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UCLA’s Augmented Reality Sandbox

“Gary Glesener, director of UCLA’s Modeling and Educational Demonstrations Laboratory, gives us a tour of the lab’s Augmented Reality Sandbox. The video was produced by Sebastian Hernandez of the UCLA Broadcast Studio…”

FULL ARTICLE @ UCLA Newsroom

Waveform

“The O’Neill UNREASONABLE film festival continues with film no. 4 “Waveform” from award-winning artist Stefan Nadelman from Portland, USA. Immerse yourself in fast-paced surfing sequences full of action, color, and fluid motion that expose waveforms in a new light.”

via…Unreasonable Film Festival

Megavalanche: Brakes? Who needs em!?

“Amongst cyclists, Megavalanche is regarded as one of the most intense races on Earth. Billed as “a mountainbike downhill marathon-style event that mixes gravity-assisted excitement with enduro levels of fitness, guaranteed to test both nerve and physique,” the annual event takes place in the town of Alpe D’Huez in the French Alps with riders starting at the glaciated summit of the Pic Blanc before descending some 2,000 meters over the course of 30 km to the lush meadows of the valley bottom at Allemont — all in less than an hour’s time. This year, rider Jamie Nicoll — who ultimately finished in seventh place — captured some incredible footage thanks to an on-board, helmet-mounted cam. You can check out the first two minutes of the hectic race above as riders plow into one another right out of the gate.”

via…HYPEBEAST

360 Degree Video: Swiss Fighter Jet

“The Patrouille Suisse aerial acrobatics team has wowed landlubbers from afar with its death-defying feats since its formation in 1964, but this video may allow us the closest glimpse we’ll ever get of flying one of those red-and-white planes ourselves. Shot in immersive 360-degree video and hosted on YouTube’s new video player, the four-and-a-half-minute sequence shows the breathtaking view from inside a jet fighter cockpit as the team practices formation maneuvers while winding with precision in between the mighty Swiss Alps. Also visible are the cockpit controls, with the stick and throttle movements controlled by the pilot in front. Make sure to enjoy this strangely calming video in all of its 4K high-def glory using a capable browser such as Google Chrome.”

via…HYPEBEAST

PLAS+IQUE by Frank La Rant


“For most of his youth, Frank La Rant was unrecognized for his brilliance. Raised by famed French designer Pri Sah, Frank left his village home at the tender age of 16 to pursue his higher calling. Finding many fashion institutions to be unfulfilling, La Rant went out on his own, searching for inspiration until that fateful day when he was inspired by Fruit of the Loom’s plastic test pants. He is now taking his unique plastic style to every part of the world, opening our eyes to who we really are. Because, as he says, “It’s what’s underneath that counts.”

plastiquebyfrank.com

Incase you didn’t know…

The Cinematic Portrayal of Graphic Designers in Film & Television.

Film by Ellen Mercer (ellen-mercer.co.uk) & Lucy Streule (lucystreule.com)

via…YOUTUBE

김정기 Kim Jung gi Drawing show in 포항

Just watch. Kim draws everything from his head, it’s amazing.

kimjunggius.com/

 

Japanese Flipbooks

“These fun little flip books made in Japan feature a number of unexpected designs that make use of negative space and secret “compartments” that are gradually revealed as you flip through the books. There are several books in the series published by Mou Hitotsu no Kenkyujo and you can pick them up on Amazon.”

via…colossal

“ll Capo” (Excerpt) by Yuri Ancarani

“Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani captures the otherworldly landscape of a marble quarry in the Apuan Alps, Northwest Italy, as Il Capo (The Chief) guides his men through the extraction process.
Read the full feature on NOWNESS: http://bit.ly/1rUkkjY

Watch more art & design videos here: http://bit.ly/art-videos

Graphic Cosmos with Aaron C. Rayburn

Design Week Portland lecture on staying inspired to engage in the act of creative work, while traveling through the cosmos with our species.

http://www.acrayburn.com
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