Plastic

Scintilla Lumina

Nov 09, 2009No Comments

Light-extending polymer-matrix panels A variation of SensiTile Scintilla, Scintilla Lumina extends light from a single source to hundreds of reflected points along the surface of

Intelligent Bioplastic

Oct 25, 2009No Comments

Recyclable shape-memory biopolymer Unlike conventional petroleum-based plastics, polylactic acid (PLA) plastic is mass produced by chemical synthesis using raw materials derived from corn. The production

Accura Bluestone

Sep 22, 2009No Comments

Engineered nanocomposite for stereolithography 3D Systems’s stereolithography process creates three-dimensional objects using a laser to cure sequential layers of material to form shapes that have

Brick

Aug 09, 2009No Comments

Lasercut-polystyrene module shelving Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec’s Brick modules are lasercut polystyrene shelving units. Originally conceived for the backdrop for an exhibition, the Brick system

Mind the Gap

Aug 01, 2009No Comments

Three-dimensional acrylic wallpaper Mind the Gap is an interconnected network of acrylic hexagonal boxes and strips applied in varying densities. Designer Ane Lykke uses these

Drapewall

Jul 21, 2009No Comments

Porous, structural, user-adjusted modular wall system Drapewall is a full-scale wall prototype that explores energy conservation, modular-component assembly, and prefabricated construction for an inexpensive house.

Topo Table

Jul 07, 2009No Comments

Customizable table with removable planter/vessels TOPO is a series of Corian tables with built-in reconfigurable landscapes. Plastic inserts drop into the table to create functional

Chroma

May 01, 2009No Comments

Cast PMMA resin Chroma is a solid, horizontally recyclable cast polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin surface infused with color. Developed by 3form in collaboration with Bayer

Clear-PEP

Apr 05, 2009No Comments

Honeycomb composite panel Austria-based Design Composite’s TRIcore honeycomb technology allows for the manufacture of panels with exceptional light transmittance relative to their high structural strength.

Timbron

Apr 02, 2009No Comments

Recycled polystyrene molding Timbron interior moldings are composed of 90 percent recycled polystyrene (75 percent postconsumer) and are processed to have the same density as