Welcome on board Heroes behind the Shield! The project - Faceshield Nova Friburgo - was developed by professors of UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense) and UERJ (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) in Nova Friburgo along side with Persona 3D company, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The chief researcher of the project Edgard Poiate (Professor at UERJ/IPRJ) tells: « In the...

Word of the day:  Skeuomorphism. This is a term that will be familiar to designers. Skeuomorph /ˈskjuːə(ʊ)mɔːf/ noun: skeuomorph; plural noun: skeuomorphs an object or feature which imitates the design of a similar artefact made from another material.an element of a graphical user interface which mimics a physical object Skeuomorphs are used in design for a number of reasons, sometimes they can be...

Super Man. Wonder Woman, you can take a break. The coronavirus pandemic has called for a new squadron of real-life heroes to protect the planet on the frontlines of the crisis. B1-AKT launches a series of International Portraits concerning Heroes of the Front Lines against the Covid 19 global pandemic (women and men). We Are One Social Media Campaign puts...

“We look at the present through a rearview mirror. We march backwards into the future.”Through technological advancements, demographic change, internet convergence, and the growing power of social networking and social collaboration, the next 20 years will drive us to apply the opportunities to lead a more meaningful life. Innovating to Zero is a radical future concept where the focus and development...

Today we invite you to shape the future! Visions for transitions to sustainable societies are needed, based upon the reconception of entire life-styles that are human scale, place-based, but globally connected in their exchange of technology, cuture and information. These visions are based upon communities that are in symbiotic relationships to the ecosystems within which they are embedded. Transition Design...