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40 days of dating

lw —  August 6, 2013 — Leave a comment

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Enjoyed this reality based project that documents 40 days of dating between two friends that have failed at love. Nice mix of design and storytelling. I particularly like the simplicity of how the story is presented side by side.

Check it out: 40 days of dating

I first played this a few years back but have recently started playing it with my son. It’s an amazing game that is stunning in terms of its artfulness. It also evolves the point and click adventure while paying homage at the same time. Well worth the download.

Map of the Known Universe

lw —  March 5, 2013 — Leave a comment

Awesome “Map of the Known Universe” by Spencer Charles made while he was an intern at Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co.

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(hat tip NOTCOT)

Cross My Heart

lw —  January 22, 2013 — Leave a comment

Stumbled upon this music discovery meets street art installation hybrid. These boxes have been placed around Tokyo, London, LA, NYC and Vienna.

So far all I’ve found is the following cryptic description…

“…more than just a multimedia project, it’s an experience.”
“…brings the thrill of discovery back to music.”

I’m a fan of projects that mix creative code and story. Andy Willis’ Spotmaps is a Python-based data / color mapping project…

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The Colors From Your Favorite Movies, Mapped To 7,200 Pixels

What do your movies look like when each second is broken down to just one color? Fascinating, telling grids.

…inspired by Brendan Dawes’s Cinema Redux that simplifies each second of a movie into its most prominent color. These frames are then lined up 60-wide to designate a minute per line in a long tapestry of pixels that you could easily call art, or you could just as easily pigeonhole as a strictly scientific, anatomical view of a film’s color.

Hat tip (FastCo)