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Brain Manufacturing: The perfect design

Striving to design the perfect product, designer Merel Bekking has experimented with using an MRI scanner as a design tool.  Exploring whether designers can develop products using neuroscience rather…

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Fragrances: an olfactory experience

As consumers increasingly desire choreographed experiences, Fragrances from The Ritz-Carlton in Berlin invites visitors to use their sense of smell to select their drink of…

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Droning on

Drones are becoming an increasingly popular platform for designers and DIYers to experiment with. At the recent Maker Faire in California, UK company Extreme…

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Anonymous Online sharing

Sharing one’s personal life with complete strangers via curated feeds of Instagram and Facebook has become the norm, as have the endless blogs sharing what we have eaten…

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Reconsidering time

Exploring the concept of time continues to fascinate designers. Like Uji by Fabrica, the Linear Cycle from BCXSY is not a common clock. Instead of the usual rotating…

Rethinking Time

In a world that is moving too fast we are seeing a rash of products, apps and services that help us better understand the…

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Jo Ratcliffe: Zoe Trope

Jo Radcliffe is a London-based art director, illustrator and animator, known for her work with the fashion & music industry. Previous clients include Louis Vuitton,…

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Bill Cunningham: Facades

Bill Cunningham: Facades is the result of a long-term collaboration between Cunningham and his friend, fellow photographer and neighbour at Carnegie Hall Studios, Editta…

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Lucy McRae: Swallowable Parfume

Swallowable Parfum is a cosmetic capsule that enables human skin to emit a genetically unique scent. Fragrance molecules are excreted through the skin’s surface…