Mimicry - Dean McNamee Mimicry Interactive Lamp November 2010 Mimicry is a lamp that imitates the color of objects. It consists of two individual and self contained objects — the lamp and the color sensing eye. When an object is placed against the eye, the color is captured and sent wirelessly to the lamp.
ShapeShifter - What Creative Designers Do in Their Spare Time Sit back, ignore everything else and take in this stunning piece of animation from creative design studio Charlex. Although the vast bulk of their work is in advertising this represents something completed in-house for the sheer joy of it. Director of Charlex, Alex Weil asked a few of the company's designers to come up with a project of their own - to enable their creativity to have an outlet unburdened by the demands of their usual projects.This allowed the team to experiment and explore, starting with an empty canvas. The one mandate was that from this emptiness something great had to come. I think you will probably agree that it did. The original concept came from Co-Director and Designer Diana Park.
Film-News - The 90 Year Evolution of Movie Posters Since the inception of cinema, movie posters have been used to promote films and create buzz. Just as the style of cinema has evolved, the design style of these promotional posters has changed. Poster printing was also a hard thing to get over in the early 1900s, the prices for the promotion images were high and not always easily printed. However things have changed int he modern day and age and as you’re about to see, the movie posters of the early 20th century are a far cry from what we see at the cinema today. The 1920s The 1920s was known for movie posters that employed fairly traditional type for the time and hand-drawn illustrations over stills that depicted scenes from the movie.
Victorian Era Names, A Writer's Guide circa 1840's-1890's Being a compilation drawn from old census and vital statistic records. A large part of creating a good set of characters in fiction writing is giving your imaginary populace good names. The right name resonates on the tongue and lingers in the mind, as just the right "fit" for who that heroic - or despicable - person was. Who can forget "Captain Ahab" and his manic pursuit of the Great White Whale, or the plain-spoken, earthy spirit of "Tom Sawyer," or the stern lyricism of "Sherlock Holmes?"
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