Category Archives: Design

Making Virtual Reality, a Reality

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While attending Internet Week New York 2015 last month, I took in the prescient panel entitled “Virtual Reality: The New Hub for Storytelling”.  The participants, Mike Woods Executive Creative Director and Head of VR Studio at Framestore, David Payne Chief Digital Officer ...

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Five Things: “Sticky” Motion

How is it that an image, a space, a passage of text, or an exhibition touches a nerve and creates a 'sticky' memory - one that stays with you many hours, days, even years later? In a series of posts, we'll ...

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Maptime: The New Storyteller

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   “Without the aesthetic, the computer is but a mindless speed machine, producing effects without substance, form without relevant content, or content without meaningful form.” - Paul Rand If you haven’t already noticed, there is an explosion of maps and data visualizations ...

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A Story Grows in Brooklyn

A warm winter's welcome to NY Media Lab

By Miranda J. Smith   On a recent (and very frigid!) Friday night, I trekked to the multimedia epicenter of DUMBO in Brooklyn to participate in a highly collaborative process of creating and thinking about stories. About 12 other hardy souls also made ...

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Universal Design: Nuts and Bolts

There’s a lot of talk about Universal Design these days, including in our own experience design teams. Just this month the Cooper Hewitt Museum has reopened it's doors with Beautiful Users, an exhibition looking at human centered design, and the always ...

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