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It’s late at night, I’m drinking stale coffee and as I file this report, New Matter’s MOD-t 3D Printer has crossed the three hundred thousand-dollar mark and is 80% funded. It’s been up on IndieGoGo for less than 24-hours where the early-bird specials sold out within the first two hours, and every other pledge is…

If you have been with us, tracking the growth of Autodesk’s cloud-based CAD platform Fusion 360, we have some more good news for you. After the last update that brought KeyShot rendering, almost seven months ago, the new addition bring crispy CAM capabilities. Calling it an entrepreneurs’ single stop for all product design and manufacturing…

I have a question for you – how many custom 3D printed pieces does it take to build an architectural wall? Don’t sweat too much, the answer is 222, in fact I gave you a hint in advance! Big Bad Wolf will need a little bit more than a huff-and-puff to bring down this custom…

Funded by the European Commission with whopping grant of €3.5 million ($4.86 million), the MatHero Project takes on the onus of providing us with environmentally friendly, organic photovoltaics that are efficient and cost effective. As a part of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), one of Europe’s leading energy research establishments’ initiative, you can expect some…

If imaginary flying is what takes your fancy then you’ll have to fly (pun intended) to Zurich, just to experience the vomit-inducing delight of the Birdly interaction platform a dedicated team of flight enthusiasts/researchers has prepared for you. The setting is quite simple and straightforward, an awkward perch modified to suit your bodily flight, an…

If you want to learn the art of space management then just look into one of the many decommissioned Submarines housed in our museums. The space crunch is so bad that everything is rationed, even toilet paper! The last thing you’ll find there is stacks of recreational books. The question now is; what do you…

Outside TV commercials of exploding people, chipmunks with black lung gnawing you to death in your sleep and something called ‘cold turkey,’ there’s little convincing someone to squelch that smoking habit, unless they actually decide to take the necessary steps. Turns out, there’s a process, and the journey, should you muster a hacking cough to…

We forgive you for drawing parallels between the Vitruvio Speaker and Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man drawing, but still, bow your head in shame. Just kidding. It’s a common mistake. The intention was to take the basic form, be inspired by Da Vinci’s Man and, in one burst of artistic energy, create the Vitruvio Speaker.…

The future is here! How do we know it? Well, first you had Amazon selling products online through their store; next you had them invade your Smartphone and apps. Now you have them in the palm of your hand! We are talking about the Amazon Dash – a device that makes shopping simple.

If we go by what designer Maya Ben David says, then changes in technology and culture has influenced the way we have ‘reshaped and reconfigured’ essential systems found in our homes. Basic rudiments like plumbing and electricity have seen changes in functionality, materials and construction. Innovative approaches using 3D Printing technology are helping us take…

Puzzle Piece Co-founder Andrea Macken is quite passionate about her cause of supporting families affected by Autism. The Puzzle Piece is a dedicated Android Tablet with a 7″ screen and hosts 10 exclusive Autism apps per month that can be used as teaching aids for the autistic person.

Once in a while, there comes a Kickstarter project that becomes your ‘a-ha moment’ and inspires you. The HMM RULE/ONE is one such project that is so obvious and yet so distinct. The perfect marriage of everyday stationery implements that are essential! Targeted mainly at the design fraternity and folks that still rely on the…

At the recent Milan Design Week, the very innovative company IVANKA constructed a temporary installation that showcased their creative genius of turning rainwater into high-quality, pure drinking water. The rainwater was filtered through a distinctive bio-concrete system, making it one of the smartest and efficient way of purifying rain. What makes this project important is…

The tagline is appropriate: BLOW – light up, be bright! What takes the cake is the question, “Have you ever blown up a lamp?” Of course not! Unless that is your kink, here is your chance to give an ultra-light lamp a good ‘blow.’ Fifty Shade of Lust aside, this innovate lamp design is crafted…