The Science of Creativity
Archive 10/2009
Wolfgang Schäuble

A Dutch journalist reminds Angela Merkel that her new minister of finance, Wolfgang Schäuble, has been taking bribes from a arm manufacturer.
Comments (0) Society 31.10.2009

FUMF is where Federico Urdaneta and Maja Flink meet to make films. It's a creative house based in East London, with strong ties to Sweden and Colombia.
Comments (0) Film 30.10.2009
Fatal infections
Fatal infections

Average % of infected who die

David McCandless is a London-based author, writer and designer. His blog is called Information Is Beautiful.
Comments (0) Graphic Design 29.10.2009

This is nice. An object by made out of plywood, inspired by a video.
Comments (0) Art 28.10.2009
Ben Fry
Ben Fry

All of the streets in the lower 48 United States: an image of 26 million individual road segments.

Ben Fry, the director of Seed Visualization and its Phyllotaxis Lab, a design laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts is experimenting with visualization of complex data.
Comments (1) Graphic Design 27.10.2009
30 Dumb Inventions
30 Dumb Inventions

Cigarette Holder Built For Two, 1955

The Life Magazine presents the 30 dumb inventions. Via todayandtomorrow.
Comments (0) Photography 24.10.2009
Cornelia Hesse-Honegger
Cornelia Hesse-Honegger

Cornelia Hesse-Honegger, scientific illustrator and science artist, was born in 1944 in Zurich, Switzerland. For 25 years she worked as a scientific illustrator for the scientific department of the Natural History Museum at the University of Zurich. Since the catastrophe of Chernobyl in 1986, she has collected, studied and painted morphologically disturbed insects, which she finds in the fallout areas of Chernobyl as well as near nuclear installations.

Via the ever great but does it float.
Comments (0) Illustration 23.10.2009

Is a fantasic cooking show by Thu Tran.
Comments (0) Film 22.10.2009
Changing Landscapes in Switzerland
Changing Landscapes in Switzerland

The exhibition 'Himalaya – Changing Landscapes' directed by Etter Studio is coming to Switzerland's capital this Sunday. For more information please visit:
Comments (0) Etter Studio 21.10.2009

Another stunning website by my digital hero Yugo Nakamura for interior designer Wonderwall:
Comments (0) Interactive 20.10.2009
BBC Micro Live

This is pretty amazing – for 1986 – and reminds strongly of Please Look Around You, or the other way around.
Comments (0) Society 19.10.2009
Zimoun & Pe Lang

The Switzerland based artists Zimoun and Pe Lang did a few wonderful pieces experimenting with sound waves.

Via today and tomorrow
Comments (0) Art 15.10.2009
Kristofer Ström

Kristofer Ström is the man behind this animation. Interesting Making Off.
Comments (0) Advertising 14.10.2009
Swiss Politics
Swiss Politics

This is a new campaign by the Swiss right wing party trying to motivate the Swiss citizen to vote for a law denying the construction of minarets. Cheap superficial campaign, shame on them and who ever is responsible for this.
Comments (1) Society 08.10.2009
Giuseppe Demaio is a copy cat
Giuseppe Demaio is a copy cat

Yet another case of copy-paste. On the left a work called Meet Feet (2001) by US Margot Knight and on the right a still of the Nike commercial (ca. 2008) by Australia's Giuseppe Demaio.
Comments (1) Advertising 07.10.2009
Laser Magazine #3
Laser Magazine #3

The third edition of Laser Magazine is out.
Comments (0) Publishing 06.10.2009
Dean Rogers
Dean Rogers

Cosmic rocker Marc Bolan, September 16, 1977.

An exhibition of photographs by Dean Rogers opens this weekend at the Wapping Project in London, depicting the locations where nine of our cultural heroes were killed in car crashes and what they must have seen in their very last seconds.
Via X818
Comments (1) Photography 01.10.2009
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