Cool Hunting Video Presents: Prototyping Displays with Chris Weisbart
Our latest video looks at the prototyping process behind museum displays
by Cool Hunting Video
on 23 December 2011
Due to an unfortunate misunderstanding with Chris Weisbart this video has been removed.
ITP Winter Show 2010
Part one on the techie creativity from the minds of ITP grad students this season
by Greg Stefano
We checked out the Interactive Telecommunications Program 2010 winter show yesterday at Tisch School of the Arts and like previous years, the overall depth and range of the projects was in itself impressive. Below are some that stood out for their...
AIGA Celebrates 100 Years with Soaring Interactive Installation
Collins' Experience Design group unveils a wave of one hundred projection-mapped clocks
by Hans Aschim
The line between art, technology and design is more blurred than ever, and no group knows this better than the AIGA, the NYC-based professional association for design. To celebrate its centennial, the organization tapped renowned brand agency Collins...
Universal Assembly Unit at London Fashion Week
The innovative media company creates an interactive installation that lets visitors experience fashion in a whole new way
by Cajsa Carlson
The spotlight is on South Africa this week, as Design Indaba is set to start. But it’s not just in its homeland that South African design is on display; in London, the country was one of 29 taking part in the International Fashion Showcase during...
Heineken Open Design Explorations: The Club
The future of nightlife as conceived by a cross-disciplinary team of club-going creatives
by Evan Orensten
"We wanted to show design in action, not on a pedestal," said Heineken's Global Head of Design Mark van Iterson as he walked us through "The Club", the first project of their Open Design Explorations, a pop up nightclub in the Tortona district during...
Ellen Gallagher: Don't Axe Me
Meticulous layering breaks through the canvas to reinvent visual contexts and explore future possibilities in the New Museum exhibition
by CH Contributor
by LinYee Yuan Those familiar with the work of American artist Ellen Gallagher often view her delicate works on paper and canvas through the lens of racial and gender politics—Gallagher's "DeLuxe" series famously abstracted African-American beauty...
Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World
London's Design Museum chronicles two-wheel transportation at its finest
by Graham Hiemstra
Short of material innovation and aesthetic refinement, the bicycle as we know it has changed very little since its early days of development in the late 19th century. However slight, the evolution of the world's most widely used mode of transportation...
Radical Interactive Design by The Workers
The duo blur the line between the digital and physical for a new way to experience art
by Cajsa Carlson
One of the UK’s most exciting art events last year only technically took place inside a gallery. In reality, Tate Britain’s “After Dark” played out on computer screens all across the globe. "After Dark" let website visitors take control of four robots...
Game Developer Other Ocean's #IDARB
Head of Development Mike Mika speaks about the upcoming crowdsourced title
by Carol T Chung
From their headquarters Emeryville, CA and three studios in Canada and Northern California, game developers Other Ocean work on a multitude of projects that span mobile, handheld and console games. They've produced numerous noteworthy titles over...
Interview: Graham Dunning and the Mechanical Techno Machine
How the experimental sound artist improvises with his self-playing Frankenstein turntable
by Nara Shin
Multiple layers of modified records rotate on the turntable. Some of the vinyl has been sliced and bent, while others have little nuts and bolts drilled in or are covered in stickers to blank out certain sections. A ring stand—normally used to clamp...
by Tim Yu
Getting closer to the experience of an actual museum, OrganisMuseum is the first online virtual art gallery in 3D. By using directional arrows and cursor you are able to "walk" around the museum's three stories to view photographic works...
Machine Project at Walker Art Center
How an experimental art collective turned a field into a puppy opera, lawnmower symphony and more
by Evan Orensten
Chiefly interested in the "intersections between different fields of knowledge," like all good art collectives, Machine Project's objectives are sometimes frustratingly vague. Loose definitions on their site span "informal educational institution...
The Conference, Part One
"Power, Disruption and Lies" in Malmö at Scandinavia's largest technology and innovation conference, presented by Media Evolution
by Leonora Oppenheim
Last week The Conference was held in Sweden's southernmost city of Malmö and Cool Hunting was in attendance. The centerpiece of this exciting five-day media smörgåsbord was an intense 48 hours of conferences and parties, sandwiched by dynamic workshops...