These Mesmerizing, Morphing Chandeliers Move Like Jellyfish

This project transforms overhead lighting into kinetic sculptures. Studio Drift, an art and design studio in Amsterdam, has created the silken, flowery “Shylights.” When raised to the ceiling these lights are retracted in their cocoon-like container. They  descend like airborne jellyfish, filling the room with light and movement. [vimeo 47945023 w=620] [contextly_sidebar id=”HZnf1FgkQSrtKbSWqRSHuYTn6Ye9x8rs”] In design, […]

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Bots Enjoy Night Out at Robot Nightlife Event

Humans and robots alike came out in droves to celebrate the robot-themed installment of the California Academy of Sciences’ weekly Nightlife event. In addition to the Academy’s regular aquarium, planetarium, and rainforest exhibits, attendees enjoyed the chance to interact with a variety of robots. [contextly_sidebar id=”uHSqsr72tNX42pEchcc2peKwxugho09e”] Game of Drones had a large presence at the […]

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4 Taxidermy Drones: Yes, That’s a Thing

At some point someone got the idea to put a taxidermied animal on a remote control (RC) body. Here’s a few examples of this type of animal-machine hybrid. I’m not sure I would want my pet immortalized like this, but to each his own I suppose… [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGcMVuOw35k] [contextly_sidebar id=”4Vn2E9sz1esEncPKRwqPYkkTp4zlBBLK”] Beloved Cat Turned into a Flying […]

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