19.06.15 by Jeff

Tumblr of the Day: Trail Type

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Loving this little Tumblr called Trail Type – a collection of type found
in the wilderness.

16.06.15 by Jeff

Poster Design: A Selection of Stanley Kubrick Films by Illustrator Tomer Hanuka

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Loving this on-going series of Stanley Kubrick film posters by Israeli-cartoonist and illustrator Tomer Hanuka. See the rest below.

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03.06.15 by Staff

360 Degree x 220 Degree Immersive Video Installation

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Cocoon is a 360 degree x 220 degree immersive video installation and the latest from London-based animation studio, Factory Fifteen. Exhibited at the SAT Immersion Experience Symposium back in May, Cocoon represents the first attempt at 360 degree film making. In the video below, participants are placed inside a transformative, spherical space that eventually peels away.

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02.06.15 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter and Video of the Day: The Cinder Cone

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Around this time last year Foster Huntington decided to build the ultimate tree house and skate bowl. With the help of his friends (some professional carpenters/some not), Huntington was able to make his dream a reality. Having documented the project from start to finish, Huntington is now starting a Kickstarter campaign in the hopes of publishing a book that will inspire others. Watch the video of The Cinder Cone below.

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01.06.15 by Kimi Hamada

Roos Gomperts

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Commissioned by Dutch Invertuals to translate their iconic designs into illustrations, artist Roos Gomperts has made an 8 poster series using mono printing and paper cutouts. Check out the rest of Gompert’s work for Dutch Invertuals below.

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21.05.15 by Staff

Kickstarter: The Light Phone by Light

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Founded by visual artist Joe Hollier and developer Kaiwei Tang, Light aspires to provide you with “your phone away from phone”: a device that connects with your existing cellphone, but only makes phone calls, and is the size of a credit card. It’s a fantastic concept, not to mention a beautifully minimalist design. Learn more about The Light Phone and Light’s Kickstarter below!

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18.05.15 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Pikaplant

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Pikaplant makes plant keeping ridiculously easy. Tableau system mimics nature so plants water themselves. Learn more about Pikaplant below.

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05.01.15 by Jeff

Best Album Packaging: Moldover Album Also A Fully Functional Theremin

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Before I go any further, yes, I realise I am posting about a CD in the year 2015. After I posted about DJ Qbert and “The World’s First Interactive Album Packaging” last week, Facebook user Ray Doeksen was quick to point out that back in 2009, musician Moldover released a self-titled album in which the CD packaging itself was a fully functional theremin! The artist learned how to make custom circuitboards, so the track titles were actually written into the circuitry!

So it would appear DJ Qbert’s Extraterrestria album is not deserving of the title. Actually, to be fair, I’m sure there have been lots of examples of interactive album packaging over the years (depending on your definition). The Rolling Stones album, Undercover, had removable stickers, and my favourite of all time, Radiohead’s Kid A album had the hidden booklet you had to remove the CD tray to find! I think what Qbert meant was album packaging that doubled as an instrument, but it looks like Moldover did it years ago.

Watch the video below to see just how next level this packaging is!

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