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19/03/2014 / Objects, Sound

Created by Quadrature, including Sebastian Neitsch, Jan Bernstein and Clara Iannotta, 12 is a sound machine comprised of 12 custom built music boxes with specially tuned lamellae controlled by on/off switches and knobs. Each knob controls the speed the music-box handle and when combined, the device becomes ...
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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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When Studio Hands were contacted by the experimental music label Electric Deluxe to design merchandise for them, they knew they wanted to experiment combining analogue and digital sound techniques. Soundwaves see that music from the musician reaches the listener - team explains. They thought ...
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06/09/2012 / Objects, Other

Created by Tauba Auerbach is the 8 x 8 x 8-inch hard-back book illustrating the RGB gradient in a page-by-page format. Using a digital offset print on paper with airbrushed cloth cover, the book shows the full gradient of blue ...
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29/08/2012 / Arduino

Created by Tokyo based collective "Drawing and Manual", this custom made window display uses traditional split-flap mechanics to communicate Issey Miyake brand to passers-by. 
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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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27/05/2012 / Javascript, Processing, Scripts

For re:publica, one of Europe’s largest conferences about social media, blogging and the digital society, Precious design studio created an analogue twitter wall to deter visitors from their usual stares at the digital screens by bringing the virtual to the ...
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07/02/2012 / Other

The following are a set of 60x40" woven blankets by Phillip Stearns, produced using images generated from short circuited cameras as pattern sources.
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18/01/2012 / Objects, Other, Scripts

One Piece at a Time by Jonathan Brand is a 3D paper version of a 1969 Ford Mustang. Stuck for cash, Jonathan had to sell his Mustang to buy a diamond engagement ring. The sculpture is almost as complete as the original including ...
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10/10/2011 / Objects

Following from Glitch Reality No1 commissioned by It's Nice That for Nike, Glitch Reality 2 by Matthew Plummer-Fernandez and David Gardener is a new iteration of exploring physical objects in glitch form. The process is an interesting one, applying digital methodology to ...
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17/07/2011 / Arduino

Thermochromic Clock by CW&T is a 4-digit 7-segment timepiece. Each segment in the display is made with a length of nichrome wire and then covered by a thick layer of black thermochromic paint. Time is displayed by applying voltage to the nichrome ...
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17/05/2011 / Java, Processing

Unfolded Liquid (2011) is a program of computer-assisted folding Etienne Cliquet designed with the help of programmer Robin Fercoq. The video includes Etienne, presenting himself as an editor to read and save folds. The software, built in Java (Processing?) allows realtime editing of origami fold, followed by Etienne making the pieces out of ...
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13/05/2011 / Inspiration

Organic Electric by Jason Krugman is a series of works composed of hand soldered LED mesh, folded and shaped into 3-dimensional illuminated forms, animated and touch responsive. It is an exploration into the possibilities of 3-dimensional electro-luminescent LED structures. There are ...
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12/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Other, Sound

If you liked the 'Extending the Touchscreen' project by Michael Knuepfel here are a few experiments by Benjamin Gaulon using displays to convert light to sound waves. He writes: Research and recent innovations have led to an amazing increase of types and uses ...
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25/04/2011 / MaxMSP, Processing

illucia is a OSC based codebending instrument by Chris Novello aka paperkettle. It is a USB device with physical jacks that correspond to software patch points, which can be connected and disconnected using patch cables. It is also a console for routing information ...
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06/04/2011 / Arduino, Events, openFrameworks

Particles is the latest installation by Daito Manabe and Motoi Ishibashi currently on exhibit at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM]. The installation centers around a spiral-shaped rail construction on which a number of balls with built-in LEDs and xbee ...
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28/03/2011 / Games, openFrameworks

A small LAN party in a warehouse in Pittsburgh is staged. Gamers actions (jumps, kills, bullets, grenades, etc) are transposed into a graphical score for a percussion ensemble to play back in realtime. OSC out of Source Game engine >> Ableton ...
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20/03/2011 / Inspiration

On daily basis we come across images that are built using various code techniques, whether this be pixelation, glitch, particle fields, swarms, reaction diffusion, looking that these images on Wired Science, it's amazing to see the similarities between the works we ...
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07/03/2011 / Objects

Back in 2010, trying to find a flat screen for his final project, Ishac Bertran found one on the trash that seemed ok. Unfortunately the VGA connector was broken but he managed to use the DV only to realise that ...
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20/02/2011 / Events, Processing

Three levels beneath the pavement in London’s busy Marylebone road is a cavernous space. Previously home to the Polytechnic of Central London’s engineering department it was once a place to build and test physical structures. Now part of the University ...
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18/02/2011 / MaxMSP, Processing

Created by created by Beetroot, PhotoBiennale- Sites is a retrospective presentation of the Photobiennale Topos festival displaying 2330 works-sites by 266 photographers from 36 countries. Toogether with developing the visual identity for the festival, the team also installed an interactive table, inviting visitors ...
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30/06/2010 / openFrameworks, Processing

Kyle McDonald and Golan Levin reading about domain shifting between polar and Cartesian geometries noticed that flowers make particularly interesting subjects for this transformation. Working with Golan's open-source BloggieUnwarper panoramic-imaging software (see below) with some flower photographs from Flickr, the duo ...
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09/12/2009 / iPhone, Sound

It's well known that I am a fan of analog drum boxes - especially quirky ones like Tweaky Beat. Tweaky Beat allows you to make loops of analog drum sounds (generated ones, not samples). In terms of functionality, this app ...
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06/12/2009 / Environment, Objects

A Parallel Image is an electronic camera obscura. This media-archaeological, interactive sculpture is based on the fictive assumption that the currently still valid principle of electronically transmitting moving images, namely by breaking them down into single images and image lines, ...
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22/11/2009 / Inspiration

Latest creation by Benjamin Ducroz with sound design by Samuel Acres is a beautiful piece bridging digital and analogue in the form of this minute or so animated short. What may appear as a digitally generated animation is actually frame by frame ...