Katie Shelly

Shoelust


One of the joys of design is its relentless pursuit of variation ... Shoelust is a blog devoted to a familiar material mainstay: the shoe.
Shoelust, shoes, blog, images

Monday Enhancement: Lit Tree


Lit Tree is an augmented-reality project which lets you use hand gestures to interact with an illuminated tree.
Lit Tree, augmented-reality, interaction, voxels, 3-D, 3D, pixels, Kinect, scan, Kimchi and Chips, de-screenify, outdoor, visual, media

Monday Enhancement: The Artvertiser


The Artvertiser is a software platform that replaces billboard advertisements with art in real-time. It works by teaching computers to recognize individual advertisements so they can be easily replaced with alternative content, like images and video.
Artvertiser, artvertising, software, open source, advertisement, advertising, billboard, alternative, content, goggles, binoculars, improved reality, augmented reality

Monday Enhancement: Disappearing Hardware


Lots of designers are using video simulations or video prototypes to develop ideas that aren't yet possible. Some of the most fun ideas imagine a digital world in which our hardware devices shrink, dissolve, or vanish altogether.
video, simulations, prototypes, futuristic, immersive, physical, virtual, data, Display, technology, hardware, devices, blocks, animation, Keiichi Matsuda, Julia Tsao

Monday Enhancement: Virtual Bling


The Man Who Knows Everything is the name of a new jewelry collection from London designer Hannah Martin. The collection is inspired by the Count of St. Germain, an eighteenth-century German alchemist who chased immortality.
Hannah Martin, jewelry designer, jewelry, bling, virtual, augmented reality, application, Get Set in Style, Facebook app, Set in Style, Exhibition, Van Cleef & Arpels

Grand Slam


At our panel discussion last month about fashion, curator Dilys Blum mentioned that she likes to include catwalk videos in fashion exhibitions, since a garment in motion looks totally different from a garment on a mannequin, its folds and forms jumping to life.
fashion, in motion, Matthew Donaldson, filmmaker, Soo Yeon Lee, fashion model, table tennis, ping pong, ping-pong

Monday Enhancement: Berlin Wall 3-D


Augmented reality, or AR, is a rapidly developing area of interaction design. The point of AR is to enhance your surroundings, whether you're visiting a new city, reading a book, or shopping for groceries. It's similar to the idea of virtual reality, but instead of sweeping you out of your environment into an alternate world, AR enhances what's already around you. At the moment, ideas in AR are outpacing technology.
Berlin Wall, 3D, 3-D, rendering, augmented reality, smart phone application, Hoppala Mobile Augmented Reality, Superimpose

Open Hardware Summit 2011: Submit!


The organizers of the Open Hardware Summit are looking for people to speak and share ideas at their second annual conference.
Open Hardware Summit, 2011, conference, open hardware, submit

SoundAffects


A collaboration between Parsons The New School for Design, Tellart, and mono, SoundAffects was a recent experiment that used the sights and sounds of NYC's Fifth Avenue to generate digital music and video.
SoundAffects, experiment, collaboration, Parsons, Tellart, mono, Fifth Avenue, 5th Ave, New York City, NYC, sensors, data, digital music, digital video

Caroline Payson Honored by The School Art League


Caroline Payson, Cooper-Hewitt's Director of Education, was honored on Friday with the Charles Marshall Robertson Award, bestowed by The School Art League to arts educators who make significant contributions to students in New York City public schools.
Caroline Payson, School Art League, award, arts education, New York City, public schools

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