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Philippe Starck takes HTML5 overboard

on October 7, 2011 by Tim Comments

Dedon is a prestige outdoor furniture maker, the kind that can pay people like Philippe Starck  and Bruce Weber to design and film for them. And their website pulls a pretty hefty punch in terms of HTML5 . Read more…

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First Instagram music video: The Vaccines

on October 7, 2011 by Tim Comments

I was intrigued when I heard that The Vaccines had called on their fans to submit festival photos, shot, filtered and uploaded via Instagram. Since Instagram has taken iPhone photography (or iPhoneography) into the mainstream, more and more mashups feed on its API.

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Student project: Hockey 101

on October 4, 2011 by Tim Comments

Imagine you were an intern at agency powerhouse ‘Digital Kitchen’, makers of interactive content and iconic film titles like Six Feet Under, Dexter and True Blood. And further imagine being born Canadian, a true ice-hockey fanatic. And unable to connect with the largely hockey-ignorant locals about your passion. What would you do? Probably make a film about it. Jordan Scott thought the same. Read more…

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UNICEF and Dulux own a colour

on October 2, 2011 by Tim Comments

If tweeting vulgarities for a good cause isn’t your thing (see CharitySwearBox below), then this will surely tickle your charitable fancy. UNICEF and Dulux have teamed up to sell you one of the 16.7 million colours smartphones, tablets or monitors are able to display. At £1 a pop it is a steal. And best of all, you can give your colour a unique name. Keep it above the belt though, please. Read more…

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adidas unleashes the bull

on September 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

Derek Rose, star player of the Chicago Bulls and youngest player ever to be crowned MVP gets his second signature shoe, the “adiZero Rose 2″ . And since at adidas they are all in, this is accompanied by an emotive launch ad. See Derek enter the “Plaza de Toros”,  speed past picadors, spin around the matador and slam dunk. And get showered in (what else) roses.

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Tweet and give to a bloody charity

on September 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

Here’s something to make your Friday: have you ever thrown a coin into a swear jar at work, home or (heaven forbid) at your child’s kindergarten? This well-established tradition has had no equivalent online, yet at the same time the interwebs is full of profanity. This oxymoron triggered three creatives to come up with a genius solution. Enter the Charity Swearbox. At well fucking last, I must say. Read more…

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Facing the marathon

on September 28, 2011 by Tim Comments

adidas wants to show us what running a marathon really looks like, minute by minute. 15 runners from all levels of fitness and experience agreed to wear head mounted cameras during this year’s Berlin Marathon. These are their faces…

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Move over Farmville, here’s Glitch

on September 28, 2011 by Tim Comments

Glitch is a free social game, in which playing with your friends, learning and collaborating looks like a whole lot of whacky fun. Watch the cool trailer with its trippy soundtrack and then head over to the site. Read more…

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Red Bull races the Formula Face

on September 15, 2011 by Tim Comments

It seems like Sebastian Vettel continues to dominate the real Formula 1. Now Red Bull sets out to gain pole position in another kind of race: doing the best browser racing game with facial expression controls. Gentlemen, start your engines please. Read more…

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Sexy Sexy Sexy Fingers

on August 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

I thought I better make it absolutely clear in the title, this is R-rated interactive. With this piece JWT Paris confirms our preconception that the French are a sexy bunch. In the name of AIDS prevention you are enticed to let your finger explore and fool around. Read more…

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