Shadow App

Founders Hunter Lee Soik and Jason Carvalho hope to build a community and track global dream themes

Apparently 95% of dreams are forgottenif they’re not recordedjust after waking up. That means one-third of our lives is lost within the subconscious. With SHADOW, co-founders Hunter Lee Soik and Jason Carvalho are attempting to do more than reclaim that time. Their Kickstarter-proposed multi-device application wants to harness your dreams the moment you wake, and build a web of global dream behaviors and themes. Launching …

Interaction of Color App

Josef Albers' influential book on color reimagined for the iPad

In 1963, Yale University Press published a book that would change the way people approached color. Now, in partnership with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and developed by award-winning design and technology firm Potion, Josef Albers’ “Interaction of Color” returnsas an interactive iPad application. This is no reissue, it’s an imaginative exploration on balance, partnering and emotionwith surprises in tow. 50 years after its …

Partly Cloudy

New weather app combines high design and usable data in a crisp infographic-style interface

From the creative minds at Raureif comes Partly Cloudy, a new weather app designed for those who have a penchant for both design and numbers. While many recent apps in the weather genre tend to favor minimal design over crowded dew point variables and vectors—or vice versa—this rendition manages to combine both with elegance and intuition, giving users an easy way to peruse a sizable …

Cultural Differences

An artist and a technologist pair up to find the cultural meaning of words through pictures

Recently presented at Rhizome’s annual Seven on Seven conference, Aaron Swartz and Taryn Simon‘s “Cultural Differences” application culls the top six photos from a Google image search for a specific word in 15 countries, displaying a visual comparison of its meaning among an array of different nations. The concept was born to follow the conference’s purpose of pairing a technologist with an artist to see …

Future Watches from CES

Mobile watches zero in on the fitness market

As nostalgic as we are for horology, the developments in wearable digital media platforms are introducing some thrilling competition. Down at CES, tech heads were treated to a selection of accessories with intelligent interfaces, understandably weighted toward the fitness market, where pocket-less fashion necessitates uber-mobile technology. Below you’ll find GPS-tracking, heart rate-monitoring, statistics-organizing and time-telling watches that are making a go at usurping your old …