How has the landscape of New York City changed over the last few decades or even century? NYC Grid, is a website that explores and archives photos of New York city neighborhoods, “block-by-block and corner-by-corner,” to find out. Since moving to NYC seven years ago, Paul Sahner found himself roaming around taking photos and videos,… Continue reading New York City: Then and Now
When it comes to sitting around, the last thing that comes to mind is creativity. But these designers have managed to make mundane park benches into magnificent works of art and cunning advertisements. I can’t vouch for all their comfortableness, though, as some of these benches are intended more as messages than recreational units. Take… Continue reading 40 Creative Benches Every City Needs
The word “isometric” comes from the Greek term for “having equal measurement.” In that vein, the Isometric GIF Project is a series of animated scenes presented in an isometric perspective, that is, where a three-dimensional object is visually represented in just two dimensions. The project, by Guillaume Kurkdjian, promises to deliver one animated GIF per… Continue reading The Isometric GIF Project: 12 Creative 3D Animations
Do you fancy yourself as a new age modernist or is your house a little more minimalistic or Bauhaus? I’ve always been fascinated by different architecture and have been looking to learn more about its many origins. To the rescue comes this new Design in a Nutshell series, a 6-part animation presenting the entire history… Continue reading The Animated History of Western Architecture and Design [6-Part Video Series]
Who doesn’t love some wireless internet? Although we often use it, we rarely consider how it really works. “We use Wi-Fi so many times a day but don’t really know how it works or the complexity of the technology,” says artist Nickolay Lamm. To help put Wi-Fi, this invisible thing we use everyday, into perspective,… Continue reading What If You Could See Wi-Fi?
Daniel Stolle is a creative and very talented artist based out of Finland. Since starting out in illustration back in 2007, Daniel has worked mainly in editorial drawings, also doing artwork for book covers, stamps and animated films. He has contributed some amazing images to the likes of Boston Magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Fortune, Harvard… Continue reading 15 Thought-Provoking and Mind-Bending Artworks
A new technology could allow you to use gestures to control appliances and electronics from any room in your home using only Wi-Fi. That’s right: no wristbands, fancy remotes, or cameras, just good, “old-fashioned” Wi-Fi. Called “WiSee” (pronounced “we see”), the system is currently in a functional prototype state. How WiSee Works WiSee detects human… Continue reading WiSee: Body Gestures Control Home Devices Using Only Wi-Fi
Mark Zuckerberg introduced Facebook Home to the world today. This is a “family of apps” that make your Android phone more social. But what if Facebook made a real home? What do you think that might look like? Well for starters. imagine Facebook on every wall, literally! Your dining room table would come equipped with… Continue reading COMIC: What if Facebook Actually Made a Real Home?