Saturday, June 29, 2002
WHAT (the hell) IS INTERACTION DESIGN?
A: A new slant on liberal arts created for burnt-out new media designers?
B: A fusion of aesthetics and culture, technology and the human sciences?
C: An opportunity to research new design ideas in an idyllic setting?
D: All of the above.
Interaction Design Institute Ivrea (IT).
CONFESSIONAL
A showcase series of immersive designed environments and exhibits.
Communication Booth
post digital : edited by john maeda
footage from john maeda's recent mid-career retrospective at the ntt intercommunication, tokyo, japan. (requires quicktime 4.0 ).
aesthetics computation group :: mit media laboratory .
BITFORMS
web designweb designOne should be swimming in new concepts and ideas - like the wooden mirror (Rozin 1999) - every single waking moment.
* BITFORMS *.
(Also see the more recent Prints + Chips collected exhibit.)
Friday, June 28, 2002
Fight the browsers that be, word up.
Flashtime is a new idea in site design from Tubatomic.com - named so because it's essentially Flash playing within QuickTime - that may completely revitalize our typical browsing experience.
.movTV.
Thursday, June 27, 2002
Reefer madness
JuxtInt is stoked to announce the launch of the new web site for Reef, a surf-inspired footwear company based in San Diego. We at DT personally liked the feel of the light, bouncy, 'white-out' navigation and Flash interactions.
Reef - Always On.
Tuesday, June 25, 2002
Gotham Type
A native New Yorker, Tobias Frere-Jones celebrates his return to the city with GOTHAM, a new family of sans serifs in regular and condensed.
The Hoefler Type Foundry | Gotham.
Golden Brown
Inspiration comes in many forms... in this case, textured, patchwork & 'print-like' design showcased online that retains a modern, fresh look. [Kanstuct also helped us with an upcoming project: Green NYC].
Kanstrukt.com : Golden Brown.
Thursday, June 20, 2002
Fully integrated font aliasing!
Mac users... you'll never see te web the same way again. The new IE5.2 for Mac supports the Quartz text-smoothing feature provided in Mac OS X turning all your web type into a fully aliased, smooth font. Finally.
Internet Explorer (OSX) 5.2.
Wednesday, June 19, 2002
Simian
Another Simian update. This time, showing us a touch of the organization behind the art and design.
ikda design studios (Link dead).
Tuesday, June 18, 2002
"Stick to the theme"
Project Film & TV is a high-end production studio focused on broadcast film and video, and their site reflects a specific design theme as a single part of a comprehensive marketing communications program designed by Dept3.
Project Film and TV.
Monday, June 17, 2002
New Dutch Design Art & Advertising
The Hallo Holland exhibit is unfortunaltely finished, but you can visit all the participants' sites right here:
Hallo Holland DUTCH DESIGN in NYC
NOT another web interview!
web designweb designPay attention, because if you're like me, you may have the urge to skip this interview.... but I actually learned something from this practical tete-a-tete on web usability: If you ask Nielsen to review your site, he'll find 7 ways to tear you a new a-hole faster than you can say "click here".
PIXELSURGEON interview : jakob nielsen.
Pocket sized inspiration
Good things still come in small packages - especially when we're talking about pocket-sized visual design material, inspiration and curiosities.
Pocko books.
Saturday, June 15, 2002
Behind the Iron-Curtain.
Always a visual treat to visit, this must (at least) be version 7+ of this German firms' website.
Fork. (DE)
DO IT
An online compendium of artists' writings, essays and interviews.... Visit the notes section and join the experimental project by following DO ITs' contributed instructions from other artists. Voila, interactive art!
DO IT at e-flux.
New Tek Site
New multimedia artwork and interactive experients. [ala Flash and Director]
skeletonmoon.
xL Update
One of our faves for futuristic-style web design, ximeraLabs, has a nice site. So minimally decorated... it's almost naked.
ximeraLabs (PRO 2.3).
Friday, June 14, 2002
FUBU
Welcome to a community of artists, sharing their latest creations - 3-D, music and design - in this simple virtual space. [QuickTime req.]
PLEIX.
Thursday, June 13, 2002
Future imperfect?
This collab between Lexus and Minority Report holds lots of cool 3-d renderings, futuristic panel designs and lifestyle concepts in this beautifully rendered virtual adventure.
Lexus Minority Report.
Hungry for vectors?
This prolific young designer's work has been archived for your perusal... Enjoy over 5 years of designs spanning a range of tools, techniques, inspirations and of course, his signature illustrated 'flat-scapes'.
HFD Archive.
Greedy little graphic artists...
...are always down for more and more phauntz. So, we went to see an independent foundry based in Brooklyn, NY.
Stereo Type Haus.
Tuesday, June 11, 2002
Meet these Expressionists
... in a project that encourages non-commercial new media design and global networking among design students. Brought to you by students from Hyper Island.
Personality. (SE)
Monday, June 10, 2002
A message from Madrid
"We are [a] Graphic design studio producing all aspects of design
medium, print, T.V, Web. If you have a spare moment maybe
you [can] have a look and let us know what you think."
ACRYLICK (ES).
Hyper
The cover design of this month was created by Crew 6 from "Hyper Island" in Karlskrona, Sweden.
SHIFT | 067.
Thursday, June 06, 2002
National Teaser
OK. There's no way this can compare to the real thing but, for those who haven't been, (and I haven't) this is Virtual Yellowstone.
Wednesday, June 05, 2002
For New Raiders From New Riders:
Flash Enabled the Book!. With a snazzy Official Site linked up to downloads and such and more.
Tuesday, June 04, 2002
Hot & sticky
Unleash the fetishist in you and envelop yourself in this hot pink 'n sticky design outfit hailing from Berlin: neon love (DE).
*Surface Magazine Open Call 2002
Surface Magazine is sparking a nationwide search for new fashion photographers to showcase in 5th AAG issue and exhibit. For official forms, etc. contact: Avant Guardian. Deadline July 4th.
Monday, June 03, 2002
Spagetti manga?
Funky mix of manga-style cartooning from Italy (with timely Futbol theme).
TOKI - DOKI v 1.0 (IT).
"1. increased my awareness of that activity, which 2. interrupted my "looking ahead to the next action in the sequence" mentality, which 3. increased my "being" in the "here and now"--at least for the doorknob/drawer knob action."
Hands on experiment.
/Lifted from Core77.
Dodge Magazine
The new DODGE online magazine released. XL5 in association with Pixelsurgeon present the 'lost and found issue'.
DODGE2.
Sunday, June 02, 2002
The organic review of contemporary art.
Panoplie (FR).
Free downloadable 'pixel' fonts for PC or Mac.
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nitrada 0+, a new CD, has an online component to it's release.
five artists are enriching the original music by adding a visual dimension.
nitrada.com | basic input output system.