Pixelsumo is a blog about interaction, with an emphasis on play, installation, video game culture, playgrounds and toys. Written by Chris O'Shea.
Godmode by Tim Knapen (2007) is an installation “that allows you to play God by bringing to life any creature you draw”. I am a very big fan of works like this that bring drawings to life. Another one to check out if you haven’t seen it is Drawn by Zach Lieberman. In this piece, […]
This is Sonic Wire Sculptor, an software musical instrument, made by the talented Amit Pitaru in 2003 (and onwards). Originally conceived as a performance tool for Pitaru, it later became an exhibit for touring to museums/festivals for public use. “At its simplest form SonicWireSculptor is a novel 3D drawing tool and a unique musical instrument, […]
I saw ScribbleBots, a design concept project from MA student Jon Cumberpatch, quite a while ago but its been sat at the back of my mind for a while as I’m sat on the fence about it, slightly leaning in one direction. I wanted to post it as I’ll be writing a whole series on […]
Right now I am doing a lot of research around approaches to drawing. So, here is a summary post of drawing tables and things you can draw on… Childrens Paper Chair “The chair encourage people to buy environmental friendly products, intended to make a comment on our use of paper, is shaped as a toilet-roll. […]
Back in October 2006, I wrote about some new product concepts from Philips (read here). For me the most exciting was Drag & Draw, a digital painting kit that lets children draw on their walls without leaving a mess. A small laser projector in a bucket traces outlines of childrens drawings, tracked by a glowing […]