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Indian graphic design studios reviving their heritage
We look at a few artists who represent their Indian Heritage through their designs.
Taiwanese students design foldable bone-fracture boards for disaster relief
Unlike traditional bone rehabilitation boards, BoneAid can be applied to multiple body parts with different folding methods.
A home designed to make water conservation a way of life
University students create a water-efficient and energy-efficient home to combat drought.
Joias is a product line that merges Belgian and Brazilian craftsmanship
This project merges crafts, social engagement, design and human contact.
Direct air capture plant aims to filter carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
A Zurich-based removal company have presented a way to extract carbon dioxide directly from the air.
Researchers develop EDCC, a new earthquake-resistant concrete
The malleability of this eco-friendly concrete aims to withstand earthquake pressure.
Scientists say they’ve overcome one of the final barriers to making lifelike robots
“It’s the closest artificial material equivalent we have to a natural muscle.”
Urban trees as sustainability power tools for cities
If trees are providing so many benefits, why are cities letting this natural resource dwindle?
First stage of Dementia gets innovative home hub
With the push of a button, misplacing belongings in stage one Dementia might become less frustrating.
UAE reveals the Mars Science project
The project aims to build the first inhabitable human settlement on Mars.
Baba Tjeko’s illustrations bring the Sesotho geometric art of Litema to life
He portrays African ideas and perspectives through his Litema artwork in hopes of positive change in other young designers.
Street art as a form of mediation
He aspires to transform the city's streets to create dialogue and interaction between the environment and our experience of it.
This Belgian-Zimbabwean concept uses mushrooms as a bridge when crossbreeding chicken and camelids
What do you get when you combine a mushroom, chicken and a camel? We talk to Koen Vanmechelen and Chido Govera about their planetary community chicken project.
Winy Maas on the future of cities
In case you’ve ever wondered how architecture combined with engineering and design can impact the future of cities.
Wacom Creatives: Alberto Montt on storytelling through illustrations
“As human beings we have an enormous capacity of assigning stories; we feel stuffed with our stories, and I love that.”
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