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Watch A Candy and Rubber Duck Synth and Animation Visualize Music

Sometimes, the best ideas come from raw imagination. The Knuckle Visualizer is the work of a Korean animation house. It doesn’t actually produce sound. The only functioning part of the hardware you see here is a USB cable that powers an LED lamp. Show More Summary

Watch an Animated Tribute to the History of Skateboarding

a brief history of skateboarding from antonio vicentini on Vimeo. What happens when two ad world dudes decide to skip out on their desk jobs and instead attune their specialized skill sets to something they're actually passionate about?...Show More Summary

Don Hertzfeldt: The Most Innovative & Creative Stick Figure Animator

Don Hertzfeldt has been making animated shorts by drawing on paper and photographing his work … Read more posts by Justine Ivan Nolasco

Light Painting World Record Set by 200 Glowing Orbs

Images via Apparently, there’s a Guinness World Record for the most light orbs in a single long-exposure photograph, and 12 photographers just set a new milestone with their image of 200 illuminated spheres. Andrew Wells, the previous...Show More Summary

Kyma 7 Wants You To Discover, And See, New Sounds

Kyma 7 in Four Minutes from Symbolic Sound on Vimeo. Somewhere apart from the general purpose computer, the standalone electronic instrument, the racks of modulars, there is Kyma. For nearly a quarter century, this boutique digital instrument has opened up sonic realms to a scattered illuminati of artists. Show More Summary

Forget "The" Dress: These 6 Designs Actually Change Color

"The" Dress, white balanced for blue, white, and yellow respectively. Composite by Beckett Mufson via Is it black? blue? white? gold? Even with numerous experts weighing in, it's still a debate-provoking illusion 28+ million views later. Show More Summary

Watch Water and Paint Dance Inside a Fish Bowl

GIF by Becky Chung. Stills via Mysterious globules float and glide over what looks like an alien landscape—but is actually the inside of a fishbowl—in Hyde Park’s short film, Waterballet - Shortcutz. Although they may look like sleek...Show More Summary

Celebrate Adobe Photoshop's 25th Birthday With 25 Inspiring Resources on Tuts+

This year, Adobe Photoshop turns 25! Let's celebrate this iconic software's birthday by sharing with you some of the awesome resources here on Tuts+. Not only that, but for the next month, one of our premium video courses on Photoshop is free to access! Read on to find out more. Show More Summary

Foreground Miniatures

Michael Paul Smith takes photos of his favorite town, called Elgin Park. The pictures look like snapshots from some midcentury utopian town. Most of his photos involve some cars parked on the street and buildings and trees in the background. Show More Summary

Design Indaba 2015: Day Two

Day two of Cape Town creative conference Design Indaba featured talks from Nando's founder Robbie Brozin, G-Star brand director Shubhankar Ray and Roy Choi, founder of Los Angeles-based Korean food truck, Kogi.

Design Indaba 2015: Day one

Kathryn Fleming, Endless Species Day one of creative conference Design Indaba featured a look at some bizarre and thought-provoking projects by emerging designers, Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey's reflections on collaborative art...Show More Summary

Adam Curtis. Journalist

He’s not an artist, and he definitely doesn’t want to talk about type. Though rightly celebrated as a leading auteur of the documentary, Adam Curtis says that he is, at heart, a hack, with some big stories to tell. Following the iPlayer release of his longest film to date, Bitter Lake, Rick Poynor meets the filmmaker at his base at the BBC

This Light Art and Dance Duet Redefines "Electrifying"

GIFS by Becky Chung N 4.0 is a stellar example of choreography married with technology, in the vein of Adrien M/Claire B’s digital dream world and PrinceMio’s Kandinsky-inspired coded breakdancing. In this multimedia performance, created by Italian creative collective Fuse, sound and light projections interact with dancers in real time. Show More Summary

Disnovation, an inquiry into the mechanics and rhetoric of innovation

A few months ago, the festival accès)s( in Pau (France) invited the audience to have a critical look at the idea of a techno-driven progress, at a propaganda machine that promise that new 'advances' in information and communication technologies will solve our problems and fulfill the dreams we don't even know we had. All we need to do is update, upgrade and replace our devices

Ink Creatures Take on Paper in This Short Stop-Motion Duel

Stills via, GIF by Becky Chung Sheets of paper and ink duel in Salvatore Murgia and Dario Imbrogno’s hybrid stop-motion and hand-drawn animation short, OTTO. From an illustration of an eye to a sculpture of a crab, the cyclical narrative moves through flat planes to 3D seamlessly. Show More Summary

Data Art with Plask and WebGL @ Resonate

The talk I gave at Resonate in March 2013. I'm talking about Plask, how I use it for making data driven visualizations, what's the state of Plask in general and where is it going. Projects in order of appearance: Plask Nine...Show More Summary

The Jump Rope of the Future Projects Your Stats in Mid-Air

GIFv by Emerson Rosenthal Having to keep track of numbers often takes away from the physical intensity of athletic activities. Case in point: who wants to count anything while cardio training by jumping rope? Thankfully, user experience...Show More Summary

Why do I give a shit about art?

Zona MACO and Material, the fairs that ran more or less concurrently the first week of February here in Mexico City, helped synthesize a number of threads floating around in my mind since arriving here. Those threads: Boris Groys’s essay “Art Activism,” published in e-flux shortly before I moved, a talk by Donna Haraway that […]

Street Artist Tags Hawaii with Yarn Graffiti

North Shore. Images courtesy the artist From Hawaii’s North Shore to the beaches of Waikiki, street artist HOTTEA weaved his yarn installations into public locations across the island for this month’s POW! WOW! Festival. In additionShow More Summary

This 1971 Dancing Rectangle from Poland Predicts Modern Techno, AV

Sonic history in electronic music may be made with technology, but it’s also the output of someone’s brain. As such, it’s natural that liberated creativity can produce all kinds of possibilities. And it should be no surprise that history sometimes comes in cycles. Show More Summary

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