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Couture Speakers? Parrot Zikmu Wireless Speakers by Philippe Starck

Before you balk at the hefty $1,500 price tag for these gorgeous speakers, let me remind you that they are designed by one of the most iconic designers of our time, the one and only Philippe Starck. For more than 30 years, this unconventional creator, designer and architect has changed the way we experience everyday life, creating unbelievable destinations that defy… Continue

Added by alice on December 17, 2008 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Clever Interpretations of Famous Artworks Using Emojis



In today's age of technology and internet culture, things like emojis, social media updates, likes and notifications, and Google services have become more familiar to many of us than picking up a newspaper or talking on the phone. Kiev, Ukraine-based artist Nastya Ptichek brings history and the modern age together in a tongue-in-cheek series called Emoji-Nation, which reinterprets…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 7, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Spectacular Interactive Dance Performance Using Projection Mapping

We're living in an age where technology is a staple of our lives. We function through the use of technology on a daily basis and numerous branches of the art community have embraced this fact, incorporating it into their work. Now, even dance has welcomed the power and immersive quality of the digital age. Interactive new media design company Ultra Combos has…

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Added by Pinar on October 3, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Does Art Have a Legitimate Place in the Digital World?



Ten days ago, an important panel discussion took place called "Does art have a legitimate place in the digital world?" On the panel were two artists, an art collector and the Culture Editor from the Guardian.



Outset, an organization dedicated to supporting new art, put on the event and Marc Sands, Director of Audiences and Media at Tate, led the discussion. Listen to this highlights video to hear about how digital technologies are shaking up the art… Continue

Added by alice on March 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cool Concept: Solar-Powered Camera Strap

Designer Weng Jie has conceptualized a solar-powered camera strap which any outdoor photographer could appreciate. With the great technology coming out for thinner, more flexible, more durable, and more efficient solar cells, putting them on a DSLR camera strap is both practical and cool. Plus, if you're a photographer hired to record an event, it can help ensure that… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Sneaker Sculptures by Gabriel Dishaw (6 pics)

"Artist Gabriel Dishaw merges his love for sneakers and technology in these beautifully sculpted Nike’s, using bits and pieces of computers, typewriters and other found metal objects.

The Sneaker Series is only one of many of his series of objects that he has been creating since the mid-90’s."…

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Added by Visnja V on August 9, 2010 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

I Can Fly! Air Jordon 2009 Coming Feb 09

I'm not one to love sneakers but damn these shoes are fine! The twenty-fourth edition of the world's best basketball shoe, Air Jordan 2009 is set for a Valentine's release date. Its futuristic look comes from the individualized blown glass-inspired detailing that also makes each pair of shoes unique.



For $190 bucks you'll get articulated propulsion technology,… Continue

Added by alice on January 20, 2009 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Mesmerizing Metallic Flower Sculpture Open & Closes

Una Lumino is a kinetic sculpture comprised of metallic buds that are made of acrylic and stainless steel. The mechanical installation by Korean artist Choe U-Ram incorporates his signature style of combining beauty and technology. Standing at just over 17 feet tall, the whirlwind of elegant robotic flowers are automated to bloom open, shining a brilliant light, and revert back…

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Added by Pinar on November 17, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Beautifully Embroidered Silk Paintings by Art of Silk

Art of Silk produces beautiful silk embroidery art whose subjects range from fine art paintings and scenic landscapes to animal and floral portraits. Aside from producing traditional embroidery, though, the company has developed new methods of reproducing the intricate art. Founder Christopher Leung tells us, "We've combined this 2500-year-old art form with modern…

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Added by Pinar on December 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

I Contact - A Mouse Fitted to Your Eyeball

This product may not hit the market anytime soon, but it isn't that far-fetched and could revolutionize the tech world. I Contact is essentially a mouse fitted to your eyeball. The lens is inserted like any other normal contact lens except it’s laced with sensors to track eye movement The sensors then relay that position to a receiver connected to your computer… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 30, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Table R Collection by Il Hoon Roh (6 pics + video)

"Designer developed fabric stretching design techniques to generate furniture’s geometries, replicating building processes found in nature. To generate these organic forms, the designer stretched a single piece of fabric by hand into a three-dimensional form, which was then hardened to transform into the design."…

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Added by Visnja V on August 8, 2010 at 8:58am — No Comments

Socio-Political Pop Art (7 pieces)



New York-based artist Kevin Bourgeois takes photo-realism to new heights with his socio-political pop art. His work asks the viewer to take in the crazy signs and symbols to find the deeper meaning.



From his website: "An underlying theme of contrast defines the essence of Bourgeois’ exhaustively detailed drawings. The polarities of the sentimental and the cerebral, science and… Continue

Added by Visnja V on March 24, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Like the Ultimate Science and Technology Museum: Wired's NextFest 9/27-10/12 Chicago

Wired NextFest will give people a glimpse into the gallery of the future with 30-40 curated exhibits on sustainable design, next gen healthcare, interactive art and games, humanoid robotics and more! The event is free and open to the public at South Promenade, Millennium… Continue

Added by alice on August 10, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Retro-Modern Design: LG's Classic TV



Are you one of those people who drools over the thought of a 60-inch plasma tv? Well, then move on. This post is definitely not for you. However, if you're one of those people who long for simpler days, you know, when we had four channels to choose from rather than four billion (yes, I am exaggerating), than you'll be smitten by this new retro TV by LG. The LG…

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Added by alice on January 28, 2010 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

"Sand Babel" Desert Skyscrapers Uses Sand in Construction



The desert is often associated with being a barren and desolate place. Chinese designers Qiu Song, Kang Pengfei, Bai Ying, Ren Nuoya, and Guo Shen want to breathe life among the sand dunes with their series of intelligent skyscrapers entitled Sand Babel. They utilize the characteristics inherent in the landscape to imagine these futuristic towers, which are meant as research facilities and…

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Added by Sara Barnes on March 26, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

Moses Bridge Astonishingly Splits Water



Ever wonder what it felt like to follow Moses? Well, though it's not the Red Sea, the Moses Bridge, located in the Netherlands, is quite the sight to see. Appropriately titled, the bridge gives visitors a truly unique experience when visiting a close 17th century fort. Designed by architecture group RO & AD, the bridge is constructed out of Accoya wood, a high technology wood…

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Added by Jacob Paul Wiegmann on November 12, 2011 at 7:50am — 1 Comment

Magical Light Show Produces Carpets Along a Church Floor



Magic Carpets is an elaborate installation by Miguel Chevalier in which the French artist transformed a former church space into a mesmerizing spectacle of sound and lights. He used digital technology to project a variety of multicolored light patterns and mosaics, inspired by Islamic art, across the floor. As viewers walked throughout the space, the interactive designs adjusted…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 14, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts



Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures that each…

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Added by Pinar on June 27, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Futuristic Tron-Inspired Prom Dress

At San Diego Comic Con 2011, cosplayer Victoria Schmidt, better known as Scruffy Rebel, modeled this awesome Tron-themed outfit. Designed and constructed by Jin Yo, the costume is a re-imagining of the character Quorra's outfit as a party dress inspired by the styles of eccentric fashion designer…

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Added by Pinar on February 7, 2013 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Interactive NYC Information Center Goes Digital

If you happen to find yourself in New York City anytime soon, you should check this out. Located on 7th Avenue, just north of Times Square, the new NYC Information Center opened its doors to the public on January 21st. Designed by WXY architecture+urban design and Local Projects, the new center transforms a storefront into an "information space", seamlessly integrating… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 23, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

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