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Image of the Day: 3D book cover

Chang-rae Lee’s latest novel, On Such a Full Sea is available with a traditional cover, but one might be tempted purchase the limited edition alternate version, an interesting typographic exercise made even more unique by the addition of a 3D …

Obscured Identity

Uh, the world just got creepier with this fascinating tech/art mashup. These videos are proofs of concept for a real-time facial tracking and masking software. The basic idea is that using this software hooked up to your typical webcam/laptop setup, …

Fail? No, Win!

Hey, weekend, how you doing? Been looking forward to this one ending. This is a silly thing called Going to the Store, by David Lewandowski. There’s not much reason you’d know his name, but you’ve seen his work—he created the …

Today's Obsession: An Amazing Mistake

Here’s a gorgeous piece of typography from Keetra Dixon, whose work I’ve been following since she and her partner, JK Keller were undergrads at Cranbrook a few years back. This is actually a collaboration between the two, but I haven’t …

Today's Obsession: JT Nimoy

JT Nimoy is a procedural artist who let loose a bit of a bomb blast over the weekend: he revealed much of his process and sketches from six months of work for Tron Legacy. I wanted to link to this …

Today's Obsession: Me!

Today’s obsession is all about the future of the web. I’ve just finished a project (launching today) with Mozilla to show off some of the capabilities of the impending Firefox 4. Mozilla paired me with the brilliant Ilmari Heikkinen, who …

Today's Obsession: Strata

The Strata project by Quayola is a seductive jewel, commissioned and developed for the Bordeaux Art & Architecture Biennale. There are (currently) three pieces, each representing a city’s signature works—Bordeaux, Rome, and Paris. The idea is pretty simple: paintings are …

The Water of Life

There is a myth that I’ve referred to for years called the Water of Life. Here is an excerpt from Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche by Robert A. Johnson: The water of life bubbled …