Product innovation

Think like a tree

Biomimicry — imitating nature’s best ideas in our design of materials, structures, and systems — can provide huge leaps in our understanding when it comes to solving challenges. Example: How do we keep our buildings from being completely damaged during

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Think like a tree

Biomimicry — imitating nature’s best ideas in our design of materials, structures, and systems — can provide huge leaps in our understanding when it comes to solving challenges. Example: How do we keep our buildings from being completely damaged during

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Tents turn into jackets

In 2016, Parsons School of Design graduate Angela Luna designed a utilitarian collection of transformable outerwear to help address the shelter, flotation, and visibility challenges that confront refugees, “people who have been forced to leave their country in order to

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Tents turn into jackets

In 2016, Parsons School of Design graduate Angela Luna designed a utilitarian collection of transformable outerwear to help address the shelter, flotation, and visibility challenges that confront refugees, “people who have been forced to leave their country in order to

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3D printed candy machine

This machine sorts small candies (M&Ms and Skittles) by color. It was designed and built by Netherlands-based New Zealander Willem Pennings, who is studying Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. He explains how the machine works on his blog:

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3D printed candy machine

This machine sorts small candies (M&Ms and Skittles) by color. It was designed and built by Netherlands-based New Zealander Willem Pennings, who is studying Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. He explains how the machine works on his blog:

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From pollution to ink

At the MIT Media Lab, Graviky, we invented a device that captures air pollution. We turned this pollution into safe, high-quality ink for art.

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From pollution to ink

At the MIT Media Lab, Graviky, we invented a device that captures air pollution. We turned this pollution into safe, high-quality ink for art.

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