SouleMama Yay! The Pool Shirt is done. I used the fabulous Munki Munki Pool Party print--so adorable. The pattern was a bit more of a bear than I expected--particularly the collar. Originally, I had a plan to make one for Steve and Ezra too, but now I'm not so sure! Ars Electronica FESTIVAL A piece of high-tech equipment like an mp3 player should ideally be able to get across what it’s designed to do and how to operate it just as simply as a wedge, a sledgehammer or a saw does. You have the device in front of you, consider its form, try it out and, after a couple of attempts at most, you have all of its features down pat.Blanket statements like this can get designers, programmers and engineers really worked up. Their critique might well maintain that comparing a highly complex instrument that represents the culmination of thousands of technological advances that this civilization has brought forth—from gramophone cylinders and shellac discs to radio and all the way to fiberglass cables, the PC and digitization—with a simple wedge is pretty farfetched to say the least.But even companies like Microsoft, Intel and Adobe are increasingly coming around to this way of thinking. Design Ethnography on www.gotomedia.com
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Soft Sculptures Made From Drinking Straws From a distance it’s very hard to tell what these soft looking sculptures are actually made of… only when you step close do you realize the large pink and white walls are actually made of thousands of drinking straws. Created by Korean artist Sang Sik Hong, each piece uses thousands of the commonly disposed items to create huge hands, lips and eyes emerging from flat walls. His works, represented by Patrajdas Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, contrast the delicate nature of his strange medium with his choice to represent subjects of sex and power with them. He says: “Although every one desires power, only a few of people can have it.
clever nettle - vintage & fashion in portland, oregon A few misc film images that I like as a group. Organic shapes, petals, creatures, and some good colors. I – A double exposure of Sydney from a Yo Vintage shoot, maybe even two years ago, at the old Fieldwork Flowers HQ. vis.mediaartresearch.at/textass/textass.php?id=43 Statement of the [the next idea] Art- and Technology Grant Jury 2005 A New Concept Wilhelm Burger , Horst Hörtner , Gustav Pomberger , Daniela Pühringer , Christa Sommerer 1998 : By integrating its new competition "Cybergeneration u19 - freestyle computing " into the programme, the Prix Ars Electronica directly addressed young people in Austria for the first time. Creative Projection Ghost Box The Ghostbox is a prototype conceived by the creative studio Leviathan who sought a way to forge a connection between people and clients' products.more Projection Mapping in Merchandising Display Applications