Lexadecimal: A hexadecimal colour code whose letters and numbers form an English word. (via Marcia Caines) Here the link.
Victor Papanek designed and described a special paper computer (the bisociation tool) in his book: “Design for the Real World”. Bisociation Tool is a problem-solving tool to gain new and innovative solutions in design. With the tool you can “feed” your mind’s association power and (more)
“Design has become the most powerful tool with which man shapes his tools and environments (and, by extension, society and himself)” (Victor Papanek). Victor Papanek (1927-1998) was a designer and educator who became a strong advocate of the socially and ecologically responsible design of products, (more)
100% internet based, the new Hi-Matic Hotel in Paris is void of all traditional concierge and staff members. A unique code provided at the time of reservation gives access to the building and to computers where visitors check in, pay and receive their room key, (more)
Julijonas Urbonas’ “Euthanasia Coaster” is a hypothetic euthanasia machine in the form of a roller coaster, engineered to humanely – with elegance and euphoria – take the life of a human being. Riding the coaster’s track, the rider is subjected to a series of intensive (more)
Maria Perales’ collection of houseware that need furniture to hold and support It. Mirrors, vases and chandeliers fit in and on the furniture, becoming a part of its everyday landscape. (via Petra Tikulin). You can find more at Map website
The Quantum Parallelograph is an exploratory project developed by Patrick Stevenson-Keating where he examines the scientific and philosophical ideas surrounding the theory of quantum physics and multiple universes. The device delves into the multiverse, and allows users to glimpse into their “parallel lives” – to (more)
We are generally suspicious of academic work. But every rule has some exceptions, and “Open Pathways” is one of these. “Open Pathways” is the final degree thesis of Siliva Franceschini (followed by Eleonora Fiorani and Beppe Finessi). A great research about the conceptual foundation of (more)
Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that’s only the first step in a project to write an instruction set for an (more)
Openwear is the new open source concept and community in course of developing by EDUfashion. In Openwear’s online space, small fashion producers, designers, stylists, students, interns,tailors, photographers, models, crafters, sewing cafes, silk-screen printers, fashion schools and others will all be able to open their own web (more)
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