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Nanoholes help make optical devices

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A photosensitive solid-liquid compound made by filling nanoholes in aluminium oxide or polymer films with a solution of dye could be used to make efficient rewriteable recording media and all-optical switches. The device works by ...

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Re-generated city

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In her MA project called Re-Generated City, Alessia Giardino, explores how pollution and weathering can be manipulated to become part of the surface pattern and texture of buildings, using a combination of textile techniques and ...

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Wooden Carpet by Elisa Strozyk

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The carpet is made from wood veneer offcuts bonded to a textile backing. Elisa Strozyk, a design student at Central Saint Martins in London, who is originally from Germany, started playing with offcuts of veneer ...

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Trigger points

Published 10 years ago by materia | no responses

Trigger points a project from Touchy-Feely encourages leaning against the wall by providing warmed protrusions with which people can stimulate and sooth sore muscle areas. Trigger Point Mouldings encourage heightened, physical interactions between bodies and ...

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Concrete cloth

Published 11 years ago by materia | no responses

Concrete Canvas have developed a ground breaking material technology called Concrete Cloth that allows concrete to be used in a completely new way. Concrete Cloth was originally developed for the award winning Concrete Canvas Shelters, ...

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Sustainable dance floor

Published 11 years ago by materia | no responses

A product that captures the energy produced by people and turns it into electricity.Through movement every person produces energy, and depending on people’s weight and activity it will be 5-20 Watt. The Sustainable Dance Floor™ ...

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