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Waterlicht

Feb 03, 2019No Comments

Immersive aqueous projection Waterlicht allows viewers to witness the impossible: a flooded Amsterdam—without water. The immersive light painting is a virtual flood, demonstrating what Netherlands would be like without dikes. The artwork consists of undulating

NeWool

Jan 27, 2019No Comments

DIY biocomposite textile Cook.to.Design is a playful approach to DIY materials in which anyone can experiment with materials to develop new products. Politecnico di Milano designers Giada Lagorio, Valentina Rognoli, and Marta Rink have used

Morphable Structures

Jan 20, 2019No Comments

Jammed pseudo-solid materials Jamming is a phenomenon that allows certain complex fluids to behave like solids when their density increases. Granular materials, like sand or coal, are considered complex fluids. They can attain a jammed

Shavings

Jan 13, 2019No Comments

Pressed sawdust furniture Sawdust and other types of sawmill residues are typically treated as undesirable by-products of the timber industry and are often incinerated or dumped in landfills. Although there are many formats of engineered

Spring Wood

Dec 30, 2018No Comments

Flexible incised solid wood Spring Wood makes use of strategically located cuts to impart solid wood with flexibility. Modern techniques to bend wood, used to create bent plywood furniture, include steaming and lamination. In LaRo