technology

Mass customisation “can be the future of fashion,” says Knyttan co-founder


Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Ben Alun-Jones of Knyttan explains how customers can create bespoke knitwear at the company’s “factory of the future” and claims mass customisation is transforming the role of designers. (+ movie). (more…)

Lilian van Daal’s 3D-printed Biomimicry chair shows off “a new way to create soft seating”

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Dutch designer Lilian van Daal claims 3D-printing can replace traditional upholstery techniques to produce furniture more sustainably in this movie filmed in Eindhoven. (more…)

Growing products from fungus could be the start of a “biotechnological revolution”


Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Amsterdam designer Maurizio Montalti explains how biological organisms such as fungi could be harnessed to create new sustainable materials in this movie filmed in Eindhoven. (more…)

Teresa van Dongen’s bioluminescent lamp is “a new way to create light”


Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen explains how she created a lamp powered by bioluminescent bacteria usually found on octopuses, in this movie filmed in Eindhoven. (more…)