The Art + Science of Feeling NYC

Brainwave data is used to make Nike's temporary installation an aural, visual and tactile experience

During Milan Design Week 2013 Nike introduced The Art + Science of Super Natural Motion, a live body-mapping exhibition developed by digital artists Universal Everything, Daniel Widrig and Quayola + Sinigaglia to interpret Nike Free and Flyknit technologies. Now after the recent unveiling of their latest running innovation—the Free Hyperfeel—Nike introduced a similar temporary installation dubbed The Art + Science of Feeling, now open to …

Point Conference 2013 Preview

Henrietta Thompson dishes on authenticity and what to expect from the inaugural London design conference

by Sabine Zetteler London’s brand new POINT Conference launches this week offering two full days of inspirational talks from a pool of more than 30 speakers and a film interview series with iconic design figures, all at central London’s Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). You can look forward to a lineup that includes the likes of Milton Glaser, Nik Roope, Rhonda Drakeford, Seymour Chwast, …

Out of Print

An interactive installation explores information overload in the digital age

Most of us can relate to the feeling of walking away from a heavy web browsing session feeling dazed, empty-headed, and no better informed than when we sat down. Addressing the paradox of information overload, three London-based designers—James Cuddy, Roma Levin and Danilo Di Cuia—are exploring our modern-day dependence on online newsfeeds with an interactive installation that links digital news to its printing press roots. …

TED Books App

Curator Chris Anderson on the media company's new publishing platform

In a recent sit-down with TED Curator Chris Anderson, I had the chance to try out the TED Books app, a dedicated platform to hold the company’s publishing endeavor. Focused on short books, TED Books hopes to continue TED’s method of viral ideation by tailoring to today’s attention spans. This addition to the TED family has fascinating implications for the company, which has clearly moved …

Octofeed

Facebook's muddled newsfeed gets a user interface overhaul

In an era of digital minimalism, even some user interface designers scratch their heads when looking at Facebook’s maximalist approach. The newsfeed has become a cluttered mix of content that’s challenging for even the most savvy user to digest. For those wanting a more simplified experience, Daniel Chin-Yee and Jennifer Puno have created Octofeed, a website that pulls and arranges content from the Facebook newsfeed. …