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Walk the geometric maze of Camille Walala
The interactive exhibition is transforming the Greenwich Peninsula’s NOW Gallery into a body-bending experience.
Could plant-based graffiti be the street art of the future?
This multimedia designer uses foliage as a paint brush.
British technology designer Chris Sheldrick on design and reinventing the postal address
The technology designer wants to make life easier for 4 billion people without an address.
A floating public pool designed to revive Melbourne’s Yarra River
London-based architects Studio Octopi proposed a floating pool to activate community interest around the cleanup of the Yarra River.
This stylish and smart clothing range stretches as your children grow
Redesigning children's garments to lower costs and minimise environmental impact.
The Misbehaving (ro)bots providing automated intimacy
Nicole Pérez’s annoying robots ponder the future of our reliance upon artificial intelligence.
An industrial design graduate has created an Emotional First Aid Kit
Rui Sun tackles the question, “Why do so many products ease physical pain and so few treat emotional stress?”
Lucy Feng’s experimental photography explores mysticism, movement and colour
Called ‘The Strangelings’, the images moodily blend the surreal and the regal.
Bare Technology uses E-waste to make accessible computers for the elderly
The award-winning product was designed by two students with no design background
Dough Universe: the children’s toy range inspiring future inventors
Technology Will Save Us launches three new Electro Dough inspired activities.
Is this the world’s cheapest solar lamp?
UK firm designs cheap solar lamp for clean, reliable lighting.
Wacom Creatives: A look into the experimental digital art of Miss Led
“If you want something really badly, then you don’t feel like you’re making sacrifices.”
The colour-changing T-shirt using red cabbage to detect the presence of water pollution
From THEUNSEEN, this t-shirt line reveals some of the more shocking effects of climate change.
The ‘smart scalpel’ that can detect cancer
A new invention for the operating theatre to help pinpoint abnormal growths.
The Emma Watch
This unique timepiece thwarts the effect of Parkinson’s disorder.
Not here for men
3 Must-see music videos addressing the abuse of women.
Up in the clouds
These designs draw inspiration from the everyday cumulus.
How to help refugees feel at home
Innovators, creatives and philanthropists around the world are working on apps and online platforms that help refugees feel at home in unfamiliar places.
Visualising Human Rights with Benjamin Dix’s PositiveNegatives
The UK-based nonprofit produces comics to educate the masses.
Nicole Crentsil’s Unmasked Women project tackles mental health among black women
The creative project is prioritising the work of young black women artists.
The surreal imagery of Robert Harrison and Robie Postma’s MENU
A photographer and a chef collaborate on this series of deconstructed dishes.
Synthetic skin could return touch to amputees
Researchers have combined solar power and electronic skin for the first time.
Alexa Pollmann: Design, migration and a future form of statehood
Alexa Pollmann’s project Indivicracy presents a future statehood, where governments are no longer territorial and citizens are followed by a social network.
These biodegradable products represent a fresh perspective on the traditional practices of sustainability
How can a chair and a shoebox contribute to a more ecologically sustainable future?
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