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The influence of materials on sound

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Designer Tessa Spierings’ project Echo uses tubes made from various materials to interact with sound. The project combines speakers with removable tubes of different materials, with varying lengths and thicknesses. The tubes are used to ...

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A modular tricycle made from recycled plastic waste

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For his graduation project for the Design Academy Eindhoven, Thomas Hoogewerf created a modular tricycle made from recycled plastic and metals, especially for use in Mexico City. After spending some time in the city, Hoogewerf ...

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Furniture made from unrecyclable paper fibres

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Dutch designer Tim Teven created a new material made from unrecyclable paper fibres, also known as screen, which he used to make building blocks for furniture. Paper is easily recyclable, but it can’t be recycled ...

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The future of Print & Sign: an interview with Annemarie Kleve

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From book to magazine, from advertising column to packaging material; the world of Print & Sign revolves around carriers and print techniques. From special paper, cardboard and textile to lifelike material prints, embosses, special effects ...

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The first garment made from tree-free rayon

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The Australian-based company Nanollose created the world’s first wearable garment using a tree-free version of rayon, made using microbes that convert biomass waste products into microbial cellulose. Rayon is a fibre made from cellulose predominantly ...

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Sustainable bikes made of recycled plastic, bamboo and wood

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While bicycles made of steel are still the norm, bike using alternative and more sustainable materials are up and coming. We listed a few notable examples. Recycled plastic The Brazilian company Muzzicycles developed a patented ...

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