A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” meant something that was worth saving and savoring.. Today, the term increasingly serves as a corporate bogeyman that warns executives of the need to stand up and respond when disruptive developments encroach on their market.. Source: Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology
http://googlecreativelab.github.io/anypixel/ AnyPixel.js is an open-source software and hardware library that makes it possible to use the web to create big, unusual, interactive displays out of all kinds of things. Anyone can fork the code and the schematics to create their own display at any scale.
Fitzania, an interactive exhibit that was on display at the UAE’s recent Museum of the Future installation, conceived by Tellart and produced by Specular. Fitzania is like a body-tracking Microsoft Kinect game, imagined for the year 2030.
Uncertainty is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one. -Voltaire
The famous Italian designer Massimo Vignelli allows us a glimpse of his understanding of good design in this book, its rules and criteria. He uses numerous examples to convey applications in practice – from product design and graphic design to Corporate Design. By doing this he is making an important manual available to young designers […]
source:Fast Co Design Blog No tourist heading to the 100th floor of 1 World Trade Center—the 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper that stands as the spiritual successor to the Twin Towers—is going there strictly for the view, but it’s nice to protect the skyline, anyway. That’s the underlying philosophy behind City Pulse, a new installation by Local Projects—the same media […]
by Giordano Poloni In our modern age of Google, we have immediate access to any information we could possibly desire. Unfortunately, this can cause our minds to become lazy. We excuse ourselves from learning because we always have the option to look it up. But when we constantly have to stop what we are doing […]
Are some fonts more believable than others? A curious experiment by documentary filmmaker Errol Morris suggests as much. After polling approximately 45,000 unsuspecting readers on nytimes.com, Morris discovered that subjects were more likely to believe a statement when it was written in Baskerville than when it was written in Computer Modern, Georgia, Helvetica, Trebuchet, or Comic Sans. Baskerville: truth’s […]
Tim Brown: How to Be a Creative Listener The 99 Percent by Stephanie Kaptein Listen designed by Rémy Médard from the Noun Project International design firm IDEO created a four-part podcast series on Creative Listening for the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. In a total of 30 minutes, you can learn key habits for better listening: How to utilize your intuition: Sometimes too […]