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How this young photographer is creating a career while helping to correct mis-representation
Images help us to not only interpret the world around us but also challenge deep-rooted and sometimes harmful conventions.
This Solar Grill makes cooking easier in areas with no electricity
The cooker stores solar energy for cooking at any time of the day.
What will advertising look like 100 years from now?
We chat with American marketing behemoth R/GA’s Vice Chairman about carving success in this ever-changing industry.
Ekene Ijeoma deconstructs the US national anthem as a comment on mass imprisonment
In Deconstructed Anthems, he built a software that removes notes from the US national anthem at the same rate Americans have been imprisoned.
Japanese art of paper cutting inspires the next generation of bandages
These MIT engineers believe a simple method of pattern-cutting holds great benefits in store for wound healing plasters and wearable tech.
Three fashionable items designed for people with disabilities
Grace Jun and her team at the Open Style Lab are creating functional and stylish clothing.
5 projects that are looking into the possible future of humans on Mars
To celebrate International Day of Human Space Flight here's a look at some projects that are looking into space exploration.
Joshua Kissi on disrupting and diversifying stock photography
The photographer and co-founder of TONL tells us why he decided to make images of the unrepresented his priority.
Myles Loftin on the importance of representing black masculinity differently
The #antenna2017 speaker takes us through the inspiration behind his multimedia project: Hooded.
The first national memorial to victims of lynching opens in the US
Designed by MASS Design Group, who have offices in Boston and in Kigali, the memorial relies on sculpture, art, and design to contextualise racial terror.
Edel Rodriguez on how the South African struggle influenced his work
Rodriguez has a noted history of creating irreverent, illustrated depictions of the controversial US President Donald Trump.
6 clever design solutions for pressing healthcare issues
For #WorldHealthDay we highlight some of our favourite design solutions for the healthcare sector.
This designer uses bacteria to make colourful silk scarves
Are microorganisms even more useful than we previously thought?
Plenty aims to build a giant indoor farm next to every major city
Plenty’s mission is to give each city a hub to grow organic herbs and vegetables locally and indoors.
Smart glasses help kids with autism recognise facial expressions and emotions
Stanford researchers develop artificially intelligent glasses for autistic children using Google Glass technology.
The Beecosystem brings the art and science of beekeeping straight into your home
Its size means that it is ideal for use in the home, the classroom and other important educational spaces.
Can the architecture of a prison contribute to the rehabilitation of its inmates?
"Every inmate in Norwegian prisons are going back to the society. Do you want people who are angry — or people who are rehabilitated?”
Meet the artist behind America's only museum dedicated to African beads
Olayami Dabls says he wanted to enable residents to better understand the immense power of their African heritage.
A new preservative-free way to protect food from spoiling
This plant-based food design can extend the freshness of fruits and vegetables up to four times.
IBM wants to use the world’s smallest computer to stop fraud
Smaller than a grain of salt, the tiny computer is part of a family of cryptographic anchors which includes edible ink dots and mobile sensors.
A wound-healing gel inspired by slugs
Where sutures and stitches fail, doctors are turning to the restorative slime of gastropods.
These contact lenses deliver medicine straight to your eye
The lenses can deliver drugs to the back of the eye to treat macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, and other diseases.
Photographer visually deconstructs the myth that being queer is un-African
Celebratory, bright and vibrantly coloured, Limit(less) pictures what freedom can look like for the black queer body.
What if you could 3D print your own home in a matter of hours?
The ICON project’s Vulcan printer creates concrete homes in record time.
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