MOTIV is an open source project that uses Kinect to give digital musicians direct control of emotional expression by interpreting their physical gestures in real-time. http://musicwithmotiv.com/
MOMA Talk To Me interactive exhibition →
The Talk To Me interactive exhibition is online. Recommended!
time/bank is a platform where groups and individuals can pool and trade time and...
Project Photofly →
Certainly something to keep an eye on. This project by Autodesk allows you to quickly and easily create 3D models based on photos. Photofly allows anyone with a digital camera to create near accurate 3D models from photographs using the web.
The Department of Advertising and Graphic Design →
Inspiring stuff from the Department of Advertising and Graphic Design, MOMA’s in-house design studio. Combine their great work with a truly cross-media strategy and a considerable budget and you get close to advertising heaven.
Buttons, Behaviour, Robots and Toys. What Happens When We Put Data in Things. Great presentation by Russell Davies on Next conf. You can check out the other interesting talks as well at the Next11 video archive.
The rest is up to You
I’ve mentioned Michael Lebowitz, the founder of Big Spaceship, before and again he comes along with some great insights about their way of working. Teams are guided by four principles: Work as a multi-disciplinary team Produce exceptional work Be profitable Take care of each other – The rest is up to you.
Talk to Me
If you’re in NYC soon, make sure you don’t miss Paola Antonelli’s (and her overly talented female team) new exposition Talk to Me. Talk to Me is an exhibition on the communication between people and objects, and how designers write the initial script that enables the two parties to communicate effectively and elegantly. Some interesting people like Rob Faludi, BERG and Jer...