Weekly Inspiration

Links to Energize and Inspire Your Week

September 19, 2013

1. Davide Conti’s Gravity Defying Chairs

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At first glance, it appears that these plexiglass chairs are floating in air, but if you look close you’ll see the secret. Wingardium Leviosa!

2. Retrain Your Brain with Blinkwashing

 

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Rehabstudios worked with YouTube to create this unique piece for Verizon’s “Retrain Your Brain” campaign. With the help of a webcam, you change the “channels” on the video simply by blinking. After you try it, you may ask yourself – are you controlling the video, or is the video controlling you? Watch here!

3. You Blockhead!

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If you’re “headed” to the New York Comic Con in October, you can buy one of these limited edition figures based on a sculpture by self-taught illustrator Yoskay Yamamoto.  The exhibit was called “jokes on me. . . ” but after Comic Con, Yoskay will be laughing all the way to the bank.

4. Colorful iPhones!

Brighten your day with this colorful Apple ad that shows liquid plastic swirling and oozing into the shape of a new iPhone 5C case.

5. Phonebloks

As much as we love the iPhone, we’re so excited to see this modular phone idea. Electronics are beautiful and we love that this design shows them off.