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.
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...
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...
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...
The Conference, Part Two
Phones with feelings, our multiple media personalities and more at Scandinavia's largest technology and innovation conference
by Leonora Oppenheim
In Part One, we wrote about The Conference’s theme of taking grassroots action in media—people doing it for themselves. Another persistent subject, which kept rearing its futuristic head, was the concept of expressive technology. In contrast to the...
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...
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...
Olly and Molly
Web-connected robots dispense custom scents and candy treats
by Richard Prime
When a creative brief tasked them to "make something connected to the Internet that doesn't live on the screen," Foundry, a small research team at Mint Digital, came up with Olly, a scent-based system rewarding social media activity or, as they describe...
National Museum of Mathematics offers new perspectives on making the subject approachable
by Gaspard Nemec
In opening to the general public in NYC last weekend, the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMATH) became the only numerically-focused museum in North America. The idea behind the museum dedicated to the quantitative field, according to mathematician...
Insights on the Chinese fashion designer's eclectic inspirations like Japanese fantasy tales and a look at her latest collection
by Alessandro De Toni
Qinghe Cao is a talented young designer from Beijing's prestigious China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), with a very unique and imaginative style. In 2011 she launched her first collection of accessories "H=H," and in 2013 she was invited...
Filament winding, forging, hydrodynamic machining and more in a material specialist's latest look at manufacturing processes
by Greg Stefano
While specifically targeting industrial designers, Making It: Manufacturing Techniques In Product Design makes a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning about the production processes of nearly anything. Originally released in 2007, this...
Interview: Gary Taxali
The multi-media artist discusses balancing commercial and personal work and the perils of a blank white page
by Hans Aschim
Art and commerce are traditionally thought of as opposing forces. Of course, this is especially true for artists who's work lands on both advertisements and gallery walls. Finding inspiration from commercial work while maintaining a sense of integrity...
Interview: Afroditi Krassa
The interior designer on the true meaning of sustainability, gender politics and how she works like a chef
by Paolo Ferrarini
Based in London, with firm roots in Greece, Afroditi Krassa has established herself as a prominent designer of her generation—particularly in interior design. Her clients range from the highly lauded furniture design house Ligne Roset to Italian...