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GTI + Underworld lets you Play the Road

Volkswagen has developed a way to turn its cars into giant metal DJs. When plugged into a Volkswagen GTI, the German vehicle manufacturer's Play The Road iOS app uses a swathe of data from the car — including its velocity, engine revs, and location — to create a soundtrack that changes as it's driven. The app's responsive sounds were cre...

‘Sadly by Your Side’ An Album You Can Remix W...

'Sadly by Your Side' isn’t just an album–it’s an album, a book, and a smartphone app. But those last two bits aren’t just thrown in as a bit of supplementary multimedia; they’re integral to the music itself. Open the app, point your phone at the book’s pages, and you’ll hear the tracks as they were originally composed. Point it any...

Google and NASA’s ‘Quantum Artificial Intelli...

Last May, in partnership with NASA, Google announced the Quantum A.I. Lab, a place where researchers from around the world can experiment with the incredible powers and possibilities of quantum computing. They’re still in the early, early days, but they think quantum computing can help solve some of the world’s most challenging computer s...

Print your own ‘mini-me’ at the Omote 3D phot...

The best designs are often the most simple. Take the latest 3-D printing technology, combine it with Japanese tradition and what do you get? A unique pop-up photo booth producing miniature human replicas. The concept for Omote 3D Shashin Kan came from by PARTY, a 'creative lab' with studios in Tokyo and New York producing hyper-versatil...

‘Interaction of Color’ by Josef Albers

First published in 1963, Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color is one of the most influential books on color ever written. The classic text achieves its full, interactive potential in this stunning new application for iPad. The full app is free to download, and allows you to sample Chapter 10, including accompanying text, video commentary, two i...

What else does Trask Industries do?

In many movie we see fake companies that take an important role in the story. In the new X-men movie 'Trask Industries' is one of them fake companies. But the creators made an real website for you to visit, cool! And they even won a 'site of the day' awwward. Everyone knows that giant robot Sentinels have been protecting us from mutants for 50 ...

The iPhone 6 ‘Infinity’

It all started with a screenshot of Claudio Guglieri. He showed a concept for the Adventurous RSS Reader. Designer Fabio Basile was impressed and took the concept for a ride! And we love it!

‘Stardust’ an experiment in generative portra...

Life is finite. Creativity isn't. An artist has the potential to create infinite artworks but only some of them will see the light due to the constraint of time. What if we use technology to outsource the creation of art so more of these potential artworks are finally created? Modelling artistic decisions into software would provide a generative...

‘The URL Project’ by Rozendaal X You

Become part of art history by creating a URL. In this first installment of The ART X YOU Series, we're proud to present a collaboration between one of the most talented internet artists in the world and you. Rafaël Rozendaal was the first visual artist to sell websites as art and since then over 40 million people per year became part of his com...

‘AUDI City’ inventing the dealership of the f...

Razorfish + Emerging Experiences launch of a revolutionary showroom experience for a premiere automotive brand. After a year of collaboration between Audi and a wide range of partners, Audi City has launched near Piccadilly Circus in London, ahead of the 2012 Olympics. Audi City London is a groundbreaking dealership experience delivered b...

The future of CX (Customer eXperience)

A nice short film about how the future of CX can look like....

‘Apple Intention’ designed by Apple

Here, simple phrases paired with elegant visuals describe the thoughts and emotions that go into creating each Apple product.

‘BOLDKING’ top quality razor blades at a fair...

Sometimes you come across a company and you think: "Why did I started that?". Such a company is BOLDKING. What they do is sell razorblades at a fair price. Well that not that special, but the way they do it is: [dontsplit] SELECT YOUR PLAN Do you shave every day? Or just once a week? Choose a personal plan that suits your needs. [...

What do You Have to Say About The World?

Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customiseable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even (gasp) fun to do. It's simple, elegant, and designed so that you can spend less time messing with making your bl...

Mercedes #UNTAMED in Paris

A call for creatives to summit their most #Untamed instagram photographs, Mercedes Benz presented the entries in a unique and innovative exhibition live in the heart of Paris. All in celebration of the launch of the Mercedes Benz CLA, the photographs reflected the individuality of the participants through intense and immersive imagery, much in t...

‘White Bedroom’ by Veronika Demovicova and Ju...

Origin of this scene comes from ambitious project of creating complete classical apartment, renovated and filled with furniture in very modern style where we wanted to model everything possible inhouse, fully custom content. During this project Veronika Demovicova and Juraj Talcik were contacted by editor Lynnete Clee from 3dArtist magazine, ask...

What most schools don’t teach…

Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in in 90% of US schools. Promoted by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi. Directed by Lesley Chilcott, executive producers Hadi and Ali Partovi.

‘Random Access Memories Unboxed’ by Daft Punk

Curious about the inside cover of Daft Punk’s upcoming album ‘Random Access Memory’? Have a look at the video below to view the packaging of the gatefold double LP and hear a brief glimpse of the opening track ‘Give Life Back to Music’. Download the album: here Daft Punk and Giorgio Moroder Hedi Slimane

‘Connected Light’ with Philips Hue lights up your life

"What's new with Hue?" Philips' connected light bulb just picked up a bounty of fresh tricks, thanks in no small part to the Hue 1.1 app update. The refresh, available for download today on iOS, brings a variety of additional features. Most significant, perhaps, is a partnership with IFTTT, which lets you create macros (called "recipes") for an ...

