The Power of Moss: Biophotovoltaic

July 18, 2014

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A modern designed table that incorporates the bright green life of moss is as urban-garden-chic as you can get. But wait there’s more.

The moss on this table has a job to do—and that job is to generate power. That’s … Read More...

Using MRI Brain Scans to Co-Design Everyday Objects

July 5, 2014

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Expanding on the idea of the sharing economy where we crowdsource ideas and designs then crowdfund them into production, Dutch artist Merel Bekking brings high technology into the fold adding another dimension to this human process.

Unveiled at FuoriSalone’s Ventura Read More...

Five Overlooked Plants In the Landscape

July 2, 2014

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Some plants are familiar to almost everyone. But then there are those that, no matter how many great characteristics they have or how easy they are to grow, they never quite catch on.Read More...

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