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Dublin Doodle

May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

Dublin Doodle – Case Study from Hugo & Cat on Vimeo. St. Patrick’s Day: the one day of the year when the eyes of the world are on Ireland. Or, more likely, it’s the time when most people dress up in wigs and hats to be Irish for a day. So when Tourism Ireland asked…

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Manifest voor Winterslag

May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

http://www.niekkosten.be/manifest-voor-winterslag-cite   Identity is not an obvious aspect for the multicultural and relatively young community of Winterslag (Genk, BE). The allochtonous youth is confronted with problems in its search for identity. The bond that once existed between miners fades away over time. Therefore, the present project aims at visualising the complex and multilayered idea of…

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Moodboard

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Joshua Barndt (2012 ACE Opportunities Award Winner), community collaboration and cultural diversity

May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

The Artists for Community Engagement (ACE) Awards focus on the arts, community collaboration and cultural diversity. The ACE Awards are the result of a partnership between Toronto Arts Foundation’s Neighbourhood Arts Network and the 2010 DiverseCity Fellows. The TD ACE ‘Opportunity’ Award for Individual Artists celebrates an individual who has made a significant contribution by…

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leuchttur.MODULAR

May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

Interactive video projection on the front of a historic building The MODULAR festival is a cultural event for the youth of Augsburg with over 60 different performances at 24 different places in the city. The concept of the festival is that every active module in town does its part. The “Stadtjugendring” in return is supporting…

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Situation map

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SUN Social Cohesion

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Related Project

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The Happiness and Connection Project The Mission I love music. But more than that, I love what music does for people. It brings us together, it saves us in times of despair, it makes us cry when we don’t know why, and it reminds us how alive life can feel. This is what I do…

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May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

HereHere: Provoking Hyperlocal Conversations HereHere NYC enables neighborhoods to generate opinions based on public data. We sum up how your neighborhood, or other NYC neighborhoods you care about, are doing via daily email digest, neighborhood-specific Twitter feeds, and status updates on a map. We’re interested in creating compelling stories with data to engage larger communities;…

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Portraits of the Homeless

May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

In 2008, accountant and amateur photographer Lee Jeffries was in London to run a marathon. On the day before the race, Jeffries thought he would wander the city to take pictures. Near Leicester Square, he trained his 5D camera with a long, 70-200 lens on a young, homeless woman who was huddled in a sleeping…

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Video wall: national geographic museum

May 12, 2014 / 0 comments

  The exhibit at the National Geographic Museum presents a larger-than-life picture of the many facets of our world on a Clarity Matrix LCD video wall, from Planar. The physical layout provides a novel and engaging platform that maximizes the impact of the National Geographic Society’s renowned visual content.

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Deliverables for next lesson

May 6, 2014 / 0 comments

Prepare the following things for lesson (13/05): 1. Situation map: Make a clear map about the situation described in your Map It session. Try to make it look good and be creative. Please no Powerpoint graphs.(format A3) 2. Moodboard related to the critical situation selected by the group. You can use collage, mosaic, grids, ect…(format…

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Favela painting

May 6, 2014 / 0 comments

The Favela Painting project was invented by the Dutch artist duo Haas&Hahn, when they visited the slums around Rio de Janeiro to make a film about the culture of hip-hop in the so-called favela’s. While shooting the film, they were inspired by local creativity and wanted to change preconceived notions from the outside world through community-driven…

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MonkeyLetric LED Bike Wheel Lights

May 6, 2014 / 0 comments

The Monkey Light Pro is a set of four rows of LED light strips. When travelling at speeds of 10 to 40 MPH, the Monkey Light Pro LEDs light up when installed on your bicycle’s wheels. When riding, those flashing lights will turn into a recognizable image. Stunning images and animations can be created, even text…

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Smart Bottle Holder Tracks Your Baby’s Nutrition

