Archive for September, 2009

DesignBoom reviews Copenhagen Design Week 09 featuring Solar Ivy

Friday, September 25th, 2009

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Solar Ivy and Grow were featured at Design Week Copenhagen 09 as an example of a way to minimize your environmental footprint by using renewable energy sources.

Magazine-Architectures Avivre Maisons features Grow

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Grow is featured in the July / August 2009 issue of Architectures Avivre Maisons Magazine.

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Grow featured in Les Debrouillards Magazine

Friday, September 25th, 2009

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Les Débrouillards, a science magazine for kids that addresses the environment and technology, featured the hybrid Grow in the issue of June/ July 2008 as an example of alternative energy to inspire kids.

Book- Smart Surface and their Application in Architecture and Design

Friday, September 25th, 2009

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Grow and Solar Ivy are featured in the recently published book celebrating new developments in the field of surface technologies by Thorsten Klooster, Smart Surfaces and their Application in Architecture and Design.

Book – Design and the Elastic Mind

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Smit’s GROW prototype was included in the book Design and the Elastic Mind.

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The book is a catalouge of the exhibition (of the same name) that MOMA put on in 2008.   For more information visit the exhibition website.

GROW is featured on the cover of “Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People”

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

GROW is featured on the cover of Emily Pilloton’s new book “Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People” (foreward by Allan Chochinov).


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See the write up on Inhabitat’s Blog.

Book can be purchased here.

will be at the Urban Green Exp…

Monday, September 21st, 2009

will be at the Urban Green Expo at the “Green Garage Inventors Showcase” in NYC Sept 22nd-23rd (tomorrow and… http://bit.ly/2Z8fF

will be at the Urban Green Exp…

Monday, September 21st, 2009

will be at the Urban Green Expo in NYC Sept 22nd-23rd (tomorrow and Wed!)…come by and say Hello! http://bit.ly/3JD66U

@ecovative – Congrats on the C…

Friday, September 18th, 2009

@ecovative – Congrats on the CNN piece on Young People Who Rock, Eben and Gavin!

GROW featured on Gizmodo

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Tech blog Gizmodo discusses the GROW and the future of solar:

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While the future of solar technology seems to rest on nanotechnological innovation, these GROW panels by SMIT are fairly remarkable. Inspired by leaves, these tiny generators do one better than their biological counterparts, drawing power from the sun, but also capturing energy from the wind as they are jostled by the breeze…”

For the complete post, click here.