Google can now take you back in time with ‘Timelaps...

The search giant unveiled a new project Thursday called Timelapse that visualizes how different parts of the earth have changed during the past 28 years. You can watch the trends in deforestation in the Amazon from year to year, or see just how much the city of Las Vegas has grown in a little more than two decades. NASA and the U.S. Geologica...

Welcome to the future of the iPhone ‘iOS 7′ (...

Flat UX is becoming the new standard. So will Apple follow or show us the new future? The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple eve...

‘Internet Archive’ a search tool in the histo...

Archive is a documentary focused on the future of long-term digital storage, the history of the Internet and attempts to preserve its contents on a massive scale. Part one features Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and his colleagues Robert Miller, director of books, and Alexis Rossi, director of web collections. On a mission to...

‘The way I see it’ the first large solo exhib...

In 2008 Pieter Henket made a photo of pop star Lady Gaga that was also used for the cover of her debut album. It marked Henket's breakthrough as an internationally recog-nized glamour photographer. In 2010 the photograph was exhibited as an icon of the 21st century in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the city where he arrived in 1998 ...

‘Morphees’ phones that morph on demand

Morphees are thin, electronic displays capable of automatically changing shape to perform certain functions. Researchers say that if brought to market, the devices could usher in a new era in mobile computing, breaking down the physical barriers that have traditionally defined smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles. Scientists in Europ...

The Super Supercapacitor

Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world.

‘KIBARDIN’ a levitating wireless computer mouse.

KIBARDIN presents a new product - levitating wireless computer mouse. The Bat is a set that consists of a base - mouse pad and floating mouse with magnet ring. One of the goals of this product - to prevent and treat the contemporary disease Carpal tunnel syndrome (Median nerve dysfunction / entrapment). Мany active computer users can be ...

Rethinking the new Yahoo.com

When was the last time you ever checked out yahoo.com? Been awhile, right? I’m sure by now you’ve at least typed that url in once to check out the new homepage design. How long did you stay and check it out? Probably not long at all. You see, Yahoo! needs to do a lot more than just simplify a few things here and there. They need change — e...

‘A million times’ by Humans since 1982

Dimension: 344cm x 180cm x 5cm Number of single clocks: 288 Material: aluminium + electric components Electricity: standard 100-240V, 50-60Hz socket Operation system: customized software to be controlled via iPad Finish: powder coated white + black hands, screen printed dials Engineering: David Cox

.Mail is coming to your dock

"When the first email was sent in the early 1970's there was no big difference to the email we know today." - And this is the problem. Be one of the first of using .mail here!

‘Viktor&Rolf’ Introducing The World Roun...

Viktor & Rolf have decided to re-design their new website (it was about time), not just cosmetically but they have taken the opportunity to re-think or in the Dutch manner re-conceptualize the essence of the Internet itself. In the world of Viktor & Rolf the “world wide web” is not a rectangular shape like we know it but actually c...

A Brutally-Honest And In-Your-Face ‘Weather App’

Stockholm-based designer Tobias van Schneider has developed what he calls the “most honest & human weather app” out there. Called ‘Authentic Weather’, the app tells you exactly what you need to know about the weather—nothing more, nothing less. “The app is pretty simple, it’s just the fucking weather outside if you don’t ...

How It Feels through ‘Glass’

Want to see how Glass actually feels? It's surprisingly simple. Say "take a picture" to take a picture. Record what you see, hands free. Even share what you see, live. Directions are right in front of you. Speak to send a message, or translate your voice. Get the notifications that matter most. Ask whatever's on your mind and get answers with...

‘Stardust’ a short film about the grand schem...

Stardust, is a story about Voyager 1 (the unmanned spacecraft launched in 1977 to explore the outer solar system). The probe is the furthest man-made object from the sun and witnesses unimaginable beauty and destruction. The film was triggered by the death of Dutch graphic designer Arjan Groot, who died aged 39 on 16th July 2011 from cancer. ...

Lumino Kinetic + Beyond

A media project explores the properties of light and perception of space, for the purpose of digital media art and product design, presented at IDAS (Hongik University) as my thesis project.

‘Firewall’ provides a very expressive musical...

A stretched sheet of spandex acts as a membrane interface sensitive to depth that people can push into and create fire-like visuals as well as expressively play music.

‘ARART’ is an application that breathes life ...

When overlaying ARART onto a well-known masterpiece, a new story will unfold, as if time trapped inside the painting has been stirred alive.By overlaying the camera of a mobile device onto objects, the ARART-system will detect images and objects that are registered and will display an animated image on top of said object. Enjoy a whole ne...

‘Connecting’ is an exploration of the future ...

The 18 minute 'Connecting' documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry's thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be not only increasing in importance dramatically, but also expected to play a leading role in shaping the comi...

