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2017/4 Design Magazine

When the design team of Lapierre set about developing their latest e-mountainbike, [ ... ]

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2017/3 Design Magazine

Potential major breakthrough for electric mobility: a solid state battery with 3 tim [ ... ]

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2017/2 Design Magazine

This robotic snake has been designed for underwater repair and research, and can be  [ ... ]

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2017/1 Design Magazine

Inspired by a toy, Stanford bio-engineers developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered [ ... ]

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2016/10 Design Magazine

How gamers once saved the world. At least the world of desert tortoises... Guard [ ... ]

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2016/9 Design Magazine

What if airplanes could do ground taxiing without using their jet engines? Less noise  [ ... ]

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2016/8 Design Magazine

Plug-in hybrids and electrical cars are getting more popular. But what about full elec [ ... ]

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2016/7 Design Magazine

Anyone can make a trim piece or even a trunk lid out of carbon fiber. But carbon fib [ ... ]

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2016/6 Design Magazine

The sport of sailing relies heavily on the health of the world’s oceans and waterways. Its par [ ... ]

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It really makes sense what we are doing...

"I think we shouldn’t do it" somebody says in our product design studio “I think this produc [ ... ]

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2016/5 Design Magazine

In Mediterranean waters, off the coast of France, a diver recently visited the shipwreck La Lune  [ ... ]

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2016/4 Design Magazine
2016/4 Design Magazine

Well-deployed archetypes are easily recognizable in most cultures and can be very powerful in prod [ ... ]

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2016/3 Design Magazine

GORILLA helps children and young people to enjoy movement, and gain expertise in nutrition and sus [ ... ]

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2016/2 Design Magazine
2016/2 Design Magazine

Until today, many attempts to create a simple, safe, and sustainable storage method for electricit [ ... ]

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2016/1 Design Magazine
2016/1 Design Magazine

This project is straight criticism to the presence of push notifications and questions the relevan [ ... ]

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2015 November Design Magazine
2015 November Design Magazine

We will need to move towards a circular economy, in which nothing will be lost. Re-use of material [ ... ]

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2015 October | Design Magazine
2015 October | Design Magazine

Rhei is a prototype of an electro-mechanical clock with a liquid display, and the result of a one- [ ... ]

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2015 September | Design Magazine

A portable eye examination kit that uses apps and simple adapters to allow almost anyone to perfor [ ... ]

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2015 August | Design Magazine
2015 August | Design Magazine

A pine cone can amazingly open and close, reacting to water. But how does it work and can we use t [ ... ]

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2015 July | Design Magazine
2015 July | Design Magazine

While conservationists struggle to protect existing ‘natural’ species and reverse the effects  [ ... ]

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2015 June | Design Magazine
2015 June | Design Magazine

Thanks to better medicine and birth control, almost every country in the world has a higher propor [ ... ]

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2015 May | Design Magazine
2015 May | Design Magazine

Two amputees are the first people in the world able to control their Bionic prosthetic legs with t [ ... ]

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2015 April | Design Magazine

Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we're arguably headed t [ ... ]

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2015 March | Design Magazine

Better haptic design could turn smartwatches into silent universal communicators, says Immersion's [ ... ]

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2015 February | Design Magazine

A newly-established company called Zdravprint, or Healthprint in proper translation, has come up w [ ... ]

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2015 January | Design eMagazine

Super-hydrophobic materials are desirable for a number of applications such as rust prevention, an [ ... ]

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2014 November | Design eMagazine

Researchers at MIT have equipped a robot with a novel tactile sensor called GelSight, that lets it [ ... ]

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2014 October | Design eMagazine

Wouldn’t it be nice if our roads act like solar panels? And if we could drive our vehicles with  [ ... ]

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2014 September | Design eMagazine

What is more rewarding than using product design for public good, helping people directly in posit [ ... ]

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2014 August | Design eMagazine

Scarcity is the mother of invention. The urban planning projects, buildings, interior objects and  [ ... ]

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2014 July | Design eMagazine

In many cases drones are perceived as dangerous, as they are mostly used for military tasks. But d [ ... ]

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2014 June | Design eMagazine

Just as Phi is found in the design and beauty of nature, it can also be used to achieve beauty a [ ... ]

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2014 May | Design eMagazine

The science of bionics explores the interplay between biology and design. It is about how electr [ ... ]

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2014 April | Design eMagazine

Design often conjures up something unusual and expensive. Designer furniture, designer hotel and [ ... ]

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2014 March | Design eMagazine

Sooner or later we will need to face it, if we make things intelligent, we will also need to [ ... ]

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2014 February | Design eMagazine

Cubli is a small cube capable of balancing, walking, and jumping on its own. The device contains [ ... ]

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2014 January | Design eMagazine

A research team has developed an ultra-light aerogel. It breaks the record of the world’s ligh [ ... ]

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2013 November | Design eMagazine

Thirthy bus stops in the Swedish city of Umeå are supplied with special lighting, that helps re [ ... ]

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2013 October | Design eMagazine

Designing products is a great challenge in many cases. But communicating all the design achieve [ ... ]

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2013 September | Design eMagazine

Artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which  [ ... ]

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2013 August | Design eMagazine

When the Museum of Modern Art's senior curator of architecture and design announced the acquisit [ ... ]

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2013 July | Design eMagazine

Archetypes refer to a collectively inherited unconscious idea, pattern of thought or image. When [ ... ]

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2013 June | Design eMagazine

The next generation of contact lenses which can project images in front of the eyes is a step cl [ ... ]

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2013 May | Design eMagazine

Redundancy can be considered as one of the most reliable methods to prevent product failure. We  [ ... ]

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2013 April | Design eMagazine

When a pilot needs to act, such as an alarm and needs to push a certain button, then the law of  [ ... ]

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2013 March | Design eMagazine

A group of designers, researchers, and creative directors got together, spending a time observin [ ... ]

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2013 February | Design eMagazine

Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early stage experiment that could once solve the problem:  [ ... ]

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2013 January | Design eMagazine

Fireflies have allowed us to image the bloodstream and they’ve inspired us to create light tha [ ... ]

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2012 November | Design eMagazine

Twentysix companies of French excellence, two objects. One object reveals the traditional know-h [ ... ]

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2012 October | Design eMagazine

These extruded-honeycomb blocks are 95% air. The French company Nidaplast uses honeycomb grids t [ ... ]

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2012 September | Design eMagazine

Ultrathin, distortion-free flat lens could replace bulky glass lenses. A team of applied physici [ ... ]

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2012 August | Design eMagazine

For children, hospitals are uncomfortable and unfamiliar places. At the same time, these are imp [ ... ]

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