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An innovative hearing aid with a speaker positioned directly against the eardrum

The German association for the hearing impaired Deutscher Schwerhörigen Bund e.V. estimates that approximately 15 million Germans are hard of hearing. In conventional hearing aids, the microphone is positioned behind […]

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Exhibition “Dress Code”. Are You Playing Fashion?

The term “dress code” refers to rules and guidelines related to how individuals are expected to dress – whether in private or as members of specific social, occupational or ethnic […]

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Tour of the ABK Stuttgart 23 to 25 July 2021

From 23 to 25 July, the approximately 900 students of the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design will once again be showing their latest student work and projects at […]

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Innovative film makes it possible to see in the dark

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) have developed a special film that is expected to be used to easily manufacture night-vision glasses. The technology uses nanoscale crystals to make […]

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New auto. Volkswagen lays out its group strategy for the future

The EU commission recently revealed its recommendations for better climate protection in a package of measures entitled “Fit for 55”. One of the measures included is that cars built from […]

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frog embarks on a new era as part of Capgemini Invent

For many, frog is a design legend. The company, originally called Esslinger Design, was founded in 1969 by Hartmut Esslinger in Altensteig in Germany’s Black Forest. It was renamed FROG […]

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Future Air Mobility. Articles, analyses and studies exploring the aviation of the future

In recent years, many ideas have emerged about the future of air mobility, looking beyond classic aviation. The spectrum here ranges from air taxis and drones to electric drives for […]

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Solar film to provide constant supply of power for small devices

The Swedish company Exeger is hoping to provide a constant supply of energy for small electrical devices with its solar film. The European Patent Office (EPO) has nominated the Swedish […]

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The body and the space. 114 contributions exploring sensual cognisance

Space is a synaesthetic phenomenon and we experience it with all our senses – from our eyes, ears and nose to our largest organ, the skin. Proportion, materiality and light […]

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Art and design universities. Digital tours and annual exhibitions in 2021

The summer semester was shaped by the restrictions relating to the coronavirus pandemic again this year. Teaching and project work was often limited to a digital or hybrid format at […]

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Lidl parent company. Klaus Gehrig resigns as CEO of the Schwarz Group

An era is coming to an end at Europe’s largest food retailer: Klaus Gehrig, CEO of the Schwarz Group, which owns the Lidl and Kaufland brands, has unexpectedly resigned from […]

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Floating offshore wind power in a new form

Norwegian company Wind Catching Systems was established by Asbjørn Nes, Arthur Kordt and Ole Heggheim in 2017 with an ambition of fundamentally improving offshore wind power technology. They wanted to […]

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Lego is working on recyclable blocks

Danish toy manufacturer Lego has developed its first prototype for a block made of recycled plastic. The little white block comes in a 2 × 4 format and looks like […]

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Design Justice. The struggle for non-discriminatory technologies

With ongoing digital transformation and the spread of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automated decision-making systems, the subject of alleged objectivity in these systems continually rears its head. […]

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Women Artists of the Wiener Werkstätte: exhibition at MAK Vienna

Upon hearing the name “Wiener Werkstätte”, people usually think of work by Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser and Dagobert Peche. The women designers who significantly broadened the spectrum of the Wiener […]

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