Gone are the days of ugly, cumbersome breadboards wheeled out in physics lessons: AgIC’s Kickstarter project means you can now print out circuit boards using your home printer. Their $299 kit includes conductive ink made from silver nanoparticles. You inject it into an empty cartridge and print your designs on specially coated paper – a process they call ‘wiring as a part of art.’ AgIC has already surpassed its $30,000 goal with time to spare. In a similar vein, take a look at Circuit Scribe: it’s a rollerball pen that uses conductive silver ink, which means you can doodle your own circuits instantly.
Brooke Roberts is a radiographer by day and a pioneering knitwear designer by night, creating MRI and CT scan-inspired fabrics that fuse the worlds of fashion and science. Lorenza Bacino meets her.
When acclaimed cultural ideas showcase Salon London launched the Transmission Prize in 2011, it was…
He’s turned an economics experiment into a supper club, written a dictionary of flowers and can make your bike sound like a horse. Libertine meet Ed Saperia, Creative Director of Original Content London.
While you might not want to read about vaginal flooding while making a soufflé, Lydia Pinkham’s Medicine Company deserves recognition for bringing private taboo into public debate – and making a financial success of it.
We interview Dr Vesna Petresin Robert, one half of art collective Rubedo whose groundbreaking immersive experiment at London’s Paynes and Borthwick gallery allows visitors to take a virtual tour.
There’s a Fiesta in Claire Leavey’s driveway, and she’s not embarrassed. Here’s what happened on a test run of the Woman’s World Car of the Year 2013 (it beat the Porsche and the Audi, don’t you know)
Imagine an archive of every honk, hiss and clatter ever to have been heard in London. Listen in as Olivia Solon takes us on an audio tour of the city and meets the sound collectors analysing where we live.
Stuck for ideas this year? Here’s our selection of Christmas gifts for those prepared to think outside the socks, from backgammon to Bibliotherapy.
The smart city: futuristic, networked metropolises in which people and data peacefully coexist. But who really stands to benefit from their development? Urban design expert and author Adam Greenfield argues that smart’s not always clever.
Mona Eltahawy is an Egyptian-American journalist whose uncompromising stance on Middle Eastern feminist politics has divided opinion across the globe. We spoke to her at the Thomson Reuters Foundation TrustWomen conference.
Amidst the backdrop of the modern slavery bill announced by Theresa May MP, we reflect on some of the points made about human trafficking by panelists at this year’s Trust Women conference.
As the festive season draws near, we unwrap the deeper significance of gift giving with Olivia Knight, whose company Patchwork Present seeks to revive the ritual of Christmas presents.