My selection is from Talk to Me, an exhibition I’m curating at the Museum of Modern Art. It’s about the communication between people and objects, and features recent work by designers, students and scientists. The exhibition opens in July 2011.
If you have to get to grips with a germ-covered door knob or lever to get out, it rather spoils the point of washing your hands in the first place. Is a hands-free toilet door too much to ask?
A disused pillbox in the Netherlands is cut in half and turned into a new public space by landscape architect Rietveld Landscape and artist Erick de Lyon.
MIT Senseable City Lab’s wheel uses stored energy to electrify conventional bikes, and collects environmental data every time it’s taken out for a ride