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Design installations for London Design Festival

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During London Design Festival, the V&A Museum shows a series of 12 installations, using the possibilities of AI and sustainable materials. Bamboo Ring The Bamboo Ring by Kengo Kuma is an experiment in the concept ...

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All about bamboo on World Bamboo Day

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In celebration of this incredible, sustainable, durable, and versatile material, today we discuss all you need to know about bamboo on World Bamboo Day! A type of grass rather than wood, the species bamboo includes ...

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Plant and algae T-shirt biodegrades within 12 weeks

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Technical apparel company Vollebak designed a wood-pulp and algae based T-shirt, which biodegrades within 12 weeks in the compost or buried in the ground. The fabric is made of pulped eucalyptus, spruce, and beech wood ...

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Objects changing colours like a chameleon

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Researchers at MIT developed a reprogrammable ink to let objects change colour when exposed to ultraviolet light. The ink was inspired by the colour changing abilities of the chameleon. Dubbed PhotoChromeleon, the project uses a ...

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Breaking the boundaries between biology, design, and technology

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19-21 September, London-based Open Cell hosts an exhibition called #Biodesign HereNow, during London Design Festival. The expo will show all sorts of emerging ideas from international designers and start-ups for projects that combine biology, design, ...

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Electrical wires inspired by bacteria

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Researchers of the University of Antwerp, the University of Hasselt and Delft University of Technology discovered that centimetre-long bacteria from the seafloor contain fibres that are comparable to copper electronic wires, which could lead to ...

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