Archive for October, 2011

Productivity Future Vision (2011)

Microsoft Office’s follow-up to 2009′s Sustainability video.

Water Projection Mapping

Now that’s fresh.
For Nike Jordan Melo launch.

Meet the Woodlands Wonders

The Lousiest Soccer Team in Singapore?
Visit MILO Match-Up now.

CREATE FIlm Festival

An all new social cinema experience.
Featuring 3 short films about 3 different journeys in Engineering.
Link.

Paul Rand + Steve Jobs

Read that third paragraph. Steve Heller shares a facsimile of Paul Rand’s presentation book of the NeXT logo to Steve Jobs. This is how Rand presented logos: A single solution backed by smart reasoning. See all pages at the link.

The Adventures of Tintin

So great: Unofficial title sequence for The Adventures of Tintin, featuring elements from each of the 24 books.

Link

TED Talk: The Experience Economy

Interesting TED Talk from Joseph Pine about what he coined as ‘The Experience Economy’. The need for companies to create engaging experiences.

5 Secrets to Pixar’s Success

Oren Jacob, the former chief technical officer of Pixar, provides a rare glimpse into company culture.

Read: The Inside Story: 5 Secrets To Pixar’s Success

[Illustration by Jonathan Gabrio, copyright Jump Associates]

Rockstar Designers

DKNG Studios created these beautiful videos out of the process of designing posters. Here are 2 examples.
For more info and pictures visit their blog or vimeo.

No Facebook without the Dutch

A special Seamail to Mark Zuckerberg… by the Dutch National Maritime Museum to announce its brand new Facebook page (facebook.com/​hetscheepvaartmuseum).

The future of toys?

AppMATes are a new line of toys that comes to life digitally when used with an Apple iPad, allowing kids to use the tablet’s screen as a virtual play mat.

Contemporary Chinese Architecture

MAD architects + urbanus + liu jiakun + wang yun + zhu pei on contemporary chinese architecture.

On september 28th, 2011, Designboom hosted the talk ‘contemporary chinese architecture from the outside in’ at the ullens center for contemporary art (UCCA) in beijing’s 798 arts district, part of the ‘BJDW / UCCA design talks’ series during beijing design week 2011.

Typeverything

Some serious typographic eye candy.

Link.

My Next Trip

Interesting project by a French Web Developer. My Next Trip uses FourSquare’s API to help you plan your next weekend city trip. Won the grand price in FourSquare’s ‘Global Hackathon’.

Let’s roll.

Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle

Online gamers have achieved a feat beyond the realm of Second Life or Dungeons and Dragons: they have deciphered the structure of an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus that had thwarted scientists for a decade.

Read more here.