Marvin’s Innovations For Improved Natural Light and Air Access

Relying on its long-standing history as one of the most reliable brands in home and interiors markets, Marvin is introducing two innovative new products at 2020 International Builders’ Show that reference their abilities, but also test their potential. Skycove is a prefab, pop-out window-box designed to expand interior square footage and seating, while Awaken is a smart skylight that can dim natural sunlight, purify incoming …

Third Eye Stained Glass

Portland, Oregon-based artist Colin Adrian works with colored glass and copper to create a suspended Third Eye ($90), a striking sun-catcher most effective when hung near a window. Beyond his third eye designs, Adrian also makes protective Hamsa hands and delicate bird feathers in different shades of stained glass.

Sprout by HP

Computer interaction moves back to the drawing board

Human to computer interaction is ever-changing with an ironic (though welcomed) evolution to more natural interfaces. Sprout by HP, the latest case-in-point, has just been officially unveiled. Sprout is a touch-screen Windows PC that has a touch-sensitive mat and projection surface where you’d expect to see a keyboard. The technology packed into Sprout is significant, but the resulting interface is simple. The relationship between the …