exhibited at the 2015 saint etienne biennale, the ‘INKO’ iPad keyboard and cover, from alexandre echasseriau, uses bare conductive electric paint and combines the craftsmanship of a leather worker and a tattooer. the idea behind the project was to incorporate a printed circuit board with the deep texture of the hide, in order to create an electrical connection. acting just like a keyboard, yet p..
Spanish studio LaSelva has designed a collection of hexagonal encaustic cement tiles with a pattern that joins up regardless of which way round they are positioned. Manuel Bañó & David Galvañ of LaSelva were inspired by a hexagonal mosaic tile featuring three connecting patterns produced by Antonio Gaudí in 1904, but wanted to make something even more flexible. "The modularity was the key," Galv..
London-based German designer Jule Waibel has launched a collection of seats made from 100 per cent wool felt that has been three-dimensionally folded under steam to create flexible pleats. Named Cones, the pouf-like seats resemble squat pinecones and come in a range of autumnal colours. The felt is pleated between two layers of folded paper, used as a mould, and the shape is set using hot steam...
the iconic italian shipbuilding company, riva has presented a family of wooden building toy boats designed by madeindreams. the collection consists of 5 riva legends: two cult motorboats, ariston and aquarama, two more recent classics, the aquariva and rivarama, and the only wheeled model ever produced, the riva truck, which used to cross the countryside carrying the beautiful motorboats. each t..
the team of max greenberg, sameer yeleswarapu, ian cullimore developed the ‘cirin’ RC car as part of the formula E race at art center college of design. the car is powered by a 16-foot rubber band that propels it at upwards of 30 mph for a few hundred feet. two servos enable braking and steering. ‘we focused on creating a vehicle that would combine all of our past engineering education with the ..
선택은 당신에게 달렸다. 무엇을 선택하든 그 이상을 보게 될 것이다.^^ 자신만의 디바이스를, 자신의 사용목적에 맞도록 플렉서블하게 만들 수 있다. shortly after google’s advanced technology & projects (ATAP) group presented the newest prototype of its project ara smartphone, the search engine giant tapped the creative minds at lapka to envision a series of blocks influenced by the exploration of the body network and personal environments. from blood and urin..
as smartphones and tablets become the dominant work equipment, the waytools ‘textblade’ transforms the typing capabilities on these devices through a lightweight and compact keyboard. using patented multitouch key technology, the product, weighing just 42.5 grams and a third of the size of an iPhone 6, is the slimmest full QWERTY design to date and can easily fit into a pocket. comfort and the e..
on show at the 2015 CES, the electric skateboard, ‘zboard 2′, has a new 500W brushless motor that is faster, more powerful and more efficient than the one installed on their original product. available in two models; blue and pearl, they both reach a top speed of 20mph but differentiate from each other when their performance data is compared. the blue edition has a battery range of 16 miles, wei..
이번 라스베가스 ces2015에서 발표할 것으로 예상되는 코닥 스마트폰 카메라, 안드로이드 기반으로 다양한 sns과의 확장된 어플리케이션을 제공할 예정이다. together with manufacturers, bullitt group, kodak plans to launch a new range of mobile devices at the upcoming las vegas CES 2015. the imaging brand has announced that the line will premier with an android-powered handset, and be followed shortly after by a 4G device, a tablet and a connected camera. these v..
이슬람 기도에 사용되는 카펫을 이용, 스케이트보드를 디자인한다. 심미적인 아름다움 보다는 작가의 의도가 전달하는 메타포가 신선하다. 지금도 끝나지 않은 십자군 전쟁, 기독교와 이슬람의 서로 다른 두 세계를 결합한다. 이것 또한 청소년의 자유분방한 정신을 대표하는 스케이트보드와 이슬람의 신성한 카펫의 결합으로 종교와 이념적인 갈등을 넘어선 그 무언가를 이야기 한다.reviewed by SJ,오사 dozens of prayer rugs used by muslims during the various positions of islamic prayer have been deconstructed by moroccan-born artist mounir fatmi. during the UNTITLED artfair i..
dutch fashion-tech designer, anouk wipprecht’s ‘spider dress 2.0′ is a piece of wearable technology which enhances animatronic mechanical limbs with 3D printed sensors, to protect their personal space. responding to external stimuli using proximity and respiration monitors, the garment can define and defend the environment near the user. Robotic Spider Dress [Intel Edison based] // 2015 teaser f..
Meet Aether Cone: a simple and discreet music player that, according to its developers, is ‘‘the first music player that thinks.’’ Developed by electronics company Aether, a dynamic team of programmers and designers dedicated to creating products that can make our lives both easier and aesthetically pleasing, Aether Cone is not just a striking piece of design. It is also a state-of-the-art music..