How ‘Facebook’ should look like

Facebook is by far the largest networking platform around but the design (& UX) still feels old skool (and not in a good way). Then we came across a concept by Fred Nerby. He has s conceptional and systematic design approach encouraging user behaviour and a greater control of data within a responsive grid. So we say: "Mark wake up and hire t...

‘Google Time’ a simply beautiful way to watch

With wearable tech a bit of a buzzphrase right now and talk of a possible Apple/Intel smartwatch doing the rounds, this concept for what a Google watch might look like is right on cue. Using Google’s latest design language, this ‘Google Time’ concept by Adrian Maciburko is a nice idea for a super-simple take on the kinds of feat...

Welcome to “the big internet museum”

You are about to enter the Big Internet Museum. Explore an interactive and ever-growing collection about the Internet and its remarkable graphic interface: the World Wide Web. By the way, Rhey don’t have a building. The reason is simple: their collection only exists online. Aside from that it’s a museum like any other – with curators, a...

Google Analytics Shows You What Bad Web Practices Look Li...

Using a series of cautionary (and hilarious) YouTube videos, Google Analytics shows examples of poor web design and digital marketing -- but in real life. Specifically, the service counsels companies on landing-page optimization, site search (see video above) and online checkout, by re-imagining these tools as situations in a grocery-...

“Lapka” the Personal Environment Monitor

A precise and beautiful set of devices designed to measure and play with the hidden qualities of your environment. "IT’S REALLY AN ACCESSORY… IT’S ANOTHER PAIR OF SHOES, OR ANOTHER BAG, OR ANOTHER PAIR OF NICE GLASSES." Although Lapka was designed in Moscow, Marmeladov and co. decided that the US would be a great place to launch ...

‘Skataviz’ records skateboard motion and visu...

Skataviz is an experimental prototype developed by Design I/O which uses an iPhone or iPod touch attached to a skateboard to record its motion and visualize its movement as 3D data augmented over live video. Using the gyroscope and accelerometer sensors of the iPod, the software is able to recreate the motion of the run, detecting moments of...

‘I, Pencil’ a lovely little film about how ev...

A film from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, adapted from the 1958 essay by Leonard E. Read. Because, as Charles Eames famously noted, “Eventually everything connects — people, ideas, objects… the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” For more about I, Pencil, visit http://www.ipencilmovie.org

Hi, I’m ‘Romo’ The Smartphone Robot.

Best of all, you can play with me... from anywhere in the world! Play Together Invite friends and family to control Romo from anywhere in the world, using a simple, private URL invite. Grandparents can play hide-and-seek with grandkids! Evolving Behaviors Help Romo grow. The more you use him, the more he learns. Unlock new featu...

Startups, this is how design works

Companies like Apple are making design impossible for startups to ignore. Startups like Path, Airbnb, Square, and Massive Health have design at the core of their business, and they're doing phenomenal work. But what is ‘design’ actually? Is it a logo? A Wordpress theme? An innovative UI? For his love for startups Wells Riley created startups...

‘Made by Humans’ Hyundai’s video sculptures

Art and design studio Universal Everything created this animated digital sculpture in a commission for Hyundai Motors. ‘Made by Humans’ is the first in a series of 18 video sculptures that will be released over the next few weeks in Hyundai’s Vision Hall, South Korea. The project emphasises the importance of capturing the human spi...

‘Winter Illuminations’ are gorgeous light tun...

One of Japan's most stunning displays of light called Winter Illuminations at Nabana no Sato, a botanical garden turned light theme park on the island of Nagashima in Kuwana. The park really outdoes itself by using millions of sparkling LED lights all over the vast grounds including on the water and in the gardens. This year's theme is "nature" ...

‘Philips hue’ app-controlled lightbulbs

Dubbed "the world's smartest LED bulb," the new Philips hue is an iOS application-controlled lightbulb that will be available only in Apple retail stores. The hue app also features what Philips has called "LightRecipes," which are four pre-programmed lighting settings based on the company's research regarding the biological effects that lighting...

‘Kuvva for iPhone’ the beautiful wallpaper ga...

Discover new images by exploring the Kuvva collection or by checking out our featured artists. If you like an image, preview it as your lock screen or homepage. Love the image? Download it to your iPhone photo album and set it as your lock or home screen. You can share the images you really love using Twitter and Facebook. It's that easy....

‘The Consumer Barometer’: the role of online ...

The Consumer Barometer is a global effort by IAB Europe in partnership with TNS Infratest and Google to quantify the role of online in the consumer journey from research to purchase. To better understand this journey, the Consumer Barometer provides insight into past purchase behaviors and, as well as a perspective on how consumers interact with...

Transform the world’s largest advertising space int...

We are joining the movement! We love this start-up and love the Dutch connection: The founders, New York & the first artist they selected is Dutch-Brazilian artist Rafaël Rozendaal (which we follow with great interest). WHAT Simply put, Times Square Art Square (TSAS) is looking to stage the world's largest public art exhibition inside t...

‘Art Games’ boldly transforming art into digi...

'Art Games' boldly transforming some of the most famous objects at the Louvre into digital masterpieces. The Mona Lisa appears on an iPad. Large-scale history paintings become the backgrounds on computer desktops. Sculptures hold iPhones. Bas-reliefs become the Photoshop canvas attached to a tablet as a guest scrawls a layer of graffiti on top. ...

