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Material highlights at Dutch Design Week 2019

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Tomorrow, Dutch Design Week 2019 kicks off. The largest design event in Northern Europe is once again a feast for creative professionals seeking material inspiration for their projects. Below, we listed some material highlights. Wikkelhouse ...

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Biophilic design with living and dead algae

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With his project SEAmpathy, Jerusalem-based designer Daniel Elkayam explores algae as both a living and dead material. From the dead algae, Elkayam developed a sheet material, which can be reused by cooking the material. The ...

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A translucent observatory made of wood and polycarbonate

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Danish architect Simon Hjermind Jensen designed an architectural structure called The Observatory, made from plywood and polycarbonate. The project as commissioned by Munkeruphus Art Museum in Denmark for its adjacent park. The functional outcome is ...

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Lamp shades made of cabbage leaves

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Studio Nir Meiri, in collaboration with India based designer Vaidehi Thakkar, developed the Veggie Lights, a collection of lamp shades made from red cabbage. While the lights are designed by Nir Meiri, the cabbage material ...

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An installation made of scrap fabric

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Architectural firm Behin Ha designed a temporary installation made with scrap fabric material from a coated mesh fabric manufacturer. Coshocton Ray Trace, as the project is called, was located in Coshocton, Ohio in the US. ...

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Carbon nanotube coating is the new black

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MIT engineers developed a coating made from carbon nanotubes that makes for the blackest black, capturing at least 99.995 per cent of incoming light. In the global race to develop the ‘colourest colour’, black and ...

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