Smart Inversion flying inflatable shape by Festo

"SmartInversion is a helium-filled flying object that moves through the air by turning inside-out. This constant, rhythmically pulsating movement is known as inversion and gives the flight model its name. With the intelligent combination of extreme lightweight construction, electric drive units and control and regulation technology, inversion kinematics can be indefinitely maintained to produce motion... Continue Reading →

Transparent Wood Table by Nendo

Cast clear acrylic in a form taken from a heavy-grain wood plank, repeated, then assembled to produce a table top of so-called "transparent wood." As Nendo tells it: "We reproduced the butt ends faithfully and beveled the edges like floorboards, and matched the grains ends and dimensions of the wood used for the table legs... Continue Reading →

Be Your Own Souvenir

This past January, the hilariously titled BlablabLAB enlisted three Kinects and a RepRap machine to snap passersby and render them into personalized tchotchkes, in a project called Be Your Own Souvenir. Subjects stood atop a small platform, mimicking the human statues on La Rambla, as the Kinects captured their likeness in full 360-degree glory. The... Continue Reading →

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