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04/11/2013 / Air, Flash

Originally entitled ‘On Growth and Form’ in homage to D’Arcy Thompson’s pioneering book, Darwin is a new artwork by Daniel Brown for the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum. Over the past ten years Brown has become known for creating his ‘Flowers’ ...
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23/09/2013 / Air, Arduino

Created by Pauline Saglio for her Bachelor of Media & Interaction Design at ECAL, Rewind is a digital clock collection designed to revive a physical link with the process of reading time. For all three clocks, a unique way to "rewind" ...
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20/11/2012 / Air, Flash, Processing

Created by Moritz Stefaner, Studio NAND, Jens Franke and produced by medienfabrik Gütersloh GmbH, The FIFA Development Globe visualizes FIFA's development work across the world. The related events and projects are placed on a 3D globe as colorful triangle based constructions, and can be filtered ...
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18/07/2012 / Air, Featured, iPad, Objects

Created by Joelle Aeschlimann at ECAL, Little Boxes is a music box prototype created for the iPad. It consists of a tangible part composed of three separate music boxes that interact with an iPad in different ways. When placed the device, turning the lever generates the ...
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16/07/2012 / Air, Flash

Created by Simeon Brandner, Spin Motion is a collaborative iPhone application that allows you to create and share gyro based stop-motions. The visualisation is effected by turning the iPhone, making the animation play forward or backward. 
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17/02/2012 / Air, Android, Objects, Sound

Created by Ostrario, "Pyramid Cascades" is a collection of 3D-objects made of polystyrene and paper, mounted on servo-motors build the projection surface for a beamer. Virtual 2D-pyramids are mapped on these real objects. Via a trackpad the user can interact with ...
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15/12/2011 / Air

Created by Tangible Intervention (the public art arm of Tangible Interaction) in collaboration with origami artist, Joseph Wu, Jelly Swarm is a public artwork for the Vancouver Aquarium in BC, Canada.  The installation features 94 folded origami jellies, each containing ...
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FOTB is approaching fast, more precisely in 3 weeks from today. For those that might be unaware of FOTB already, it is an annual conference in Brighton, UK bringing together some of the biggest names in Flash and digital media ...
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27/02/2010 / Air, iPhone

If you enjoy generative graphic design, you may just like Büro Destruct's just released "Designer" app for the iPhone and iPod/Touch. Shake your iPhone to create a virtually infinite number of visual designs. Using only circles, squares and a set ...
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19/05/2009 / Air

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07/04/2009 / Air

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22/03/2009 / Air

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08/01/2009 / Air

ColorBrowser is a simple way to create and organise your favorite color palettes. Sets of colors are easily viewable in a clean interface. Edit them, rearrange them, create new sets, make them your own. The app is cross-platform using Adobe's AIR technology. You begin with ...