May 12, 2008No Comments

Internet umbrella Researchers with Keio University’s Okude Laboratory have developed an unlikely platform to showcase content from the burgeoning image website Flickr. Pileus, also known


May 09, 2008No Comments

Modular interactive-sensor and lighting system The Sensacell system transforms architectural surfaces into dynamic interactive experiences. Sensacell capacitive proximity sensors detect people and objects on the

Graphic Concrete

Apr 09, 2008No Comments

Patterned precast concrete Graphic Concrete offers a new way to produce a patterned concrete surface. Graphic Concrete’s patented technology involves the application of a surface

Printed Food

Feb 06, 2008No Comments

Two-dimensional information-carrying food Printed Food is an edible material that provides a way to convey the nutritious elements of food to consumers in an extremely


Feb 03, 2008No Comments

Individual-tracking information display system Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automated identification process based on the storage and retrieval of data using transponders or RFID tags.

Magink Billboard

Jan 08, 2008No Comments

Digital-ink outdoor display Magink is the world’s first developer and provider of full-color “digital ink” displays. Digital ink technology is an environmentally friendly alternative to


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


Jul 21, 2007No Comments

Data-layered seating textile Maharam approached Hella Jongerius in 2001 with an open objective – to create a single textile which would permit a suite of

Photo-Cast Tiles

Jul 02, 2007No Comments

Photographic bas-relief ceramic tiles Photo-Form LLC is a tile studio which provides designers the ability to create bas-relief tiles from photographs. Utilizing its patent-pending Photo-Cast

Liquids Ghosts

Apr 23, 2007No Comments

Plastic laminate incorporating microscopic photography Alex Schweder created Liquids Ghosts in order to blur the distinction between buildings and the bodies that occupy them. His