Data + Design Project

Modern Technology Captures Baby Animals in the Womb

Friday 01.31.2014 , Posted by
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It’s not often we get to peer into the world inside the womb, and none of us remember what it was like, but producer Peter Chinn is helping us understand a little bit more about what goes on before birth. His images, produced for a National Geographic documentary called In the Womb: Extreme Animals used real-time 4-D ultrasound images and computer models to create an astoundingly lifelike vision of animal gestation that is beautiful and even a little unnerving. [Read more...]


Couple Remakes Famous Movie Scenes With Their Baby and “Domestic Junk”

Monday 12.23.2013 , Posted by

You’ve seen these movies before, but never like this. Finding themselves with a house full of cardboard boxes from their recent international move, and a new-ish baby, this couple have been creating scenes from their favorite films built entirely from their “favorite domestic junk”. Look closely and you’ll spot plastic cutlery as teeth, overturned shelving as boats and a ridiculous amount of family creativity. [Read more...]


Pucker: Capturing a Baby’s First Lemon Experience

Tuesday 11.05.2013 , Posted by

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All by itself, eating a lemon can be a truly shocking experience… but what if that lemon was the first you’d ever encountered? Photographers April Maciborka and David Wile teamed up to create their recent series Pucker. In each instance babies were handed their very first lemon and encouraged to take a bite. Just looking at their images will make your lips twitch. [Read more...]


What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Personal Portraits of Parents-to-Be Sleeping As they Wait for Baby

Saturday 09.28.2013 , Posted by

1 Sleeping Pregnant Couples by Jana Romanova

While scrolling the feed on Facebook, trends among your friends become very clear. For many of us, after the red solo cup phase came the wedding phase, and naturally the heart hands around the pregnant belly button were the next big feed filler. Russian photographer Jana Romanova reached the point where many of her friends were entering this new chapter of life and she tells Slate, “It was a challenge for me to get used to it. I always try to solve my problems with photography, so I decided to make a project about it.” She asked her closest friends if she could sleep over their houses to capture their intimate pre-baby sleeping styles while they were actually asleep, so the results were natural and un-embellished, and called the project Waiting. As you can see the results were beautiful. [Read more...]


Want a 3D Hologram of Your Unborn Baby?

Thursday 05.09.2013 , Posted by

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In one of the stranger uses of a new technology, Pioneer is offering a 3D hologram printing service to transform ultrasound data into a one-of-a-kind image of your unborn child. Now you can see a 3D image of what your child looks like, even before they’ve popped out into the world! Yes it’s highly unusual, but judging by the high number of ultrasound photos floating around Facebook, this is going to be a hit. [Read more...]


Visual Bits #324> Explore Your Inner Child

Thursday 11.29.2012 , Posted by

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What Babies Dream Of

Friday 11.09.2012 , Posted by

When her baby Mila was born, Adele Enersen was so thrilled that she couldn’t sleep, but sleeping is all baby Mila wanted to do! So as the new mommy watched her little one, she imagined what her daughter could be dreaming about. Then she took it one step further by creating the little dreamscapes on the floor around sleeping beauty Mila and photographing her. What started as a blog to share fun pics with family and friends, Mila’s Daydreams grew to be admired by millions and now Enersen has made Mila the star of a children’s book called When My Baby Dreams. [Read more...]


Baby Gets Trashed and Trashes Las Palmas

Saturday 10.13.2012 , Posted by

Put on some sunscreen and get ready for the most hilarious puppet show since Sesame Street. Find out what happens when a full sized human baby playing a middle aged woman has a little too much to drink in a vacation town for puppets in Johannes Nyholm’s amazingly choreographed video. Las Palmas takes you on a journey to a tropical land of make-believe where an inebriated baby is just flat out hilarious. Nyholm, a Swedish director, is a creative genius and has ensured that every little detail in this short film is just perfect. [Read more...]


What will your Baby be when he grows up?

Wednesday 03.14.2012 , Posted by

When you have a child, do you wonder what it may be when they grow up? Will he be a Doctor? Will she be a ballerina? Will he be the President? Malo, a freelance photographer based in Paris, decided to have fun with his little son by dressing him up in a number of outfits predicting his potential future selves. Will he be a judge? Will he be a butcher? Will he be the Pope? We hope you enjoy the cute photos. [Read more...]


Infographic Baby Blankets

Saturday 10.15.2011 , Posted by

If you’ve ever wished babies came with instruction manuals, you’ll appreciate the brilliance of The Information Blanket. Instead of prints of duckies and rainbows, these baby blankets are printed with infographic-style instructions to help parents care for their newborns. Designer Neil Powell included information that ranges from healthy body temperature and details on feeding to immunization and signs of illness. [Read more...]