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Kinematics

4D Kinematic printing system. Turn any 3D shape into a flexible structure. Nervous systems has developed a very cool piece of technology that allows you to fabricate and make your own products. Check out their easy to use and fun online design tools.   http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/  

Channeling Dieter Rams

For the most part, today’s portable speakers are aping their larger wired predecessors. The aesthetics of a classic amplifier are easily traced in the Jambox, Sonos, or even the Kickstarter success Hidden Radio–the perforations in the gasket, the oft-seen rectangular shape, the dark hues.   Read the full article

2012 Webby Award Nominee

I’m very excited to announce that the University of the Arts in Philadelphia’s website UArts.edu and Siegel+Gale’s website siegelgale.com have been selected as 2012 Webby Award nominees. Each project is one of only five nominees selected from the tens of thousands that were submitted, making this an incredibly distinct honor for Siegel+Gale.   As a Webby… Read more »

Swisseted

  swissted is an ongoing project by graphic designer mike joyce. Drawing from his love of punk rock and swiss modernism, two movements that have (almost) nothing to do with one another, mike has redesigned vintage punk, hardcore, and indie rock show flyers into international typographic style posters. To see more cool posters visit Swissted

The Balancing Cube, ETH Zurich

This is allot of fun for all you science weenies out there. I can just image all the cool applications this could be tied to in the future. The Balancing Cube can balance on any of its edges or corners. It owes this ability to six rotating mechanisms located on each inner face of the… Read more »

Magma Book (UK)

If you in London and love art and design books go check out Magma Books. Amazing selection, good vibe. Be prepared to heat up your credit card. Imagine a shop as a vial in which more or less volatile substances mix to release energy. Ultimately, walking into Magma should be like walking into a thermometer,… Read more »

Radio Ball Concept

Here’s a fun little prototype object designed by conceived and built by Teague’s Benoit Collette and Adam Kumpf. The Radio ball. Spin the ball in any direction to change channels, use a little tab to mark your favorites. Teague Radioball from ben collette on Vimeo.

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    Milk Scanner

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    One of my favorite web sites and video blogs Make Magazine posted this unusual little scanner project last week that caught my eye. The Milkscanner is a tool that allows the scanning of objects and creates a Displacement map for use with Moviesandbox or any other 3D App that would allow for displacement mapping. Here… Read more »

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    Who is Today’s Gamer?

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    As an avid gamer myself and someone who designs games and online experiences for young kids, I found this article to be particularly interesting. “kids ages 6 to 12 account for 20% of all online gamers, more than any other demographic”. Nickelodeon / Nickjr.com, my company even gets a good shout out. If you have… Read more »

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    1000 Journals

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    Some years back my friend Linda told me about an interesting art project call 1000 journals. SomeGuy, thats what he really goes by for this project contacted several emerging artists around the world to design the covers and start the 1000 journals project. 1000 journals were sent out into the world and are traveling hand… Read more »

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    Helvetica

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    Helvetica is an lndependent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which is celebrating its 50th birthday this year) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. Helvetica features interviews with some of the most creativeand innovative names in the… Read more »

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    Type Box

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    I couldn’t help but notice a big beautiful box of typefaces sitting in a friends office the other day. The box contained sixty or seventy metal letters and numbers from two different font families. I took some photographs of single and grouped letters and numbers for a project I’m working on but I think I… Read more »

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    Raygun *¨˙•˚˜

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    I’m not quite sure what it is about vintage rayguns. Maybe they are instant visual triggers back to our childhood, who know’s, but what I do know is they are probably the coolest collectible toys on the planet next to robots. I think as a creative person I can appreciate the the original designers innocent… Read more »

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    Smallest Coolest Apartment | Conetest 06

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    Apartment therapy and Design within Reach or (Design not within reach, as I like to sometimes call it), holds an annual contest for the “Smallest / Coolest” apartment. Its a cool concept but of course it a shameless plug for their furniture lines. Anyway, its a kind of interesting to see how creative people can… Read more »

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    Font Safari | NYC

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    The closed in and degenerated face of a parking garage street stencil makes for some interesting designer eye candy. Took my nephews on the Staten Island Ferry the other day to see the Statue of Liberty, I could’nt help but snap a shot of the SI sign, theres something about a larger then life type… Read more »

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    Straws

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    Heres a quick photo I took of a bunch of straws while out with some friends in NYC. At first its hard to see what they are, they look like pipes if you dont know what your looking at.

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    Font Safari…

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    at The Museum of Natural History I recently took a trip to the Museum of Natural History, its been a while. Had a blast checking out all of the exhibits. During the day I snapped some photos of some interesting fonts, all of them used on the museum’s sign-age. Some of the bronzed typefaces are… Read more »

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    Music | Autechre

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    The boys of Autechre are some of my favorite electronic composers of all time. Just thought I would share one of their finest ambient CD’s with you. The Album is called “Amber” this song is called “Silverside”. This album is played during all take off’s and landings during air travel. Check out all of their… Read more »

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    3D Scanner

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    I’m a bit of a 3D nerd if you haven’t already noticed. I stumbled across this cool 3D scanner recently and im desperately trying to justify the purchase for the Nickelodeon design studio, (where I work). We do mainly 2D flash based games band some light 3D modeling so its kind of a stretch for… Read more »