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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Fredo's Fridays 57

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PRAQUE'S TOWER
600 Year Anniversary


The 600 years anniversary of the astrological tower clock in Prague's Old Town Square gets mapped. (Video projections onto the actual surface of the tower)





IRC DANCE MOVEMENT
OF PORCELAIN - SIGNAL THE CAPTAIN


"Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather to all who can read it"
- Martha Graham






FASHION




KOBI LEVI
ARTISTIC FOOTWEAR

Artistic footwear designer, Kobi Levi from Jersusalem creates "wearable sculptures"

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Link





MUSIC


WE NO SPEAK AMERICANO
Yolanda Be Cool & D Cup


Performed and choreographed by Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding
Film by Jonny Reed
Music: Yolanda Be Cool & D Cup ft. Cleary & Harding

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Fredo's Fridays 56 - The Future

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MICROSOFT OFFICE LABS
2019 VISION


Microsoft's 2019 vision video has some obvious Surface interfacing, but the designs look really nice and clean.






MIT
WEARABLE COMPUTER DISPLAY

Students at a MIT lab turn the human body into a computer interface.






EMOTIV SYSTEMS
MIND CONTROL INTERFACING

Tan Le from Emotiv Systems demonstrates their mind controlling software.






MUSIC


FUTURE OF MUSIC
INSTRUMENTS OF TOMORROW

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A look at some of the most original musical instruments... some a variant of today's.

Link




INTERFACE DESIGN


MICROSOFT
ZUNE UI


Okay so maybe this is not in the future... but still, the latest Zune UI looks slick if you've never seen it.




A look at more interfaces of tomorrow.

Link

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Fredo's Fridays 55 - Street Art

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DUB FX
JUST PLAIN SICK


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Aussie man, Ben, street performer is so sick, he needs medical attention. I can't stop watching his videos. He uses two diff pads. One to lay down tracks and another to tweak his voice creating songs live. I strongly recommend watching them in their entirety.









VIDEO DESIGN



BANKSY
BRISTOL SHOW

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If you haven't heard of Banksy by now, you need to read up! His political art and his anonymity have thrived over the years. He's taken over The Bristol Museum in England.



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TAPEOGRAPHY
JIM²

French street artist Jim² creates an interesting visual using tape and a metal rail fence.






TECHNOLOGY


AUGMENTED REALITY
STREET GAME



A new take using augmented reality, a first person shooter type game using a camera phone.



FILM



JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET
CHANEL NO.5


If Jean-Pierre Jeunet is not the best film director on the planet, then he must be second. Here's his latest work for Chanel's no.5 perfume staring Audrey Tautou with a nice Billie Holiday cherry at the end. Second is "making of" vid.



Thursday, May 28, 2009

Fredo's Fridays 54

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MILK ART
NSFW

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This post is really not safe for work, but I had to post it in the name of art. Russian artist experiments with milk, body and photography.

LINK



VIDEO DESIGN



CHEMICAL BURN
FIGHT CLUB TYPOGRAPHY

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California based, Sebastian J. creates this and several other typographic animations using clips from movies. This ones from Fight Club.

LINK



FAIRY SHEPARD
OBAMA ART

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Found this oldie but goodie. Shep talks about his iconic Obama art and his works.

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ARCHITECTURE


TREE CRIBS
TREEHOUSES OF THE WORLD

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It is what the title says, amazing treehouses. Stop reading this text and click on the link.

LINK



INDUSTRIAL DESIGN


AUDI
D7

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Concept car from Audi... love it.

LINK




HARLEY DAVIDSON
ELECTRIC BIKE

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Another hot design from Harley this time it's electric... boogiewoogiewoogie. Okay, if you got that, you're lame.

LINK



ZIPIT.COM
EARPHONES

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These earphones are both practical and clever.

LINK




FASHION


FUTURE IS NOW
COUTURE SHOES

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These chick-kicks are hot.

LINK

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Fredo's Fridays 53

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FEATURE



CAROUSEL
PHILIPS

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Philips wanted to show off the power of their new Cinema Display television with an impressive 21:9 display versus a 16:9 letter boxed display. The result was a well directed, still shot cops and robbers interactive piece.

LINK



BRAND IDENTITY



IDENTITY REDESIGN
AIR FRANCE / KRAFT

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A look at the rebranding of two well-established brands, Air France and Kraft. I wish I had more info/research that went into these brands. I've read mixed opinions.



VIDEO


HEINEKEN
OMG!



Funny video that came out a while back from TBWA\Neboko, Amsteram. Found it again and thought I'd repost.



UX/UI


VISUALIZATION MAGAZINE
VOLUME 2 - CIRCLES


Visualization Magazine is hot. Flip through every page.


A nice display of data visualizations. Thanks to Josh N. for the link.



ADVERTISING/CAMPAIGN


THE ECONOMIST
GET A WORLD VIEW

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If you've been to 30th Street Station in Philly recently, you may have seen this large multi-panel ad display draped on opposite sides inside.

LINK



PHOTOSHOP CS4
AS REAL AS IT GETS

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What if you could recreate the entire Photoshop interface with your room?

LINK




TECHNOLOGY


HI-TECH TOILETS
DIGITAL DOODIE

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Here's your weekly dose of culture shock if you've never used a baday. This is the next level. Welcome Toto.

LINK

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Fredo's Fridays 52

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FEATURE


DMITRY MAXIMOV
TEBE INTERESNO

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Dmitry Maximov from Russia hones his photoshop talents most skillfully. His composites from photos give us a gander into his fantastic world with playful, eerie, political and often comedic images. I recommend viewing his entire portfolio.

LINK





VIDEO


COCACOLA
HEIST



It's not so much the concept but how great the renders of each bug are. Clever like a pair of little boy's shoes.



VIDEO SHORT




A THOUSAND WORDS
TED CHUNG



Love this short by Ted Chung... "Every day: so many opportunities to connect...
What if you took just one?"






DIGITAL/ANALOG ART



MASSIVE BLACK
CONCEPT ART

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The multi-talented concept house Massive Black... and I love their logo!

LINK

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Fredo's Fridays 51

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FEATURE


HER MORNING ELEGANCE
OREN LAVIE



One of the most creative uses of stop-motion animation I've seen in a long time.





VIDEO


THREE LEGGED LEGS
PIECE OF ME, PIECE OF YOU



Puppets normally don't do much for me but these cats did a great job. I'd recommend checking out their creative process at their SITE



AERONAUTIC DESIGN




ULTIMATE FLYING MACHINE
IconA5

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Sweet "Light-Sport Aircraft" designed by an ex F-15 fighter pilot and a skateboarder with a $139,000 price tag. With just 40 hours ($10,000) of flight lessons you're certified to fly this small plane as the creators claim is the easiest plane you'll ever learn to operate.

LINK




PHOTOGRAPHY



BRUNO DAYAN
PHOTOGRAPHER

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It's always great to see a photographer explore the full color spectrum in their work. International fashion photographer Bruno Dayan hones this craft most skillfully.

LINK