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From big business to big brother, to social media and now Wikileaks – a sign for our times
A TED classic, Ken Robinson explores the educational status quo and how it can kill creativity
Janine Banyus speaks about promoting the study and imitation of nature’s remarkably efficient designs, bringing together scientists, engineers, architects and innovators who can use those models to create sustainable technologies.
Sissel is a ‘scent artist’ – having personally harvested nearly 7,000 scent specimens, she is developing a lexicon of new terms to describe them – a smells language. There’s a nice article on her here.
Tipped off to this research project by the nice guys over at Adobe, PhD student Seok-Hyung Bae and others have developed an intuitive 3d sketching platform that looks from the videos here to be nothing short of revloutionary. I cannot wait to try this out.
Having been brought up in the age where the musical remix has been so prominent, this is the equivalent of hip-hop for furniture – a raw, unashamed, fresh remix of classics. Read on…
To call KAWS a street artist or graffiti artist would be omitting something, he’s not just a graphic artist either – more like a creative entrepeneur and damn is he good at it.
Since the early days of my experiements with computer graphics, I have been following the work of James Paterson and Amit Pitaru – then as Insert Silence they created a landmark animated piece for Bjork and ever since, have always wondered how it was done. This week I discovered they had been using propietary software developed by Pitaru called Rhonda. Originally conceived around 2003, the pair have for the first time offered it for public use.
Congratulations guys, this tool is a huge step in 3d sketching. Shallow learning curve and fantasic fun to play with. Sign up for the free download here