Archive for November, 2011

Do you want the brand new YouTube Design?

Here we go. In 4 simple steps.
1. Go to http://www.youtube.com
2. Press Ctrl + Shift and J in Chrome to open the Developer Tools. Press Ctrl+Shift+K in Firefox
3. Click on the “Console” Tab and enter
document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=ST1Ti53r4fU”;
4. Reload the website and enjoy the new layout.

eBay: Give-A-Toy Window Installation

A really cool and interactive way to evoke the spirit of giving this Christmas.

Address Is Approximate

Google Street View stop motion animation short made as a personal project by director Tom Jenkins.
Story: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the only way he can – using a toy car and Google Maps Street View.

Shot using Canon 5d MkII, Dragonframe Stop Motion software and customised slider.

Coke Encourage-meter

Great idea from Ogilvy Buenos Aires.
Make enough noise to keep the screen on.

EVOL

EVOL turns random street furniture into exact replicas of the estate where he lives in East Berlin and promises some kind of epic installation at the POW showrooms.

EVOL website.

World Leaders Lip-Locks with Benetton

For its “Unhate” campaign, the fashion retailer mocks up face-sucking scenarios between U.S. Prez Barack Obama and China’s Supreme Leader Hu Jintao and the Pope and a prominent Imam (among others). There’s even a way for you to get in on the hot dignitary action!

More non-tongue action at Co.Exist

QR Cuts

Wayne Rooney’s hairstylist Daniel Johnson has been recruited to create the first ever QR cuts – QR codes shaved into the back of players’ heads. Betfair has signed up Bromley FC to unveil the look at their FA Cup first round clash against Leyton Orient.

Generation Sell

Today’s ideal social form is not the commune or the movement or even the individual creator as such; it’s the small business. Every artistic or moral aspiration — music, food, good works, what have you — is expressed in those terms.

Call it Generation Sell.

Read more @ nyt.

Proves innovation isn’t always about technology.