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.
New smart technologies are demanding and intrusive. What if we could manage them with just a hand swipe? mui is the connected humble wood panel empowering IoT and sponsoring intimacy at the same time.
What if you could make music by tapping on street art or on a colorful playground? Specdrums high-tech rings connect coding and technology with the ability of kids of all ages to see the world as a canvas wherein to move and touch to create rhythm and sound.
The best of CES2019 is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board on the major Consumer Electronics Show… And do not forget to read our special report!
Solar powered connected street lights, a digital gardener sharping green thumb skills and an IoT device to shower responsibly… Meet the CES 2019 Climate Change Innovators reducing our impact on the environment by lowering carbon emissions.
The new Samsung Space Monitor aims to promote the ‘ultimate user productivity’ tuning with millennials’ flexible lifestyle. The model comes with a fully-integrated arm that clamps on to the desk and frees up the surrounding space.
Self driving cars, internet of things, social media and sharing economy. How will the city of tomorrow look like? THE ROAD AHEAD exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum showcases visions ready to make a blast in the very next future.
Japanese luxury watch brand Grand Seiko debuted in Miami with THE FLOW OF TIME immersive exhibition revealing the transience of time.
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.
Japanese design studio Nendo designed DENQUL, a mobile battery which can charge smartphones by swiveling it with one hand.
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.
Gold and silver are some of the most unsustainably recycled materials in the global electronic waste emergency. With the Ore Streams exhibition FormaFantasma looks into this challenge starting from an imaginary office design collection.
ECAL has turned Spazio Orso 16, a 17th century Milanese palazzo, into a contemporary production site and retail shop inspired by a new vision of digital manufacturing.
What if our furniture could play music or if stores windows were able to talk? The sound-generating glass presented by Asahi Glass Company in Milan with a poetic installation by Motosuke Mandai expands the potentials of the material.
Chivas Venture 2018: a high-tech glove able to speak out sign language, a device translating printed books in Braille and a special seat allowing people with mobility issues to reach the sea for a swim. 7 start ups empowering people with disabilities.
Spanish brand new company Nagami re-thinks design in the new age of technology bringing 3D printing and robotic manufacturing to large-scale products.
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.
Pole dancing robots at Las Vegas’ Sapphire gentlemen club shake their silicon booty to “attract women” and make reflect on digital voyeurism during CES 2018.
Vestaboard re-imagines the design of a split-flap display you used to see at train stations. Using your mobile device you can send it messages and get updates both at home or in the office.
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.
Carlo Ratti Associati reimagines Milan’s World Expo site as a theme park for science and technology featuring the world’s first neighborhood planned for self-driving cars.