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  • Hungary TipTon

    Environment, Fashion Design

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    A beautiful idea comes from Hungary. The designer Zach makes Cinematique frames, recycling 35mm and 16mm movies. The film is collected from cinemas and date from after 1989 (fall of Communism in Hungary).The 35mm film strip in the temple could be any of the following films: Mansfeld, Karate Kid III, Lethal Weapon III, Tremors, Brokeback Mountain, Failure to Launch, Toy Story,La Mala Educación, Les Visiteurs, Lion King, Mission Impossible III, Failure to Launch, What about Mary, Tibor Vagyok, Godfather III, Robocop III, Match Point, The Break Up, Egy Szoknya Egy Nadrág, 56 Csepp Vér, Caché, Romanzo Criminale, Vadászat Angolokra, Breakfast on Pluto, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter is Dead, The Merchant of Venice, Nacho Libre, WTC... and many other great movies. http://www.tipton.hu/

  • more info

    Communication, Industrial Design

    more info about me @ my website or @ infundibolo cronosinclasticoe

  • Service Design Conference

    Community, Communication Design

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    The Service Design Network [SDN] is organising a Service Design Conference in Amsterdam on the 24th-26th of November 2008.

    For more information, visit the ServiceDesignNetwork.

  • The New Orleans 100

    Communication, Communication Design

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    The New Orleans 100 is a worldwide initiative founded by AllDayBuffet that hopes to highlight and encourage discussion among millions about 100 of the most innovative and world-changing ideas to take root in the city since Katrina.

    To combat top down media during the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, AllDayBuffet hope to leverage bottom up tools on the social web (email, blogs, twitter, facebook, digg, etc.), which can reach a combined audience of millions to raise awareness about New Orleans and inspire action to make a difference.

    A list will be released on Monday, August 25th - the week of the Hurricane Katrina anniversary. The goal is to reach 1,000,000 pageviews by 8/29/08. So, sign up to the Newsletter and you'll get an email on Monday, August 25th of 100 world changing ideas.

    I am interested to see how this develops, if the challenge is met and what projects arrive in the inbox!

  • IDEO Launch New Website

    Communication, Communication Design

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    If you have not heard already - IDEO have launched a brand new website!

    I am very impressed and consistently inspired, I am yet to exhaust all the information within the site - worth a look!

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    High-Tech Brings Building Facades Into the 21st Century

    August 6, 2008 PRESS RELEASE

    Contact: Igor Polyakov Phone: +35 844 733 70 45 Email: info@vitrulux.com

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    HIGH-TECH BRINGS BUILDING FACADES INTO THE 21ST CENTURY Finnish Vitrulux Oy. unveils new technology set to to make self-illuminated facades common place

    A new blend of art and technology used to light glass-facade buildings is transforming city's night looks. Over the last year two new buildings in St-Petersburg, Russia have come to life -- housing offices by day, and dazzling imagination by night. The buildings' facades are a mix of glass windows and light-emitting panels which at night cover faces of the buildings with vivid images and rich textures.

    Thanks to recent advances in technology and design, self-illuminating facade systems have finally become practical both in terms of longevity and environmental friendliness. This new patented technology delivers a lighting solution compatible with modern construction technologies and minimal construction overhead. Vitrulux Oy., the Finnish company responsible for the two installations in St-Petersburg, has recently launched a website (www.vitrulux.com) which showcases these projects and provides technical background information.

    Vitrulux Oy specializes in design and installation of complex and high-tech façade lighting systems for buildings and other urban structures. Our company builds on serious innovative decisions.

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  • Visual Culture

    Arts & Culture, Communication Design

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    Visual Culture is a new graphic design blog we have started. It has a focus on sustainability and international design. It is a great resource to connect, create, and inspire. Enjoy

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    Since a previous D21 post, I have been helping Simon Berry (CEO, ruralnet|uk) promote his latest idea, and what an idea it is! ColaLife.org is a campaign aiming to leverage Coca Cola’s distribution muscle to distribute life saving medicines to children in developing countries.

    The idea is simple, but until now has been difficult to evolve. The power of web 2.0 and social networking media however, has allowed Simon to digitally document his progress and to build a digital support network to develop the campaign.

    “We can distribute Coca Cola all around the World but we can’t seem to get medication to save a child from something as simple as diarrhea and I think that that is wrong.” (Annie Lennox, 2008)

    Since the launch of the campaign and due to the power of a Facebook group, Simon was invited by Salvatore Gabola, Coca-Cola’s Global Head of Stakeholder Relations, to a meeting to discuss the idea further at Coca-Cola’s European HQ in Brussels. The campaign’s Facebook group has reached over 4,441 members since its inception on 18 May 2008. It was nominated for the NewStatesman’s New Media Award in June and showcased at London’s 2gether08 festival on 3 July.

    Most recently, the campaign was featured on BBC Radio 4’s iPM programme in May and July, and on the BBC World Service on 13 July. Simon explains; “Before the Facebook group I was getting nowhere at all. The group has changed everything and is the reason we’ve made such rapid progress …Continuing support ...

  • Maciej Dakowicz

    Aid, Communication Design

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    Last week, in a focused search through Flickr for humanitarian related photography, I discovered the unique works of Polish born Maciej Dakowicz.

    For the third issue of the inspiring NEED Magazine, Dakowicz has visually captured a story about HOPE organization helping children in Kolkata, India.

    Dakowicz currently lives in Cardiff, completing a PhD in computing and freelancing as a photographer. Do take a moment to explore his work at MaciejDakowicz.com

    All images copyright of Maciej Dakowicz.

  • Design for Social Impact

    Education, Communication Design

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    In partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, IDEO were commissioned to undertake research into new avenues for social change, and design's role in the social sector. The result - a resourceful How-To-Guide and Workbook aptly entitled, Design For Social Impact.

    "The consistent message has been YES. Yes, design thinking has a lot to offer, and many of our potential partners are very excited to see us become more engaged. The challenge is how. How can design firms make social impact work a core part of their business? How can we collaborate with organizations that are highly resource constrained? How can we redesign our offerings to become more accessible to social sector organizations? This initiative is focused on the process around doing this work, rather than the content of the work itself." - (IDEO. 2008. Design for Social Impact, p.5.)

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