I have seen Tadao Ando’s work here and there, but didn’t take a seriously look until my friend was raving about his work recently. I don’t think it would be possible to feel his works by looking at the pictures, but here are the websites with essays and photographs about his work. http://www.arcspace.com/architects/ando/ando_feature.html http://www.andotadao.org/ Here’s […]
article: Braingate is a neural interface for controlling computers as well as physical devices. In this instance, a paralyzed woman is able to pick up her coffee and drink it by controlling a robotic arm with her thoughts. More info about the research team: http://www.braingate.com/index.html — This is really incredible. I heard about such ideas […]
I happened to talk to someone who wants to develop a visual designers’ playground where they can build up a commercial ecosystem. The idea was obviously inspired by Apple’s Apps store. Our question was what would be the best medium to deliver creative work. We wanted something low-cost, low-key and able to be widely used. […]
I don’t think I understood the meaning of social innovation in business until I found Tiffinday. Obviously it’s impossible to understand big, abstract concepts without knowing good examples. At MaRS seminar about social innovation, Seema Pabari, the founder of Tiffinday, explained how her passion for environmental sustainability and social responsibility could be smartly implemented into […]
Soysh Sparkling soy water, a carbonated beverage made with whole soy, made by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. I wonder how it would taste. Great package design! — SOYSH pioneers the new beverage category of sparkling soy water. Each 100ml bottle contains the equivalent of approximately 21 soy beans (calculation based on Japanese-grown large-sized soybeans), delivering […]
http://www.fastcodesign.com/1665355/infographic-of-the-day-the-insane-choices-you-face-at-the-drugstore This interesting. As it mentioned, the whole purpose of this complex graphic is not to guide customers to the best options but to prove overcomplexity of the product differentiation. This infographic was created as an advertisement for Help Remedies, which is a drug company promises simplified options.