Presented at Shanghai World Expo 2010, Firefly is an interactive lighting that reacts to human behavior like a cloud of glowing insects. They wriggle, light up and scatter in response to the motion of visitors. From Kkristen+v.Moreau.
Last April UVA (United Visual Artists) created "Speed of light" for Virgin Media to celebrate the tenth anniversary of broadband in the UK. One of the several light installations featured a mesmerizing laser living room.
This fashion victim is a cigarette dwelling sax genie. Influenced by genie in Aladdin and short film 'The Cat Piano', this piece is made from a combination of photoshop masks and Indian Ink textures. BY Mete Erdogan.
Everybody knows the great pixelart of eBoy (eBoy FixPix). Now there is their first iPhone App available: Tilt your iPhone to explore eBoy’s mind-boggling art and find the right angle to solve the puzzle.
REFRAMESF takes you around the city in the ultimate photo scavenger hunt! Armed with film screen-shots, teams set out to capture photos of San Francisco filming locations and contrast the cinematic past with the present.
Simon Birch, Hong Kong-based artist created "Hope and Glory", a mix of 20 different installations in a 20,000-square-foot space. One full-scale room is designed to look like a 3-D rendering, until you realize, wait, it's real.
Bing Destination Maps is an interesting way of rendering geographical maps in a more visually simplified way. The 'Cool' feature allows the selection of a visual map style such as 'Sketchy', 'European', 'American' or 'Treasure'.
A year ago someone decided to test the image and sound degradation that occurs when you upload a video to YouTube, then download the YouTube result, and upload it again. He did it 1,000 times, with trippy results.
The Corpora is an algorithm and a virtual living mechanism at the same time,using data collected from hundreds of sensors, it builds up a ‘harmonic’, ideal environment based upon the results. It is augmented reality architecture.
"Left shoe!!! Right shoe!!!,” by artist Liam Gillick consists of a pair of sleek black leather brogues with perforated holes in the toe-box. Done in collaboration with traveling boutique Clemens en August
artist Paul Ramírez Jonas created a Key to the City, part scavenger hunt, part introduction to overlooked city monuments, from cathedral to neighborhood soda fountain, the project unlocks private rooms and displays in random locations .
Next-generation artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and interactive technology create an environment that is nearly alive. Hylozoic Ground by Philip Beesley is an immersive, interactive environment.
Graphic design and poster printing team Aesthetic Apparatus have their 10 year exhibition and art show 1 year late - showing the entire month of June, 2010 at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Simon Spilsbury takes on the Lions of Bath project. Look out for 100 lions in public spaces around Bath this summer. Spilsbury's Lion ‘Killerbite’ sponsored by Backup Direct can be seen on platform 1, Bath Spa Station.
Polo Jeans Co. Ralph Lauren commissioned over 50 of Europe’s most exciting young contemporary artists to customize stars made from the finest American denim. This piece from French artist L'Atlas is one of them.
San Francisco based Botany Factory makes amazing succulent terrariums in hand-blown glass vessels. Their production is like a science experiment, albeit one conducted with color, texture and visual composition.
This beautiful Lightcatcher for the Whatcom Museum was designed by Olson Kundig Architects. This project was to add an iconic object for the museum to make the museum’s exterior as active as the interior.
Critical Practice just completed this installation made of 4200 milk crates at Chelsea College, London as part of Parade [#30782]. The project explores the layers of predetermined design and spontaneous space creation.
A re-look at Anish Kapoor first works done in 1979-80. 1000 Names was very much influenced by his journey through India in 1979 where little piles of pigment sold for cosmetic and ritual use at the entrances of temples.
It's been a fabulous trend over the past few years or so to take photos of Star Wars Stormtrooper action figures in compromising positions. Lots have done it, only one, Stéfan Le Dû, did it 365 days in a row with a storyline attached.
For its 25th anniversary, the French magazine Intramuros has collaborated with DuPont™ Corian® and invited the designers who have been featured on the cover of the magazine to transform an A4 sheet of white Corian.