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Mixing It Up_ Painted Black Act I

With tonight’s performance being dedicated to electronic music and taking place at Irving Plaza NYC, Painted Black Act I is the first of 3 events by MATTE Projects. With the lineup including Klangkarussel, Little Dragon and Thomas Azier we really wish we were there! Rounding it off will be Stefan Biniak and for those of us who … Continue reading

‘Entropy’
Fashion / Film / Take 5_

‘Entropy’

Created for CR Fashion Book, ‘Entropy’ has been made by NYC Agency Swell. Defined by the Encyclopedia Brittanica as “…the measure of a system’s thermal energy per unit temperature that is unavailable for doing useful work” the short leverages digital technology to showcase fashion in a highly refined manner. Perfect synchronization of music and camerawork … Continue reading

Banksy Does NYC
Art

Banksy Does NYC

As anyone who has been online in the past couple of weeks is well aware, since October 1st, elusive and controversial street artist Banksy has been conducting a dynamic exhibition across New York City, complete with his trademark graffiti, political statement-making installations and one small art booth in Central Park that shocked and disrupted the … Continue reading

Smartphone-Like, ‘NYFi’ Touchscreen Payphone Wins NYC Design Challenge
Design / Futures / Innovation / Technology

Smartphone-Like, ‘NYFi’ Touchscreen Payphone Wins NYC Design Challenge

Earlier this year, the City of New York hosted the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge to redesign its network of over 11,000 payphones when vendor contracts expire in 2014. The contest received 125 submissions and out of six finalists, NYFi by Sage and Coombe Architects won the public vote. The double-sided, smartphone-like touchscreens would act as … Continue reading