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London studio PearsonLloyd has unveiled a family of mono-shell seats that are designed to be as simple as possible without losing sturdiness. Read more
highlighting the project's raw materials, esrawe designed a sculptural building for an elegant retail experience in guadalajara, mexico. The post a quarry and a warehouse designed by esrawe studio showcase material library in guadalajara appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the research lab investigates alternative building materials in a bid to find ecologically responsible and cost competitive solutions. The post critical change explores using mushroom mycelium as a homegrown insulation material appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Squids, octopi and cuttlefish are able to change the color of their skin thanks to specialized cells known as chromatophores. Scientists have now replicated the manner in which those cells work, resulting in a flexible material that can either trap or release heat as needed... Continue Reading Squid-inspired material keeps the heat – or loses it Category: Materials Tags: Biomimicry
For some time now, we've been hearing about implantable scaffolding-like material that helps heal injuries to bones. Scientists have now developed a new type of that material, aimed specifically at difficult-to-treat osteochondral injuries... Continue Reading 3D-printed material is designed to treat difficult bone injuries Category: Medical Tags: 3D Printing Bones
Two years ago as the Cassini probe made its daring final plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, it flew past for a closer look at a few of the gas giant's inner moons. Now a NASA team has analyzed the data and uncovered some intriguing new details about these tiny worlds, including how they're busily scooping up material from Saturn's rings and growing into weird shapes... Continue Reading
from a smartphone case to a large insulation panel, a range of applications can be produced from the 'waste' material. The post studio thomas vailly and atelier luma transform sunflowers into biodegradable material appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In use since at least the 4th century AD, dichroic glass displays different colors depending on how it's being viewed. Now, Dutch scientists have produced the effect in a material that can be used to create 3D-printed objects – and it's not just a novelty, as it could have practical applications... Continue Reading Dichroic 3D-printing material changes color with point of view Category: 3
Architectural products brand Baux has worked with a team of scientists specialising in biomimicry to create a line of biodegradable acoustic panels. Read more
beginning more as an art project, the raincoat uses the ubiquitous material to make a fashion statement. The post luke cardew recycles market stall material to create 100% waterproof raincoat appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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