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Form of Light Force Transmission

Dec 31, 2017No Comments

Conductive melted alloy surface One method of creating a new material application begins with questioning the primary use of a commercial product. In Form of

NeptuTherm

Dec 10, 2017No Comments

Seaweed insulation Throughout much of the year, Mediterranean beaches are littered with clumps of Posidonia oceanica seaweed, also known as Neptune grass. The plant often

Propolis Vessels

Oct 01, 2017No Comments

Bio-resin coated receptacles Propolis is a biodegradable resin collected by honeybees for patching beehive openings. Its color varies with its particular botanical origins, although brown

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.

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

Artichair

Aug 06, 20171 Comment

Artichoke thistle chair The artichoke thistle is an edible plant that has been harvested in central and western Mediterranean regions since ancient times. One of

Xylinum Cones

Jan 01, 2017No Comments

Geometric cellulose objects Xylinum Cones are the result of a production process that utilizes living organisms to grow geometrical objects. Designers Jannis Hülsen and Stefan

KiloLux

Dec 28, 2011No Comments

Glass brick KiloLux is a monolithic glass block with the appearance of a laminate produced by thermally bonding glass at low temperatures. Wales-based Innovative Glass

Kaynemaile

Dec 17, 2011No Comments

Polymeric seamless mesh Kaynemaile is a seamless mesh composed of polymer rings. The advantage of the Kaynemaile process is its ability to create multiple elements

Woven Horsehair

Dec 10, 2011No Comments

Textiles from horse hair weavings Marianne Kemp develops woven textiles out of unconventional combinations of materials. Using small bunches of horsehair interwoven with linen or