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but is it art? January 10, 2017 posted by

ETCH Clock – the clock where the time looks carved into the face

When was the last time you looked a clock? Most of us keep time with our smartphones because they’re easy and always at hand but they fail at being decorative, our smartphones, not actual clocks as the ETCH Clock proves. This clock looks as if the time is carved right into the face.


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ETCH Clock – the clock where the time looks carved into the face
but is it art? January 9, 2017 posted by

Hyperface Project – worried about facial recognition, this project has a way around it

Facial recognition is something that is spreading through our technology. Facebook uses it to make tagging photos easier, surveillance technology uses it to track people. If you’re worried about your privacy, the Hyperface Project may put you at ease, in theory.


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Hyperface Project – worried about facial recognition, this project has a way around it
but is it art? November 22, 2016 posted by

Art of ATARI – all your favorite classic game covers in one place

So, in 2016, the art on our game boxes is generally just grabbed from the game. There’s no real difference between what we see on the package and what we interact with on the disc (and if there is, that’s generally a problem). That wasn’t always the case, back in the day you had to imagine what the characters looked like, based on the box. Art of ATARI is the book that collects all that iconic art into one place.


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Art of ATARI – all your favorite classic game covers in one place
but is it art? November 11, 2016 posted by

Video Game History Foundation – games aren’t just fun, they’re art

We don’t think about video games and their place in history as much more than nostalgia machines. But they’re more than that, they playable creative expressions and we’re losing them to the sands of time. The Video Game History Foundation is the organization that wants to save them.


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Video Game History Foundation – games aren’t just fun, they’re art
but is it art? October 6, 2016 posted by

Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table – you won’t want to put your coffee on this piece of furniture

End and coffee tables are really useful things to have but generally people don’t see them as more than a place to put your coffee down on. The Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table is one you won’t want to clutter with books and drinks because it is an ever changing thing of beauty.


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Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table – you won’t want to put your coffee on this piece of furniture
but is it art? September 28, 2016 posted by

Magic Video – use your phone to make the A-Ha cover of your dreams

You may not be a YouTube star but chances are, you’ve messed around with your phone’s video camera once or twice. Even if you’re not going to turn into a great director, you can still have some fun making short movies. Magic Video is the new video editing app that adds effects to your phone’s captured movies.


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Magic Video – use your phone to make the A-Ha cover of your dreams
but is it art? September 23, 2016 posted by

Mushroom Lamp – get more “natural” lighting

We’re losing touch with the natural world and if you live in an urban area, you might go weeks without seeing more than a patch of dusty grass and a tree struggling to grow in its too small concrete plot. If you can’t make a trip to the forest, remind yourself that there is a world full of life beyond the concrete with the Mushroom Lamp.


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Mushroom Lamp – get more “natural” lighting
but is it art? September 20, 2016 posted by

Fibonacci Clock – is it a clock or an art piece?

We don’t really need to keep clocks on the wall to tell time any more thanks to smartphones and computers. That doesn’t mean we stop hanging clocks, it just means we’re free to make them into things of beauty. Whether you’re a math super freak or a true blue art lover, the Fibonacci Clock is the clock for you.


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Fibonacci Clock – is it a clock or an art piece?