Archive | September, 2012

PSY Gangnam Style: Cult Viral Hits 200M Views

17. September 2012

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‘Gangnam Style’ will easily be the biggest viral video of 2012, and this one video has more views (and an equal number of subscribers) than Lady Gaga’s entire YouTube channel combined. PSY is a largely unknown Korean rapper, who some how, has absolutely nailed the content play with a purposely uncool video designed to earn [...]

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QR Code Beer Bottles Made for Singles

15. September 2012

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Here’s something a little different from a bar in Singapore… A new way for singles to meet at the bar, powered anonymously via QR codes connected to beer bottles! If you can get past the slightly cheesy demo video, you’ll see that customers buy a beer, scan the QR code to get the app and [...]

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Topshop: Real Time Catwalk Customisation

14. September 2012

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If you’re a bit of a fashionista, you might like this piece from Topshop, who have created a live-streaming customisable catwalk experience for the Topshop Unique SS13 fashion show. It takes a live-stream of the show, and syncs it to the website that delivers a real-time customisable catwalk experience where users can instantly buy the [...]

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StreetPong: Play Pong At The Traffic Lights

11. September 2012

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So you’re a pedestrian, standing at a busy intersection, waiting to cross the road… Boring right? Well, not any more. Introducing StreetPong, which is creating urban interactions between random strangers on opposite sides of the road! The game screen shows how long the traffic lights have before changing colour, and when the lights change to [...]

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Peugeot: Hybrid4 Graphic Novel Parallax Site

10. September 2012

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This is one of the coolest Parallax sites I’ve seen, not through the creative complexity of the experience or technical prowess to pull it all together, but from a simple, story telling point of view, one that leverages a trend and creates a new dimension inside that framework… Inspired by the new Peugeot Hybrid4 Technology, [...]

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World’s First Real Time Facebook Cover Image

10. September 2012

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Zaraguza are claiming to have created the world’s first real time Facebook cover image, which updates at what looks like every minute or so, by posting a new image into a Facebook album which is sucked into the Cover image automatically, and is refreshed when new people hit the page or click the refresh button. [...]

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Google: Interactive Star Trek Google Doodle

9. September 2012

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Just in case you missed this the other day, here is the Interactive Star Trek Google Doodle that celebrated the 46th anniversary of the debut of Gene Rodenberry’s original Star Trek series. Created by Google doodler Ryan Germick, this is perhaps the most interactive animation for a Google Doodle yet, in which the letters of [...]

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Philips Hideouts: Google Maps Treasure Hunt

8. September 2012

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Philips have launched a new Smart-TV with a super thin frame, and in doing so, created a reason to hide 10 of them across the world!? Ok weird reason, but this is a pretty cool treasure hunt, where you’ll be given 10 photos of the Philips Smart-TV embedded in locations you probably have never seen [...]

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Hyundai: Hypermatrix Projection Installation

5. September 2012

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This is a very different kind of projection mapping installation, in that it starts out as a hypermatrix, thousands of individually controlled cubes that move in sequence to create objects and animation. This movement is then integrated into a projection mapping experience to bring to life the Hyundai Motor Group installation at the 2012 Yeosu [...]

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YouTube: The 5 Second Skip Ad Campaign

5. September 2012

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I think everyone has had some sort of idea for the Skip Ad button on YouTube, but here’s a live one for a government environmental care agency in Chile (by MayoDraftfcb) showcasing a range of environmental messages that challenge you to either skip the ad or skip the behaviour. In just one week, over 80,000 [...]

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