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Undergrowth

Jun 18, 2017No Comments

Mossy wood encapsulated in resin Belluno, Italy–based design firm Alcarol aims to imbue its wood furniture with visual memories of the forests from which it

SolarLeaf

Feb 05, 2017No Comments

Bioreactor facade system SolarLeaf is the world’s first bioreactive facade. Developed by Arup engineers in collaboration with the Strategic Science Consult of Germany and Colt

Plexwood

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

Laminated wood strip panel Plexwood is a wood-based surfacing panel composed of end grain and grain veneers, which are glued crosswise, creating a distinctive linear

Symbiosis

Dec 24, 2011No Comments

Printing with bacteria A course at the Department of Microbiology at the University of Wageningen taught Jelte van Abbema how to handle bacteria and their

Mercury Glass

Nov 18, 2011No Comments

Hand-blown silvered glass Silvered glass “Mercury Glass” was invented in the nineteenth century as a decorative substitute for more expensive silver tableware. Where traditional Mercury

Sensitive Apertures

Nov 08, 2011No Comments

Cellular ceramic light apertures Sensitive Apertures is a modular slip-cast ceramic building skin designed to admit a small quantity of light through a refractive glass

24K Blown Glass

Oct 06, 2011No Comments

Hand-blown glass infused with 24-karat gold Suzan Etkin Enterprises combines refined metals with glass to create exotic material hybrids. Gold is fused to the glass

EcoLinea

Oct 03, 2011No Comments

Sustainable hardwood panels EcoLinea wood paneling is a new product to the North American market, initially developed for the window industry. With its distinctive linear

Tarrot

Jul 19, 2011No Comments

Knitted metal fabric Tarrot is a knitted fabric hybrid for interior design made of three different materials—copper, stainless steel and brass. It has a melange

Lunalite

Jun 06, 2011No Comments

Decorative interlayer surface panels Lunalite decorative surfaces exhibit a range of effects, from rustic textures to metallic shimmer. This collection of sophisticated interlayers features materials