‘Cines’ are the perfect blend between photo&#...

Cinemagram, a free iOS app that creates animated “cines,” lets users add filters and apply effects to clips before animating. The result is a GIF file the company calls “part-photo and part-video.” As the popularity of photography apps continues to rise on mobile platforms, people are finding creative new ways to share special mom...

‘hop!’ the following suitcase

Hop is a suitcase that follows the user. Represents the next generation of luggage, the following. The suitcase contains three receivers that are able to receive, identify and triangulate different signals coming from the user's cell phone. A microcontroller interprets these signals calculating the phone's position regarding to the suitcase. The...

The new Myspace will be soon Yourspace

Wow! Mark, I hope you're are reading this because there is an "old kid" on the block. And her name is Myspace, founded in 2003 which is a year earlier then Facebook, and they are about to launch their new Myspace. And we like what we see! Above all, wich is the most important, the UX is great: Visual & Focused. They use the full potential of ...

Coca-Cola Print Ad Becomes An iPhone Speaker

To promote the online radio platform Coca-Cola.FM in Brazil, agency JWT turned a magazine into an amplifier.

‘MARBLES’ are interactive glowing forms of li...

MARBLES are large colored moulded shapes which interact with people via sound, light and color. Each MARBLE contains LEDs and smart sensors that instinctively respond to human touch, changing their mood from 'bored' to 'excited'. MARBLES are also able to multiply these interactions between themselves, communicating with each other. ...

‘Lost memories’ a powerful comment on digital...

With a running time of less than three minutes the film Lost Memories makes a powerful comment on digital versus analog living as well as the nature of memories—especially when they are all tweeted, blogged or committed to a digital archive somewhere.

Paris vs New York

A friendly visual match between two cities told by a lover of Paris wandering through NewYork. Details, clichés, contradictions : This way, please.

The games we play…

We found this very recognisably: "… when I was a ked and rode in cars I used to imagine I held a big scythe in my hand and cut down all the trees and posts and even sliced every hill that zoomed past the window." Jack Kerouac, On The Road

‘No Place Like Home’ A pair of shoes that wil...

Dominic Wilcox has created a fully functional prototype pair of shoes that will guide you home no matter where you are in the world... "I was commissioned by the Global Footprint project in Northamptonshire, a place famous for shoe making, to create some shoes. I decided to make a pair of shoes that can navigate you to anywhere you wish to tr...

‘Botanicus Interacticus’ the Interactive Plan...

Botanicus Interacticus is a technology for designing highly expressive interactive plants, both living and artificial. Driven by the rapid fusion of computing and living spaces, we take interaction from computing devices and places it in the physical world using livings plants as an interactive medium. Botanicus Interacticus has a number of ...

‘StreetPong’ a Traffic Light Lets You Play Pong

A very modern and amazing traffic crosswalk in central Germany that allows you to play a game of pong with someone on the other side of the street while waiting for the light to change.

‘UNIQLO’ a simple & beautiful wake-up app

Wake up with music that changes with the weather. Share the start of your day.

‘Instacube’ is a frame that streams your Ista...

It’s quite obvious that Instagram plays an undeniably important role in our digital culture, and well, culture in general. It will soon be possible to integrate it into our daily lives even further with the help of Instacube, a cool connected gadget powered by an Android OS. Instacube will constantly stream your Instagram feeds directly to the...

‘Water Light Graffiti’ is clean street art

The 'Water Light Graffiti' is a surface made of thousands of LED illuminated by the contact of water. You can use a paintbrush, a water atomizer, your fingers or anything damp to sketch a brightness message or just to draw. Water Light Graffiti is a wall for ephemeral messages in the urban space without deterioration. A wall to communicate and s...

‘Facedeals’ let’s you check-in with you...

Facebook check-ins are a powerful mechanism for businesses to deliver discounts to loyal customers, yet few businesses—and fewer customers—have realized it. A search for businesses with active deals in our area turned up a measly six offers. The odds we’ll ever be at one of those six spots are low (a strip club and photography studio among...

The LEGO® Story

As the LEGO® Group celebrates its 80th Birthday, They take a look back at its history with this short animated film. The LEGO Group is a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark. The company is still owned by the Kirk Kristiansen family who founded it in 1932. The LEGO Group is engaged in the development of children's creativ...

‘Game On, World’ Nike makes it your playground

Sport is the ultimate game, and athletes are the ultimate players. Nike introduces a whole new training platform. Measure your score against your self, against your friends, against the world. The more you play, the better you get. The world is your playground. Nowadays, we quite often find ourselves complaining about how there’s never ...

‘Let’s build’ with Chrome & LEGO®

Now you can build with LEGO® bricks using Google Maps as your baseplate. Imagine. Explore. Build online in Chrome.

‘The Internet map’ is a bi-dimensional presen...

Like any other map, The Internet map is a scheme displaying objects’ relative position; but unlike real maps (e.g. the map of the Earth) or virtual maps (e.g. the map of Mordor), the objects shown on it are not aligned on a surface. Mathematically speaking, The Internet map is a bi-dimensional presentation of links between websites on the Inte...

