Archive for July, 2010

Nissan Leaf iAd Demo

First example of Apple’s much-anticipated mobile advertising platform, iAd.
Apple will sell and hosts the ads, giving 60% of ad revenue back to developers. Unlike most mobile ads, which kick users outside of the application they’re currently using, iAd keeps users in the same app. More information here.

Ok, so this might be the weirdest app you’ve ever seen.

And you’ll probably download it.

EpicWin is an iPhone app that puts the adventure back into your life. It’s a streamlined to-do list, to note down all your everday tasks, but with a role-playing spin”.

Uniqlo Lucky Switch

Great concept and media strategy. Credit: DENTSU INC.

Apartment made from Paper

Don Lucho has created an entire apartment out of cardboard and paper. As an added bonus, the artist also made a life-sized paper car and placed it outside of the apartment building.
Read more here.

One Show 2010 Winners

One Show 2010 Winner for The American Legacy Foundation.

Cannes 2010 Winners

See all the winners of the The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival 2010.

Projection Mapping

I’ve seen a lot of video’s with architectural projection mapping lately. I would like to share this with you: Kraftwork in Autostadt. Created by Seeper, check out their site.

Pottery Fashion

There is a Beijing artist by the name of Li Xiaofeng who has fashioned clothing from ancient ceramics. The project includes a suit jacket and tie as well as a number of mid-length women’s dresses. The ceramic shards are pieces of the Song, Ming, Yuan and Qing dynasties. It’s not wearable. But it’s art.

Li Xiaofeng

Airplanes indoors

When it comes to mixed media, the bigger the mix the better. Artist Fiona Banner has suspended an entire British Aerospace Sea Harrier nose-down from the vault of a gallery at the Tate Britain, rather like a food-stall hawker might hang a Peking duck. The effect is akin to slaying some wild thing, laying low and imprisoning what should be soaring free.

Super heroes take on the past.

Here are some new jobs for Spiderman, Batman and the rest of the spandex-clad do-gooders we’re all so familiar with—World War II. The series is by Agan Harahap. The black and white treatment makes makes it all the more inspired, for it charms the rightbrain, while the logical left side is stunned by the absurdity of it all. Click on the image to see the whole series.

Eley Kishimoto: Werk No. 17

Eley Kishimoto’s collaboration with Singaporean design publishers Work has resulted in another unique Werk edition. The new offering is made of real fabric prints, sketches and patterns created by the fashion designers…

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For the exposition 140 Hits in Art, 140 artists were asked to redesign the sleeve of their favourite song. Woes van Haaften chose ‘Tour de France’, a track by Kraftwerk. In his design, he trimmed the artwork of the original sleeve down to the bare essentials, rendering instant recognition.
Have a look.