufkin can bend complex shapes in metal, providing solutions to the most demanding problems. These shapes are economical alternatives to extrusions and roll forming. Just as our genetic code permits each of us

SensiTile Terrazzo

SensiTile Terrazzo

Dec 20, 2007No Comments

Light reactive concrete Comprised of a light-conducting matrix embedded within a substrate, SensiTiles transport light from one surface point to another by a process called Total Internal Reflection, the same principle that makes fiber optics possible.

Protrude, Flow

Protrude, Flow

Dec 16, 2007No Comments

Magnetic fluid art Magnetic fluid is a black liquid that is made by dissolving ferro-magnetic micro-powder in a solvent such as oil or water. The powder retains its magnetic properties even in its liquid state, which



Dec 12, 2007No Comments

Biomorphic seating unit Jakob + MacFarlane, the Paris-based architects known for their Georges Restaurant at the top of the Centre Pompidou, have designed a form of seating called “It” which is inspired by organic structures. Made

Transparent Ceramics

Transparent Ceramics

Dec 04, 20071 Comment

Transparent high-strength oxide ceramics Translucent alumina ceramics have exhibited low mechanical properties and a low in-line transmission of unscattered light (less than fifteen percent) because of their coarse micro-structures (greater than 20 μm). New transparent corundum


Bubble Glass

Nov 30, 2007No Comments

Sheet glass containing grids and patterns of bubbles Developed by Penny Herscovitch and Dan Gottlieb, Bubble Glass contains perfect grids of tiny bubbles and a variety of bubble patterns. Bubble Glass originated during PadLAb’s 2004 architectural


Digital Dawn

Nov 27, 2007No Comments

Electroluminescent window covering Designed by Rachel Wingfield, Digital Dawn is a textile that responds to environmental stimuli. Digital Dawn functions as a traditional window blind with a reactive surface that is in constant flux, growing in


Bonded Metal

Nov 23, 2007No Comments

Lightweight metal sheets with durable castings Bonded Metal is the product of a unique technology that casts metal granules within a durable FRP matrix. Advanced mold-making techniques assure precise reproduction of fine detail in the original

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EVA Collection

Nov 19, 2007No Comments

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate products EVA is a common hot-melt adhesive or hot glue. Tony Wurman has developed several proprietary techniques for working with this material to give it the reflective and refractive qualities of glass, but