WHEN 3D PRINTING LETS YOU PRODUCE INCREDIBLY REALISTIC WOOD

What if technology were to surpass the laws of nature? As mentioned in the “Quantum Alchemy” concept – Multiverse Theme in the SS20 Influences Trendbook (from page 86), this dreaded phenomenon could be on the verge of becoming a reality. The reason: engineers from Columbia University have achieved the feat of creating blocks of wood with an ultra-realistic effect using a 3D printer. 继续阅读“WHEN 3D PRINTING LETS YOU PRODUCE INCREDIBLY REALISTIC WOOD”

RIPPLE: DESIGNED BY AN ALGORITHM, MANUFACTURED BY ROBOTS

Architect and designer Layth Mahdi works with materials using highly innovative methods. Generated by algorithms, the lines of his series of vases and tables are subsequently cut in marble by robots. A decidedly technological design and manufacture that nonetheless evokes the erosions of nature.

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FRIZZA INVENTS THE “SANDWICH” FABRIC!

An innovative fabric that combines a bespoke aesthetic with unprecedented technical performance? This is the promise made by the Frizza Group and THINDOWN, who are now presenting a whole range of new textiles with appealing qualities. 继续阅读“FRIZZA INVENTS THE “SANDWICH” FABRIC!”

PLUMEN LAUNCHES ITS NEW LED BULB

Celebrated lighting brand Plumen has just brought out a new LED bulb with the aim of replacing its 001 bulb with a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable alternative. Despite technological advances, the brand has retained the bulb’s recognisable design in the form of a loop, offering lighting that is both aesthetic and energy-saving.

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