How do you lathe an asymmetrical cam shaft?

December 15th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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Categorized under art because that video is a work of one.

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Motion Capture Madness

June 16th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

2016 AICP Sponsor Reel – Dir Cut from Method Studios on Vimeo.

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Glass 3D Printing

August 21st, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink

GLASS from Mediated Matter Group (via devour).

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Explore the TWA Terminal, a Pristine Time Capsule From 1962

July 8th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Enjoy some mid-century modern porn courtesy of the long abandoned TWA terminal at JFK.

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First and Final Frames

March 23rd, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

The opening and closing shots from 55 different films side by side.

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The Miniature Models used in Bladerunner

March 17th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

They quite literally don’t make movies like they used to.

Blade Runner Model

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Explore the world’s largest cave by both land and drone

March 13th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Amazing footage overall but the drone footage is particularly amazing. Ten years ago it would have been simply impossible to get footage like this as there is no way you could fly a helicopter into this cave even if it is the world’s biggest. It’s a shame that drones are synonymous with CIA assassinations and efficient delivery of materialism as they can be used to create some amazing art as well.

(Source and Title via devour.com)

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The future of architecture

March 10th, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink

Great gallery over at TED of some inspirational architecture.

Ark Nova in Matsushima, Japan

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Box from Bot & Dolly

March 2nd, 2015 § 2 comments § permalink

This incredible art installation was created using a couple of industrial robots, high quality projectors and very clever 3D modeling. What is perhaps more interesting is what they did not use however. There is no green screen and no special effects were added after it was filmed; it was captured entirely in camera. The creators would prefer that people see it in person but in the interest of allowing a greater number of people to experience their art they created this short film.

From the video description:

Box explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping on moving surfaces. The short film documents a live performance, captured entirely in camera.

If you were as intrigued by this as me then you should certainly check out the behind-the-scenes video where they show off some of the technology they used.

The modeling software, Maya, even allowed them to control the movement of the robots that control the canvases. Like tool paths in a CNC milling machine but instead of milling aluminum they are creating art.

(via Alexis Madrigal’s excellent Real Future newsletter)

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Typeface recovered from the bottom of the River Thames

February 10th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Recovering the Doves Type

In 1916, the Doves Type was seemingly lost forever after it was thrown into the River Thames. Almost 100 years later, and after spending three years making a digital version, designer Robert Green has recovered 150 pieces from their watery grave…

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