MIT Media Lab

Design

Turning Carbon Air Pollution into Artist Paints and Inks

Graviky Labs has designed a technology that captures air pollution and converts it into a usable ink for printing and painting.
Hannah Stouffer
8.22.16
Art

These High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Can Turn Up the Volume

DuoSkin is a fabrication process for creating temporary tattoo user interfaces
Francesca Capossela
8.16.16
Design

3D-Printed Hair Can Sense and Spark Motion

The furry structures from MIT's Tangible Media Group have surprisingly diverse applications.
Noémie Jennifer
5.19.16
Art

Is This Drone the Next Cy Twombly?

MIT Media Lab's drawing machine, The Flying Phantograph, allows humans and drones to collab.
Alyssa Buffenstein
3.8.16
Design

Edit Reality by Virtually Controlling Physical Objects

A new app from the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interface’s group allows you to connect real objects to the virtual world.
DJ Pangburn
12.10.15
Design

This Wearable Light Fixture Keeps Your Face Lit

Nan Zhao’s Halo is a wearable perfect for optimal night selfies.
DJ Pangburn
12.4.15
Music

[Best of 2014] The Year in Sound

2014 was a loud year for sound art.
Sami Emory
12.11.14
Design

Use Sunlight To Create 3D Animations On Your Walls

Lightbyte is a new projection technology that makes wallpaper pale in comparison.
TCP Staff
4.3.14
Art

Brown, MIT, And RISD Are Implanting Art Into Their Transhumanist Experiments

Gathering art, education, and technology with STEAM.
TCP Staff
2.26.14
Design

MIT's Silk Pavilion Explores Digital and Biological Computing With Silkworms

MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter Research Group has a thing for silkworms and is using them to "print" architecture.
DJ Pangburn
5.31.13
Design

3D? Whatev! Obake Is A "2.5D" Elasticated Touch Screen Display

Forget about augmented reality and 3D displays, the future's in silicone screens that you can pull and push around.
Kevin Holmes
4.18.13
Design

Alcohol Aware Glowing "Ice Cubes" Know When You've Had Enough To Drink

<p>Getting scolded by an ice cube would be a new low.</p>
Kevin Holmes
1.9.13