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Organic Plastics for Extreme-Heat Electronics 2019-01-22 06:00:00It’s been historically difficult to design electronics that can perform well at high temperatures. Now researchers at Purdue University have mad

3D Printing Takes off in Aerospace 2019-01-22 05:00:00Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 17 years, 15 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology,

RFID to Track Body Movements for Novel Smart 2019-01-18 06:00:00RFID tags have been around long enough that they are almost an overlooked technology in terms of new advancements. However, Carnegie Mellon University

Making Structural Batteries Robust 2019-01-18 05:00:00One of the problems with batteries is that they tend to be heavy. Another is that they take up space. An idea that has been floating around is to make

5 Technologies Embedded System Engineers Should Master in 2019-01-17 06:30:00 (Image source:  Alexandre Debiève on Unsplash) Happy New Year! Another year is here and with it are many opportunities for

Automation Suppliers Back OPC UA 2019-01-17 06:00:00 The OPC Foundation’s “OPC UA including TSN down to field level” initiative is being backed by a “Who’s Who” of l

Plants Can Generate Green Electricity 2019-01-17 05:00:00Scientists are constantly on the search for sustainable, renewable energy sources, especially as the world strives to be more environmentally friendly

7 Innovations from CES 2019 That Will Make 2019-01-16 09:00:00Cabe Atwell is an electrical engineer, machinist, writer and maker. Aside from his writing at Design News, you can find his work at EETimes, EDN, Make

Glucose Monitor Uses 3D Printing 2019-01-16 06:30:00Those who suffer from diabetes could have a new, pain-free tool to monitor their glucose levels thanks to researchers at Washington State University (

Fast Charging Requires Care 2019-01-16 06:00:00There is consensus that one of the keys to electric vehicle (EV) acceptance will be fast charging. The ability to gain 200-300 miles of EV range in 10

5 IoT Deployment Flaws to Avoid 2019-01-15 06:00:00For the third time in as many weeks, the IoT alarm system deployed in my home decided to go on the fritz. The first time, sensors started to chirp ann

'Big Arse Toilet' Concept Turns Waste to Electricity, 2019-01-15 05:00:00 The “Big Arse Toilet” could provide toilet facilities and electricity for up to eight dwellings. (Image source: Spark Architects) One o

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Senegal’s Museum of Black Civilizations Welcomes Some Treasures 2019-01-15 16:52:48With its focus on black cultural contributions across the world, a museum opens amid a heated debate about reclaiming plundered art.

Big Fairs Dominate the Art World. Small Galleries 2019-01-15 10:20:02The Condo group exhibition, whose fourth London edition opened on Saturday, lets smaller dealerships attract new faces by sharing their spaces and cli

Trilobites: In an Ancient Nun’s Teeth, Blue Paint 2019-01-14 23:09:19A rare blue pigment, discovered in the fossilized plaque of a German nun, hints at a broader role for women in the production of religious texts.

Jessica Tcherepnine, Exacting Botanical Artist, Is Dead at 2019-01-14 16:01:00Ms. Tcherepnine painted blossoms from her family garden in England and became a world-renowned botanical artist after moving to the United States.

Russian Artist, Sentenced Over Bank Fire, Dedicates Trial 2019-01-14 13:37:36Pyotr Pavlensky was given a three-year sentence for lighting a fire as part of a work of performance art. He will not serve any time in prison.

Warhol Foundation Overturns 8-Year Smithsonian Funding Ban 2019-01-11 19:28:57The foundation decided to ban grants to the Smithsonian when a video by David Wojnarowicz was removed from an exhibition in 2010.

Prosecutors: Art Dealer Mary Boone Should Go to 2019-01-11 14:28:16In a court filing, prosecutors asked a federal judge to sentence Ms. Boone to as much as three years in prison for filing false tax returns.

Unearthing Photography’s Time Capsule 2019-01-11 10:00:07Four trailblazing photographers — Robert Frank, Robert Heinecken, Dave Heath and John Wood — collaborated on a project that was hidden for

‘Harry Potter’ at Night: Historical Society Extends Exhibition 2019-01-11 10:00:04During the final week of a blockbuster exhibition, the museum will offer visitors a late-night Potter fix.

This Week in Arts: a Menagerie, Fresh-Picked Plays 2019-01-11 08:00:06Animals from the American Folk Art Museum share a habitat with paintings from Fountain House Gallery that embrace a similar theme.

Public Art: Love It? Hate It? Tell Us 2019-01-11 05:00:07Is there a work of public art in your neighborhood or elsewhere that makes you smile, grimace or just scratch your head? We’d like to know.

