Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ann'soco's pillows and art prints available.

-check it out , Annsoco's latest art is available online ( free shipping ) pillows, art prints and phone covers, check it out Check out the online shop more info

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Seeing Spaces by Bret Victor

REally interesting talk from Bret Victor on the futur of Maker spaces as a Seeing space .a must watch IMO

Seeing Spaces from Bret Victor on Vimeo.

-What if we designed a new kind of "maker space" -- a space that isn't just for putting pieces together, but also for seeing and understanding a project's behavior in powerful ways? - seeing inside - seeing across time - seeing across possibilities "I think people need to work in a space that moves them away from the kinds of non-scientific thinking that you do when you can't see what you're doing -- moves them away from blindly following recipes, from superstitions and rules of thumb -- and moves them towards deeply understanding what they're doing, inventing new things, discovering new things, contributing back to the global pool of human knowledge." Presented at the EG conference on May 2, 2014. Art by David Hellman. Bret Victor -- more info

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Ann'soCo new painting exhibition

-"Songe divin" and "oiseau de paradis" is the new theme of Annsoco's latest paintings . follow her on facebook and stay tuned for a soon to arrive online shop . follow her annsoco's facebook page

Thursday, January 30, 2014

where bikes and motorbikes go to die

-Bike graveyard, bike death trap, however you want to call it, in arizona or in mexico those are the places where your motorbike will go rest in peace. colorful and beautiful reflexion on our constant need for new products , imagine the amount of perfectly rideable products you would find in those places..

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Minus-8 timepieces. bold watches.

Minus 8 timepieces have come to embody a bold exploration into anintensely simple presentation of time.

Newly launched brand Minus-8 is a true celebration of industrial processes and solid design .
the 4 models are bold and honest, a sweet mix of design precision, raw elegance and true craftsmanship.

Minus 8 draws its name and lifestyle inspiration from the industrious and creative spirit spilling over into the world from the Pacific Time Zone (- 8 hours from GMT).

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MINUS-8 : MARK 3 Designed in California, USA


In the International Date System, the West Coast of the United States carries the label Coordinated Universal Time Standard -8 (CUT - 8). The MINUS 8 brand, consisting of products designed in this West Coast culture, is proud of its position on the world stage and takes its name from this international nomenclature. Time is relative. We are only aware of its passing if change occurs. The MINUS 8 watch references our dependence on change through a series of subtle color shifts, each step only visible in the context of the others. This color shift is achieved through the process of Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD.) PVD is an industrial coating process which is inherently time dependent. A raw stainless piece is placed in a vacuum chamber where a hard coating accumulates over time. More time in the chamber produces a thicker coating and a more opaque color.
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The Mark 3 is our starting point because its initial presentation reveals the brand’s central design ethos—bold simplicity. As the face transitions from right to left, the unique stainless steel, PVD coated split case design creates a powerful line of demarcation between the busy past and a simplified future. An elemental three-hand movement stresses its fundamental point-of-view, while the inclusion of a reprogrammable NFC chip embedded in the silicone wristband allows the user to extend a single-minded function from the watch into our digital life.
The CONCEPT 24’s face architecture explores the layers that separate us from the essence of time and presents us with the fundamentals—three-hand movement, 24 hour scale, month, date and weekday. It’s housing utilizes a completely original design strategy that stacks individual PVD coated/colored stainless steel layers to create an internal/external gradient effect and visual flow down to the watch face. The impact is bold, and simple. CONCEPT 24 takes the idea of deliberate functionality one step further by adding an integrated, programmable NFC chip into the silicone band so wearers can automate a single task in their digital life
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Intel North Cape :A detachable Tablet done Right.

Windows 8 crosses the boundaries from traditional desktop computing to mobile touch user experience. Intel’s latest Fourth Gen Intel® Core™ Processor supports both the high performance requirements of traditional PC experience and the low power and weight requirements of mobile touch applications.

 Intel and ARTEFACT embarked on a journey to build “North Cape,” a premium consumer-focused 13” convertible computer, whose ingenious features and capabilities would illustrate the potential of detachable tablets in the future of home computing. The focus of the project was to optimize the device both for touch and productivity, without adding cumbersome mechanisms or interactions. Our ultimate goal was to enable a seamless transition between the modes, in order to create a truly differentiated experience.
 - more info on ARTEFACT's website ... more info on Behance

Friday, November 22, 2013

Hyper cube - Tesseract by 1024 architecture.

-“We simply want the audience to feel like being in a kinetic, dynamic space, that is fully ‘audio-reactive,’” 1024 partner Francois Wunsche tells Co.Design about the sculpture and the music that they created to go along with it. “We want the audience to actually experience space, to feel its geometrical characteristics.”

TESSERACT aka HyperCube from 1024 on Vimeo.

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