Data + Design Project

Captivating Expressions of Fantasy

Thursday 01.26.2012 , Posted by

Looking into the mind of an artist through her works can be surprising and delightful. Artistic photographer, Ludhye (Elise Consentino) gives us this pleasure through her dramatic photographs. [Read more...]

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Future Technology of the Old USSR

Monday 11.21.2011 , Posted by

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Until 1989, the USSR was a dominant world superpower, however their communist system kept tight reigns on what could go in and out of the country. Starting in 1957, the space race between the USA and Russia had the two countries competing for supremacy in space exploration.  This competition led both countries to push innovation and science in education. [Read more...]

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Syd Mead And The Playboy Land Yacht

Thursday 04.21.2011 , Posted by

The swinging 60s stoked the fire for Hugh Hefner’s bathrobe and tobacco pipe aesthetic. The 70s witnessed the ascension of Playboy to the zenith of popular culture, and Hefner became the envy of every red blooded American male; beautiful women, wild all-night parties, and a lenient attitude toward drugs. The magazine came to represent the culture of the 70s, with Hefner branding himself as a bon vivant and man about town. If Playboy became Hefner’s platform for promoting his hedonistic lifestyle, then the design of the Playboy Land Yacht was his chariot. [Read more...]

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The Future… One Hundred Years Ago

Tuesday 03.01.2011 , Posted by

In 100 years, what will the world look like? Will we be driving on the surface of Mars and every pair of sunglasses include holographic movie screens? These vintage French illustrations from 1910 imagined what the world would look like in the year 2000. Some ideas, like a teacher electrically pumping knowledge into student brains, are still pretty far off in the future. Other predictions however, hit pretty close to home (check out the projector screen video phone below!). One wonders, what will our predictions look like after the next 100 years?

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