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Since prehistoric times, man has evolved and defined itself by the use of materials: the stone age, the bronze age, the iron age…Our attempts to transform and recreate materials found in the natural world have shaped civilisation and society. And many of these successful outcomes are due to Serendipity. The SCIN exhibition at The Serendipity […]

    Biophilic design is all about observing the world around us and studying how nature resolves everyday problems. And this is exactly what a group of MIT engineers, led by Anette (Peko) Hosoi, have done. Inspired by semi aquatic mammals like beavers and sea otter they have come up with a rubbery material that […]

Smile Plastics is launching a new limited edition sustainable material at Milan Design Week 2016. The material, code-named Explorer, takes inspiration from space travel and is made from a blend of 100% recycled materials including seed trays and yoghurt pots. Smile Plastics has fused together a palette of black, white and silver flecks to create […]

The Big Blue

March 29th, 2016 by Eve Hollands

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