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Musical pudding

Published 10 years ago by materia | no responses

French designers Raphaël Pluvinage and Marianne Cauvard have created a jelly that makes several sounds. With the ‘Noisy Jelly’, players can make an instrument that looks like a pudding. A mini chemistry lab allows each ...

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Acoustic plasters and three-dimensional textiles

Published 10 years ago by materia | no responses

An annoying reverb, too much noise in a restaurant, or an unpleasant silence in the waiting room. Acoustically awkward situations like these can all be solved with the use of proper materials. An exhibition on ...

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Acoustic Wall in the Netherlands for the first time

Published 10 years ago by materia | no responses

Distortion II, the Danish acoustic wall is called. It will be shown at the Materia Xpert Series on 5 april in Amsterdam. The product is the result of a cooperation between design and science and ...

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Cork stool

Published 10 years ago by materia | no responses

Recently a lot of furniture designs show the use of cork. Green thinking might well be a reason for that. Cork oak trees have a quite long lifespan and their oak bark can be peeled ...

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Jólan van der Wiel’s amazing gravity stools

Published 10 years ago by materia | no responses

Dutch designer Jólan van der Wiel shapes stools using magnetic fields and the force of gravity. The ‘Gravity Stool’ will be exhibited at the Craftsmanship Exhibition, that is part of Material Xperience 2012. Van der ...

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Trapped Beauty bracelet wins 3D printing contest

Published 11 years ago by materia | no responses

Materia has announced the winners of the 3D Printing Jewellery Contest. Dutch designer Gerard Mekenkamp has won the first prize with his design for the bracelet ‘Trapped Beauty’. The jury had to evaluate 91 entries ...

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