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An eccentric range of tools for the Guerilla Gardener
Vanessa Harden’s brass jewellery range blurs the line between tool and accessory.
Chat with Lauren Beukes
Ever wanted to pick the brain of South Africa’s most acclaimed young writer? Here’s your chance.
The Dementia Simulator by Di Peng
This Central Saint Martins grad harnesses the power of empathy.
Watch FKA twigs’ hypnotic documentary, ‘Baltimore Dance Project’
"When things are difficult, art always flourishes."
3D-printed maps are a tactile solution for visually impaired students
A team of researchers, teachers and students are helping the blind feel their way around.
3D printed cat tongue inspires Georgia Tech scientists
The remarkably capable felines have another lesson in efficiency for their humans.
Shabby Shabby Apartments by Raumlabor
An artistic critique on Germany’s growing housing crisis hits the streets of Munich.
Student designs hardware for our emotions
Opening up with the help of Tools for Therapy.
A Microsoft app to help the colour blind better see their world
‘Colour Binoculars’ makes life simpler for those with the condition to distinguish between colours.
Clara Mar Hernández López on sustainable solutions for architecture
The Spanish architect talks adaptive architecture in a fast-paced world.
Clara Mar Hernández López talks adapting architecture to better suit society’s needs
We need to look at all the possibilities, says the Spanish architect.
Smart street furniture for a safer city
Combatting air and noise pollution with Simply Grid.
Vincent Callebaut’s eco-skyscraper takes shape in Taipei
The green building imitates the processes of natural ecosystems.
Artist interprets movement disorder into striking, intricate headpieces
Tiago Valente’s ‘Dystonia’ converts pain into beauty.
Student gives the traditional white cane a modern update
mySmartCane could provide a better quality of life for the blind.
Hurricane Season by Hannah Modigh
The award-winning photographer captures the tension of living between disasters.
These mirrored placards give peaceful protesters a means of protection
Nikolas Bentel’s reflective protest signs for the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters.
Me, Myself and You is a board game to help Autistic adults make friends
The multiplayer board game designed to facilitate social connections between those on the spectrum.
New stick on patch uses sweat to monitor your health
The soft, flexible skin patch that can inspect your perspiration while you work out.
The EMPWR coat rolls out into a sleeping bag to keep homeless people warm
Water resistant, the jacket can also be converted into and worn as an over-the-shoulder bag.
The Human Ivory Collection by Lucie Majerus
Designer turns teeth into jewellery as a statement on the illegal ivory trade.
Adeline Mai’s dreamy, underwater nudes
The Parisian photographer captures a delicate interpretation of aquatic submersion.
Recyclable helmet wins International James Dyson Award
The collapsible EcoHelmet makes safety a convenience.
Tackle wet weather with these creative methods of escaping the rain
From ‘non-wet’ umbrellas to onesies made for biking during a rainstorm, avoiding a downpour has never been this inspired.
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