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XCC 475 A1: Technology and Design

Art & Images

Creator:  Tony Fadell
Title: Nest Learning Thermostat
Work Type: Thermostat
Date: 2012
Material: Stainless steel, plastic

Description: Large circular face, black when power is off, surrounded by circular, matte stainless steel housing. manufactured in USA
Repository; Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department  Gift of Nest Labs, Inc.

(image from the  ARTstor database)

Germany 3D Printing Fair
A 3d Venetian mask at the stand of the Ruhrsource GmbH during the international fairs FabCon 3.D and Rapid.Tech at Messe Erfurt in Germany, June 25, 2019. Exhibitors from 11 countries present their latest products and applications in the fields of additive manufacturing and 3D printing. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

(image from the AP Images database)

Film & Video


Directed by Marilyn Higgins
Narrated by Laurie Atlas, In Tech Tools, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2012) 24 minutes

Design plays an important role in our lives, with Designers using technology to assist in developing products that we use and wear. The fusion of technology and design is imperative if we are to create practical and sustainable clothing and products. This episode takes you on a journey through the innovations across the design and textile industry.
Available from the Academic Video Online database

Engineering & Mathematics Librarian