22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This 2019-01-10 17:00:03Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.

designboom | architecture

iris van herpen uses laser cutting techniques to 2019-01-23 13:01:06herpen takes inspiration from celestial maps with her latest collection, which she describes as an 'evolution of the human shape'.  The post ir

plans unveiled for skyscraper that would become new 2019-01-23 12:41:00the project will also include the city’s highest observatory, which will offer a range of experiential, cultural, and entertainment spaces. The

explore the local architecture of ecuador through designboom 2019-01-23 10:52:46in this edition of reader's radar, designboom explores how architects in ecuador continue to make use of traditional materials and construction techn

ikeda yukie ono toshiharu architects’ japanese house is 2019-01-23 07:21:08the house is designed to be open and public to the community that surrounds it. The post ikeda yukie ono toshiharu architects’ japanese house is

crochet artist creates life-sized, anatomically correct knitted skeleton 2019-01-23 07:15:05shanell papp, who has crocheted a whole cadaver, created bones and organs out of wool. The post crochet artist creates life-sized, anatomically correc

craftworks applies triangular skylights to convert london chapel 2019-01-23 07:00:33by retaining the vaulted ceiling, the architect aims to create a dialogue between the former chapel and the new living space. The post craftwork

sony’s new chocolate aibo will act as watchdog 2019-01-23 06:45:53dubbed 'securi-tainment', the concept uses the robot dog's ability to remember and recognize spaces. The post sony’s new chocolate aibo will

zampone architects renovates historical building of BBDO offices 2019-01-23 06:30:02the new spatial concept incorporates various interventions that cater to needs of both privacy and togetherness. The post zampone architects renovates

hacking visual perception: alberto caiola traces classical archetypes 2019-01-23 06:10:59a hand-drawn architecture of light, 'nyx' offers an alternative view of the most luminous of cities. The post hacking visual perception: alberto cai

is this what the motorola RAZR comeback flip 2019-01-23 05:40:49a recent patent application contains images of a potential design for the new phone. The post is this what the motorola RAZR comeback flip phone will

palassis architects expresses cathedral vaulting and pointed arches 2019-01-22 12:00:43the intervention is formalized as a serial array of sculptural vaulted arches, an expression of traditional religious architectural motifs. The post p

sordo madaleno arquitectos constructs beachfront house on a 2019-01-22 10:24:10the dwelling has been positioned so that vegetation can grow beneath the building – integrating itself organically into its habitable spaces. Th

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Welcoming Loft Apartment In A Reconstructed Industrial Building 2019-01-18 03:43:54Located within a reconstructed industrial building from Kaunas, in Lithuania, this modern loft gives a new meaning to the idea of minimalism by taking

Curved Furniture Pieces With Timeless And Peculiar Designs 2019-01-17 09:18:35Furniture with smooth and delicate curves is always exceptional and eye-catching in ways that make it very desirable. At the same time, curved furnitu

How To Successfully Integrate A Coffered Ceiling Into 2019-01-17 07:40:18The ceiling is probably the most neglected surface when decorating a space. We focus a lot on the floors and the walls but not so much on the ceiling

The Latest ARRCC House Project Brings Out The 2019-01-17 05:12:07City Heights is the latest project completed by architecture studio SAOTA in collaboration with interior design firm ARRCC. It’s a beautiful mou

Simple and Versatile DIY Desks From Pipes And 2019-01-16 09:10:56Every person’s home office is different, based on the type of work they do, their particular storage needs and also the overall style of the hom

Family Ski Retreat an Oasis of Stylish Comfort 2019-01-16 06:30:33A modern yet cozy family retreat in the Coast Mountains of western Canada has all the creature comforts and style to spare. The terrain and mountain e

It’s Time To Update Your Closet – 15 2019-01-16 03:48:47The closet is a crucial part of any home but is also a surprisingly often neglected feature. A well-designed closet system can truly change the overal

Bedside Reading Lamps With Edgy and Quirky Designs 2019-01-15 09:20:38Bedside table lamps are an implicit must-have feature, the reason for that being the fact that they simply change the whole ambiance and dynamic of th

Try These Home Decor Ideas for Living Rooms 2019-01-15 07:00:56A living room has a lot to live up to: It has to be comfortable and practical for everyday relaxing but stylish enough to entertain family and friends

New Residential Building Made Of 140 Reclaimed Shipping 2019-01-15 03:20:52After a period of experimenting with shipping containers and using them to create all sorts of cozy retreats, cabins and other small structures, archi

How To Make The Most Of a Shiplap 2019-01-14 08:30:02In case you haven’t heard, shiplap is the latest trend in interior design. We’ve already talked about this when we covered a few tips on h

Modern Yet Rustic Hotel Reflects Natural Features of 2019-01-14 05:06:07The historic Majestic Mountain Charme, located in the pedestrian center of renowned Italian ski resort Madonna di Campiglio, now features a magni

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