@ MakerFaire Rome!

Only 12 hours to the first European MakerFaire in Rome… we will be there presenting the brand new  components of the WaterLilly family:  DemoLilly 2013, and WaterLilly_Starter_Kit 2013! Have a preview at the WaterLilly pages, and if you’re around, come to the Faire and join us to grab one of the micro-algae pipettes we are distributing … Continue reading

Venice Party!

Last week: big events in Venice for the opening of the 13. Architecture Biennale. Our Waterlilly was present at Palazzo Bembo Parties on August 27th and 28th, and was the only creature around filled with green liquid instead of orange Spritz! She sill stay there untill November 19th. If you’re around Rialto Brodge, drop by! … Continue reading

fablab italia!!!

rpi fablab

tra i lab di cui ci stiamo occupando per la mostra “stazione futuro” che si terrà alle OGR a Torino per i 150 anni di Italia, ci sarà il primo fablab italiano!!! é curato da Arduino.cc. In questi giorni è partita una call dedicata a studenti e fablab enthousisasts per formare il team che si … Continue reading

hydro-pod beta 1.0

recently we’ve been working on hydroponic systems to build a indoor greenhouse. to test the system, we decided to build a beta version in the office. we received our aeroponic garden kit from http://www.idroponica.it/, and finally today we founded some time to mount a first prototype of an aeroponic indoor garden, which we called hydro-pod (version … Continue reading

new klick n kut

A brand new little toy just arrived in the office: a highly addictive cnc paper cutter called klic n kut… The Klic-N-Kuts are top-of-the line digital die cutters with 950g of cutting force and up to 600mm/sec cutting speed. These machines can cut everything from vinyl to rhinestone rubber, from paper to chipboard, from thin … Continue reading

shelter in a cart

In december 2006 designboom.com launched a contest called “shelter in a cart” to design a device for homeless. from the competition brief: “you might think that doing a competition like that will not resolve the situation of the homeless. you’re right, it is ‘only’ a first step. surely nobody expected the shortlisted competition entries to have satisfactorily resolved … Continue reading

sp.01 lasercut model

a series of pix of a model out of lasercut clear acrylic pieces. the original envelope is a klein bottle which has been sliced to create the possibility of a space. (pix by maurizio elia, torino)