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If there’s one thing I’ve learned playing Final Fantasy VII, it’s that Shinra is destroying the planet and we have to do whatever it takes to stop them.
Contact lens cases, electrical wires and pill packets are among a number of common home goods that have been reimagined in glass by students from Lund University, in a bid to explore the material's potential within a more circular economic system.
An astonishing new sculpture by JK Brickworks (previously), a design team of Jason and Kristal Allemann, appears to defy gravity as it hovers in mid-air without assistance. Made of just a base, two rounded posts, and three small chains, the simple piece relies on tensegrity or tensional integrity. The design principle is based on the idea that a structure under compression within a system of constant tension will create a stable shape.
Let’s raise a glass to dataviz that pushes boundaries, illuminates truth, and celebrates beauty. Thank you to everyone who joined us on the Information is Beautiful Awards journey this year – now see which entries took home trophies at tonight’s spectacular ceremony.