Another advertiser making useful products

It is awesome to find everyday colleagues from advertising  making out-of-the-box useful and good design+tech stuff for society. Founder and creative director Tom Evans, who also works as creative director at ad agency TBWA, says that the idea came to him when his daughter was ill a few years ago. BleepBleeps is a family of little friends that…

The MicrobeScope

Have your ever imagine using your own mobile to observe microbes? The MicrobeScope is a powerful pocket-sized microscope, that reveals the hidden world of microbes and shares video via iPhone compatibility. This MicrobeScope product has been an internal R&D project that they have worked on in between other contracts. The guys of 4doptical raised $120K in KIKSTARTER to do…

“Gravity” 3D sketching pad

“Gravity is a tool for creatives to quickly sketch their ideas in 3D space using immersive augmented reality.A pen and a pad specifically designed for sketching in the augmented environment. Free from any screen or computer, Gravity allows you to focus on what really matters, developing your ideas in an intuitive way.”

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SXSW14

Just arrived from South by SouthWest 2014 edition. The always “weird” city of Austin received this year around 130.000 professionals, geeks, hipsters, frikies and other mammals, from music, film and interactive planets. It was really a fucking awesome festival full of inspiring panelists, workshops and networking-parties. Although there were also some poor conferences though like…

“Made-Media” The new advertising model

My friends of Maya design, also decided to launch their own model of advertising agency based on the idea of sharing and making brand content and products together with consumers. “A seismic shift is occurring. Soon, products will join the social network, customers will make instead of buy, and data is going to tell the…

Obsession and design

How do you get from “what if?” to “eureka”? At the 99U Conference, Sugru creator Jane ni Dhulchaointigh describes her six-year journey from design student to inventor.