Glowscape
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Study for a LED light installation. LED diodes are installed on a net of wires and placed over the landscape. Mario Gagliardi 2007.
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Multifunctional tableware
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One Hundred Thousand Games
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Shape-shifting robotic structures
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Emotibots
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Neverending Graphics
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Mapping Reality
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RESEARCH
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Jeff Zimmerman
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Home Patterns
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Create Your World
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A Summer For The Modernists
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Joe Colombo: Total Furnishing Unit
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Pillars
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Inspiration
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This City
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Omnidirectional microphone
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Abstract Form
Click 4 times on the canvas and watch how an abstract form is generated: https://www.mariogagliardi....
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Mario Gagliardi 2006.
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