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Wood Foam

Sep 03, 2017No Comments

Wood-based insulation Researchers at the Brunswick, Germany–based Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research have developed a new wood-based insulation material that consists of foamed wood particles.

3D Weaver

Aug 27, 2017No Comments

Three-dimensional woven textiles The 3D Weaver is a loom that produces three-dimensional textiles. Developed by designer Oluwaseyi Sosanya, the loom creates resilient textile structures in

Plag

Aug 13, 2017No Comments

Recycled HDPE vessels Plag represents designer Waël Seaiby’s noble effort to upcycle the disposable plastic bag. Approximately one million such bags are used each minute

Aerial3D

Jul 23, 2017No Comments

Spatial digital projection system Most three-dimensional displays create pseudo-3D images on 2D planes by taking advantage of a perceptual phenomenon called human binocular disparity. However,

Contact

Jul 16, 2017No Comments

Interactive surface with augmented acoustics Contact transforms any hard surface into a sound and light instrument. Developed by Felix Faire while a student in Bartlett’s

Self-Folding Paper

Jun 25, 2017No Comments

Transformable polymer composite paper Self-Folding Paper is a paper surface that transforms when heated, automatically generating intricate multidimensional structures. Labeled thermocatalytic metafolds by mechanical engineer

LightByte

Jun 11, 2017No Comments

Solar display interface LightByte is an interactive optical scrim that modulates solar illumination to create detailed light projections. Created by former MIT Media Lab scholar

Mnemosyne

May 28, 2017No Comments

Interactive LED panel system Mnemosyne is a modular interactive LED system for expansive architectural surfaces. Part of Oslo-based Nullohm’s Respondent Elements range, Mnemosyne is the

Switchable Mirror

May 21, 2017No Comments

Electrochromic mirror window Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed a mirror that quickly shifts between reflective and transparent

Flow

Apr 09, 2017No Comments

Illuminated responsive water screens Flow is an art installation that uses one or more custom-designed aluminum square tubes with embedded brass spray nozzles that generate