Molecule Synth

Make a myriad of your own musical instruments

Resembling more of a genius child’s wind-up toy than a musical instrument, Travis Feldman’s open source Molecule Synth combines rearrangeable hexagonal pieces to create an unconventional version of the traditional keyboard synthesizer. Each modular node represents an element of the synth—a speaker and amp, a sound generator and a pitch controller—and can be arranged in a number of combinations to create a wide variety of …

Nomiku

Sous-vide cooking in the palm of your hand

by Irvin Slobodskaya Sous-vide cooking is a time-tested, 300-year-old method in the culinary world, enjoying somewhat of a resurgence among today’s molecular gastronomist chefs. The remarkably simple process—it works by vacuum-sealing foods in plastic and cooking in a uniformly heated water bath at a specific temperature—has contributed to its longevity, and now, bringing it all together is the Nomiku. Recently funded through Kickstarter after being …

Visionaire 62 Rio

The shape-shifting arts and fashion publication goes stereoscopic

Continually pushing the boundaries of traditional publishing, quarterly art and fashion magazine Visionaire has released their 62nd issue in conjunction with NYC-based design firm Aruliden and Brazilian retail developer and contemporary art patron Iguatemi. As with each issue, the theme and format has once again changed. This time Visionaire takes the form of a stereoscope. Designed, developed and manufactured by Aruliden, the “issue” contains 18 …