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Winner of the Materiaalprijs; energy from food and glassware
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-21 17:01:36 UTC
The dutch MateriaalPrijs winner 2012 announced at the Dutch design week. Imagine if every object worked as a solar cell? In this collection everyday objects absorb energy from daylight.This solar glassware gathers energy from the light around it. …
Customizable lamp
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-19 17:37:31 UTC
This product changes the user into a co-designer. It comes in a flat pack and can be changed into any shape, again and again. The shade can take whatever shape the owner desires. The petals of the lightweight chandelier can be bent according to taste and …
Amplifying 10db without energy that is 10 times as much sound!
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-01 18:25:09 UTC
Magical; didn’t we always think we need energy to amplify music? AirCurve Play is based on some very advanced technology, indeed; and when you hear it, you will agree it is magical. AirCurve Play makes the speaker of your iPhone 10 decibels louder… …
Re-Imagined chairs re-make unloved discarded chairs
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-26 08:40:39 UTC
Re-Imagine is a project born out of questioning our resourcefulness and our attitudes towards waste. It builds on the Studiomama’s interests in expediency and re-using the existing, and speaks of our ability to see the potential in the overlooked and unloved. …
Growing a chair; Vegetal Chair
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-20 16:52:08 UTC
In 19th century North America young trees were shaped over the course of several years until they adopted the contours of a chair. Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec were so fascinated by this traditional technique that they came up with the idea of designing a …
Sprout: Pencil with a seed
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-19 10:39:47 UTC
Sprout is a pencil that wants to be a plant when it grows up. When it’s too short to use, plant Sprout to grow herbs, flowers and more!. It is a successfully funded project of Kickstarter and a nice example of design for behavior change Sprout is a pencil …
Why did it take so long? Toaster that shows the status of your toast
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-14 08:05:37 UTC
This is one of those products that make you think; “why has it taken so long to get something so obvious on the market?” Hasn’t anyone of us burnt toast because it is never certain how brown it gets in 2 minutes because one slice of those isn’t like the …
Superlight aircraft chair saves 950kg on aircraft weight
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-08 07:50:19 UTC
A british aerospace start-up, Acro Aircraft, wanted to develop a product that would bring the aircraft industry significant savings and give themselves them a real competitive edge. One of the biggest cost factors in aviation is fuel, kerosine. The consumption …
Magnesium chair; Ahrend 360
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-07 08:01:28 UTC
The Ahrend 360, an ultra-light visitors’ chair with a magnesium frame and a one-piece seat shell, has won a Red dot Award from the internationally renowned Designzentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen. This durable and innovative chair boasts a surprising and refreshing …
EISA European Green TV and Smartphone Awards 2012-2013
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-09-03 09:10:03 UTC
And the winners are …… again Philips for its Smart TV and Sony for its Smart Phone. Smart seems to be the clue for sustainability nowadays! :) While today’s TVs are being offered with ever-bigger screens, this doesn’t have to mean a bigger cost to …


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