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It's been a journey. Case Studies joined DesignFarm in 2017 with an aim to accomplish a transition from fashion into interior. They have tailored their techniques, found the right production partners, designed new patterns and came stronger with a wonderful collection of blankets and cushions that are available for purchase now - October 2019. As colorists, Case Studies, bring into their garments various shades and nuances making us feel warmer, lighter and happier....

Hardware Tech Safari - 10.09.2019 Last Tuesday we were at the opening of the new prototype park "Start-A-Factory" at the IZM (Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Micro integration). The Start-A-Factory at Fraunhofer IZM offers a unique device infrastructure and working environment for hardware start-ups. It enables fast development from the initial idea to the prototype in project-related cooperations and with state-of-the-art equipment. Three DesignFarm companies presented their hardware at the opening ceremony: AudioGait – a walking trainer with acoustic feedback, ILPS - a...

Dadamachines announces grid based midi performance sequencer composer pro.   Last week Steffen Sennert and Johannes Lohbihler from Dadamachines presented their Composer Pro at the Superbooth 2019. Steffen developed the Composer Pro on the DesignFarm until the finished prototype. The rest of the time on the Farm he will produce the Kickstarter campaign for the sequencer. Dadamachines plans to have the Composer Pro ready for release by late summer 2019.       „We wanted to get rid of the computer in the music making process. Thats why...

The "Future Festival" in Berlin once again demonstrated the wealth of ideas of small and medium-sized enterprises and illustrated the effectiveness of the technology-open innovation funding of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi). Again the DesignFarmBerlin had a highly interactive Innovation Day for Businesses in Technology. Exhibited were Robin Hoske and Leon Laskowski with their Design Lab WINT, Madeleine Marquardt with her Laser Printing Process on Textiles and Juan Opitz-Silva, Facundo Gutierrez and José Villatoro with Motor Skins, a fluid-driven exosuit. The farmers were...

Interview with Studio LS301 Studio LS301 is a young product and interaction design studio that has set itself the goal of making the handling of robots humane. They translate body languages into machine behavior to create an intuitive interaction based on real movement flows. The DesignFarmBerlin supported Valentin Lindau and Jonas Schneider for 12 months in developing a strategy for getting into the market. In the beginning, while searching for producers for their cleaning robot ‘Sweep’, they figured out that knowledge and...

Studio "LS301" at the Hannover Fair 2019 The "LS301" studio, a young product and interaction design studio that develops interaction concepts for dealing with autonomous objects, will be a guest at the Hannover Messe 2019 from 1 to 5 April 2019 at the invitation of Berlin Partner. Under the motto "#Berlinproduziert digital inspiriert" an outstanding platform for innovative products and services – developed in Berlin – will be presented. The two designers Valentin Lindau and Jonas Schneider attracted Berlin Partner's attention...

At the end of February we had another round of applications and again we saw amazing innovations and highly interesting insights by newcomers and established professionals across all industries and organizations. To foster this interdisciplinary learning process, we invite experts from research and industry to share their industrial perspective and talk about stages in professional development so that young entrepreneurs get the first impression how the market is operating. The applicants of the current batch, who are eager to adopt an entrepreneurial...