Can a digital architectural platform allow residents to customize their own home while supporting local business in a sustainable way? The Roatán Próspera project by Zaha Hadid Architects features curved roofs and rounded balconies on the Bay Islands in the Caribbeans.
Fuorisalone 2020: in April and from 15 to 21 June the Milan Design Week diffused festival extend its influence digitally with ‘Fuorisalone TV’ and ‘Fuorisalone Meets’ virtual platforms as well as special e-fairs dedicated to Chinese and Japanese design.
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.
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.
Catalan Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2017 presents La Venezia che non si vede / Unveiling the Unseen: visually impaired people share their experiences and challenges with an app, an exhibition and boat tours.
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.
Pierre Clément Nivière designed “The Trophy” human powered 3D-printer to make us reflect on the process of design-making by using technologies with more awareness.
Amnesty International, Google and no-profit organisation AfroReggae have been digital mapping Rio de Janeiro favelas unveiling their true urbanscape to the world. ArchiPanic explores the history -and troubles- of the city’s slums.
BRIXO building blocks bring design to life: connect it to smartphones, make it respond to proximity and even switch it on… “Like Lego™ on steroids” that allow everyone to play with the Internet of things.
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.
Sometimes online design platforms leave the screen. Because, beyond digital-driven technologies, “HUMAN touch is always at the centre” said AirBnb, eBay, ArchiProducts and Houzz to ArchiPanic.
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.
Internet-based design brands and alternative models for online retail mark the beginning of a new digital era for design. And there might not be much space for those who dwell on the past.
Big figures come along with big questions-marks. Milan Design Week great success highlighted also with six emerging issues that will probably shape the future of design: from the Internet of Things to emerging Chinese design and the on-line retail revolution.
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.
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.
Switch On exhibition in Milan shows how home appliances not only improved our lifestyle but forged our perception of technology.
On the occasion of the official presentation of The Mile, the highest vertical panoramic park, Carlo Ratti Associati share their opinion on urban vertical spree and visionary verticality in architecture.
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.
Kodak goes revival and presents the new Super 8 camera designed in collaboration with designer Yves Behar and acclaimed by directors Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams.
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.
At Dutch Design Week 2014, Michiel van der Kley presented Project EGG: 4.670 stones compose an organic structure made by the the largest 3D printing community all over the world.
Pixelated design by Snøhetta and The Metric System was selected for new notes by the Norway Central Bank and pays homage to Norwegian coastal landscapes.
Ikea spoofs Apple style to present 2015 on-paper catalogue. “Not a digital book, not a e-book… but a book-book!” says the company design-guru in the viral the ad campaign.
Moleskine and Livescribe smartpens presented a new collection of notebooks that tranlsates handwriting in digital files.
Curatored by felix._Giles_Anderson + Goad, the Australian pavilion at Venice Biennale features real-world scale virtual models of unrealized projects in the last 100 years.
NEONSIGNS.HK interactive online exhibition celebrates Hong Kong’s flickering streetscapes. Presented by M+ museum, the exhibition invites people to upload, and document street signs offering a deeper look into tradition and craftmanship.