Archive for the 'Art' Category

Seconds of Beauty

Friday, December 2nd, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:37

60 one second video clips in one beautiful compilation.

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Stunning Computer Animated Film

Saturday, January 9th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 01:01

Alex Roman created this wonderful, completely animated film named The Third & The Seventh. This is truly a piece of art. After watching this I wonder when an average computer will be able to render pictures and animations as realistic as these in real time. Watch the film in HD or take a look at […]

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Forever’s Not So Long

Saturday, September 19th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:12

Forever’s Not so Long is a fantastic short movie about a hopeless situation starring Garrett Murray. I can’t tell more without a spoiler, so just watch this 13 minute masterpiece. If you have an iPhone and a Twitter account or a website be sure to check out Ego, also by Garrett Murray.

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Book-Sensitive Reading Lamp

Monday, July 20th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:57

This reading lamp by the four French designers Jun Yasumoto, Alban Le Henry, Olivier Pigasse and Vincent Vandenbrouck is pure genius: it goes dark as soon as you put you book on it after reading. (via Core77)

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Fantastic Office Building

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:27

What a great place to work at! via Boing Boing Gadgets

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Painting a Song

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:45

A beautiful animated, interactive music video. Pintando una Canción.

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Helvetica — A Movie About a Typeface

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:08

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. Anybody who’s interested in design and fonts should definitely watch this documentary. Really interesting and great for understanding the roots of many designs we now see in our daily lives. helveticafilm.com

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Great Aquarium Design

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:54

Here are some great tanks with fantastic plant placement. Makes you want to call one your own (again).

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Keming

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 17:45

keming. noun. The result of improper kerning.

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A Scanner Darkly

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:20

A Scanner Darkly — the movie adaption of Philip K. Dick‘s great novel. What does a scanner see? I mean, really see? Into the head? Down into the heart? Does a passive infrared scanner … see into me — into us — clearly or darkly? (Bob Arctor, A Scanner Darkly) Great dystopian novel and fantastic […]

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Iceland: Heima

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:44

Visiting Iceland this summer was wonderful. Seeing the impressive landscape lets you understand the origins of Sigur Rós’s music. Listening to their music while driving on Icelandic roads is just perfect. On November 5th Sigur Rós is planning to release the documentary Heima (at home) about their 2006 tour on Iceland. Watching the trailer makes […]

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Spacializer — Spherical Sound Clouds

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 14:42

Spacializer is a flash animation of slowly moving clouds of different colors by Sébastien Chevrel, an artist, designer and programmer focusing on interactive media. The animation itself creates a faint background noise when left alone. Moving your mouse cursor above different colors and the spots where different colors mix results in changing sounds all very […]

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Interactive Jazz Sample Looping Random Techno Sound Chill Out Thingy

Friday, March 16th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:33

Found via digg because of its 3D menu Screenvader‘s flash-based site had a lot more to offer: Interactive graphics and random audiovisual animations using vector graphics, images and short video sequences of Looping Housewife’s Duties. If you thought The Ring‘s video sequence was scary take a look at Easy to Open; fullscreen, in the dark, […]

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What Our World Should Look Like Today According to the Past

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:45

Retrofuturo — or IL FUTURO VISTO DAL PASSATO as Fabio Feminò puts it — is a 35 page series of mostly pictures and magazine covers from the past (up to 80 years old) showing how the people living then thought our world would look like today. It includes classics like flying cars, enormous cities, moon […]

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Virtual Real-World Graffiti — The Geeky Way of Tagging

Monday, February 26th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:43

Introducing a clean, non-permanent and — more than anything else — geeky way of tagging buildings, the Graffiti Research Lab presents a project named L.A.S.E.R. Tag. Using a “blinds-your-eyes-forever”-grade laser, a bright beamer, a security camera and some open software (complete list and instructions) you can virtually tag any build you like (and can park […]

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Photos of Germany — 80 Years Ago

Friday, February 9th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:46

Take a look at this wonderful collection of photos from 1929 taken in Germany. The atmosphere is very quiet and peaceful. It looks like a place you wouldn’t deny holidays from the city life at — if there wasn’t the problem of the almost 80 years passed since then. All pictures are taken from a […]

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Hobbit Home

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:14

Simon Dale built a truly amazing Low Impact Woodland Home for his family which is dug into the hillside. The building process took nearly 1500 man hours and cost only £3000. The main tools used are a chainsaw, a hammer and a one inch chisel. The used materials are mainly natural and the house has […]

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Ministry of Transportation

Friday, November 24th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:42

This Ministry of Transportation was shot in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi by Geert Joiris. [It] brings out the conflict between a symbol of progress and its current state of decay. (via we make money not art)

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The Most Desperate Kiwi

Sunday, November 12th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 15:54

Kiwi! by Dony Permedi.

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Diet Coke + Mentos = ?

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:17

By now you should have found out about the secrets of Diet Coke and Mentos. It was and still is all over the internet. If you don’ know what I’m talking about take a first look at this: a basic reaction. Now you’re ready to watch the fun clip at eepybird.com and see what happens […]

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