Articles tagged Technology

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How do you design a nursery that prepares children for professions that don’t exist yet?

Dubai – How does one build the nursery of the future? Pallavi Dean and her team at Roar used parametric design and neurobiology to respond to that complex brief. 

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To increase employee productivity, this tech workspace includes nap rooms

Kiev – At the new Kiev offices of Grammarly, a tech company, Balbek Bureau included a series of surprising upgrades – namely, some nap stations.

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BMW is bringing forth its new design language

Munich – Why did BMW’s new iNEXT car replace one of the most recognizable elements of the brand? Adrian van Hooydonk had a great reason.

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Will our furniture touch us back one day? This Frame Lab speaker thinks so

Amsterdam – Gijs Huisman, the co-founder of House of Haptics co-founder, is speaking for the Intuitive Tech content track on the challenges of creating phygital spaces.

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A London-based creative studio makes Scotch whisky taste even better

Keith, Scotland – Using bespoke art-tech, FDDS finds a striking way to update the home of Chivas Regal, Scotland’s longest-running whisky distillery.

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The key element in the car of the future? Not what you’d expect – it’s textiles

Munich – BMW is treading uncharted territory with the highly automated iNEXT car. One of its most interesting tech applications though, is weaved in with the fabric.

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For this Belgian festival, digital city invasion is all about connecting design’s dots

Namur, Belgium – The 8th annual KIKK Festival explores the convergence of technology and design to open the forum for global issues, with local intimacy.

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Selling sneakers by way of spy mirrors and scan stations

Constance, Germany – Studio DLF conceived a technological shopping experience for the new flagship store of Soulfoot Studio Sneaker in Constance, Germany.

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Amelie Goldfuss curbs smartphone addiction with hamster-like cyborgs

Five designers answer the Frame 119 Challenge with designs to de-stress: Amelie Goldfuss presents a pet-like device in need of rest to the smartphone-addicted.

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Allison Crank’s VR Cheshire cat guides the stressed-out to dreamland

Five designers answer the Frame 119 Challenge with designs to de-stress: Allison Crank turns VR into virtual recovery.

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Do Hotel Monville guests care about the local design?

Montreal – ACDF Architecture delivers a space saturated with context and culture, but is the hyper-local hospitality trend actually important to the visitor experience?

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Future Mobility: Penny Webb transforms ambient noise into signals or soothing sounds

Five designers and creators present their ideas for the vehicle of the future: Penny Webb dreams up a sonically responsive material that reshapes car acoustics.