This year, many Saint Valentine’s Day lovers have been apart from each other due to Covid-19 restrictions. Adam Basanta’s kinetic installation A TRULY MAGIC MOMENT brings together video call technology and the dizziness of spinning together hand in hand.
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced THE LINE, a 170km urban belt of hyper-connected future communities, without cars and roads and built around nature. Breaking ground in the first half of 2021, the smart city is a direct response to some of the most pressing challenges such as legacy infrastructure, pollution, traffic, and human congestion.
The pandemic has turned our lives upside-down. At the all-virtual Consumer Electronic Show, innovators presented smart gadgets and robots, helping us contain the COVID-19 spread and adjust to the new normal.
CES 2021 went all-digital, featuring more than 1900 exhibitors representing the entire tech spectrum from automotive to 5G, smart cities and beyond. From rollable smartphones to self-driving race-cars… But the real protagonist was Covid-tech.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding-up some of the greatest innovations and gadgets on show at the all-virtual CES2021.
Happy 2021! Robots Dynamics’ bots celebrate the New Year with a perfectly choreographed dance off party.
From shipping containers turned into ICUs to to ‘silent’ architectural photo-essays, functional & safe furnitures and iconic techno clubs reopening as art spaces. We rounded up 10 Covid-19 related architecture and design stories of 2020.
Are you ready to explore a Finnish submarine environment of a Magritte-inspired setting over the clouds? VR experiences and interactive 3D Models of over 200 exclusive European collectibles are on show at THE NEW REALITY digital group exhibition by ADORNO gallery. We have selected 6 brilliant designs from our favourite country-specific showcases.
Yves Behar and his team at fuseproject unveiled the design of PROTEUS™, the world’s most advanced underwater scientific research station and habitat conceived as the submarine equivalent of the International Space Station.
The high-tech visionary ‘Micrashell Suits’ offer a solution for the music and nightlife industries and the future of human interaction. Unique features include in-suit beverage and vape supply system, mounted-in speakers, smartphone integration, computer vision safety camera, privacy-driven voice communicator, and a breathable helmet with unobscured views.
The inaugural Virtual Design Festival organised by influential magazine Dezeen kicked off. The event was conceived as an innovative way to support the global design community hardly hit by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Architecture and design studios, platforms and institutions launched COVID-19 competitions and open source projects to develop solutions to save lives and tackle the pandemic.
CURA, the acronym for Connected Units for Respiratory Ailments – is a modular open-source solution that could be as fast to mount as a hospital tent, but as safe as an isolation ward and it can be deployed in few hours.
While scientists, doctors, and nurses form the first line of defense, architects and designers can contribute to find solutions with design thinking.
What if it a hand gesture or a swipe on the phone could monitor and control the energy consumption and environmental performance of your home? DiCE smart home device helps to check on air quality, control energy waste and monitor plants health through a colorful interactive design.
Urban flying taxis, solar-powered compact electric tricycles and Jurassic Park-inspired electric wheelchairs… CES 2020: flying taxis, solar-powered electric tricycles and Jurassic Park-inspired wheelchairs. Archipanic’s Editor in Chief Enrico Zilli picks 5 future mobility innovations debuting in Las Vegas.5 future mobility innovations debuting in Las Vegas.
Discover the best of CES2020, the world leading Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, in our dedicated Pinterest board… and check our report!
Green with envy because of your friend’s green thumb? LG indoor gardening appliance will allow everybody to easily grow herbs, lettuce and other greens all year round.
Toyota Woven City, the sustainable urban development and living laboratory at the foothills of Mount Fuji will bring together sharing-economy, self driving mobility and smart homes in a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
CES 2020 sustainable startups: sharing solar energy, affordable carpooling and a smart compact cooler are among the sustainable innovations in Las Vegas.
From satellite graveyards to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The ‘GEO-DESIGN: Junk’ exhibition explores global junk networks of discarded things and the new realities and potentialities of waste.
Design Biennale Zürich 2019 explores the playful, multidisciplinary and cutting-edge imprint of design. Discover experimental game design, an immersive algorithmic music showcase and a sound installation interacting with the city, but also virtual reality, architecture and dance!
From an inflatable permanent lunar settlement to a Sputnik replica making some noise at Burning Man festival. We rounded up some of the ultimate and most visionary moon-inspired designs and architectures.
Do not expect real animals at Roncalli Circus… And enjoy animated holograms updating circus traditions to the ultimate immersive technologies.
At Milan Design Week 2019, Archipanic met Arthur Mamou-Mani who has created CONIFERA, a digitally fabricated bioplastic architecture bridging the man made and the natural world.
The first genderless voice technology and retail space but also a gender-free furniture and pioneering beauty brands… Archipanic explores the ‘neutral’ leading trend going beyond stereotypes.
A bulbous 3D-printed bio-architecture powered by bacteria’s photosynthesis and an algorithmically designed spatial scaffolding revealing the alien beauty of spiders’ crafts. ecoLogicStudio’s bio-digital sculptures merge Nature’s architectural imprint with synthetic technologies.
LG launches the first rollable OLED TV stripping away the traditional concept of a TV and focusing on the simplicity of a screen which disappear at the touch of a button.
Heatworks launches a smart water heater, a portable countertop dishwasher and a battery operated carafe heating water instantly thanks to an innovative technology that get rids of metal heating parts and plumbing hassles.
Netatmo, unveils the Smart Video Doorbell which allows you to see visitors on your smartphone and speak to them. The device sends also alerts if it detects people loitering around the house.