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Marion Bataille's "Numero"
Part entertaining pop-up book for young numerophiles, part creative dissection of numbers' visually symbolic values, Marion Bataille's forthcoming book "Numero" breaks down the world's most basic integers with each turn of the page. A New York Times...
DESIGN
3D Monopoly: New York Edition
Though the majority of our game-playing time these days is spent staring solitarily at our smartphones moving pixelated candy, nothing quite beats a good old-fashioned board game. While a game like Monopoly is a classic, the newly unveiled 3D New...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video: Juan Miguel Palacios
A recent transplant to Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood, Spanish artist Juan Miguel Palacios is making a splash in the New York art scene with a series of work focusing on the human form. Palacios uses a unique technique which involves layering a...
CULTURE
Interview: Us
by Sabine Zetteler Christoper Barrett and Luke Taylor, more commonly known as Us, are the powerhouse directorial duo behind the latest music video for Foals, released this week by Warner Bros UK. Far from newcomers to video direction—Us directed...
TECH
First Look: Samsung NX300 and 45mm 2D/3D Lens
We got a first look at the just-announced Samsung NX300 today, a high-end consumer camera that, when paired with Samsung's new 45mm f1.8 2D/3D lens, becomes the company's first 3D-capable mirrorless "smart" camera. Building on the success of the...
DESIGN
Free Universal Construction Kit
There exist few limits to a child's potential for creativity, and the blocks that accumulate on the playroom floor may seem equally boundless as kids are left to explore. Breaking down the boundaries between various branded construction sets like...
CULTURE
Xie Molin
One of the highlights of a recent trip to Beijing was discovering the work of Xie Molin, a locally based artist who is currently part of the "Beijing Voice" group show at Pace Gallery Beijing. Xie's process involves three phases, which begins with...
CULTURE
3DD Deluxe
Following the success of his first 3D breast book, Henry Hargreaves is back with 3DD Deluxe, another collection building on his deceptively simple theme: real breasts, in "even better" 3D. The compendium of un-augmented pairs comes complete with...
DESIGN
Media Design School
Advertorial content: Given that technological advancements in digital art are progressing by leaps and bounds, it's almost impossible to produce an excellent portfolio by just playing around on your laptop after work. If you've decided to bite the...
STYLE
Vans by OTH Store
In collaboration with Montreal's urban boutique Off The Hook, the first Vans partner store in Canada will open tomorrow at one of the busiest corners in the city. Not only will it offer the best selection of Vans in Canada with more than 1,500 shoes...
TECH
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Mini Camper Trailer English firm Environmental Transport Association invented this fabulous little camper that hooks up to Jazzys or other personal electric scooters. The cozy cabin has room for a nap, proper British tea and even a flatscreen...
CULTURE
Rashid Rana
Working across mediums—sculpture, video installation and large-scale photography among them—Pakistani artist Rashid Rana explores the singular issue of South Asia's struggle between tradition and modernity. Typically he uses a pixelated...
DESIGN
3D Art Book
When Tristan Eaton isn't designing toys or reworking brand identities as head of Thunder Dog Studios, he can be found collaborating with an array of today's exciting artists. An incredibly talented designer in his own right—with works in the...
CULTURE
Matt Shlian
As teacher, paper engineer and artist Matt Shlian explains on his site, "researchers see paper engineering as a metaphor for scientific principals; I see their inquiry as basis for artistic inspiration." His geometric sculptures elegantly reflect...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Rough Cut: LoSiento
by Gregory Stefano While in Barcelona recently (thanks to Red) we visited Borja Martínez, the founder of LoSiento, a studio that specializes in 3D typography, packaging and product design. Young and imaginative, the small firm is constantly...
CULTURE
3DD
We always appreciate an appropriate use of a medium, which is why we're glad to see the aptly-titled book "3DD," a book celebrating the breast with 86 pages of anaglyphic images. The concept is simple—the contours of topless ladies bounce...
TECH
Creator 2011 Giveaway
The Roxio Creator 2011 media suite brings photos to life with its first-ever set of tools for capturing, creating and sharing 3D photos and videos on a PC. The program works with both content captured on a stereoscopic camera or standard 2D device...
CULTURE
Maya 2 Google Earth
The people over at Eyebeam recently launched a new tool, entitled Maya 2 Google Earth. It's an open-source, cross-platform tool that allows you to export 3D models as a single Google Earth Placemark (KML) file. The project was inspired by the...
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