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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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11/01/2012 / Environment, Objects

The City of Lille (FR) commissioned the Rotterdam studio of media artist, architect and 2009 Dutch Design Price winner Daan Roosegaarde to build Lotus Dome (2011-2012), an upcoming living aluminum foil structure that 'blooms' in response to touch and warmth. ...
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07/01/2012 / Arduino, Objects

[Photo: S.T. Heizmann] What looks like a time-lapse recording of bioluminescent critters roaming the deep sea floor is in fact a swarm of 9 autonomous UV light emitting robots inhabiting a 1 x 2 meter phosphorescent surface. Created by Mey Lean Kronemann, ...
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21/12/2011 / Objects, Other

Experimental kite designed by Sash Reading with Ivan Morison from the Studio 10 Arch at the University of Westminster. The kite was fabricated and engineered by Queen and Crawford. The kite features 1700 3d printed connectors, carbon fibre rods and cubenfibre ...
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16/12/2011 / c++, Objects

Last September, GML group launched The GML Field Recorder Challenge. The project was an invitation to artists and hackers to design a DIY hardware and software solution for unobtrusively recording graffiti motion data during a graffiti writer’s normal practice in the ...
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12/12/2011 / Arduino, Objects, vvvv

'Monolith' is the latest project from the London based design studio Signal | Noise. The team collaborated with the Swiss design studio Unit for the french luxury label Hermés, and their new flagship store in Geneva. The theme for the ...
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04/12/2011 / Objects, Processing

Realised by Cheval Vert Studio,  the festival IDILL trophies were created by Charleroi/Danses, La Gaîté Lyrique & Sadler's Wells. The team designed 'seismograms' objects, like pixels snapshots inspired by the physical movement origins of the festival. Each trophy is related to ...
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02/12/2011 / c++, Objects

Versus is the latest installation David Letellier, combining the robot mechanics with David's long time area of exploration - kinetic sound installations, beautifully made. Previously collaborated with Lab[au] on Tessel (see detailed post on CAN), Versus consisting of two kinetic sculptures placed face to face ...
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29/11/2011 / Objects

BERG today released details of their concept "printer", one that together with the "Berg Cloud" service behaves like a physical hub to your digital content. They describe it as: BERG Cloud is our technology to move the smarts of products onto ...
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28/11/2011 / Arduino, Objects

DaDa Box by Jifei Ou is an interactive storytelling object. It adopts the idea of “Collage” from Dadaism and allows a person to generate stories by a simple tangible action: shaking. When the box is shaken, a story contained inside switches its order ...
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09/11/2011 / c++, Objects

Created by a newly formed sister company of Aircord.jp: PPP, TSUMIKI is a new series of toys that incorporate computer vision to both recognise physical blocks and project content onto them. The idea behind PPP (Permanent Play Project) is to explore new ...
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04/11/2011 / Objects, Sound

Designed by Katharina Hölzl, the following are very special business cards for Ritornell, experimental music duo. The cards were inspired by the project’s live show where Ritornell invited the audience to bring along their private musicboxes. With the aid of laser ...
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28/10/2011 / Objects

Developed during the few days residency at La Gaîté Lyrique, Lumenoise is a project by Niklas Roy that enables you to turn your old CRT-TV into an audiovisual synthesizer. Using a specially devised pen, you paint abstract geometric patterns and sounds directly onto the ...
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10/10/2011 / Objects

Following from Glitch Reality No1 commissioned by It's Nice That for Nike, Glitch Reality 2 by Matthew Plummer-Fernandez and David Gardener is a new iteration of exploring physical objects in glitch form. The process is an interesting one, applying digital methodology to ...
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08/08/2011 / Android, Objects

Created by Andreas Müller, the lamp North is based around the simple idea that wherever you are in the world, there is always another place out there that is important to you and you have a relationship with. The lamp visualises this ...
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06/07/2011 / Objects

In addition to Dromolux we wrote about few months back, Ludwig Zeller has just completed two new pieces as shown at this years RCA Design Interactions end of year show. These pieces, part of the "New Needs in an Augmented ...
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24/06/2011 / Arduino, Inspiration, Objects

