María Boto Ordoñez is the founder of PET*IT, a line of designer accessories and toys for microorganisms. Recently, we decided to ask María about where she got her inspiration for treating micro-organisms as pampered pets.
The game Operation Sigismund teaches children about archiving and sends them on a journey through the basements of the Archive of Drenthe, where they unravel a mystery. After eight years of loyal duty, servicing hundreds or classrooms, it was time the update the game experience.
In context of the EU project GRAGE (short for ‘Green and Grey in Europe’), Hester van Zuthem visited Munich for two weeks. GRAGE focuses on the growing population of older adults (55+) in European cities.
To explore the fascinating (though sometimes tumultuous) landscape of modern architecture, Waag Society recently hosted an evening of presentations from five architectural experts within the Design/Fabrication Lab project.
For this year's Dutch Design Week, Waag Society wondered: what would it look like if we treated micro-organisms with the same care and attention that we give to our dogs, our cats, our fish—even our plants?