New Media

17 December 2012

Noted #47

Noted #47

Christmas gifs, Mel Bochner, hacked embroidery and kaleidoscopic flowers from Kapitza.
Here are some assorted links and things, seasonal or otherwise, suggested by Eye’s friends and family.

14 December 2012

Printer wonderland

Printer wonderland

‘A Printer’s Tale’, in London next Monday evening, looks at new ways in which the worlds of physical and digital can be plugged together
We’ve known for some time that, despite the unerring rise of digital technologies, print is far from dead, write John Ridpath and Cath Richardson.

30 November 2012

Free listening and learning

Free listening and learning

Do university blogs still have a role to play in developing links between students, institutions, countries and disciplines? Essay by Neil McGuire
The design course blog, over a decade after blogging hit the mainstream, is still relatively rare, writes Neil McGuire. But when used imaginatively, they have the potential to enhance the educational experience on a number of levels.

25 October 2012

Walk between the raindrops

Walk between the raindrops

rAndom International’s Rain Room at the Barbican’s Curve gallery turns dodging the weather into digital spectacle.
Technically speaking, Random International’s Rain Room involves few symptoms of rain, writes Sarah Handelman. There is no condensation. No clouds. No humidity. And, yes, that universal rain smell is also missing from the perpetual storm.

6 September 2012

Pause to play

Pause to play

Marcus Leis Allion hails Song Board – an interactive installation for King’s Cross commuters
This summer, as passengers rush through the new entrance to London’s King’s Cross Station to check the departure boards, they can pause to play with an interactive wall of coloured balls, writes Marcus Leis Allison.

28 August 2012

Reasons to change your name

Reasons to change your name

Brighton’s September conference for coders and designers is back with a bang (but less Flash)
Every September since 2006, I’ve going to Brighton for the conference I founded, writes John Davey. For the first six years it was called ‘Flash on the Beach’ (FOTB).

9 July 2012

Every which way

Every which way

Abbott Miller’s iPad app gives a new framework to contemporary dance
Fifth Wall, an iPad app designed by Abbott Miller for 2wice Arts Foundation, presents an enticing new platform for the performing arts, writes Sarah Snaith.

25 June 2012

Let’s hear it for the hinting slaves

Let’s hear it for the hinting slaves

liz farrelly

Type Tuesday: Ampersand Web Typography Conference 2012
When keynote speaker Phil Baines asked a full house at the second Ampersand Web Typography Conference, ‘Who’s a graphic designer? Who’s a web designer / developer?’, a show of hands revealed that three-quarters of the audience were web-based practitioners (up on last year), writes Liz Farrelly.

14 June 2012

Noted #38

Noted #38

noted

Details, webfonts, operatic Len Lye, torn posters and Olympic variations
Here are some links to things that have caught the attention of the Eye team over the past week or so.

12 June 2012

Sonorama panorama

Sonorama panorama

john l. walters

A French magazine that put a new light (and spin) on musical multimedia
This June issue of French magazine Sonorama includes reports from the Cannes film festival, writes John L. Walters.
 
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