Thursday, August 31, 2006

Philippe Ramette

One of the most interesting articles I have ever found in an inflight magazine (Air France's), was a feature on Philippe Ramette, a French performance artist, who's human sculpures, photographed by Marc Domage. Inserting himeself into what appears a normal scene, in an unconventional way to skew and distort perspectives with breathtaking results.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

SUCK by name, not by nature

Product design company SUCK have an online store where you can buy their innovative and fun products, from jam jars that 'collect' sun light and disperse it at night, to darts 'thrown' into the wall to hang your coat on. Dead Fred lies on your desk, conveniently holding your pen...that took his life...

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Burning Brands

Neil Boorman will burn all of this branded possesions on Sept 17th, London. His blog documents the build up to this drastic moment in his life - and naturally fuels the promotion of the event and subsequent book of the event.

Monday, August 28, 2006

Dixie Chicks

Interesting fly over navigation for Dixie Chicks site, by WeFail.

Smart Fabrics

Article about fibre optic fabrics, and fabrics that are touch sensitive...
BBC Article

Coke Bottle Designs and Animations

Five bottles designed by design studios - with music videos designed by studios, for their chosen musical artist

Andy Ward - Illustrator

English illustrator based in Venice.

Anna Berton - Local Artist

Anna Berton makes childrens illustrations and art. She is local to Bassano area.

Friday, August 18, 2006

Interactive Art Installations

Interactive art created for a Sony Gadget store in Japan.

Digital Paper Installations

Random International digital interactive installations - the clock wall paper is very cool.

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Char Davis - Osmosis Interactive Art

Char Davis created Osmosis in 1996. An interactive 3D VR experience that the user interacted with depending on the pace of their respiration. A stunning piece of art and ground breaking interface design that has stuck in my mind since I saw a documentary about it soon after its creation. People actually cried having experienced Osmosis.

Music Cubes

Music Cubes from BBC.

Friday, August 11, 2006

Knife Writer: The United AOL of Wrong

Knife Writer: The United AOL of WrongThe cracks are starting to show - Big brother web companies should not make mistakes like these - as people start to understand just what information is being kept on them and how it is being used. Worse of all, when your personal information gets leaked out as in this case.


Interactive art and installations company.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Cheap Space Travel Anyone?

If you have a spare €150,000 and are bored of the usual holiday locations on this planet, why not go into space. Said to take off in 2008, this will become the ultimate experience of the 21st century.

Vice Magazines Guide To Travel

Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville and David Cross gallivanting all over the world and looking for trouble. Gun markets of Pakistan, radioactive Chernobyl, the Congo, and lots of other resort-like paradises to present gonzo journalism at its absolute best. The DVD will hit stores Oct. 3

9 months of gestation in 20 seconds
This guy took a series of photos every other day as his wife was pregnant with their first child. Visit the URL above for more info.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Seiko Digital Paper Watch

This watch is beautiful, and is the first use of a curved screen, made possible with the use of E ink's digital paperE ink's digital paper screen technology.
Available to buy on E-Bay

Second Life

Electric Artists collaborating with Electric Sheep have developed a special virtual world preview of the Aloft Hotel chain's latest hotels within Second Life.

More at IF at

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Some Illustrators

Some illustrators to check out...
the heart agency

Alternative Travel Guide

Reviews of travel sites from Forbes.
Owned by Internet empire Gawker Media, is a self-proclaimed "urban travel guide," pointing out the raunchier aspects of life in big cities across the globe.
This Web site is an uncensored compendium of hotel reviews from all over the world: - Location Info
This is the place to browse when your next holiday is in the prenatal stage and you are seeking inspiration. - Flights
Unlike many of the major travel Web sites, includes flight listings from budget air carriers like Jet Blue and Spirit Airlines. - Journals
Personal travel blogs have overtaken mass e-mails as the tool of choice for staying in touch with family and friends while on the road--and thank goodness. revolutionized the way consumers bought travel, allowing them to name their own prices for everything from hotels to flights to rental cars.’s niche is the last-minute weekend getaway: Bookings can be made up to three hours before departure
If you can be flexible with your dates and even destination, is more effective at offering cheap fares than any other Web site we’ve encountered.
The online offshoot of Condé Nast Traveler, has all of the magazine’s content available on the Web, as well as unique travel articles and tips.

Monday, August 07, 2006

The Knife

From Channel 4, a brave new TV show, concentrated on what is happening in the land of the web...who are this weeks famous for 15 minutes...viewed only online.

Post 911 Blues

No doubt to be a much viewed clip...

Unusual Statues

Some very strange and fun statues from around the world.
Some are very creative, especially in the way that they concider the environment into which they have been placed.

Free Internet, Anywhere

Recent BBC NEWS article about free WI FI internet access provided by Google.