Math Monday: Balloon polyhedra

Balloon polyhedra By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics For making mathematical models of polyhedra, a convenient and inexpensive material is the long clown balloon. This dodecahedron (made of ten balloons) and icosahedron (made of six balloons) are two examples from a study of Mathematical Balloon Twisting by Erik... Read more »

Remixed Ikea bar

Portuguese design students Diogo Aguiar and Teresa Otto built a temporary bar out of Ikea bins for the annual Queima das Fitas celebrating the end of exams: Year after year, the students of Oporto School of Architecture are invited to think on a temporary bar to represent their institution with... Read more »