• Inspiration, Talks

    Klaus Teltenkötter: PechaKucha Night “Blackout”

    PechaKucha  is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. Link PechaKucha “Blackout” The digital future will be great! But what happens, if we run out of electricity, out of internet: blackout! What will we do? How long will […]

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    Neri Oxman: On Designing Form

    Architect Neri Oxman is the founder of MATERIALECOLOGY, an interdisciplinary design initiative expanding the boundaries of computational form-generation and material engineering. Named one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Oxman investigates the material and performance of nature in an effort to define form itself.

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    Glass 3D Printing (G3DP)

    Additive Manufacturing of Optically Transparent Glass developed by the Mediated Matter Group at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with the Glass Lab at MIT. Ancient yet modern, enclosing yet invisible, glass was first created in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 4,500 years ago. Precise recipes for its production – the chemistry and techniques – often […]

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    an interactive robotic installation for CODE_n designed by Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram. The designers Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram have developed an app that accounts for all variations of a production process as well as the physical limitations of the specified material. Within this range, the user is free to explore the full potential of […]

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    Lilian van Daal’s 3D-printed Biomimicry chair shows off “a new way to create soft seating”

    Dutch designer Lilian van Daal claims 3D-printing can replace traditional upholstery techniques to produce spongy-surfaced furniture in this movie filmed in Eindhoven. more information about this project on DEZEEN.

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    Animated 3D printing: Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

    “These 3-D printed sculptures, called aniforms, are designed to animate when spun under a strobe light. The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so that one flash occurs every time the sculpture turns 137.5º—the golden angle. If […]

  • Inspiration

    IKEA catalog is mainly 3D

    60-75% from all IKEA products are modeled in 3D, already more than 30% of the 3D environments too… Read more…

  • Inspiration

    Exploded view of model cars

    Fabien Oefner decided to put some model cars together, but he only finished them halfway, leaving the other half suspended in mid-air. The results are brilliant. Oefner took apart the pieces of the model cars, then sketched exactly where every piece would go when photographed. This series is called “Disintegrating”.

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    Walking City

    Referencing the utopian visions of 1960’s architecture practice Archigram, Walking City is a slowly evolving video sculpture. The language of materials and patterns seen in radical architecture transform as the nomadic city walks endlessly, adapting to the environments she encounters. universaleverything.com/projects/walking-city/ Soundtrack by Simon Pyke soundcloud.com/freefarm/walking-city

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    Augmented reality in architecture and design

    “Augmented reality (AR) is a term for a live direct or an indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input, such as sound or graphics.” (modelab.net)