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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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03/03/2014 / Arduino

Created by Francesco Tacchini in collaboration with Julinka Ebhardt and Will Yates-Johnson, Space Replay is a hovering object that explores and manipulates transitional public spaces by constantly recording and replaying their ambient sounds. The object is aimed to produce "a delayed echo of human activity" ...
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02/01/2014 / Javascript, Processing, WebApp

Created by Sures Kumar, Pro-Folio is a portfolio website built from fictional identities of artists and designers. The project is a response to the "Scientific Hoax" brief at the RCA Design Interactions and theoretically can generate up to 690,903,803 trillion ...
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08/07/2013 / Objects

Created during the post-grad studies at the RCA/Design Interactions, Secret history of Human-animal Baby-pet is a project Lingxizhu Meng that looks at possible implication if the act of genetically combining human with animal DNA was not illegal, nor did it violate moral or ...
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29/04/2013 / CAN Events, Resonate, Theory

Continuing our documentation of Resonate 2013, it's a pleasure to present the talk of Anthony Dunne, professor and head of the Design Interactions programme at the Royal College of Art in London. We covered a number of RCA_DI projects in the ...
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11/04/2013 / Mac, Processing, Windows

Created by Benedikt Groß, Speculative Sea Level Explorer is an application made using Processing that explores the possible effects flooding should the sea levels change as a result of global warming. The software also allows you to reverse the scenario, create dry land, go ...
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28/06/2012 / Objects, Other

"In 2025, consumer electronics will no longer be the same." Purchased through the O.System they will allow each and every one of us to customise our electronic products online, adding personal touches. This is a project by Peter Krige, Alexander du ...
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27/06/2012 / Arduino, Featured, Objects

"Living Artefacts" is a project by Stefan Schwabe, a student of Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Stefan is exploring the subject of "natural" and "artificial" by using bacterial cellulose to harvest artefacts.
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21/06/2012 / MaxMSP, Processing, Sound

Since electric cars are increasingly using synthesised sounds in order to mimic the recognisable noise of the internal combustion engine, Mark McKeague explores an alternative in which the sound that the cars generate changes according to its relationship to other road ...
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20/06/2012 / Arduino, Featured, Scripts

The Superstitious Fund Project is a trading algorithm that operates Superstitiously designed by Shing Tat Chung, a student of Design Interactions at the RCA. It is is a live experiment in which an algorithm trades based on superstitious beliefs. Shing designed the autonomous algorithm ...
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19/06/2012 / Environment, Events

First in the series of projects to be featured on CAN from the current Royal College of Art exhibition is "The One-Way Ticket" by Joseph Popper. The project examines notions and consequences of sending one person on a voyage into deep space ...
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30/08/2011 / iPad, MaxMSP

The Infinite Adventure Machine by David Benqué is a computer program which generates fairy-tale plots. Based on the work of Vladimir Propp, who reduced the structure of russian folk-tales to 31 basic functions, the project addresses the difficulties of automatic story generation ...
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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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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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03/12/2010 / Objects

Devices For Mindless Communication is a collection of projects by Gerard Rallo, a researcher, technologist, designer and a recent graduate of MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art. His work explores speculative roles of technology to interrogate ...
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22/08/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Created by Steffen Fiedler in collaboration with Ludwig Zeller and Charlotte Jarvis, We Play Bodies is a project in attempt to create "behaviouristic instruments" to transform people; physical, mental and emotional, into instruments that can be played by another individual. ...