• Tony Taj’s Ambient Media Portal (AMP) Fuses Painting and Technology

    Tony Taj fuses art and technological application.  His practice reconsiders the traditional artist tools and along with acrylic paint and canvas, Taj has introduced the Ambient Media Portal, a technology that activates painting into an immersive experience.   Implementing acrylics encrypted with a QR code, the viewer can now lose himself inside the dimensionality of the […]

    Tony Taj 0 Comments December 6, 2013
  • Lorenz Potthast’s Decelerator Helmet

    Ever wish you could slow down the hands of time? Lorenz Potthast from Bremen, Germany has developed the prototype for a device that he calls the “Decelerator Helmet.”  A large, circular shiny globe helmet that he found on Ebay originally intended as a garden ornament has been expertly rigged with a camera and tablet interface.  Whoever wears the […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments November 15, 2013
  • At the Pool: Dive In

    In a digital landscape defined by hyperconnectivity and “friends” accumulated on social media platforms, we are still very much alone contrary to our Facebook or Twitter profiles.  While these sites may encourage a connection of ideas they are limited to a life online.  Alex Capecelatro CEO and Founder of At the Pool realized that “we […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments November 8, 2013
  • Alexander Chen’s Algorithmic Compositions

    As the Creative Director for Google Creative Lab in New York, Alexander Chen develops lucid, multi-media experiences that transform two dimensional surfaces into musical activations.  As a musician himself, Chen applies complex codes and compositions on an interface that can be enjoyed on the most popular search engine – Google. Conductor (2011) turns the New York […]

    Alexander Chen 0 Comments October 18, 2013
  • Francis Bitonti: The Algorithm of Contemporary Design

    New York based designer Francis Bitonti conceptualizes complex design through intricate materials and renderings.  Bitoni explains that in order to design for the future we must embrace its vernacular.  He explains, “we must design in that state, we must design through the machine, we must work through the algorithm if we want to speak a […]

    Francis Bitoni 0 Comments September 27, 2013
  • Just Chill: ATLAS Sock

    What do 16 coffee beans and and 1 20z soda bottle get you these days? Two pairs of the ATLAS from Ministry of Supply socks made from a blend of cotton, recycled polyester and carbonized coffee. Robotically knit for a precision fit, the ATLAS is a smart sock with carbon that attracts the carbonized coffee, absorbing […]

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments September 6, 2013