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.

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.

Internet of Things is not a threat as long as it is human-centred, say innovators to ArchiPanic

OK GLASS FIND BANANA Photo by Thomas Hawk - Flickr CC.

How will the internet of things frame our future living space? ArchiPanic met influential innovators Carlo Ratti, Reto Wettach, Jessica Nebel and Alessandro Masserdotti who believe that hype-free human-centred technology can honestly improve our future.

Stefano Giovannoni launches on-line brand Qeeboo in response of traditional retail crisis

Qeeboo - Rabbit chair by Stefano Giovannoni.

Are design malls and furniture stores a thing of the past? On the occasion of the launch of the new digital brand Qeeboo, ArchiPanic met founder Stefano Giovannoni, Nika Zupanc and Front to talk about new online business models.

Touch Base: Design Academy Eindhoven responds to digitalism with a tactile exhibition

Touch Base - Design Academy Eindhoven

As design world seems to be projected into digital culture, students of Design Academy Eindhoven reflects on the importance of tactile experience with the TOUCH BASE, an exhibition you can digit with your bare fingers… and a petting zoo to actually caress instead of watching YouTube videos.

When objects dream: ECAL students propose a journey in the wildest dreams of augmented hairdryers and sci-fi brooms

ECAL/When Objects Dream: Melting_Hot

Is the Internet of Things “such stuff as dreams are made of”? ECAL students present When objects dream: an interactive and playful exhibition to make reflect on our relationship with designs that communicate with each other and even seem to retain a sort of conscience.

#techstyle exhibition showcases the forefront of high-tech fashion design

Highrise Shoe, 2015, United Nude

Boston Museum of Fine Arts presents #techstyle, an exhibition showcasing the tech-side of future catwalks. From Ralph Lauren’s phone charging bag to Iris Van Herpen’s Water Splash Crystallization dress but also an artificial leg and clothes that hug or change colour.

Replicas of Isis threatened Palmira Arch in Syria will rise in London and New York

Replicas of Palmira Arch that was nearly destroyed by ISIS in Syria will be 3D-printed in London and New York as symbols of defiance against acts of terrorism and thanks to a broader conservation program by the Institute of Digital Archaeology.