Light Cognitive’s Oculus Artificial Skylight Mimics The Real Thing

Designed by Light Cognitive for a retail client in Barcelona, the Oculus artificial skylight reproduces the colors, contrast and clarity of the skies above—even though it doesn’t offer a true view of the outside. Throughout the course of a 24-hour cycle, Oculus conveys the rich warm hues of a sunrise, clear blue sky by midday and the dimming of the evening sun. Not only does …

Bentley’s Futuristic EXP 100 GT Concept

The company imagines the future of mobility by building a car for 2035

A pinnacle of future-forward mobility and uncomprimised luxury, Bentley‘s EXP 100 GT concept celebrates the company’s 100th anniversary with an electric grand tourer that can be driven manually or autonomously. Inside, the vehicle provides passengers with countless physical and digital services, and ensconces them in a luxurious hand-crafted cocoon of sustainable and eco-conscious materials. “Innovation should be purposeful and intuitive, but never overcomplicated,” Stefan Sielaff (Bentley …

Glowee Bioluminescent Light Shells

A French start-up called Glowee has created an alternative light source that could possibly change the way we illuminate the night. Using bioluminescent bacteria found inside the Hawaiian bobtail squid, the company creates transparent, glowing shells that can be placed virtually anywhere that needs light. According to Glowee, it would reduce damaging environmental effects by introducing more natural and sustainable light—and since it does not …