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A shoe grown using microbial weaving

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For her master’s work at Imperial College London, designer and researcher Jen Keane grew the upper of a shoe in a single piece, using a new form of ‘microbial weaving’. For her project, aptly called ...

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MOWO plywood furniture invites you to move

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Designer Lisa Stolz uses the high tensile strength of birch plywood to create furniture that invites the user to move. At the office, at home or in the car, people sit up to ten hours ...

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Wander Wood pavilion is robotically fabricated

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Students from the University of British Columbia designed the Wander Wood pavilion, an installation with an adaptable design-to-fabrication system which was constructed by a robot. The temporary installation is located at the campus of the University ...

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Gone offers a biodegradable alternative to plastic packaging

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With her project Gone, designer Lizzie Wright developed a plant-based bioplastic material that is fully compostable in a matter of days, especially with packaging for energy gels for athletes in mind. Many single-use products or ...

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A ceramic dripping machine to create structures, graphics and textures

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With the project Moca, Studio Joachim-Morineau developed a dripping machine that drips liquid clay at a certain rhythm to create various structures, graphics and textures. The project combines technology with craft with a human or ...

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Embroidering batteries onto garments

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Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, led by materials chemist Trisha L. Andrew, developed a method to make a charge-storing system which can be embroidered onto any garment. In the field of wearable devices, ...

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