"Unexpected Uses for Gaming Controllers" ~ it's amazing how many ways you can hack kinects, wiimotes, balance boards, sony eyes and more for art, music, 3D printing/scanning, flying helicopters, and more...
Siren Elise Wilhelmsen's Season Carpet serves as a "soft thermometer" ~ The carpet is braided in a three-color pattern, where each color has a different temperature sensibility and will change its color at different temperatures.
Ara Peterson & Jim Drain created a mind trip of household fan driven pinwheels which are dizzying and fascinating to walk through at Avant/Garde Diaries Transmission LA: A/V Club at MoCA. See them spinning for the full effect.
Mike D of the Beastie Boys made a handful of Mercedes-Benz Emblem necklaces ~ a few as tall as you ~ and a few life size necklaces for artists and Mercedes folks at the Avant/Garde Diaries opening last night.
Visit The Louvre and you can use a Nintendo 3DS to access an exclusive audio-visual tour. In lively and informal on-the-spot interviews, the museum’s curators and lecturers share their expert knowledge of the Louvre and its artworks.
Succomber à l’impact (yield to the impact) by Eric Sauvé. The shattered surfaces of this sculpture are suspended in a theatre lobby-- the actualization of drama and passion observed on the stage in a static form.
With a focus on creating prismatic crystalline faces and volumes that trap and amplify light reflections, CAI Light’s latest collection continues the company’s tradition of bold, forward-thinking design.
Forestview brings the capabilities of streetview in forests and natural places to explore beautiful nature from your living room. Part of a hoax project in the design interactions programme at the RCA by Philipp Ronnenberg.
Artemide is continuing its research into light with a new collaboration: Issey Miyake’s Miyake Design Studio. The exquisite IN-EI: a play on light obtained by folding and unfolding a sheet of recycled material.
Absolut Greyhound ~ to celebrate the gorgeous new music + video (first of three!) inspired by a drink ~ Absolut threw a Swedish House Mafia show in LA. See the beautiful venue, video, making of, and a peek at the show!
San Francisco's Shooting Gallery is well-known for their support and celebration of street artist's from around the globe. This poster was plastered all over the city to commemorate their ninth anniversary.