Impressive 3D Sculptures Made of Suspended Sewing Buttons EmailEmail Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel creates something grand from something seemingly insignificant and small: he builds amazing 3D sculptures out of thousands of sewing buttons. Augusto carefully attaches them to a fishing line and constructs things like harp, piano, cello, or a marry-go-round horse. The artist is intrigued by the idea how “a common object used to create a piece of art becomes transformed into something complicated and intriguing.” Check out his stunning work and be sure to visit his website for more! Website: augustoesquivel.com
IS JAPAN COOL? The virtual IJC Museum in the Cloud allows visitors like you to enjoy modern artworks by Japan’s representative artists. You can view works from all directions with 360° freedom and get so close that you can see the subtlest details and even feel the presence of the artists. The IJC Museum is a virtual museum in the cloud that exhibits the works of remarkable artists representing the Japanese modern art scene. Their modes of artistic expression are widely varied — painting, sculpture, 3D, video installation, etc. Importantly, there are neither boundaries nor display cases between the artworks and the audience. Unusual Long Exposure Firework Photographs by David Johnson While attending the International Fireworks Show in Ottawa, Canada earlier this month photographer David Johnson had his camera in hand to document the night. When Spain’s entry into the competition begin he decided to try something a little different resulting in the photos you see here which are unlike any long exposure firework shots I’ve ever seen. Via email David tells me how he accomplished the effect:
Thinkingbox Client Lionsgate In the dramatic final chapter of the Hunger Games Series: Mockingjay - Part 2, the stakes are at an all-time high for Katniss Everdeen as she embarks on the mission of a lifetime to liberate the citizens of war-torn Panem and bring down her nemesis President Snow. In the lead up to the highly anticipated San Diego Comic-Con, Thinkingbox partnered with Lionsgate to produce a unique activation that would allow fans inside the Hunger Games universe. Within the experience, participants were asked to pledge their allegiance to the rebellion and to become a “Face of the Revolution”. The activation, built within the Lionsgate booth, utilized Kinect motion capture technology in combination with a pre-built Adobe AIR library to initiate and control the experience via the user’s hand gestures.
Nudge Select 1 of 8 different Sound Patterns from the small Matrixes icons on the right. Use your mouse to draw notes on each 16 Step Matrix. Adjust the volume of the iNudge. Change their fate – Wildlife Reserves Singapore Turtles and tortoises are struggling to survive. Threatened by habitat loss, and illegal hunting and trading, many species are teetering on the brink of extinction. We may be their biggest problem, but we can choose to become their only solution. Innovation can be as simple as combining two tools such as iMindMap and ThingLink which were not initially designed to work together. Discover how to turn your mind maps (or any other image) into attractive, interactive and sharable online content using rich media tags from ThingLink. I was looking for an easy way to embed sound and video in my exported mind maps and make them more interactive on the web. My preferred mind mapping software has not feature this option (yet).
// Animated Gifs 01 - Matthew DiVito // MOTION // GRAPHIC // DESIGN // Animated Gifs 01 What started as a little experiment has grown into something more. Selections from my blog mrdiv.tumblr.com WebGL Water Loading... Made by Evan Wallace This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can't run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube.
The History of Worlds For six years, the World Championship has shaped the story of legends. Born from simple origins—a love for the Rift—Worlds has brought to life unforgettable moments, inspirational champions, and a legacy of passion and competition. When this year's tournament begins, the world will witness League's greatest players forging their own legends in a story still being written. Bill Graham Civic AuditoriumSeptember 29 - October 2October 6 - 9 The Chicago TheatreOctober 13 - 16 Madison Square GardenOctober 21 - 22
THEREMIN - A Touch Friendly Synthesizer ✖Update: 7 February 2014 Thanks to everyone for sharing! Over 100,000 people have played on the theremin in the last 3 days which is absolutely amazing. Due to a large number of requests, we've began working on a record function as well as an offline version of the app which will be available soon.