20.10.10 by Jeff

Ahmet Ogut

“River Crossing Puzzle”, an interactive installation by Ahmet Ogut.

river crossing puzzle by ahmet ogut interactive installation

River Crossing Puzzle

A bomb disposal technician, a suspicious bag, a soldier, two security dogs, a suicide bomber, his wife in wheelchair and his daughter have to cross a river. They have discovered a small boat. The small boat can carry only two people or one person and one dog or item at a time. The suspicious bag can not be left with anybody unless the bomb disposal technician is present. The suicide bomber can not be left with any of the dogs unless the soldier is present. The soldier can not be left with any of the suicide bomber’s family members unless the suicide bomber is present. Only the soldier, suicide bomber, and bomb disposal technician know how to use the boat. How would they cross the river?

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01.10.10 by Jeff

You Were In My Dream

You Were In My Dream” is an incredible interactive animation project by Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine. You get the starring role in the animation (yes, that is my face!) provided you have a webcam. Notice how the shadow even goes over my face!!! Amazing.

you were in my dream interactive stop-motion animation paper
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25.11.08 by Jeff

Marianne Bailey

Marianne Bailey’s absolutely incredible design work for Yahama Design Lab’s Box to Play. Watch the video here, to get the full effect.

marianne bailey design designer phone box to play interactive

That’s not all – Bailey has also been working on a series of cell phones that double as musical instruments! There is a phone that changes your singing voice into a trumpet, as well as a phone that splits in half and can be used like drum sticks, waving them in the air produces the sounds!

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21.08.08 by Jeff

Do Not Leave Unattended!

Jude over at Run 4ist Run and I are definitely on the same page! Jude has started a great little collaborative project called “Do Not Leave Unattended“. The project is about sharing images, insights, stories, quotes, anything to inspire others (kinda like here!), and it’s open to anyone. It’s as simple as signing up and a notebook is sent to you. Then you have two weeks to draw, collage, paint, write something, or paste in photos. After your little piece is complete you’re in charge of passing the notebook onto someone else you know.

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