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5 w ago
This Wheeled Robot From Disney Can Climb Even Uneven Walls With Agility
Created and conceived by Disney Research Zurich in collaboration with ETH Zurich research institute, the wheeled robot VertiGo is capable of climbing walls, even un-smooth ones. The robot has four...
10 w ago
AR Management Programs
Zurich Insurance Uses Augmented Reality to Help Managers Improve
As business applications for augmented reality technology continue to emerge, Zurich Insurance provided one example with a recently launched coaching program for management. While many businesses...
13 w ago
Artistic Banknote Books
This Artist Defaced Money to Create a Collection of Artworks
Art director and designer Marcus Kraft defaced money to created a unique collection of artworks. The artist used $100 bills to create interesting pieces of art, which have been placed into a...
17 w ago
Galactic Hotel Rooms
The 'Space Suite' Hotel Room was Inspired by NASA & Outer Space Exploration
Germany artist Michael Najjar created the Space Suite, which is located at the Kameha Grand Zurich Hotel. The room’s design was inspired by current events such as NASA’s release of moon...
19 w ago
This Heavy-Duty Rope Bridge Was Built By Autonomous Drones
Drone-built structures are not an entirely new concept in and of themselves, as many groups have demonstrated how drones can be used to create pieces of engineering and art. Researchers at the ETH...
21 w ago
Grand Chocolate-Inspired Hotels
The Kameha Grand Zurich Hotel Features a Sweet Interior
The Kameha Grand Zurich Hotel is a stunning new structure that is entirely inspired by the delicacies of Swiss life. Boasting 245 suites, the hotel features a carefully curated decor by Dutch...
23 w ago
Artistic Outdoor Urinals
This Marble Wall is an Outdoor Urinal and Temporary Art Piece
Guests at a Zurich car show no longer have to worry about finding the nearest washroom thanks to the event’s outdoor urinal installation. Upon first glance, the structure looks nothing like...
28 w ago
Elephant Sanctuary Domes
This Elephant House Features a Wooden Roof and Swimming Pools
This elephant sanctuary combines architecture and landscape into a cohesive 11,000 square foot dome. Swiss firm Markus Schietsch Architekten created this dome for the Zurich Zoo to create a natural...
32 w ago
The Scalevo's Retractable Tracks Allow it to Climb Stairs
A group of students from ETH Zurich and the Zurich University of the Arts are collaborating on the Scalevo, an electric wheelchair that is capable of cruising like a normal wheelchair but is also...
63 w ago
Nerdy Hipster Uniforms
The Latest Studiopretzel Collection is Normcore-Inspired
The latest Studiopretzel collection married nerdy styles with utilitarian tailoring. The label presented its Spring/Summer 2015 collection at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days Zurich event and dressed...
32 w ago
Upcycled Carton Pavilions
This Pavilion at the NYC Ideas City Festival is Sustainably Designed
The Ideas City Festival is a New York City event put on by the city’s New Museum. Serving as a satellite hub throughout the festival, the ETH Zurich pavilion was constructed entirely out of...
43 w ago
Spherical Paint Photography
Fabian Oefner's Black Hole Image Series Boasts Vibrant Hues
Fabian Oefner’s ‘Black Hole’ photo series boasts spherical paint strokes that are showcased in a palette of technicolored hues. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, the artist experiments...
50 w ago
Concrete Smoking Sanctuaries
The Smoking Room by Gianni Botsford is a Place to Enjoy the Garden
The Smoking Room by Gianni Botsford Architects is a clever addition to the garden of a private residence in Zurich, Switzerland. The room contains a single red folding chair and offers one a chance...
56 w ago
Voraciously Playful Photography
Lukas Wassmann Injects Fun into Every Photograph
Lukas Wassmann left a promising career as a carpenter to take a chance with his photography, and boy, are we glad he did! After paying his dues as an assistant to photographers in New York, Milan...
56 w ago
Sculptural Glass Dwellings
The Rebberg Dielsdorf House is Modeled After a Vine
L3P Architekten designed the ‘Rebberg Dielsdorf House,’ a concrete, steel and glass dwelling located on a steep plot of land in Zurich, Switzerland. The architects collaborated heavily...
63 w ago
Debonair Prepster Runways
The Latest Pelikamo Spring/Summer Collection Boasts Suited Menswear
The Pelikamo Spring/Summer 2015 collection boasts suited menswear looks that embody an elegant and sophisticated air. The label presented its latest range at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days in Zurich and...
71 w ago
Luxurious Quilted Furniture
This Luxury Furniture Collection was Designed for a Penthouse
‘Penthouse’ is a luxury furniture collection that was designed specifically for the top floor loft of the Hard Turm Park skyscraper in Zurich. The chic furniture pieces like chairs,...
73 w ago
Upcycled Banner Bags
Emirates Turns an Old Advertisement into Eco Shopping Bags
When you see a large advertisement on the side of a building, you can bet that most of them do not end up being turned into eco shopping bags like these ones. After displaying a large poster...
18 w ago
Exposed Concrete Apartments
This Apartment Building Has Four Staircases and No Interior Corridors
Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron designed this exposed concrete apartment building that maximizes space by eliminating interior corridors. Located outside the city of Zurich in...
34 w ago
Urban Survival Competitions
Mercedes-Benz Challenged 3,000 People to an Urban Hunt in Zurich
With an app in hand, it’s easy to transform a city into the grounds for an urban hunt. This is exactly what Mercedes-Benz did for its ‘Urban. Hunt.’ (Gross. Stadt. Jagd.), inviting...
37 w ago
Ad-Supported Streaming Channels
Viewster is a Registration-Free On-Demand Video Service
Founded in 2007, Viewster is a Zurich-based on-demand video service boasting a library of predominantly anime, documentary and independent films. Viewster is a free ad-supported service and requires...
56 w ago
The Sepios Omnidirectional Robot is Inspired By the Cuttlefish
A group of mechanical engineering students at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have created an omnidirectional underwater robot, dubbed Sepios, that is inspired by the cuttlefish. The cuttlefish is a...
68 w ago
Cosmically Organic Carpets
Schönstaub Designs Scenic Rugs Inspired by Contemporary Themes
Although people might think of organic carpets in terms of materials, this collection is organic in terms of visuals. Inspired by contemporary themes such as space, geometry and more, the imagery...
71 w ago
Drone Circus Performers
This Cirque Du Soleil Video Features a Fleet of Flying Lampshades
Venerable circus company Cirque du Soleil and leading Swiss technological institute ETH Zurich have combined their expertise in the arts and sciences respectively to come up with a performance video&#...