Global Grad Show 2018: 7 out-of-the-box innovative designs saving water, protecting oceans and helping people

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Dehydrated cleaning products reducing water waste, autonomous submersible drones mapping the coral reef and a floating device turning street lights into flood-emergency kits. 7 responsible water-related innovations at the Global Grad Show 2018 in Dubai.

Robot Love: exploring our most intimate relationship with intelligent machines

Robot Love - Photo by Tommy Kohlbrugge.

A brain-scanned symphony of a kiss, a romantic FaceTime kinetic sculpture, VR sex toys and a AI cheating female-bots gone wild. Can we trust loving robots? Can they trust us? The Robot Love exhibition explores love in the era of intelligent machines.

Light+Building 2018: nature-driven and human-centric lighting design innovation

Flos stand at Light+Building 2018 - Photo by C41 Studio.

Broadband Internet connection through light waves, urban lighting designs allowing Nature to recharge its batteries and Internet of Lighting technology nested in brutalist secret gardens… The best of Light+Building 2018 is on Archipanic.

CES 2018: 7 cutting-edge human-based designs debuting at Las Vegas high-tech show

CES 2018. Exterior view OF BYTON'S autonomous SUV - Photo by Byton.

CES 2018: from human-responsive self-driving SUVs to headphones made from seized illegal guns and a toy helping kids to cope through cancer treatments. 7 responsible designs looking after and healthily interacting with their owners.

ROBOTANICA: a new digital wilderness merges with Nature

Poster of Robotanica exhibition @ DDW20127 - Courtesy of Transnatural Label

Virtual reality for chickens, robot-bugs and pollution responsive costumes but also cloud-makers deviating excessive UV radiation. ROBOTANICA exhibition showcases provocative projects exploring the entanglement of technology with natural ecosystems.

Dutch Design Week 2017: design as a mind-stretching tool to innovate and improve everyday life

Dutch Design Week 2017. (W)Ego by MRDV - Photo by MRDV.

Can design save the world? A circular economy-driven pavilion, loving robots and a project sand-mapping the planet: 10 brilliant exhibitions at Dutch Design Week 2017.

Robots. Work. Our Future: 2017 Vienna Biennale showcases multidisciplinary visions for a humane digital tomorrow

2017 Vienna Biennale - © Aleksandra Domanović, Things to Come, 2014; UV flatbed print on polyester foil. Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Leighton, Berlin

Titled ROBOTS. WORK. OUR FUTURE, 2017 Vienna Biennale explores how robots, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and cutting-edge digital technologies will shape our lives, jobs and emotions.

Carlo Ratti’s responsive workspace for Fondazione Agnelli tunes new working habits with the internet of things

Fondazione Agnelli by Carlo Ratti Associati - Photo by Beppe Giardino.

Personalized thermal bubbles, suspended nets and a co-working office in the orchard. Carlo Ratti Associati completed a digitally responsive architecture for Fondazione Agnelli. The new hub in Turin embraces new ways of net-working by using bigdata and the internet of things.

Vitra Design Museum explores our love-hate relationship with robots

"Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine" - Photo by Mark Niedermann; courtesy of Vistra Design Museum.

From Terminator to smart floor sweepers but also 3D printers for bridges and responsive fashion designs. Shall we trust robots? Vitra Design Museum looks into our complex relationship with intelligent machines that could either save our lives or steal our job.

Water mobility: self-driving boats and the internet of sailing, get ready for high-tech hydrodynamics

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Water mobility: personal submarines and navigating floating gyms, the ultimate water-bike but also self-driving Roboats crossing Amsterdam canals… With 70% of the planet covered in water, the future of traveling might come as a gliding technology.