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BoxMaker. Maatwerk/welle — FilipJanssens. Kreg Newsletter. TrendOffice: Onesize Office by Origins Architecture [Amsterdam] Gruba: Sustainable Furniture Design. 28 Nov Click to enlarge Argentinean architects Maria Constanza Nuñez and Gabriel Pires Mateus are the duo behind Gruba.

Gruba: Sustainable Furniture Design

Committed to the creation of spaces and objects that provide alternative green solutions, Gruba works with salvaged materials. In their S.O.S. de Barrio Line they repurpose wooden roller blinds which are usually discarded in the neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. Each chair or table has unique characteristics depending on the reclaimed roller blind. More recently, they have come out with the Banquito Willy, a stool sustainably designed using engineered wood joined together without glue and an innovative seat created with recycled tennis balls.

Your place to buy and sell all things handmade. Quirky: The Invention Platform. 3D Modeling Tools Create Mobile Furniture With No Need For Nails [Sponsored] PSFK caught up with Chris Ryan, an architect and designer who has been using AutoCAD to create some of his more recent design projects.

3D Modeling Tools Create Mobile Furniture With No Need For Nails [Sponsored]

What is the most creative project you have produced? I modeled and fabricated a seating installation (with Single Speed Design, an architecture firm based out of Cambridge/ NYC) for an exhibit they had at the Boston Architectural College (BAC). I like this project because it included 3D modeling and digital detailing, AutoCAD output, physical fabrication, and getting to enjoy the final product during the exhibition. I like it when the projects are at a scale that lets me produce and be involved in the entire process, from beginning to end. In this case, the project was small enough that I was able to do all of the work myself. What was your inspiration for this project? This project was based on a competition proposal SsD had made for a cultural complex in Korea.

How did using AutoCAD software help aid this creative process? Thanks Chris! Chris Ryan Studio. - MAKER MOVEMENT PROJECTS. Downloads. Collected on this page are all of the downloads for the clocks.

Downloads

This includes the drawings for the clocks in PDF format which are available for free. Simply click on the highlighted link under Free Files. You will need to have Adobe Acrobat loaded for the files to be opened so if you don’t have it you will need to get it loaded. You will need to wait a few seconds for anything to appear but be patient it will appear. The premium files are arranged under the clock headings and offerings vary for each clock. To obtain the files click on the PayPal button which will take you to a PayPal page which will give you the opportunity to pay either by PayPal or Credit Card.

Mr Beam - a Portable Laser Cutter and Engraver Kit by Mr Beam Lasers. With the Mr Beam kit, you can build your own laser cutter and engraver.

Mr Beam - a Portable Laser Cutter and Engraver Kit by Mr Beam Lasers

Explore new ways to express your creativity: Cut your own designs from paper, adhesive foil (custom stickers!) Or other materials with the power of light. Decorate surfaces like wood and leather and personalize your belongings with an engraving. Our main goal is to make laser cutters easy to use, portable and enjoyable for everyone! The kit includes all parts required to get you started. A while ago we attended a maker scene workshop where we assembled a RepRap 3D printer kit. As we explored making things ourselves, we were further inspired by self made laser cutters (like ct hacks Laserplotter, Lasersaur and Domestic Hacks) and were fascinated by the variety of possibilities. The future is here at Design Museum / toothpicnations.

Main and bottom left: The future is here exhibition designed by by Lucienne Roberts+ and drMM; Bottom right: KUKA Robotics' AGILUS robots Work has kept me quite busy lately, but I finally managed to visit "The future is here: a new industrial revolution" exhibition at the Design Museum on its last day at the last hours!

The future is here at Design Museum / toothpicnations

We have all witnessed the industrial revolution ( I mean at the 2012 Olympics Opening ceremony directed by Danny Boyle), and this exhibition focused on the possibility of a new one based on the past, current industry trends and technology. Top left: Orangebox's Do task chair; Top middle: Endless Flow dining chair by Dirk Vander Kooij; Top right: CNC (computer numerical controlled) technology; Bottom right: Puma's biodegradable trainers The exhibition examined areas like mass manufacturing and production; mass customisations; sustainability and the recyclable products; crowd sourcing and 3-D printing.

Made in the Future. A / Embedded Knowledge We make tools to help us solve specific problems.

Made in the Future

They have an embedded knowledge that helps us get things done. Think about a hammer, the claw to help remove nails is a piece of embedded knowledge. Someone solved that problem years ago and built it into the tool. New tools are more dynamic, they are responding to how we work and, in some cases, learning our habits. What could new tools with embedded knowledge look like? Early Evidence: Liftware works to counteract hand tremors for individuals with limited motor ability. Self-Assembling Robots for MIT reconfigure themselves based on their task.