IGNIS – Light from waste heat energy

The availability of affordable, independent and, above all, clean electrical energy is still limited worldwide. With IGNIS Berlin-based designer Tobias Trübenbacher has developed a tool that converts…

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3D printed wooden windows from Sweden

In October 2019, NorDan was the first window manufacturer in the world to launch 3D printed windows for commercial sales. The first 3D printed windows series are circular windows. The products are…

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Flexible Forms – Biocomposites Experimental Pavilion

The "Flexible Forms" pavilion of the BioMat Group at the ITKE in Stuttgart is a double-curved, parametrically designed segment shell made of light, one-sided curved wood and bio-composite elements.

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ceramic foam with open pores

Ceramic Foam

Ceramic Foam is a fascinating material characterized by its airiness, its open porous surface and cellular structure. By foaming the volume of the original ceramic material increases, generating…

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This is Urine – tiles and dishes using human urine

"This is urine" is a project that explores the value of urine by uncovering its potential new roles within the society. Unlike the common belief shared in modern society, urine has been widely used…

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Fruit Maker

Fruit Maker

Fruit Maker is a conceptual work by the designer Tor Robinson from Wellington / New Zealand. It explores ways in which 3D printing could be used by the food industry in the future.

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DETON Insulating Concrete

DETON is a multifunctional solution to combine load bearing capacity, sustainability, good thermal insulation values and an attractive exposed concrete look. Vegetable fibers also offer higher…

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Organico – Biobased composite from calcium hydroxide, casein and hemp fibers

In the "Organico" project, the designer Philipp Hainke made an attempt to present a solution to the question of the future of material.

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High precision bamboo tubes

Since naturally grown bamboo tubes come in various sizes, diameters and thicknesses, industrial use has been difficult up to now. With the help of a patented production process, it is now possible to…

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3D metal printed key – Swiss start-up develops solution with selective laser melting

Stealth Key is the first 3D metal printed key that provides unparallel levels of key duplication security. Today, conventional high security keys provide little barrier to unauthorised 3D printing…

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Antiseptical Birch bark – Turning an decade old craft from Siberia into contemporary design

Russian-born and Berlin-based designer Anastasiya Koshcheeva is turning a decade old Siberian handcraft from her hometown into contemporary design.

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Phono-Luminous Paper

Phono-Luminous Paper is a novel material, which produces both light and sound in response to touch. By gently touching the surface of the material, traces of light emerge and the surface itself…

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Thumbsat – Shape memory polyurehane for self-assembling products

A satellite-like space station for experiments in space is currently being implemented under the name "Thumbsat", the development of which does not involve the otherwise usual high costs. The idea of…

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Invisible Spring – Hinge with memory effect

With "Invisible Spring", the designer Nina Lieven presents a material development for a hinge that automatically springs back into its starting position after actuation and has a remarkable memory…

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Bendy Bag

The basis for the development of the "BendyBag" was the organic photovoltaic material "Solare", which is ideal for a simple integration in textile solutions. In her design, the designer Sandra…

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LiCrete – translucent concrete for construction

LiCrete is a translucent building material from Gravelli from Prague and consists of 85% concrete and 15% plastic. With its special translucency, it is suitable for staging backlit walls, stairs or…

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OSSB board made of wheat straw

NovoFibre is the world‘s first Oriented Structural Straw Board (OSSB). It is made of 100 % high-quality natural wheat straw and produced in a continuous hot pressing process.

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Fotoblech – Graphic metal design with perforated grids

A new manufacturing innovation from the Alpine region is further blurring the boundary between two and three dimensional design. To produce a sheet of photographic metal the relevant image is punched…

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Enerkite mobile airborne wind power plant

EnerKite GmbH from Brandenburg has focused on the development of a mobile 30 kW airborne wind power plant in recent years. The new system celebrated its maiden flight in Pritzwalk, Brandenburg, at…

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FluidSolids

FluidSolids consists of industrial waste from renewable raw materials, which is shaped by a degradable binding agent based on proteins.

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