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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
TAKT PROJECT created a collection of design appliances made from a conductive material merging used electronic components and a transparent resin.
Swarovski Designers of the Future Award 2017: at Design Miami/ Basel emerging designers apply cutting-edge technologies to crystal.
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.
The indestructible Nokia 3310 is back, and it has even got Snake! But what really lies beyond the re-launch of the much beloved phone?
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: 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.
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai in just 12 minutes: BIG and Hyperloop One reveal joint vision for future mobility at airplane speed.