Robot fish by NYU researchers uses ionic polymers that swell and shrink in response to electrical stimulation to power its tail. The robot could be used to steer schools of fish away from hydroelectric turbines.
Daft Punk + Snoop Dogg + Noel Gallagher + David Beckham + Ciara + Dj Armstrong + Franz Beckenbauer +more = amazing video for the Adidas Originals collection for Fifa World Cup 2010 in the middle of a Star Wars scene.
Beau Joie comes in a bottle sheathed in a shiny suit of copper armor. It’s alcohol accessorized. Both the copper and glass beneath are made from recycled materials, and untreated, the copper will also patina and turn colors over time.
The Corpora is an algorithm and a virtual living mechanism at the same time,using data collected from hundreds of sensors, it builds up a ‘harmonic’, ideal environment based upon the results. It is augmented reality architecture.
"Left shoe!!! Right shoe!!!,” by artist Liam Gillick consists of a pair of sleek black leather brogues with perforated holes in the toe-box. Done in collaboration with traveling boutique Clemens en August
artist Paul Ramírez Jonas created a Key to the City, part scavenger hunt, part introduction to overlooked city monuments, from cathedral to neighborhood soda fountain, the project unlocks private rooms and displays in random locations .
Next-generation artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and interactive technology create an environment that is nearly alive. Hylozoic Ground by Philip Beesley is an immersive, interactive environment.
Graphic design and poster printing team Aesthetic Apparatus have their 10 year exhibition and art show 1 year late - showing the entire month of June, 2010 at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Heart of the Home: Electrolux presents the kitchen of the future. Imagine never having to use pans or pots again, never having to worry whether the ingredients are fresh or never having to look up a recipe in a cook book.
Why do many products only serve a single function? This question served as an incentive for Neffa to look for unexpected and surprising combinations. One of the newest concepts is Ivy Xposed; a combination of light and plant.
Simon Spilsbury takes on the Lions of Bath project. Look out for 100 lions in public spaces around Bath this summer. Spilsbury's Lion ‘Killerbite’ sponsored by Backup Direct can be seen on platform 1, Bath Spa Station.
The Little Horn Speakers turn the audio world upside down. They posses a life-like soundstage unlike anything ever heard. With the Little Horn Speakers, the soundstage gets bigger, the instruments spread apart, the stage unfolds.
Polo Jeans Co. Ralph Lauren commissioned over 50 of Europe’s most exciting young contemporary artists to customize stars made from the finest American denim. This piece from French artist L'Atlas is one of them.
Some interesting examples and trends of “Meet the Team” pages. In any industry where the people behind a company are as important as the company itself, they add a personal touch and can lend trust to visitors.
San Francisco based Botany Factory makes amazing succulent terrariums in hand-blown glass vessels. Their production is like a science experiment, albeit one conducted with color, texture and visual composition.
This beautiful Lightcatcher for the Whatcom Museum was designed by Olson Kundig Architects. This project was to add an iconic object for the museum to make the museum’s exterior as active as the interior.
Critical Practice just completed this installation made of 4200 milk crates at Chelsea College, London as part of Parade [#30782]. The project explores the layers of predetermined design and spontaneous space creation.