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3D-Printed Prosthetics

3D-Printed Prosthetics

A lot of those who have to use prosthetics seem bothered or embarrassed by them. Usually they look plain and oh so boring looking. This 3D- printed leg is arguably better looking than the genuine legs that the majority of us have. This model is shaped to define the natural looking muscles we have in(…)

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A Winged Welcome

A Winged Welcome

Perhaps one of the most beautiful ways to greet new visitors to the entrance of Iran’s landmark city, Mashhad, designers have created a lifelike gate resembling the birds that grace the city’s Imam Reza shrine. Created by Naser Nasiri and Taher Nasiri, this bird-like structure would be a gateway that sets tourists in awe as they drive(…)

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Soft Rock

Soft Rock

How would you like to come home from a long day of work and sit down to relax on a nice, comfortable…rock? While the idea may seem terrible, this rock-shaped chair from the clever designer Matthijs Kok is actually a soft foam chair called the Stone Foam Stool. This stool was inspired by a permanent(…)

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Crave this Candy

Crave this Candy

If you’re obsessed with sweets, then this chair is for you. Accented with vibrant colors, the DP Chair by Alex Petunin looks good enough to bite into (but don’t – it’s made of hand-carved wood). Candy-inspired furniture is its own special niche of home décor, but it certainly brightens up a room and sparks interest.(…)

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Building with Words

Building with Words

Creating 3D landscapes by turning text into varying shapes and patterns by printing letter-sized documents with a 3D printer, designer and artist Hongtao Zhou recreates skylines and figures with the written word called Textscapes. Created as an interactive tool for those who can read or use Braille, Zhou builds shapes by layering variations of Braille,(…)

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Join the WiVes’ Club

Join the WiVes’ Club

Less a table and more a study in geometry, the WiVes’ Table series is a visual game of shapes and patterns. Designed by J.S. Nero, these pieces show off her ability to  create wild forms of art that can also be used as practical pieces of furniture. Nero builds these beautiful creations according to her(…)

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The Magic of Nature Indoors

The Magic of Nature Indoors

If you are not yet familiar with the incredibly beautiful handiwork of Vezzini & Chen, then you’re missing out. Combining fascinating forms found in nature with warm lights and sleek textures, each piece is as breathtaking as the last. Their latest collection, Dive In, celebrates shapes found in the sea. Carefully arranged glass bubbles mimic real life.(…)

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A World of Whimsy Within Your Home

A World of Whimsy Within Your Home

People who take pride in their living space and its décor tend to appreciate the uniqueness in each piece of furniture or art. They will undoubtedly admire the creations of Ol’ha Shevchenko, a promising designer who focuses on interior decorations that have a very distinct and special look. Some examples of this are the Shark(…)

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Indoor/Outdoor Bonfire

Indoor/Outdoor Bonfire

Who ever thought a bonfire in your house would be a good thing? Well, now it is, with the “Fire Stix” fireplace by Eco-Smart! Stay warm and in style with this clever re-creation of a bonfire using stainless steel tubes and a burner that operates on environment-friendly bio-ethanol fuel. This means that whether you use(…)

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Geometry concept Mirrored Sculptural Lighting

Geometry concept Mirrored Sculptural Lighting

The Raising Geometry gathering of sculptural lighting items fuse retro style with midcentury cutting edge effortlessness in an arrangement of practical mirrors upgraded by electric neon light! Involved 3 outlines (Octagon, Wave and Triangle), each one gimmicks an alternate color combo and geometric shape that is more than once reflected in apparently perpetual space for(…)

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New Massive City of Dreams Tower Hotel in The Sky

New Massive City of Dreams Tower Hotel in The Sky

When you look at this amazing structure you can’t help but be in awe. If you live in, or have ever visited a larger urban city you can appreciate the need to expand structures vertically. This massive futuristic structure in the sky was designed and constructed in Cotai, Macau by London based mega superstar Zaha Hadid(…)

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Monumental Jellyfish Esque Design in the Sky

In celebration of the occasion of the TED conference’s 30th anniversary the residents of Vancouver had front row seats to a spectacular display of art in the sky. An awesome monumental jellyfish esque sculpture called Unnumbered Sparks. The design spans across the sky about 745 feet. The entire sculpture lights up the night sky using(…)

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World’s first 3D acoustic cloaking device

World’s first 3D acoustic cloaking device

We haven’t exactly figured out how to build an optical invisibility cloak just yet, but researchers at Duke University have now successfully created the world’s first 3D omnidirectional acoustic invisibility cloak. In other words, they’ve invented a device that will not bounce back sound waves that strike it, no matter what direction they come from. This(…)

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Is it possible to print out human organs?

Is it possible to print out human organs?

The first 3-D printer was produced in 1992. Since then, a variety of materials have been used as the technology has improved. The only limitation is that the printing material must be able to change from a liquid to a solid. We’ve seen 3-D printers used to construct everything from art to toys, to spare parts(…)

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  1. Talia: This is amazing! Great blog