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    rewind_12 copy

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" ...
    fullturn02 copy

20/09/2013 / Objects

Created by Benjamin Muzzin for his Bachelor Media & Interaction Design at ECAL, Full Turn explores the third dimension using the frame of a flat screen. By rotating screen around its central point at very high speed, Benjamin is able ...
    ghost-1 copy

27/06/2013 / openFrameworks

Created by Thomas Eberwein / Thomas Traum and Tim Gfrerer, Ghost is an interactive installation of a snow storm, raging within an abandoned, barren landscape. Within this storm the visitor can make out a procession of human forms which seemingly try to ...
    ECAL_FireWriter_Lucien_Langton_0002_Layer 5 copy

05/04/2013 / Arduino, Objects, Processing

Created by Lucien Langton at ECAL, FireWriter is a graphic butane/propane torch printer built with Processing & Arduino. The hardware consists of a hacked inkjet printer controlled with an Arduino Uno, a Dremel torch loaded with a butane/propane mix that burns up to a ...
    ECAL_workshop_yuri_suzuki_0006_Layer 4 copy

05/04/2013 / Events, Objects, Sound

In November last year ECAL University of art and design Lausanne in Switzerland was the host to two very interesting workshops aimed at their Media & Interaction and  Industrial Design students. One workshop was led by Yuri Suzuki and the other by ...
    DRM_Chair_05 copy

28/02/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by ECAL's past and present students, DRM Chair provides a limited number of use before it self-destructs. A small sensor detects when someone sits and decrements a counter. Every time someone stands up, the chair knocks a number of time ...
    Above-The-Cloud_01 copy

22/08/2012 / Featured, Objects, WebApp

Created by Boris Meister at ECAL, Above the Cloud is an atlas about social networks archeology, death and digital marks left in distress on the internet. Boris attempts to present the complex subject and, above all, explain it by creating an object - book, ...
    knot(e)_ECAL_MatthieuMinguet1 copy
Created by Matthieu Minguet, knot (e) is a custom built device that offers a new way of using objects that we connect to our mobile devices. The prototypes, shown in the form ropes, harness themselves to revisit the new node as ...
    sona_ECAL_Ruslan_Gaynutdinov2 copy

24/07/2012 / iPad, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Ruslan Gaynutdinov, the project investigates ways sound can be visualised and how the spectator can be immersed in simple sound based geometric compositions. Sona is an experimental game for the iPad inspired by the classic "Simon game". The universe ...
    Bentsen Helge Hjorth-1 copy

23/07/2012 / Other, Theory

Created by Helge Hjorth Bentsen at ECAL, the “English Dictionary of Neologisms 2011” and also known as "A Buttload of Schmick Words"  presents new words compiled during the past year. With entries structured as a narrative, the reader discovers current ...
    LB_1 copy

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 ...
    Spin_motion_ECAL_simeon_brandner_1 copy

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. 
    dezeen_Hydro-Fold_08 copy

15/04/2012 / Other

Created by Christophe Guberan, student at Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL), this inkjet printer prints patterns that contort pieces of paper into specific 3D forms. Dezeen reports that the modified printer uses a mixture of water and ink in the cartridge and ...