A flat-pack rocking chair, designed to be manufactured entirely using CNC, a blown Glass Time-Light using bioluminescence as a light source, a sensory and interactive textile cushion using digital touch therapy to calm and relax people with cognitive and mobility issues, lightweight and mono-component furniture pieces produced on demand using 3D printing.
These are just some of the French projects selected within the WORTH Partnership Project, the largest creative incubator in Europe, which that shows how technology can renew design.
“Technology can undoubtedly help to innovate design, giving life to one-of-a-kind furniture items, clothing and materials that carries us towards a more sustainable future, environmentally conscious and attentive to people’s quality of life,” explains Korinna Mollà, coordinator of WORTH Partnership Project.
Funded by COSME, the European Union’s program for the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises, WORTH Partnership Project is the largest European incubator in the creative field, with 152 selected projects involving 345 partners from 34 EU-COSME countries – from France to Germany, Spain, UK Italy, not forgetting Holland, Slovenia, Moldova, Estonia, Sweden, Finland, Montenegro, Serbia, etc. This European Commission project is a unique laboratory where European designers can experience the benefits of transnational collaborations and participation in an internal market of over 500 million people.
- Publication date
- 28 January 2021
- European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency
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