Introducing ‘Readymag’ the interactive publis...

Readymag allows you to create, publish and discover truly amazing webzines. Readymag is based on three pillars... Constructor Everything is a Widget Keeping this idea in mind we've created an amazingly simple &easy-to-use instrument, and it is this idea that helped us to take a fresh look at what the modern web application can be. ...

‘Sight Systems’ a unique sight on our future

A short futuristic film that show what our world can look like when our eyes are connected to 'TheWorld'. This is a graduation project by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo for the Bezaleal academy of arts.

‘Animal’ Sizzle Reel

Normally we don't show every showreel we come across, but if the ones & zeros are so good we make an exception. Animal has been busy the past year, it's nice to see some of their blood sweat and tears in the form of a flashy little reel. We like it. You will too. Samples include our directoral work, visual effects & animation, color, finishi...

Evolution of the ‘F1 Car’

In this beautiful animation you can watch 60 years of F1 design condensed into a minute. Each car is the winning chassis from the respective seasons. Made by Rufus Blacklock & the music is 'Together' by She. The steering wheels over time... And the full infographic tracks the history of F1 cars across the circuit at Monza...

Not all those who ‘Wander’ are lost

Nowadays, social media is literally everywhere and is so varied that it’s quite easy to find the one (or many) that suits your needs. And when you think that you have it all set, another option appears out of nowhere. This time it’s called Wander and it asks you to share “the places you’ve been and the places you dream of - all t...

Is it a bird? Is it an airplane? It’s ‘Google...

Google Fiber starts with a connection speed 100 times faster than today's average broadband. Instant downloads. Crystal clear HD. And endless possibilities. It's not just TV. And it's not just Internet. It's Google Fiber. The next chapter of the Internet starts here. Google Fiber starts with Internet speeds 100 times faster than what ...

‘TheWorldison’ is now mobile friendly!

Better late than never: TheWorldIsOn is now mobile friendly! Get the same experience & design only optimized for your small screen. We also made it webapp enabled so you can add it to you homescreen of your mobile device. Enjoy en route!

‘Paper FiftyThree’ at last, mobile creation d...

Paper was designed from the ground up for touch and creating on the go. It keeps you in the flow with no fussy buttons, settings or other distractions. Paper works the way you think, like a familiar notebook or journal. Have all of your ideas with you in one place.

The ‘Chrome’ Story so far…

Chrome launched in September 2008, and its journey has been filled with inspiring & beautiful achievements of developers using the modern web. Google is just getting started though, and we can't wait to see where you take things next!

‘Web Lab’ explores the extraordinary workings...

The internet is incredible. It powers our lives everyday. It allows us to explore the world without leaving our homes. It gives us access to infinite information. But all this magic is invisible to us. Until now. The web has evolved from simple text pages to rich, interactive applications. Google developed Chrome from the ground up as ...

‘TED Books’ short original electronic books p...

Like the best TEDTalks, TED Books are personal and provocative, and designed to spread great ideas. TED Books are typically under 20,000 words — long enough to unleash a powerful narrative, but short enough to be read in a single sitting. We like! Download the free iOS app from the App Store here.

‘Stanley’ the world’s first interactive...

@StanleyPiano makes his worldwide debut at Seattle's Capitol Hill Block Party. Stanley is a precocious instrument who takes song requests via Twitter. Stanley can play a lot of songs, but he loves indie music. He even went out of his way to learn a song for each of the bands playing at the Block Party. Stanley bares all as his moving parts (gear...

‘The Exquisite Forest’ is an online collabora...

This Exquisite Forest is an online collaborative art project that lets users create short animations that build off one another as they explore a specific theme. The result is a collection of branching narratives resembling trees. The project was conceived by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin, and produced by Google and Tate. It makes extensive...

‘Perception’ a real-time electromagnet intera...

For TNT's newest crime-solving show Perception Breakfast revived a sign technology of yesteryear to create an anagram-finding experience on the streets of New York. Made up of over 40,000 physical dots spinning from black to white at 15 times faster than originally designed to, the screen not only reflects back a unique image of anyone walking b...

‘Simple’ rethinking banking

Maybe you’ve heard about Simple, the banking startup that’s got Silicon Valley (and everyone else) begging for an invitation. The company has recently started rolling out invitations to those who have been on their wait list. That a bank has a waiting list in this era is already remarkable to us. But their invitation proofs that they are ...

One day with ‘Project Glass’

We’re all well aware of this product and if they do it right it could be as revolutionary for computing as the iPhone was. Google’s ambitions for it include people being able to see the world through your eyes via image and streaming video and also—which is probably the most important one for most of us—providing you with the functionali...

‘Iris’ lets you take a picture by blinking twice

Never worry about adjusting ISO, shutter speed, or aperture when taking pictures again because Iris, a new concept camera from American product designer Mimi Zou, takes pictures of exactly what you see through your eyes. To capture an image, all you have to do is focus on an object through the lens-shaped camera and blink twice. Since her recent...

