Archive for July, 2011

OK GO X Google Chrome

Rock band OK GO partnered up with dance company Pilobolus and Google Japan to create All Is Not Lost – an interactive music video that allows you to send messages using either roman characters or katakana.

View Site (Requires Chrome Browser)

Non Interactive Version (Youtube) here 

 

Possibly the best film production company today

Post Panic!

Knitted photographs using Processing

Stunning work by Pierre Commenge aka Emoc using Processing. View more at his Flickr stream.

I Have A Room With Everything

Held from 23 July to 5 August 2011 at Night & Day Gallery, ‘I HAVE A ROOM WITH EVERYTHING’ is the first graphic design exhibition in Singapore featuring some of the best existing as well as out-of-print material, to celebrate the true beauty of Print.

www.ihavearoomwitheverything.com

Ira Glass on Creativity

Ira Glass of “This American Life” talks about the building blocks of a great story.

Change a few words and this could be expanded to just about any creative medium.

Interactive Sound Posters

“Every Image has a Sound” for Saxofunny (Sound Production Company). By DM9DDB.

Let’s get our Sh*t together

For the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

New Zealand 100% Pure

One of the better HTML5 sites. Right after Nike Better World. Scroll down once you are in.

Sapporo Shadow Sumos

Fun use of Xbox Kinect. By Dentsu Sapporo.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

New children’s e-book from Disney/Pixar animator is well-written, immersive, & brilliant.

Introduction, or How I Learned to Stop Writing Like a Three-Year-Old and Love Grammar

When sending a text, Tweeting or posting on Facebook, correct grammar now takes a back seat to witty punctuation. We have devolved into “Chatspeak”.

Enter Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen’s new book.

How a Leica lense is made

In the age where technology almost inevitably means mass manufacturing, Leica products are still made with exacting precision by the hands of highly-trained technicians. This video gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the craftsmanship and making of Leica lenses in the production facilities of Leica Camera AG. Beautiful.

The Most Complicated Way to Take a Picture Is with This Rube Goldberg Machine

Via Gizomodo.

12 Trends from Cannes 2011

Complied by The Social Practice

A Stop Motion Tribute to Terminator 2, On Its 20th Anniversary