Amongst the wonderful collection of work currently on show at the Royal College of Art, in the corner on the first floor sits an installation/object by Markus Kayser called Solar Sinter. An MA Design Products student project, Solar Sinter is probably one of ...
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31/05/2011 / Objects

Beta is a fictional prototype by Lukas Franciszkiewicz addressing media influence and the decision making shift from individual to computer. Lukas divides interaction with the computer into three needs: finding and consuming information, the use of communication and mediation, and the ...
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09/05/2011 / Arduino, Objects, Processing

The Quantum Parallelograph is an exploratory project by Patrick Stevenson Keating examining the scientific and philosophical ideas surrounding the theory of quantum physics and multiple universes. The device delves into the multiverse, and allows users to glimpse into their "parallel ...
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Untiled Faces by Nathan Selikoff is an interactive sculpture that mixes a chaotic dynamical system with its “meta” representation, allowing the viewer to explore the somewhat unpredictable four-dimensional parameter space. This work builds off both my Aesthetic Explorations and my Faces of Chaos ...
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26/03/2011 / Cinder, Objects

Hyphae is a new collection of jewellery from Nervous System (Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg). Inspired by the vein structures that carry fluids through organisms from the leaves of plants to our own circulatory systems, the team created a Cinder simulation ...
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07/03/2011 / Objects

Back in 2010, trying to find a flat screen for his final project, Ishac Bertran found one on the trash that seemed ok. Unfortunately the VGA connector was broken but he managed to use the DV only to realise that ...
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01/03/2011 / Games, Objects

Created by Roger Ibars (2002–2011), Hard-wired devices combines game controllers and alarm clocks. Daniel puts it beautifully "frees the controller from it’s console and lets the beauty of it’s interface to sing". Each item includes manufacturer, designer, serial number, newly mapped control ...
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27/02/2011 / Objects

The inPulse was originally a BlackBerry peripheral, but now, it's a fully programmable device Bluetooth wrist computer. It's manufacturer Allerta released an SDK few week back, which lets the 52Mhz ARM7 processor and 8Kb of RAM within display whatever you'd like on ...
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21/02/2011 / Objects

Created by Kuan-Ju Wu, Giffi is a construction kit which allows children to build their own robots or kinetic sculptures. It consists of 3D printed moving parts supporting parts. Moving part include three types: rotating, linear actuating and sweeping with each part ...
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10/02/2011 / Objects, Processing

Spotify Player is the work of Jordi Parra and his degree project: a device to listen to Spotify at home. In a nutshell the objects consists of Processing sketch, Arduino and an RFID reader. Each RFID tag can be assigned to a Spotify ...
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07/02/2011 / Objects, Processing

The Dromolux MA Design Interactions project at the RCA by Ludwig Zeller addresses the possible increase in cognitive performance of future generations. This device is a speed reading trainer that flashes words at a high pace using a strobe light ...
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06/02/2011 / Objects, Processing

Currently on display at RCA as part of Design Interactions "work-in-progress" show is the Known Unknowns, a project by Steffen Fiedler and Jonas Loh that questions our relationship to randomness. The project investigates if randomness exists or if it is ...
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03/02/2011 / Objects

Developed by Jarashi Suki and the IAMAS Ubiquitous Interaction Research Group in 2009, Esper Domino is a wireless network, connected between the domino blocks allowing them to interact without physical contact. Each block, can fall over when it receives a signal from ...
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02/02/2011 / Objects

Robo-Rainbow is one of Akay's also known as Karl Adam Warrol, “Instruments of Mass Destructions”, a.k.a. “complicated technical solutions to aide in simple acts of vandalism”. Battery powered Arudino board controlling servos which apply pressure to the spray can nozzles together ...
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27/01/2011 / Objects, Sound

Created at the workshop with product designer and electronic music composer Yuri Suzuki, the following objects use the seemingly trite sound of a door bell as its starting point to create and suggest alternatives to the generic sound-scapes of everyday ...
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