The new ‘Hero’ of ABN AMRO is the website

What should the online services of a bank look like nowadays to meet the clients needs? At ABN AMRO they strive to optimize their services. Therefore they launched their new website! Wecanbeheroes was asked to think about what the (online) service nowadays should look like. Based on customer insights, Wecanbeheroes developed the concept & de...

‘City Symphonies’ are cars that generate the ...

Can the city become a symphony? Branded Organisms™ are self sufficient branded objects that can react to stimuli, interact, connect, grow, and maintain homeostasis. Their variables are directly influenced external factors. Electric cars are increasingly using synthesised sounds in order to mimic the recognisable noise of the internal combustio...

Guinness QR Cup Reveals Scannable Code Only When Full

QR codes have been exhibiting an uncharacteristic characteristic lately—they've been not sucking as much. We had the Korean retailer's 3-D sunlight-activated QR code, which was scannable only at lunch, when the shadows lined up. Now, we have this Guinness QR code on a beer glass, dreamed up by BBDO New York. It's literally activated by the pro...

The World’s First Shoppable Music Video ‘I Think ...

Music videos have come a long, long way since back when The Buggles and their new wave aesthetic killed the radio star. Ssense, a luxury retail company based out of Montreal, has recently introduced what they’re billing as the “world’s first interactive shoppable music video.” And yup, it’s pretty much exactly what it sounds like. I ...

Happy Birthday, ‘David!’

In the distant future, two superpowers control Earth and fight each other for all the solar system's natural resources. When one side dispatches a team to a distant planet to terraform it for human colonization, the team discovers an indigenous race of bio-mechanoid killers. Ridley Scott, director of 'Alien' and 'Blade Runner,' returns to...

‘Stratocam’ is a Google Earth mash-up allows ...

Stratocam, designed by ex-Google employee Paul Rademacher, takes Google's aerial photography and allows visitors to up-vote or down-vote user-submitted 'finds'.

‘Coca-Cola’ 125th Anniversary Exhibition̵...

On the occasion of 125 years of Coca-Cola, Antilop has transformed the gallery into a futuristic room Santralistanbul and immersive. Taking up the universe of the brand known worldwide, the concept very well done as is revealed in the video. Again a beautiful case by Antilop, the best in this industry when it comes down to installations & projec...

‘Look Around’ is Red Hot Chili Peppers Intera...

The interactive version of the Red Hot Chili Peppers "Look Around" music video is here! You're the director. You control the camera. Look closely for the hidden photos and videos. You can always click "Show Hints" if you want to cheat! So click, drag and look around! Check out these hidden videos within the interactive video: watch Chad an...

‘Everything is a Remix’ Part 4

Our system of law doesn't acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries. But ideas aren't so tidy. They're layered, they’re interwoven, they're tangled. And when the system conflicts with the reality... the system starts to fail. All these remix...

‘Da Chip’ volume two of its chiptune compilat...

Creative collective Da Chip has released volume two of its chiptune compilation of Daft Punk covers, which includes a mixture of classic tracks like Da Funk and more modern work from the Tron soundtrack. The attention to detail here is staggering, with each track built up from note-perfect 8-bit reproductions of the original tunes. For us the hi...

‘Arctic Home’ a virtual polar bear refuge

Leo Burnett Chicago came to ACNE Production with a substantial request-  to design and develop Arctic Home (a massive, virtual polar bear refuge, where users can explore, learn about and help conserve the polar bears’ natural habitat by purchasing a virtual parcel in this vast landscape) for the web and a tablet application for the iPad and An...

‘Starfield’ an interactive galaxy, swing & Kinect

‘Starfield’ is the latest installation by Lab212 which uses a swing to manipulate large interactive starry sky. With a Kinect installed behind the swing and a video projector, the software creates a galaxy of stars in which the user wanders with the rhythm of his swing. The application created using openFrameworks is used to select t...

‘Storyverse™’ the people, places and things...

It all begins here. Suppose someone took every meaningful detail from all the books you love. Every song mentioned, every person, every food or place or movie title. And what if they did that for all the books everyone else loves, too. The ones you’ve never heard of. Suddenly you’ve got a whole world of seemingly random people, places and th...

‘Movies’ remixed by Matthijs Vlot

Under the name 'ant1mat3rie', Matthijs remixes movies and we like it! As we learned in ‘Copy’,'Transform’ and ‘Combine’ we learned Everything Is A Remix. As we can see in the ‘THE MATRIX’. But also new music can surface using samples of Disney movies by POGO: Wishery (a Disney Remix). Below some other top mixing work by Matthijs V...

‘SuperCollider Shape’ a minimal audiovisual s...

Sound and imagined ink exploring Supercollider generative sound algorithms. The author is grateful to Alberto de Campo, Julian Rohrhuber and James McCartney for the inspiration on some Supercollider algorithms. Major noise sounds were recorded in a custom made software, developed in Processing, using an EEG interface, doing brain signal analy...

‘Nesprinto’ the future of 3D-printing?

One of the most interesting (and maybe the most impact-full) invention of this era is de 3D-printer. For starters is the way how it came to life: (beside software) its one of the first (successful) physical products that is co-created on an open-source way. Then their is the way it (can) sparks our imagination. The future will show us its impact...

