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Creacrete

Oct 24, 2011No Comments

Ultradense concrete Concrete is an omnipresent material in architecture and public space. Previous attempts to use it in product design have led to massive, heavy

Photo-Engraved Aluminum

Oct 21, 2011No Comments

Aluminum panel with permanent photographic transfer The focus of Intaglio Composites is the art of photographic transfer to materials. The company has developed a new,

Adaptive Shading

Oct 17, 2011No Comments

Customizable grid adaptive shading system For an architectural project located in a desert climate, Hoberman Associates was asked to design a roof covering for an

Metal Series

Oct 13, 2011No Comments

Static electricity-tracing surface B.lab Italia’s “Metal Series” surfaces contain liquids infused with metal particles that are trapped within resilient a polymer shell. The result is

Wellboard

Oct 10, 2011No Comments

Corrugated cellulose sheet material Wellboard consists of 100% cellulose with no adhesives or binders. Different profiles are pressed into a flat base plate using heat

24K Blown Glass

Oct 06, 2011No Comments

Hand-blown glass infused with 24-karat gold Suzan Etkin Enterprises combines refined metals with glass to create exotic material hybrids. Gold is fused to the glass

EcoLinea

Oct 03, 2011No Comments

Sustainable hardwood panels EcoLinea wood paneling is a new product to the North American market, initially developed for the window industry. With its distinctive linear

Grow

Sep 29, 2011No Comments

Ivy-inspired solar and wind energy curtain Grow is a hybrid energy-delivery device inspired by ivy. Grow’s “leaves” are flexible organic photovoltaic panels that capture solar

Delight Cloth

Sep 25, 2011No Comments

Luminous textile made with optical cloth Delight Cloth is a light-emitting textile comprised of thousands of fiber optic strands. With a diameter of only 0.25

Convex Series—Shapes

Sep 22, 2011No Comments

Geometric cast glass Exploiting the potential for enhanced dimensionality in glass, Nathan Allan has developed new production methods for tempering and laminating their Convex Series.