The Greenhouse Silent Disco deciphers the silent language of plants

GREEN HOUSE SILENT DISCO Polish Pavilion @ 23rd Triennale Milano - Photo by Paolo Riolzi.

The Polish Pavilion at the 23rd Triennale Milano International Exhibition presents Greenhouse Silent Disco, a greenhouse of the future where sensors capture plants’ reactions to humans and the environment. Such reactions are then translated into a concert of lights and sounds.

Atelier Boelhouwer’s ‘Insectology: Food For Buzz’ project let urban bees thrive

Insectology - Food for Buzz by Atelier Boelhouwer - Bee flower - Photo by Janneke van der-Pol

Urban greenspaces are not that bug-friendly. With the ‘Insectology: Food For Buzz’ project Matilde Boelhouwer teamed up with engineers and biologist to devise artificial flowers allowing bees, bumblebees and other impollinators to thrive and literally make some buzz in town!

Plant Fever upcoming exhibition explores the hidden potentials of plants

PLANT FEVER exhibition @ CID Grand Hornu. BOTANICA collection by Formafantasma - Photo by Daniele Misso and Marlou Rutten.

8 brilliant designs on show at the upcoming PLANT FEVER exhibition. From a digital interface that allows them to communicate with their owner to artichoke-chairs and pine needles rugs.

How will the office of tomorrow look like? 5 key design values shaping the contemporary workspace

THE CONTEMPORARY WORKSPACE - Undecided - left - at Manerba booth at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019 - Photo by Manerba

Flexible, cocooning, private, verdant and healthily connected. The contemporary workspace might not be in an office at all, it will be connected, cocooning and, most probably, between the bathroom the living room, or in the nearest park!