Five Things That Caught our Eye
Every three weeks, we round up a list of five articles that caught our eye. Here’s our team's top 5 of the week.
Phantoms of Moscow
London's Design Museum unveiled an incredible exhibition on Moscow's unrealised architectural plans from the 1920's. A fascinating look at an idealist view of urbanism with a pinch of megalomania.
This app identifies and explains paintings to visitors
Smartify is a new app that uses image recognition to identify scanned artworks and provide visitors with fascinating stories and art commentary. The public gets the chance to play curator by building a digital collection of their favorite pieces!
Art ...and squat!
New York City's MoMa is now offering a new experience called "The Museum Workout". Visitors get a chance to discover the collection on a 45 minute workout taking them across the museum's galleries. We could get used to the sound of that!
Who said robots can't have personality?
Meet Mimic, an experiment by Design I/O. The project demonstrates how robots come to life when you give them a little personality by programming them to mimic human body language and behaviour. It almost seems like this little guy has feelings...
Art on TV
Now that TVs permeate our homes, Samsung and partner Fuseproject teamed up to design a television that disappears into the decor. The result: The Frame, an elegant TV that displays artwork when not in use.