Design Rumour

Design Rumour featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Surface

The ethereal nature of the piece gives rise to something tangible. The idea comes from the use of water as an element to convey the concept of surfacing and being a surface. The designer has a fascination for bringing into being our identities and the role those around us have in that process. For him, we "surface" when we show something of ourselves.

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Medieval Headphones

for a new project of Livestreaming Top DJs worldwide, Lords of Clubs. Legend has it...that the heralds (fans) gave their support to the knights (lords) the night before each gig, like an entourage cheering before a tournament... showing off their white dresses, they danced to the fanfare (music) from castle to castle (clubs), living it up.

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VESTIBULE (Circuit II)

Audiovisual Installation on two 55-inch screens, four 24-inch screens. Schockmel’s installation blends cold mechanical complexity from the realm of science fiction with ideas of synthetic biology and the ancient tribal quest for transcendence. He translates political, religious and ecological reflections into a digital 3D world that he crafts with more technical sophistication each time. A universe that is inhabited by unseen entities of artificial intelligence and primal worship.

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Osteoid

The goal of this project is to improve the overall healing experience for broken or fractured limbs by focusing on the patient’s comfort and healing time. Osteoid cast offers a new way of tackling these problems by introducing new technologies which enables us to make custom fitted, durable 3D printed medical casts that doesn't itch or smell. The end products are slimmer, lighter, doesn't affect from water and environmentally friendly. This cast can also be combined with, a low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) bone stimulator resulting in faster recovery.

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Nuova Bari Centrale

For 25 years Bari has been absorbed by a debate on the future of the iron sea which separates its historically defined part and the expansion one. The project is part of a MArch degree thesis from the Polytechnic of Bari, about the 'Grande Bari' plan, involved to solve this issue. The goal of the project is to make the station a pleasant, clear and safe to use place, solving the problematic node of the tracks moving from the Centre of the City. The new infrastructure is sustainable and produces energy thanks twelve structural trees made of recycled steel with solar roof on the top.

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3D Crafts

Alice Le Biez, French young designer has realized a set of three bowls, printed in 3D ceramics. The shape of each bowls reminds traditional ceramics technique. She created with her project an illusion of a hand-made bowl by the design but also by the making process. Her 3D printing object explores the link between traditional skills and new technologies and demonstrates that designer can use the new technologies as a tool to go further in their work and discover a new field of creation.

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