Monthly Archives: July 2011

Outliers, Vol. I: Iceland

Kim Høltermand, Tim Navis, and composer Deru have teamed up to create a unique aural visual journey through the remote countryside of Iceland. The idea is simple, “a series of short films at various locations throughout the island, inspired by … Continue reading

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Project Aura

via vimeo.com Project Aura was created by Ethan Frier and Jonathan Ota, industrial design students at Carnegie Mellon University who wanted to address the issue of nighttime cycling accidents. The result – rim-mounted LEDs that change colours based on how … Continue reading

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Project Aura

via vimeo.com Project Aura was created by Ethan Frier and Jonathan Ota, industrial design students at Carnegie Mellon University who wanted to address the issue of nighttime cycling accidents. The result – rim-mounted LEDs that change colours based on how … Continue reading

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Bees

via pioneer.utah.gov It’s no secret that I have a small obsession with bees, and recently I have been thinking a lot about the declining bee population. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations estimates that out of some … Continue reading

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Nya Upplagan by BachGärde

via Design Inspiration BachGärde, a design company in Stockholm, recently undertook the challenge of redesigning a free paper called Nya Upplagan (New Edition). The paper originally looked like any other free paper, so when Marcus Gärde, a typographer, and Linnéa … Continue reading

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Cy Twombly 1928 – 2011

via tate.org.uk Cy Twombly has sadly passed away today in Rome at the age of 83. Regarded as one of the foremost contemporary painters, he was a part of a generation of American artists who emerged after Abstract Expressionism seeking … Continue reading

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Jamie Beck: Cinemagraphs

via goodmorningandgoodnight.com Animated gifs are so MySpace….however Jamie Beck has given them a new life, reinventing them with a subtle spin. The NYC based photographer is able to creates an almost serene moment — halfway between film and real life. … Continue reading

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