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Sebastian Conran to give MaDE Annual Lecture 2014, 25 March

Renowned product designer Sebastian Conran of Sebastian Conran Associates will give the Materials and Design Exchange (MaDE) Annual Lecture 2014, 6.30pm, 25 March at the ...

Best practice in materials and design – the InnoMatNet case studies

5 new case studies on best practice in materials and design integration for innovation have been published by EC project InnoMatNet and researched by the Materials and Design Exchange...

Shortlist announced for 2014 Arts Foundation Fellowship In Materials Innovation

Delving into the potential uses of sea kelp, using orange peel for an additive-free material for 3D printing, using wax to track body movements, and a new lightweight porcelain that expands by...

A Trans-­Disciplinary Approach to MATERIALS INNOVATION (FREE TALK)

A Trans-­Disciplinary Approach to MATERIALS INNOVATION Tuesday 17 September 2013, 10.30am - 12 noon. Hochhauser Room, Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7 2RL. Part of the V&A ...

Making it in London (London Design Festival)

MAKING IT IN LONDON is a one day special event, in the 'London Design Festival at the V&A' programme at which we will be discussing and showcasing design, manufacturing and the economy....

Apply now for the InnoMatNet Materials & Design Summer School 2013

SOLVING THE RIGHT PROBLEM: THE INNOMATNET MATERIALS & DESIGN SUMMER SCHOOL 3-5 JULY 2013 The Institute of Materials and New Designers, London, UK   ...

InnoMatNet Materials Summer School at New Designers 2013

The 2013 InnoMatNet European Summer School on materials and design innovation will be held in London during New Designers Part Two, in an exciting collaboration with the UK's most...

New Life from Old: Student Design Competition

The Materials and Design Exchange (MaDE)  is launching New Life from Old - a student design competition, which builds on Autopsy! - its end-of-life design programme with Jaguar Land...

Download Booklet - Rapid (Additive) Manufacturing: new possibilities for materials and design (from the MaDE Archive)

In 2007, the Materials and Design Exchange held an influential conference at the Royal College of Art on the design, materials and commercial implications of additive layer manufacturing. MaDE...

Watch the Grantham Materials & Design Experiments (from the MaDE Archive)

Following the successful RCA Materials Experiments held at the Royal College of Art in 2008, 50 leading materials scientists and designers gathered at the Institute of Materials, Minerals...

MaDE Events Archive now on-line

An archive of all Materials and Design Exchange (MaDE) events held since 2005 is now available here . The MaDE Archive currently includes event titles and dates, some programme details...

'Influencing Silk' Workshop at the RCA, 20 Nov - Call for Participation

'Influencing Silk' is a full-day research workshop at the Royal College of Art, London, on 20 November 2012, organised as a collaboration between the RCA Materials Hub, Metalab,...

£7 million Govt investment - 'Inspiring New Design Freedoms in Additive Manufacturing' Competition opens 3 December

  Innovation in additive manufacturing technologies, which have the potential to change the face of manufacturing across the globe, is to be boosted through £7 million of new...

Applications invited - Govt £1.25m to stimulate design that improves resource efficiency of materials

The UK Government is investing up to £1.25 million to stimulate design innovation that will help improve the resource efficiency of UK companies and help contribute towards a...

New report on UK Additive Manufacturing - pdf available now

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is the production of tangible products made using a growing set of digitally controlled machine tools. Often referred to as 3D printing, the approach differs...

How to get involved in InnoMatNet - the new EU-wide materials and design innovation network

InnoMatNet ( www.innomatnet.eu ) is a new project funded by the European Commission with the overall goal of promoting collaboration, knowledge transfer, and the creation of new...

Plywood's Pliancy, and Other Tales by Sarah Teasley (video)

This year's Royal College of Art  Inspiring Matter conference was premised partly on the idea that experimental research into new materials’ uses in design and manufacturing...

COINED - A new design project from Brunel University

Imagine being able to access the most original brains in industry and in academia; imagine sharing your own knowledge and practice; imagine being part of a creative cluster of people, resources...

Thomas Thwaites - The Toaster Project (Inspiring Matter video)

The Toaster Project chronicles designer Thomas Thwaites’s attempt to make an electric toaster literally from the ground up. Through digging up the raw materials from abandoned mines all...

21st Century Pint website launched

The Materials KTN has launched www.21stcenturypint.org , a best practice website to help reduce the number of injuries caused by drinking vessels in pubs and other licensed premises. ...
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MaDE magazine: latest issue out now

The latest issue of our free materials and design magazine MaDE is now available...

Apply now for the InnoMatNet Materials & Design Summer School 2013

SOLVING THE RIGHT PROBLEM: THE INNOMATNET MATERIALS & DESIGN SUMMER...

reTHINK! Exhibition - Tilburg - 25 September 2010 to 30 January 2011

Two of our members are exhibiting at this event. Fashion made from recycled polyester? A chair...