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

There are dozens of smart monitors on the market that track a child’s sleep patterns, but there’s not a lot of tech available to stay on top of your baby’s food. Enter Sleevey, a company that just launched a $85,000 Kickstarter campaign for a device that aims to help parents track how much their baby…

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3D-printed houses

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

A Chinese company harnessed 3D-printing technology to build 10 one-story houses in a day — a cheaper, faster and safer alternative to more traditional construction. WinSun Decoration Design Engineering built the houses in Shanghai using four giant 3D printers, which are each 10 meters (33 feet) wide and 6.6 meters (22 feet) high, according to Chinese…

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Roadsworth – North American Footprint

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

This artwork by Roadsworth is called “North American Footprint”, it shows the eco-footprint of an average North American. The way Roadsworth communicated his statement is very creative and striking. http://roadsworth.com/main/index.php?showimage=163&category=2

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Street furniture that encourages social interaction

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

This is the work of designer Neulhae Cho and it’s called “Swingers” chair. It’s a palindromic bench with two chairs on either end connected by a curved bridge that, like a swing or a seesaw, distributes weight from one side to another. The peculiar form of the chair was meant to invite users to, in fact, “play…

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UN WOMEN | The Autocomplete Truth

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

creative way of communicating the present lack of gender equality around the globe! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YImzLDw7SdM In today’s modern age, it’s almost unthinkable to consider gender inequality as a persisting issue. UN Women however, sees that despite decades of global advancement, prejudice and discrimination against women is still rampant worldwide. We needed to lay this bare to audiences…

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growing food | Anywhere!

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

The Maa-Bara project empowers local student groups in impoverished Lenya, Kenya, to sustainably grow fish and vegetables using “aquaponics” deployed on-site at school.  A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, this low-cost, low-tech method of farming re-circulates water and nutrients in a closed-loop system and can be built from off-the-shelf components readily available in the country. The system…

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The Mannequin Mob

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

For our latest mission, we surprised shoppers and employees at the 5th Avenue Gap in Manhattan by giving the store 40 extra mannequins. Performers entered the store wearing white Morphsuits under Gap-style clothing. At the exact same second they zipped up their suits and froze in place next to the store’s actual mannequins. Customers and…

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The Mp3 Experiment Ten

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

For our latest mission, over 7,000 people pressed play simultaneously and listened to an mp3 file filled with ridiculous instructions at Manhattan’s South Street Seaport. Participants were instructed to dress as tourists to blend in with the crowd and surprise real tourists with their unexpected synchronized actions. This was all part of our tenth annual…

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Street Art

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

Picture by: Banksy More about street art: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_art

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TKTS in New York City

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“The booth is wedge-shaped, with wide, bleacher-like stairs covering the roof, allowing pedestrians to sit down or climb the steps for a panoramic, unobstructed view of Times Square.”     Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TKTS_red_stairs_jeh.JPG

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BMW i – A Window into the feature

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

The BMW i Window Into The Near Future digitally transforms passing cars into the all-electric BMW i3 and plug-in hybrid BMW i8 Concept vehicles — and showcases our vision for the future of mobility. The window also calculates how much money would be saved and how many tons of CO2 emissions we can reduce annually…

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Speed Camera Lotto

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

The winning idea of the fun theory award, submitted by Kevin Richardson, USA. Can we get more people to obey the speed limit by making it fun to do? This was the question Kevin’s idea answered and it was so good that Volkswagen, together with The Swedish National Society for Road Safety, actually made this…

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Person Parking

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

This is an project that was the Public Design Festival in Milan. The mission was to develop a creative solution for a parking spot of 2×5 meter, returning it to the public domain in a positive way. Paving paradise for a place to sit. That’s what’s going on here. A project from Springtime that saves a…

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Kindness boomerang

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

Watch as the camera tracks an act of kindness as its passed from one individual to the next and manages to boomerang back to the person who set it into motion. A nonprofit on a mission to empower & unite the world with KINDNESS! To empower and unite the world with KINDNESS. Life Vest Inside inspires…

