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The Week In Design: 10 Stories You Can’t Miss

This week we were promised floating parks, flying bikes, and earbuds that will give us superhuman hearing.

In a fun, fashionable move forward, Google’s Advanced Technology And Projects (ATAP) lab has teamed up with Levi's to develop a smart fabric that is able to conduct “electrical variations in the skin,” bend, and morph according to the wearer. This means that your denim, in the near future, could potentially act like a touch screen, and even sync up with your social media devices. Called Project Jacquard, the collaboration recruited creatives in fashion, textile production, coding, and development to produce the conductive yarns that make up the smart fabric. According to Prote.in, “gesture-sensitive areas can be woven at precise locations, anywhere on the textile. Alternatively, sensor grids can be woven throughout the textile, creating large, interactive surfaces that could be used to make larger products, like smart furniture and art installations.”

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The Week in Design

From #BaltimoreUprising citizen photography to drone graffiti and a fine art exhibit dedicated to food, everything that was good in design this week.

Don’t Play With Your Art

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen in Milan

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A special Monday edition of everything good in art and design.

A whole new museum

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Aeroponic space plants, Etsy’s “Wu Tang Clams” and a Corn Flake Al Roker.

This week in international design...

Life on the farm

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KFC rolled out edible cups, a dress drove the internet insane, and Canada’s art got interactive.

Everything GOOD this week in art and design:

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