Pixelsumo is a blog about interaction, with an emphasis on play, installation, video game culture, playgrounds and toys. Written by Chris O'Shea.
I’d only recently seen this on designboom, and I had to post it as its such a well made installation. Just watch this video. based on a window display he first presented in 2004, the japanese designer tokujin yoshioka has now restructured it using a japanese actress currently being presented at Maison Hermès, japan. the […]
Quite a few people have sent me The fun theory, a viral campaign from ad agency DDB Stockholm for Volkswagen. “This site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or something entirely different, […]
In a previous post I wrote about Live Drive, a project that had a camera mounted to a scalextric car that you could drive around a model town & see the video stream live, created for a Honda advertising campaign. This time Tokyo based Semitransparent Design have created another live virtual environment for Lupin the […]
Blue Dragon is a role playing game for Xbox 360, from legendary Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. In this game, your characters shadow grows into a blue dragon during turn based fight sequences. Big Shadow was an interactive wall, OOH (out of home) advertising, that promotes the core principle of the game through engagement of […]
I rarely post any motion graphics work, but is so lovely I was too tempted. Universal Everything have produced this viral ad for the launch of Audi TT in Australia. Their site says “We created a software-based realtime wind tunnel to generate the HD video, an interactive wind-tunnel is currently in development”. It was art […]
Following on from my previous post about the work of Semitransparent Design. This time, they have created an online driving simulator for Honda called Live Drive. A banner campaign on Yahoo! enticed people to the Honda Live Drive site. Once there, you would wait in a queue if it was busy and could speak to […]
Canada based Freeset Interactive have combined video tracking techniques into a service aimed at retailers called the Human Locator. Using movement blobs, their software tracks multiple targets, direction, speed, size of person etc. This can then be used to control frames of animation to grab the people’s attention. Anyone who saw Minority Report will remember […]