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Flip

Jan 03, 2012No Comments

Interactive color changing light The Flip light is a fun and tactile new luminaire that changes color when it rotates. With no cords to tie

Jali Cascata Zari

Nov 29, 2011No Comments

Light refractive polymer sandwich panel Sensitile Systems’ Jali Cascata Zari panels combine the light refractive properties of their Jali series of panels—acrylic-based composites designed to

Expancel

Nov 04, 2011No Comments

Thermoplastic microspheres Unexpanded Expancel thermoplastic microspheres are small plastic particles that contain a droplet of liquid hydrocarbon. When heated, the plastic shells soften and the

Adaptive Shading

Oct 17, 2011No Comments

Customizable grid adaptive shading system For an architectural project located in a desert climate, Hoberman Associates was asked to design a roof covering for an

Metal Series

Oct 13, 2011No Comments

Static electricity-tracing surface B.lab Italia’s “Metal Series” surfaces contain liquids infused with metal particles that are trapped within resilient a polymer shell. The result is

Grow

Sep 29, 2011No Comments

Ivy-inspired solar and wind energy curtain Grow is a hybrid energy-delivery device inspired by ivy. Grow’s “leaves” are flexible organic photovoltaic panels that capture solar

REK

Jul 05, 2011No Comments

Extendable bookcase REK is a bookcase that grows with one’s book collection. The more books, the bigger the bookcase. The zig-zag shaped, 6 cm thick

SOUND Wall

Jul 01, 2011No Comments

Sound responsive wall modules The NONdesigns SOUND Wall, designed by Scott Franklin and Miao Miao, is a modular system of interactive tiles used to create

JELLY fish

Feb 04, 2011No Comments

Sound responsive light object The JELLY fish are playful objects that “come to life” when a viewer’s presence is detected. Constisting of of wire-form bodies,

Iris Dome

Jan 27, 2011No Comments

Dome-based retractable roof Iris Dome is a retractable roof that opens and closes like the iris of an eye, transforming the space inside smoothly between