Plastic

Cubic

Aug 02, 2006No Comments

Furniture vending machine Developed by Transalpin, Cubix is a vending machine that generates instant furniture from 3D textiles and various composite materials. Whether a chair,

Algues

Jul 21, 2006No Comments

Polypropylene biomimetic modules Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec’s Algues (French for “algae”) is a biomimetic sculptural system based on a multibranched plastic module that can be

Flexisurf

Jul 06, 2006No Comments

Recycled PVC flooring Swimming pool covers, industrial roofing membranes, and tons of automobile upholstery trim scrap are landfilled every year. These materials are made of

Mute Room

Jun 24, 2006No Comments

Memory foam-based environment NASA invented Memory Foam over three decades ago in order to provide comfortable seating for astronauts who had to endure steep gravitational

Lumicor

May 13, 2006No Comments

Translucent resin with encapsulated materials Lumicor’s patented technology creates a new class of material by combining the beauty of natural botanicals, fine textiles, decorative papers,

Plug.table

May 05, 2006No Comments

HPL tool-free table Matthias Demacker’s design for the Plug.table represents the ultimate reduction of an object to its essence. The table is made of three

Texlon

Apr 23, 2006No Comments

Pressure-inflated ETFE foil systems Foiltec’s Texlon foil system offers designers new opportunities in the development of climatic and transparent envelopes. The system can be engineered

Dapple

Mar 31, 2006No Comments

Recycled polyethylene sheet Dapple is made from shredded industrial foodstuff containers mixed with some factory scrap. Colored veins are added in the recycling process. Standard

LightBlocks

Feb 28, 2006No Comments

Custom-colored recycled polymer panels LightBlocks panels are a patented, durable, light transmitting medium used for partitions, ceilings, furniture, doors, lighting fixtures, flooring, and sculpture. MB

Foam

Feb 16, 2006No Comments

3D volumetric polyurethane element for interiors OMA developed Foam as part of their work for Prada. In addition to the design of new spatial typologies,