Flyfire: SENSEable City

imagine this…. small flying objects…with embedded light-sources….flying in programmable groups…. well MIT’s SENSEable city lab is working to develop this very concept. it’s still in the development stage but if completed would be a great example of a low-tech mechanism operated by high-tech means… Advertisements


Again, a world that exists beyond my recognition…the world of velomobiles (half bicycle / half car) Some of these are pretty interesting (visually and mechanically).


Artist: Zimoun Material: Industrial technology (Motors + Compressed Air + Such) with simple materials. Check out the video(s) at:  

Interactive Bench?

An interactive bench…. Not quite sure how it works but i’ll look in to it. From pop-up city: “The bench has three different games. One game is a painting game. You paint colors on the bench without using actual paint but simply by moving your hand around on the bench. When the bench is left … Continue reading

Two Initial Thoughts…..

  These posts might not necessarily be related to design (as in art/design), but it could provide some interesting sub-categories within the collection…..aka engineering. High-Low Tech – MIT Media Lab “The High-Low Tech group integrates high and low technological materials, processes, and cultures. Our primary aim is to engage diverse audiences in designing and building … Continue reading