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Architectural Dancing Figures

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013 by Nancy No Comments

 

Architect Marc Fornes has a novel approach for testing fabrication techniques in his work: using code and the human form. His latest project, "Les Danseurs du Tailor", is a series of beautiful, dancing, aluminum sculptures which move and rotate into different positions. Because of the complex nature of these shapes, Fornes is able to test his digital fabrication theories which can be applied to his larger scale architectural projects.

via fastcodesign

Skull Appreciation Day

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by Lina No Comments

 

A day to appreciate something/anything? Yes! And why not Skulls? The THIRD ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE SKULL will take place Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 31 May 2013 from 6 pm – 9 pm, at the The International Museum of Surgical Science.

The best part? You can participate by submitting your own personal Skull Art. There is no fee or jury and no artwork will be returned. After the exhibit, artwork will be documented on the blog: http://skullappreciationdaymailart.blogspot.com

Send your entry (family friendly please) by May 28, 2013 to:

Send your Mail Art to:
Skull Appreciation Day Mail Art
c/o Street Anatomy
1033 W. 14th Place Unit 220
Chicago, IL 60608
USA

Format: Standard postcard size – 4” x 6” (10.5 cm x 14.8 cm). Please include your information on the reverse: name, address, e-mail address, website/blog if any.

via http://skullappreciationdaymailart.blogspot.com

Health Design Challenge

Posted on: March 20th, 2013 by Maggie No Comments

 

More than 200 design teams participated in the Health Design Challenge, a competition to redesign patient medical records.

Over the course of the next few months, a team of designers and developers led by White House Presidential Innovation Fellow named Ryan Panchadsaram will combine aspects of the winning designs into a viable platform that will be implemented for over 6 million patients in VA hospitals.

via Health Design Challenge

Delicious Infographic

Posted on: February 28th, 2013 by Nancy No Comments

 

"Eat your vegetables!" is a command we often heard as kids growing up. Veggies weren't the most appetizing things on our plates at dinnertime! Not so this beautiful and informative infographic from Pop Chart Lab. It's loaded up with an assortment of over 400 vegetables, with everything from cherry tomatoes to the all-white Ghostbuster eggplant.

You can definitely get your fill of this!

via FastCompany

Hominid Animation

Posted on: February 9th, 2013 by Lina No Comments

 

Animal bodies inside humans or vice versa? Yup! Creepy, but fascinating. This animated series of photo composites created by Brian Andrews of San Francisco and produced at Ex’pression College for Digital Arts  are amazing. Watch the creatures fly, leap, crawl and hunt. I will never look at another spider the same way again.

Branding Colors

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Maggie No Comments

 

This is an interesting infographic about colors and branding. Color matters. Companies use distinct colors to represent who they are and what they do. Check it out! via Branding Magazine

The Bloomsbury Institute for Pathogen Research Logo

Posted on: January 16th, 2013 by Nancy No Comments

 

The Bloomsbury Institute for Pathogen Research recently unveiled an unusual new logo, one that changes or "mutates" depending on which area of research it represents. The result is a logo which successfully conveys the dynamic nature of the research and the excitement of working with cutting-edge science. Via BIPR

Medical Illustration Apps

Posted on: December 14th, 2012 by Lina No Comments

 

When working with new clients, it's important to be familiar with the area of the human body they are designing new products for. These beautiful, award winning, medical illustration apps created by 3d4 medical are a great resource for us to understand human anatomy. Via 3d4Medical

2012 Best Microscopic Photographs

Posted on: November 20th, 2012 by Maggie No Comments

 

Every year, Nikon honors the best microscopic photography in the world with a competition called Small World. This image was in 7th place and I think it is so beautiful. Utah scientist Dr. Michael John Bridge used confocal microscopy to capture the eye organ of a fruit fly. It's lovely and mind blowing--they all are! Very interesting eye candy! Check it out via the 2012 best microscopic Photographs

Prints Designed by Physician Stephen Gaeta

Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by Nancy No Comments

 

These highly graphical images were created by Stephen Gaeta, a physician/scientist/artist currently completing his internal medicine residency. This group is part of a series called "Art of Medicine", all of which have a colorful, fun vibe to them. Perfect for bringing a smile to anyone waiting to see the doctor!

Via Street Anatomy