Biome by Samuel Wilkinson

Posted on November 9, 2011 Under Design

Okay, this is amazing. I want one. London based designer Samuel Wilkinson has designed a flora terrarium that links to your iPad. Biome is a flora terrarium that’s works a little like a live tamagotchi – with a smartphone or…

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Lelo’s Sense Motion Technology

Posted on September 30, 2011 Under Design

Swedish designer brand LELO is at it again. They recently announced what they call "A revolutionary development for the intimate lifestyle market..." It's called SenseMotion, and it's a line of high design couples’ massagers. Boasting motion-sensor technology more familiar to…

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A Touch of Code

Posted on April 7, 2011 Under Books

Yatzer has a great inside look at the newest Gestalten book called A Touch of Code. It's an exploration of the colliding worlds of art, design and technology. Fascinating and beautiful. Check it out. Thanks to the omnipresence of computers,…

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Google Art Project

Posted on February 2, 2011 Under Art

Oh hi, I didn't see you there. I was just visiting the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Afterwards I'll be visiting the Palace of Versailles in Paris, the Tate in London, MoMA in NYC and The State Tertyakov Gallery in…

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Augmented Reality Contact Lenses

Posted on March 16, 2010 Under Life

The future is now. Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens. Wild... While many augmented reality application use mobile phones or other interactive devices, university of washinton professor babak amir parviz and his students want to embed AR technology right into…

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QR “Built Codes” For Frisk

Posted on February 8, 2010 Under Life

QR "Built Code" using Frisk mints in Japan.  Check it out. SET is now promoting the use of what we call "built" codes. We believe that these codes offer brands a unique opportunity to connect the real world to the…

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Studio FRST

Posted on March 10, 2009 Under Design

If you have an HDTV, you've noticed the wasted screen space when you're on certain television channels. That's a little inconvenience that Studio FRST has remedied with their Double Aspect Ratio 16943 concept, a TV with a slightly odd shape…

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Italdesign x Namir hybrid

Posted on March 5, 2009 Under Eco

The image of hybrid cars as boxy, efficient little travel pods is getting a makeover. At the Geneva Motor Show, Italdesign unveiled the Namir prototype, a 370-horsepower space rocket that can travel over 1,200 miles on a single charge. Namir…

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Posted on February 11, 2009 Under Gadgetry

When an aeronoautical engineer puts his mind to work on a speaker system, the finished product is no less than an audiophile's wet dream. Danish designer Paul Schenkel, through his Davone project, brings us floor speakers that produce sound so…

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TED 2009: Day 2

Posted on February 6, 2009 Under Life

The morning got off on an artistic note and included Ed Ulbrich who showed some dazzling film special effects from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love wooed the audience with an "a cappella"…

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