BumpTop 3D is a great new desktop application for windows that turns your desktop into a 3D environment that is fully interactive. I’ve been waiting for something like this for a very long time but unfortunately, I’m a MAC guy, so it looks like I’ll have to wait a bit longer.
Check out the video demo below:
We are seeing more examples of architecture that marry sustainability with design, such as these solar energy generating stain glass windows. US-based Gensler have created a passive ventilation system, which ‘breathes’ to regulate building temperature. The facade of the Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh OH, works by having a ‘double skin’ where two panes of […]
Check this out, ladies and gents: IKEA concept kitchen 2025. According to company’s head of design Marcus Engman, it’s going to be all about the table. For EXPO Milano 2015, IKEA previewed a concept table called the Table For Living, which tells you what you can make with various ingredients and heats your food, no stove required. Very futuristic […]
Perhaps you sleep on a memory foam mattress. Well, in the future, a similar material could be used to create artificial body parts. Researchers at Cornell University recently used their new “elastomer foam” to build a functioning fluid pump that looks and works like a human heart. The poroelastic silicone foam can be formed to […]
In 2011, scientists revealed a metal so light that it could sit atop a dandelion without crushing its delicate, fluffy seeds—and now we can finally see how it works. The microlattice material is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam and constructed of hollow tubes 1000 times thinner than a human hair. Last week, Boeing uploaded a video that […]