‘Éditions Volumiques’ blurs the boundaries b...

For quite some time, publishing companies thought they were safe from the digital tidal wave that ruined the music industry and is now threatening Hollywood studios. Our fondness, as readers, for the printed format and the reputation of old, well-established publishers was supposed to protect writers and those who work hard to publish them. Yet,...

‘Carbon Toggle’ tomorrow’s remote for today...

The Toggle multimode touch remote concept uses an innovative application of existing technology to deliver a rich, intuitive experience at an extremely affordable cost. Though originally conceived for use with media, the Toggle platform can be applied across a wide variety of multimode remote applications. “57 Channels and Nothing On”...

‘Just a thought’ by Pieter Henket

This is the latest project of Pieter Henket. In 'Just a thought', starring Thekla Reuten & Thomas Acda, he uses his signature of photography but now putting the time dimension (back) in the mix. We say back in the mix because his love for pictures started when he left for New York in 1999 to study at the Film Academy there. However, his fascinat...

Choose your weapon wisely

The Kinect system for weapon customisation in Ghost Recon Future Soldier. (very impressive & the only way people should 'play' with guns)

FPS simulator that turns gaming into reality

This is a world first. A unique FPS simulator that turns gaming into reality as you move, aim, fire and get shot within a 360-degree immersive environment. Using a pre-release copy of Battlefield 3 and a team of top technology experts from across Europe we've built a truly one of a kind simulator. Centred on the world's first, portable...

‘Parmenides I’ a stunning light sculpture by ...

Dev Harlan has used that versatility to show that no matter how much we see of it, there’s still plenty of room to be awed by what can be achieved. His stunning light sculpture Parmenides I, which formed part of his solo exhibition “The Astral Flight Hangar” at Christopher Henry Gallery in New York, is a beautiful, fluctuating sculpture t...

‘Violet Dark Spring of the Numinous Orb’ by Y...

This piece is the first one, japanese New York based artist, Yoshi Sodeoka made with his music partner Daron Murphy. It was actually premiered at the New Psychedelica at MU in the Netherlands this spring. It’s a lot mellower piece than what Yoshi usually makes. It’s sort of channeling Miles Davis. And Yoshi thinks it’s still got that in...

‘Space colonization’ an algorithm for simulat...

Branded Organisms ™ are embedded programs that self-sufficient control the interaction between their own variables (elements) and elements of their environment. But how do they interact? Do they have specific rules? Is there formula behind it? In the past few months Marcin Ignac has been exploring Space colonization, an algorithm simula...

‘Wikipedia’ minimal concept identity

Moving Brands created a mark that leveraged the ownability of “W.” The mark is created from five lines that reference the “5 pillars,” and also represents the nine sister sites with nine equidistant nodes. As a living identity, the mark uses javascript to self-generate a unique movement and mark for every search term. This mark highlight...

Glimpses of branded organisms (part 1)

One of the biggest ambition of 1/0n is to turn every brand into a branded organisms. This means that we should design our brands as a living organism that naturally adapts to its environment. Then it will grow, evolve and start connecting & interacting on both a functional and emotional level, and build a true relationship with us. In...

‘Cinemetrics’ a visual fingerprint for film

"Cinemetrics" is the thesis project of Frederic Brodbeck‘s at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK), Den Haag. It aims to create a visual “fingerprint” for film using the editing structure, color, speech and motion. Different characteristics are analysed using python and openCV, and data visualised using a custom Processing application. T...

‘Biophilia’ an interactive galaxy by Björk

Biophilia is an iPhone/iPad release of Björk’s latest album created in collaboration with Scott Snibbe and her longtime design collaborators M/M (Paris). Comprising a suite of musical pieces and interactive artworks, Biophilia is released as ten in-app download experiences that are accessed through a three-dimensional galaxy, the album’s th...

“The museum of Me” a visual archive of your s...

"The museum of Me" is another great example by Intel that shows wonderful things can happen when you put the ones and zeros to some good use. It collects your social data (Facebook) and puts it in your personal virtual museum (and off course lets you share it with your friends). 1/0n is loving the fact that big companie, like Intel and Google...

FRAMED* a platform for new art forms

At 1/0 is on we explore what impact the ones & zeros will have on our lives. This with a special focus on art, design & branding. We believe that we should design our concepts (art & brands) as a living organism that naturally adapts to its environment. This is what we like to call "Branded Organisms" which will grow, evolve and start connecting...

And “Pop” goes my book

What do you do after working for Apple, a company that disrupts entire industries? Easy. You start a company to create your own ding in the universe. That’s the idea behind Push Pop Press, a digital creation tool made by ex-Apple engineers who are about to blow up the concept of the book — with some help from Al Gore, who sits on App...

‘Extracts of Local Distance’ Putting Vanishin...

Architectural photography is often biased towards a certain composition, usually one featuring the tyranny of shortened perspectives and vanishing lines, giving a stylized but slightly inaccurate visual of the room or building it’s portraying. So why not take this skewed perspective and generate something entirely new from it? A project fr...

