Line Riders – Beethoven’s 5th I spent over 3 months synchronizing a line rider track to Beethoven’s 5th drawing everything by hand. There is no animation happening here. Any time a character leaves the screen they are being directed by unseen lines to the next location. This is not the full length of the piece. […]

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Le génie de la carte de métro de Londres La légende du design, Michael Bierut, raconte le succès accidentel de l’une des cartes les plus célèbres au monde, la London Tube Map.

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Pourquoi le crayon est-il parfait ? Pourquoi les crayons ont-ils la forme d’hexagones et comment ont-ils obtenu leur couleur jaune emblématique? La propriétaire de la boutique de crayons, Caroline Weaver, nous emmène dans l’histoire fascinante du crayon.

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How the progress bar keeps you sane | Small Thing Big Idea The progress bar makes waiting more exciting… and mitigates our fear of death. Journalist Daniel Engber explores how it came into existence.

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Le génie d’un bon graphique In a talk that’s part history lesson, part love letter to graphics, information designer Tommy McCall traces the centuries-long evolution of charts and diagrams — and shows how complex data can be sculpted into beautiful shapes. “Graphics that help us think faster, or see a book’s worth of information on […]

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X-Ray Fashion Virtual Reality Installation “X-Ray Fashion” is an immersive virtual reality experience that guides the viewer through different stages of garment production: from cotton farm to sweatshop, and from catwalk to consumer purchase to the afterlife of the garment. Officially selected in competition at the Venice Film Festival, the piece packs a powerful […]

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How Coca-Cola Got Its Clever Design Behind the Design is a series of sleek and concise videos about the design of everyday objects we take for granted. This episode reveals how the most recognizable bottle in the world got its curves.

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How Nike Uses Augmented Reality To Cater To Its Most Obsessed Fans Nike’s Snkrs app uses both location-based alerts and augmented reality to help members score rare and limited-edition releases of sneakers.

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This Womenswear Company Is Inspired By Menswear | Changing The Game Kelly and Laura Moffat founded their Brooklyn-based company Kirrin Finch to offer more tomboy and androgynous-style clothing for women’s bodies, but inspired by menswear.

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Bridges need to be functional, safe and durable, but they should also be elegant and beautiful, says structural engineer Ian Firth. In this mesmerizing tour of bridges old and new, Firth explores the potential for innovation and variety in this essential structure — and how spectacular ones reveal our connectivity, unleash our creativity and hint […]

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