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It´s time to look back.

It´s time to look back.

Now that the summer has gone, it´s time look back; look back to our holidays, to our travels. Look back, and think about; About the experiences. About the loves. About the shaken hands, the missed trains and the rainy nights. About those heavy bags full of dirty clothes. About being lost… and enjoy being lost....
10 Ideas In Retail Innovation

10 Ideas In Retail Innovation

1. Jeans store uses QR codes to make shopping easier for men Shopping can be a trial for some, and it’s a widely held belief that many men can find it more of a chore than women. Aiming to improve the experience for men, Hointer added QR codes to their jeans so that customers could...
Creative 15 Minutes Lamp

Creative 15 Minutes Lamp

The 15 Minutes Lamp is an innovative fusion of a sand-timer and mood lamp that comes handy at night. As the sand flows towards the light at the bottom, the illumination dims out. In about fifteen minutes or so the entire lamp portion gets covered, the lights go off and you are fast asleep. The...
Through platform, fans commit to fund Youtube artists’ every upload

Through platform, fans commit to fund Youtube artists’ every upload

Since the advent of file sharing, musicians have come up with a multitude of novel ways to fund their work, such as Pikup, the app that tracks users’ music listening habits and remunerates artists accordingly. Using the crowdfunding model, new startup Patreon enables fans to automatically donate money each time online content creators upload a new piece of...

JOBURG PARTY! A snapshot of South Africa’s new youth underground

Filmed by Rod Stanley and Chris Saunders, “JOBURG PARTY!”, is a film that show you what is happening in the underground movement of South Africa. Over two days and nights in Johannesburg, South Africa, we travelled to illegal rooftop parties, warehouse raves, street fashion shoots and poolside jams to meet some of the young musicians,...
exTouch – Manipulation of actuated objects by Augmented Reality

exTouch – Manipulation of actuated objects by Augmented Reality

exTouch from Tangible Media Group on Vimeo. Created at the Tangible Media Group at the MIT in collaboration with Sony Corporation, exTouch creates Spatially-Aware Embodied Manipulation of Actuated Objects Mediated byAugmented Reality. In other words exTouch is an interface system that allows you to manipulate actuated objects in space using augmented reality. The “exTouch” system extends the users touchscreen interactions into...
Barcelona and Pamplona.The exercise to imagine a city...

Barcelona and Pamplona.The exercise to imagine a city…

The impressions of Juan Felipe Dueñas, student of the Master of Communication Design Labs, about their “advertising trip” to Barcelona and Pamplona, where they were working with Toni Segarra in the advertising agency S.C.P.F. and visiting the “Dia C” festival. The exercise to imagine a city from strange tales was always exciting and something coward for...
Demanding attention, interrupting everyday life. Playing.

Demanding attention, interrupting everyday life. Playing.

The “public” space is done to play. To talk. To shout. To be. To demanding attention. To interrupt everyday life. Public space is… Tatzu Nishi, Ascending Descending from culturalhijack on Vimeo.
COPENHAGEN: ECOMETROPOLE OF THE WORLD

COPENHAGEN: ECOMETROPOLE OF THE WORLD

Can you imagine riding 12 km on a bike to get to work? In Copenhagen this is what half of the population does every day. The bikes make their own space in the urban landscape of an almost CO2 neutral city.   The Danish city has the vision of showing global leadership as “The Eco-Metropole...
Milan: Creativity and Experimentation

Milan: Creativity and Experimentation

A carry-on of 55 x 40 x 20, that was all we could take to Milan. It was a hard task but we managed to get to Italy with our small bags full of the essentials and our minds full of expectations. Every street and every corner of Milan invited us in to get a...
5 cosas para dejar de hacer las cosas que te dicen que deberías hacer.

5 cosas para dejar de hacer las cosas que te dicen que deberías hacer.

A lo largo de toda nuestra vida nos han untado a consejos; Consejos de tu madre, de tu padre, y de los parientes lejanos. Consejos del médico, del frutero y del mecánico. Consejos (como los llaman ahora) comerciales, consejos gubernamentales y consejos de gente que los regala. Todos se agradecen y todos se valoran, al...
Hablando de Innovación y experiencias en Gestiona Radio.

Hablando de Innovación y experiencias en Gestiona Radio.

Ayer estuvimos en Gestiona Radio, junto con uno de los profesores del Master, Juan Prego. Hablamos sobre innovación, sobre la experiencia del trabajo en equipo y sobre el aprendizaje a través del ensayo-error (de la realidad, vaya). Tambien hablamos sobre el proyecto que realizamos con Juan Prego, el cuál trataba sobre reinventar el espacio de trabajo...