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Dune

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

www.studioroosegaarde.net Dune is an interactive landscape which reacts on the behavior of people. This hybrid of nature and technology exists out of large amounts of fibers which are brightened according to the sounds and motion of passing visitors. The latest version is filled with interactive lights and sounds. ‘Dune’ investigates nature in a futuristic relation…

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Samsung Ensurance ‘Bridge of Life’

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

Self-harm is  the leading cause of death of people 15 to 49 throughout the developed world, surpassing all cancer and heart disease. It’s hard to believe and hard to imagine how a piece of brand content could do anything about it. And maybe Samsung’s “Bridge of Life” won’t help. But it’s a great, earnest ambition…

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Gardens by The Bay | Grant Associates

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

Andrew Grant, director of UK landscape architects Grant Associates, walks around Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, reflecting on the ideas and inspirations behind the the design of the spectacular Supertrees, Cooled Conservatories and Themed Gardens. Masterplanned by Grant Associates, Gardens by the Bay is a remarkable blend of nature, technology, environmental management and imagination….

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Coca-Cola Small World Machines – Bringing India & Pakistan Together

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

In March 2013, Coca-Cola set out to break down barriers and create a simple moment of connection between two nations – India and Pakistan. The initiative “Small World Machines” provided a live communications portal between people in India and Pakistan and showed that what unites us is stronger than what sets us apart. The key…

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Project H Documentary ‘If You Build It’

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

IF YOU BUILD IT follows designer-activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Living on credit and grant money and fighting a change-resistant school board, Pilloton and Miller lead their students…

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LifeBouy Hand Washing Campaign

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

Lifebuoy – Roti Reminder Every three years more than 100 million people pray, eat and live together at the Kumbh Mela. In 2013 Lifebuoy branded more than 2.5 million rotis with the words “Did you wash your hands with Lifebuoy?” to encourage millions of people to wash their hands before eating and help to stop…

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Sway’d

May 5, 2014 / 0 comments

“Sway’d” – Interactive Public Art Installation in Salt Lake City from Daniel Lyman on Vimeo.

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Location Aware Music

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Urban Community Gardening (Berlin)

May 4, 2014 / 0 comments

Urban gardens can be found all around the world. Their goal is to provide knowledge about growing your own food in urban environment, where people don’t have the connection with nature as much as they would like to. Community gardens are a place where people can spend their time gardening, sharing knowledge, and of course-…

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night lights

May 4, 2014 / 0 comments

An special installation turned the Auckland Ferry Building into an interactive playground. The projection allowed viewers to become performers, by taking their body movements and amplifying them 5 stories tall.

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The Coca Cola Friendship Machine

May 3, 2014 / 0 comments

The Coca Cola Friendship Machine was born to make all the friends of Latin America celebrate Friend’s Day in a very special way. For everyone to enjoy a Coke with their friends and take advantage of the special 2 for 1 Coke offer, friends had to cooperate with each other to insert the money into…

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Project Re:Brief

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Superkilen

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public park in the norrebro district of copenhagen, denmark. designed by superflex  

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May 2, 2014 / 0 comments

During the Public Design Festival of 2011 in Milano, the dutch collective FOUNDation projects, developed a project in which they recovered material from the inhabitants of a neighborhood, with which they built a structure that hosted a ‘tavern’, and where all the people from the neighborhood where after invited to share a drink and some…

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Interactive dj-booth outdoor hangout

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Moodboard

April 30, 2014 / 0 comments

Problem Map

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Design Innovation Vennestraat

April 28, 2014 / 0 comments

A project commissioned by the Design Platform Vlanderen seeked to link designers Thomas Lommee and Christiane Hoegner with local shops of the Vennestraat. The project was aimed towards the ‘identity’ of the street. It was exhibited in the Conflict & Design exhibition.