TED have launched TED books which are provocative ebooks, longer than a magazine article but shorter than a novel to spread great ideas. http://www.ted.com/pages/tedbooks
Cute website that gives you the weather forecast via your location and some inspiration for your wardrobe. http://wevther.com/
“Noisy Typewriter” is an app that turns your laptop into a typewriter.
Great ‘Foundation’ interview with Sahil Lavingia who got into iPhone apps at just 16 years old. Sahil Lavingia is a born entrepreneur having created and coded numerous notable projects and recently raised $7M in funding for his first company all
Alexander McQueen S/S2012. WOW. The attention to detail is amazing. A feast for the eyes.
At the Barbican until September.
The story of man passing through his life. Brilliant casting and continuity.
I am fascinated by free diving and this video gives a nice bit of insight into the mind of William Trubridge as he breaks the world record for the unassisted 100m.
The V motion project combines the talents of musicians, dancers, programmers and designers to brilliant effect using the kinect and some seriously cool interface graphics.
Nice Kickstarter project about a guy who designs fake computer interfaces. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jackcheng/these-days-a-novel
I am really impressed with the format of the degree show from Dun Loaghaire Insitute of art. http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2012/july/talent-spotters-iadt
3d video. This is nothing new, despite what the video leads you to belive but they have packaged it well and it gives real insight into future uses.
The art of packing from Louis Vuitton. Turning something very pedestrian into a thing of beauty. One of the more order obsessed. http://www.louisvuitton.co.uk/front/#/eng_GB/Collections/Women/Travel/stories/The-Art-of-packing
Amazing show with quadrotor robots for the Saatchi’s New Director Showcase http://www.creativeapplications.net/events/quadrotors-at-the-saatchi-saatchi-new-directors-showcase-2012-by-mlf-details/
“Words of a Middle Man” is a project by Christoph Steinlehner, Lino Teuteberg and Jeremias Volker at the Univerity of Applied Sciences in Potsdam. The project includes a wireless router which analyses the communication on its own network and reinterprets
George Louis on creativity. “Great advertising should be a punch in the mouth”.
Probably the best of many Wes Anderson commercials. This one for AT&T You can see some more here: http://www.adweek.com/news-gallery/advertising-branding/10-great-tv-spots-directed-wes-anderson-141598 The top ten David Fincher ads are even better. http://www.adweek.com/news-gallery/advertising-branding/10-great-tv-spots-directed-david-fincher-141678
“Kenetic Rain” installation at Changi Airport Singapore
Asking hipsters “What is the Higgs Boson?” If you don’t know, watch this cool illustrated video: http://vimeo.com/41038445
I wouldn’t watch the whole thing but the first couple of minutes are amazing. Beautiful B&W grading and edit.