Yingchuang (also named Winsun; I’m not sure the differentiation) is a Shanghai-based construction materials company that is showing some impressive advances in R+D with CNC production, including 3D-printed concrete construction. Yingchuang produces a range of products, including glass reinforced gypsum, special … Continue reading yingchuang
I posted about them in 2013, but I’m so taken by their creative 3D printed materials and wild forms that I’m posting about them again: Rael San Fratello is an Oakland based architecture studio led by the husband and wife … Continue reading rael san fratello + emerging objects
Studio Roland Snooks is a Melbourne-based architecture practice with some WILD parametric projects. Amazing stuff, beautifully rendered. These folks should be designing futuristic set pieces for Hollywood…this is a better view of the future then anything in the movies lately… Continue reading studio roland snooks
MATSYS is an San Francisco-based design firm established in 2004 by Andrew Kudless, an assistant professor at the California College of the Arts. Kudless is also a member of the Digital Fabrication Alliance. Many of the biomimetic forms they have created provide great inspiration … Continue reading matsys
Light + Building has a special area showcasing recent graduates hoping to launch their own product design firms. Three in particular caught my eye. Daniel Becker Design Studio from Berlin was again showing a gorgeous modular lighting system called “Sparks”. … Continue reading l+b: young designers showcase
Freedom of Creation is an Amsterdam firm that has explored rapid manufacturing techniques for nearly a decade. FOC launched a series of decorative light fixtures that push the possibilities of the technology: Their pendants, surface mounted fixtures, and table lamps have rich, highly sculptural, biomorphic shapes.