Articles tagged Technology

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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.

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Moment Factory and Changi Airport reimagine transitional travel spaces

Singapore – Trompe l'oeil is translated into digital storytelling, as Moment Factory responds to the shifting landscape of retail and travel with engaging moments of surprise.

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Future Mobility: To Vera de Pont, pedestrians are walking generators

Five designers and creators present their ideas for the vehicle of the future: approaching the body as a mode of transport, Vera de Pont contemplates smart shoes for pedestrians.

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Technology is rewriting the rules of engagement, and not in the way you’d think

REPORTS – To an increasing degree, museums, exhibitions and cultural events are using immersive technologies to draw visitors into highly engaging experiences.

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Future Mobility: Marjan van Aubel’s light-to-movement material

Five designers and creators present their ideas for the vehicle of the future: Marjan van Aubel pushes the limits of solar technology.

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This year, experience four seasons of sustainable design innovation

Milan – The ideals of the Salone del Mobile will be housed in a multi-season structure, revealing the potential for innovations that not only respect nature, but embrace it.