Open Box I & II

July 21st, 2011

Open Box I & II are optical illusions made by Krystina Naylor for a specific location. Would love to have one.

found at It’s Nice That

Island Study

July 19th, 2011

I just love Nicolas Sassoon his animated gif style. The rotating 3D objects with their pattern shading … truly nice. His created “Island Study” for a benefit compilation for Japan.


May 17th, 2011

Profiles is a project by Israeli-based designer Idan Friedman. He embosses portraits on aluminium throw-away trays. Beautiful work!

found at It’s Nice That

3 Dreams of Black

May 13th, 2011

3 Dreams of Black” is a new interactive film directed by Chris Milk for the song “Black” by ROME, a music project by Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi featuring Jack White & Norah Jones. The project is a Chrome Experiment that showcases some of the latest web technologies like WebGL in modern browsers like Google Chrome.
Not only can you interact with video, you can also add your own items to the dream or see what others have build. For those of you who want to know the technical details: this page will keep you busy for a while. The model view and the demos are just as impressive.
Aaron Koblin was the creative director of this project and Mr.doob the technical director and of course a bunch of really talented people. You might also want to check out “The Wilderness Downtown“, a project with many people who were also involved in this one.
It’s been a long time since I’ve been that blown away by a web technology. So if you have the latest version of Google Chrome installed and a pretty decent graphicscard, go ahead and be …

3D ASCII Animated GIF

May 12th, 2011

I really like this 3D ASCII Animated GIF. It appeared in an article about making 3D GIFs from 2D source on weekly ascii. If anyone know who’s the creator, please let me know.

found at Rhizome

Thru Religion

April 5th, 2011

Thru Religion is a 3D printed object created by Drzach & Suchy. The object has multiple shadow-casting elements, semi-randomly arranged in three dimensions. When you rotate the object to the right position in front of a light source, you can see 3 different religious symbols. You should also check out these 2 videos of their Shadow Casting Panels.

found at ignant

Through The Barricades

April 4th, 2011

L017 is Angelo Bramanti and Giuseppe Siracusa and they prefer the use of waste materials and recycled objects to create their artworks. For their “Through The Barricades” piece they’ve used vinyl records. I quite like it but I’m not sure about the frame.

Sun can’t see the light

March 31st, 2011

Sun can’t see the light by Francoise Gamma.


March 15th, 2011

Of all the video projection on architecture projects out there, I still like Pablo Valbuena his best. One of his latest projects is called Quadratura, a site-specific installation presented at Matadero Madrid, Spain. Quadratura was the technique used in the baroque to extended architecture through trompe l’oeil and perspective constructions generated with paint or sculpture.


March 15th, 2011

Mark Beasley developed a javascript bookmarklet called 333DDD which converts images on the current page into red/cyan anaglyphs.  To run it bookmark this link and then navigate to a new page and click it.

found at rhizome