Zooids featured in Fastco Design

Zooids was featured in an article on Fastco Design! Read it here.


TTL In Review (2016-2017)

TTL (aka traditional Thursday lunch) in review! We have had so many amazing dishes from a diverse set of cuisines featured in our kitchen so far:

  • spaghetti a la bolognese by Mathieu
  • Kimchi fried rice by Lawrence
  • chile verde by Andrea
  • taiwanese dan dan noodles by Renée
  • bibimpab by Inrak
  • Thai green curry by Alexa
  • Gumbo by Zach
  • Puled pork sandwiches + coleslaw by Evan
  • Whole chicken soup by Kai and Yiwei
  • Pesto raviolli by Sean
  • Persian inspired lasagna by Parastoo
  • Picadillo + plantains + rice and beans by Eric

Just wait for our very own shape lab recipe book, inShape.

activities, cooking

2017 Retreat

This year we went to Arnold, CA for our annual shape lab retreat. We had a lot of fun hiking, cooking, and thinking about the important questions in our field!

activities, brainstorming

spaghetti lunch

Starting a new Thursday cooking lunch tradition in the shape lab kitchen! Sphaghetti a la bolognese courtesy of Doc-chef Le Goc.

activities, cooking

Many Awards @UIST 2016

Congratulations to Zooids and Rovables on their Best Paper Awards at UIST! And also congratulations to Inrak’s Wolverine for Best Demo Award!

demos, papers, uist, awards

MECON 2016

Alexa won 1st place for her poster presentation at MECON 2016.

posters, presentations

Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it

What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard and mouse? Interaction designer Sean Follmer is building a future with machines that bring information to life under your fingers as you work with it. In this talk, check out prototypes for a 3D shape-shifting table, a phone that turns into a wristband, a deformable game controller and more that may change the way we live and work.

talks, presentations, videos