Disney Research present a new energy harvesting technology that generates electrical energy from a user’s interactions with paper-like materials. The energy harvesters are flexible, light, and inexpensive, and they utilize a user’s gestures such as tapping, touching, rubbing and sliding to generate energy. The harvested energy is then used to actuate LEDs, e-paper displays and other devices to create interactive applications for books and other printed media.
perezramerstorfer have designed the core of the Visual Identity for LISI, the house of the future. LISI performs as a multidisciplinary synergy at a high level in architectural design, in its prefabricated, lightweight construction that can be combined in different ways to adapt to different people’s needs, in its flexibility of concept and in its sustainability.
Gestalten.tv took the chance of a very brief break during the workshop to let Jessica Hische talk us through some of the pros and cons of the letters B/E/R/L/I/N.
Infographic guru Nicholas Felton sets the pace for today’s data visual narratives through his ultra-detailed Personal Annual Reports and a substantial contribution to the Facebook timeline redesign. In the recent Gestalten workshop, participants were able to pick his brain and explore the fundamental methods of data gathering along with visual storytelling techniques.