From 3D-printed food to the Bouroullec brothers’ first TV, Dezeen’s award-winning video content explored a wide range of design stories in 2015. We’ve compiled the 10 most popular movies in this YouTube playlist.
3D-printing with living organisms “could transform the food industry”
3D-printed food was the subject of our most popular movie in 2015, which has been watched over 100,000 times.
Food designer Chloé Rutzerveld showed us her concept for “healthy and sustainable” 3D-printed snacks that sprout plants and mushrooms for flavour as part of our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers video series. Read more about the 3D-printed food concept »
Bouroullec brothers design new TV for Samsung as a piece of furniture
Our second most watched movie this year was a world exclusive video interview with French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec about their first television design.
The brothers designed a TV with a distinctive I-shaped profile for Samsung, a project they say they approached like a piece of furniture rather than technology. Read more about the Bouroullec’s Serif TV »
All-in-one digital table for Ikea suggests recipes based on leftover ingredients
A concept kitchen table created by a team of students for Ikea is the subject of our third most popular movie.
The interactive table, which was developed by students at Lund University and Eindhoven University of Technology together with design consultancy IDEO, can identify an ingredient placed on it via image-recognition technology and suggest suitable recipes. Read more about the IKEA kitchen table of the future »
Drones can “weave structures in space in just a few minutes”
Architect Ammar Mirjan explains how drones with cable dispensers attached could be used to quickly weave tensile structures over a void in this movie about using drones in the construction industry.
Mirjan claims that drones will “widen the spectrum of what is possible” in architecture. “We can fly [drones] through and around existing objects, which a person couldn’t do or a crane couldn’t do,” he explains in the movie. Read more about drones that can weave structures in mid-air »
Moooi’s use of “shocking” naked photography was inspired by the fashion industry
Moooi co-founder Casper Vissers explains how the fashion industry shaped the company’s core philosophy in this movie, which launched our ongoing Extra Moooi collaboration with the Dutch design brand.
Vissers reflects on the significance of working with Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf, whose highly stylised photography combined Moooi’s products with naked bodies in striking poses. Read more about Moooi’s fashion-inspired photography »
Electric Happaratus glove enables wood and stone to be sculpted by hand
Royal College of Art graduate Morten Grønning explains how he adapted an electric kitchen knife to make a prototype glove for carving hard materials in this movie from Dezeen and MINI Frontiers.
Grønning’s Happaratus glove features a pair of abrasive pads on its fingertips, which move back and forth in a reciprocating motion, enabling the wearer to sculpt materials like wood or stone with their hands. Read more about the Happaratus glove »
3D-printed gold collection aims to transform the jewellery industry
The next movie in our roundup, which is part of our ongoing Future Makers collaboration with Autodesk, features intricate jewellery that has been 3D printed directly in 18 carat gold.
Lionel T Dean, the designer behind the collection, claims in the video that digital manufacturing will “reshape the jewellery industry.” Read more about 3D-printed gold »
Anouk Wipprecht integrates parking sensors and headlights into 3D-printed fashion collection
Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht tells us about the digital tools she used to create a collection of interactive dresses for Audi, in another instalment from our Future Makers video series.
Wipprecht’s fashion collection for the German car brand consists of four 3D-printed dresses that integrate technology found within the Audi A4 saloon car. Read more about Annouk Wipprecht’s interactive dresses »
Exclusive video preview of SelgasCano’s 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion
Serpentine Gallery director Julia Peyton-Jones gave us an exclusive preview of SelgasCano‘s colourful plastic Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in its final week of construction.
Peyton-Jones said the pavilion, which consisted of layers of coloured translucent plastic wrapped around a metal frame, would be “exuberant, joyful and playful.” Read more about the 2015 Serpentine Pavilion »
Automata aims to “democratise robotics” with $3,000 six-axis robot
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