‘Written Images’ a programmed book

Created in collaboration with more than 70 media artists and developers from across the world, Written Images is the first of its kind, a ‘programmed book’, continuously regenerated for the digital printing process, offering each reader a unique experience. The team, including Martin Fuchs and Peter Bichsel first announced their proje...

Daft Punk – Derezzed

Here the new official clip of the Daft Punk group within the framework of the original soundtrack of the film Tron Legacy. Three years after the exit of Alive 2007, it is about a video on the title “Derezzed”, with extracts of film and the presence of the duet.

TRON Legacy projection

Here’s one for any fans of Tron (anyone who grew up in the 80′s), or a connoisseur of France’s finest electro exports, Daft Punk (who produced the entire soundtrack for the new movie). Guide Collective were commissioned by Hewlett Packard and Disney to produce the TRON: Legacy light show (movie above) inspired by ‘The Grid’ from...

‘yellowBird’ amazing multiple 360 degree expe...

What does a bird have to do with the latest recording and displaying technology? Everything. yellowBird technology is about enjoying a totally interactive 3D view. A view that reaches beyond today's standard perspective and that is experienced by viewers as if they are floating. Just like a bird soaring through the sky. Try it by dragging the...

Wishery (a Disney Remix)

POGO is at it again only this time instead of visual trickery Snow White-style it’s audio instead. It’s still a brilliant little piece of music and will only definitely peak interest in the new mixup mashup internet audio-visual art landscape that we have only just begun spiralling into.

The virtual 3D pop princess ‘Hatsune Miku’

Made of light. The virtual 3D pop princess Hatsune Miku is worshiped by millions of fans. Where else then in Japan. She is extremely cute, with long braids and is also a good day schoolgirl. No wonder Japanese crazy about her. There are many fan sites and her Facebook page gets busier with the day. In short, she is a rising star, the next...

Sons of Pong

In September 1972, Atari's Nolan Bushnell and Allan Alcorn installed the prototype Pong machine at Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California. The idea was to make a computer game that was "so simple that any drunk in any bar could play." And boy, did they ever. Now, was Pong a hit because America loved Ping Pong so much that they wanted t...

Me nikes

These Batman and Robin Nikes are just the latest set of custom kicks from Brass Monki (featured previously), which is actually just the trade name for Daniel Reese, one very enterprising and super-talented 22 year old from the outskirts of Liverpool, England. But we suspect that if he keeps putting out stuff like this, he’ll probably find ...

Business Alchemy: a Deloitte Virtual Event

Access the Deloitte virtual as they put some of the top CEOs under the microscope and learn how they have unlocked the the talent formula to superior business and financial performance. Find out more…

About Digital Life

Utilising cutting edge techniques and taking advantage of market-leading expertise, Digital Life offers both a lens on the digital world and the frameworks required to make actionable business decisions within it. It can be used to drive global strategies or inform local tactics. Just see it for yourself >> What is unique about...

The world’s most fun & engaging brand guidelines

Nicely done by ddbi BRIEF: Lipton approached us with a problem: no one was reading their brand guidelines. However, when was the last time anyone got excited by brand guidelines? SOLUTION: We created something completely unheard of – brand guidelines that are actually fun and engaging. Firstly, a metal suitcase was sent to every Lip...

Don Draper’s Bookshelf

In bed with his wife, Mad Men's Don Draper reads The Best of Everything — Rona Jaffe's 1958 chick-lit classic about women trying to make it in the office world. Before getting into bed with his Jewish client, he reads Leon Uris's Exodus. And before he gets into bed with anyone in the second season — literary spoiler alert! — Draper is s...

Issue 1: Next steps in branding

Evolvle: increase the power of brands with LivingLogos In this issue we are going to explore the near future of branding. What do we need to change to be able to adapt to the brand environment of today? Away from the traditional static approach to branding, we see several brands taking a more dynamic shape. But will it stop here? In this issue...

The birth of LivingLogos

In line with everything that has been discussed so far in the Brainwaves, brands are moving from a static to a more dynamic presence. My strong belief is that once a brand is given a LivingLogo, the brand has made the first step in becoming a living organism. In the figure above you can see the spectrum of different types of logos. The more ...

How to make a Daft Punk helmet

Graphic Designer Harrison Krix has made his own Daft Punk helmet, with 17 months and 750 steps. Cool! He says: "Its been a long road. Seventeen months, countless hours, multiple dead ends, hundreds of lessons learned, and one helmet made. "

Shoot to Thrill

Sony Music show just how powerful a brand experience can be when you combine creativity, rock-n-roll and a good sized budget. To promote AC/DC’s soundtrack for the upcoming release of Iron Man 2 (leaving-aside the question of why they even made a sequel to Iron Man 1) Sony Music engaged brand experience agencies: Seeper and Jack to create...

Beautiful video: Pleix – Birds

Love the song by Vitalic!!For more slow motions Pedigree dogs

BMW premium selection: You know you’re not the firs...

I found this great ad again during some research. Still loving it!BMW premium selection: a great way to name and advertise your used cars!

BR-ND Kitchen | The teaser 2.0

A new approach to strategy driven branding by combining multiple sources of intelligence. See it as a collaborative cooking session together with top chefs. Cooking brands in this kitchen involves all your senses. More info? see this post.

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