New ASU Center Mimics Nature to Create Cutting-Edge Technology
Prasad Boradkar, ID professor at The Design School in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, works with a new batch of students who develop innovative, sustainable products with positive social impact using principles of biomimicry.
Gergely Boganyi's Concert Piano Redesign
Professional pianist Gergely Bogányi decided, to get the sound he wanted, he'd have to custom design a piano, both inside and out. Using a team of designers, engineers, craftsmen and music technicians, ten years and 8,000 team-hours later, they produced the Bogányi Piano.
Weirdest Design Yet for Project Ara
Russian design firm Lapka thinks everyone behind Project Ara may be missing the point; stating everything about Project Ara is five years ahead of the curve...well, except their design. Sleek and subtle? Not at all. This thing has vents. Instead, Lapka’s founder Vadik Marmeladov says his firm was inspired by the brash fashions of high-end sneakers—a collection of various fabrics and foams that assemble into a design forward accessory. They think the design should be a visual and cultural milestone.