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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Amnesty International - “It happens when nobody is watching.”

This interactive poster (which just won a Cannes Silver Lion this week) was erected at a bus stop in Hamburg (no, Berlin), Germany. An eye tracking camera was installed in the board, so that when you looked directly at the domestic violence, after a delay, the scene morphed into spousal harmony.

links for 2009-06-30

The 10 Most Creative People in Architecture | Design & Innovation | Fast Company
(tags: architecture inspiration design art creative innovaiton people)

The 10 Most Creative People in Video Games | Not Quite Conversation | Fast Company
Shadow of the Colossus
(tags: creative gaming people inspiration)

GOOD Transparencies: The Supremes
GOOD Transparencies are one of my fav thing in mags. Here [...]

links for 2009-06-28

Trends in Japan - CScout Japan Blog » “The Cosmetics Chosen by 1,200,000 People”
@Cosme is Japan’s most popular “kuchikomi” (word of mouth) cosmetics information and ranking website. On March 10th the website released a cosmetics guidebook called “1,200,000 Nin ga Eranda Cosme,” or “The Cosmetics Chosen by 1,200,000 People.” As the title suggests, the book [...]

links for 2009-06-26

The Devil Is in the Digits: Evidence That Iran's Election Was Rigged - washingtonpost.com
So what can we make of Iran's election results? We used the results released by the Ministry of the Interior and published on the web site of Press TV, a news channel funded by Iran's government. The ministry provided data for 29 [...]

links for 2009-06-25

MacBook transforms and … well just watch it's AWESOME!
AWESOME viral ad from La Poste in France.
The translation of what's being said:
- How to send a recommended letter with La Poste
- Connect yourself to the La Poste website and follow the instructions. There it is
- Write the text, nothing complicated.
- Validate it and La Poste print [...]

links for 2009-06-23

Digital Urban: Experimental Indoor Positioning Service: Nokia Kamppi
Location is everything in terms of communicating data on our environment. GPS is all well and good but its not much use indoors or in urban canyons, as such the new experimental service by Nokia is interesting. The Nokia Kamppi trial is focused on about indoor positioning, and [...]

links for 2009-06-22

On Japanese streets, denim artisans are walking the walk - Africa & Middle East - International Herald Tribune - The New York Times
Garage is owned by a young couple who open the shop - which combines the store, the manufacturing room and the living quarters - only for several days a month. They did not [...]

links for 2009-06-10

Metropolis - Feature - Band of Sisters
Harada is a new breed of pin-up girl and pop queen—the otadol (otaku idol). And she has six sisters. Meet the Nakano Fujoshi Sisters (NFS, pronounced Nakano Fujosisters), an idol unit comprised of Harada, Yoko Inui, Chiaki Kyan, Yuka Kyomoto, Erika Ura, Yuka Konan and Hirono Arai. As evidenced [...]


I’ll be travelling for the next two weeks so there shouldnt be much activity here til i come back!

links for 2009-06-04

Pussy » Natural Energy
Pussy is a 100% natural drink. No nasty chemicals and nothing manufactured. It is made for people looking for a natural alternative.
The name Pussy shocks and demands attention - that's the point. Inhibition is a recipe for mediocrity. This is a premium energy drink named with confidence.
(tags: branding marketing humor)

Dual Perspectives Article
What [...]