Bits of Art, Bits of Science
Bits ‘n Pieces is a traveling exhibition with work from a variety of artists, scientists and researchers who are trying to “..anticipate the next phase of the digital revolution, focusing on how society is imbued with, shaped by and shapes technology.” It’s a great way for art and science to interact and lead to thought-provoking and inspiring pieces of craft and design:
Her jewelry is made of ball joints, which used to be impossible to create in one piece without assembly in the mediums of ceramics or plastics. However, with Selective Laser Sintering technology, she can now create the ball joint and combine them for her line of bracelets and necklaces.
Another inspiring combination of technology, crafts, and design is the Knitted Vase by Ilona Huvenaars and Willem Derks, which is made to fit any amount of flowers, from a single rose to a bunch of wildflowers:
The vase is made from synthetic fiber and created through the Rapid Manufacturing technique. It’s designed to stretch and wrap around the flowers like the neck of a knitted sweater. Sounds comfy!
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