November 14, 2016

11 Exciting New Materials Designers Should Watch

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Andrew Dent, vice president of library and materials research at Material ConneXion, is like a sommelier. Presiding over the world's largest library of materials, his job is to listen to the requirements of his clients and come up with an innovative material that suits their needs. His level of obsession in this field is such that he makes Apple's Jonathan Ive, a fellow Brit, seem like he's never done his homework. Here, he identifies a handful of the cutting-edge materials that he thinks will be important to designers over the next few years.

Flexible batteries, velcro metal, conductive inks, oh my.

Topics: Innovation, Design, Design Thinking

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