This is a brand new illustrated map of Reykjavík, Iceland. The map was made by a group of architects and took over two years and 3000 hours to complete. When you zoom in to the maximum, the level of details is amazing.
There is a quietness to the Eternal Moments photo series that is made slightly eerie do to the use of animation. Another example of the growing popularity of animated photography, this series is beautifully contemplative. It really captures the idea of an ‘eternal moment.’
QLOCKTWO makes you pause and allows a different view of time. The typographic front combines the moment with the written word and makes it a statement. ‘It is half past eight.’ This clock forms a perfect square and seems to hover freely at the wall. A matrix with symmetrically arranged characters constitutes another square in the interior. Some of these characters shine in pure white to form words that describe time.
Street artist ROA started by painting intriguing murals of animals in hidden places underneath bridges and on walls. His works show his interesting vision on the circle of animal life. In the video, ROA tells you how he works with surroundings. The surroundings being a white exposition wall, or a 10 metre citywall.
Project Rimino redefines mobile experience through human factors research and design thinking. Informed by human experience, the project is guided by both observational and experimental design research methods. The Rimino concept is an E-paper mobile device with a user interface inspired by print posters. Historically, as technology has progressed, devices have become more conspicuous. Rimino challenges this trend and presents the alternative: technology that is more integrated and more sensitive to the human experience.
LouLou & Tummie is a Dutch illustration duo who spend their days building an ever expanding empire of colourful graphics and characters. Lead by their crave for toys, happiness and all things cute or robot-like they abuse their computers to spit out designs that can be found in magazines, books, advertisements, plush, papertoys, on walls and interiours, t-shirts and shoes around the galaxy.
Recycle to reinvent; the motto of Bota Bota, the project where a 57-year-old ferryboat was transformed into a floating Scandinavian spa by Sid Lee Architects, right in the heart of Montreal’s Old Port. Bota Bota is the new name given to the ferryboat that used to link two cities in Quebec in the 1950s, built in 1951 and measuring 170 feet and 600 tons, the Arthur Cardin plied the waters between these two cities for ten years.
A local group trying to keep oil supertankers from BC’s waters is using innovative posters that simulate an actual oil spill in real time. The secret? The tankers featured on the posters are printed using a special enviro-friendly black ink that bleeds in the rain and reveals the message “Oils spills affect everyone. Take action now at notankers.ca.”
DV01 is a bicycle concept aimed towards a contemporary target group, that considers the bicycle to be both a convenient means of transportation and a product with a high aesthetical value. A bicycle is for many people something that you attach to your own personal style, were not only the bicycles function but also its appearance plays a crucial role. The focus of the project has therefore been about finding a balance in the design.