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Beautiful 3D Printed Hermit Crab Shells

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Hermit crabs don’t grow their own shells. As a result, they need to continually search throughout their lives for new and ever larger shells in order to house themselves. Inspired by nature and architecture, Japanese ...

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Unexpected Leather @ Material Xperience 2015

Published 2 weeks ago by Allie | no responses

Mandy den Elzen is a visual artist who approaches materials with a scientific and meticulous approach. Working with special left over animal parts, den Elzen looks to expand the number of animal parts that can ...

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SPACE Copenhagen @ MX2015

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SPACE Copenhagen designed the interior of NOMA, known as ‘the most famous restaurant in the world.’ In addition to this distinction, they designed the interior of Bóchuse D’or winner Rasmus Kofoed and newcomer Geist, led ...

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Balancing by Studio Rene Siebum at MX2015

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‘Balancing’ is a stool that balances the position of the body. This object anticipates the movement of the spine so that the user subconsciously keeps their body in subtle, perpetual motion. Throughout this ongoing movement, ...

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Could Fragrance Make the Built Environment Safer?

Published 3 weeks ago by Allie | no responses

Because our sense of smell is linked to the limbic system of the brain, certain fragrances can amplify feelings and memories. Scent therefore exerts an important influence on our mood whether we are at home, ...

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Tactility Factory at Material Xperience

Published 3 weeks ago by Allie | no responses

Tactility Factory is an innovative, award winning company initiated by the collaborative practice of Trish Belford (textiles) and Ruth Morrow (architecture) in 2005. Tactility Factory brings textile thinking and technologies to concrete manufacturing. It expands ...

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