All-in-one production and consumption: the “Knit for You” pop-up store

With the “Knit for You” pop-up store, Adidas innovates by enabling customers to have a made-to-measure sweater knitted for them in the store. A store that’s a mini production factory In partnership with the Germany Ministry of Economy and Energy, Adidas has installed a pop-up store in Berlin that features a mini production factory. Customers are provided with a 3D scanner that records their measurements, … Continue reading All-in-one production and consumption: the “Knit for You” pop-up store

Quantify, map and filter pollution using connected objects

At a time when France is recording new peaks of pollution and the Chinese government has forbidden local weather stations to launch alerts, access to data concerning pollution and the tools to lessen its effects are the focus of major concern. At CES in Las Vegas, French start-ups Plume Labs and Wair presented connected objects that combat pollution through a quantified environment and connected objects. … Continue reading Quantify, map and filter pollution using connected objects

Biodegrade your sneakers

During a Biofabricate conference in New York dedicated to innovative biomaterials, Adidas presented a prototype featuring a new ultra resistant and biodegradable fiber known as Biosteel. Inspired by natural silk, this new material dissolves within 36 hours when immersed in a bath with enzymes. Developed by AMSilk, a company from Munich, the fiber is made from proteins that imitate spider silk and is 15% lighter … Continue reading Biodegrade your sneakers