Yearly Archives for 2006

Mephist Fiesta: Beast-666

This is a submission I've sent into a character design / repaint contest for the 'Mephist Fiesta' series of designer toys by Touma and Play Imaginative. Beast-666 has a fondness for barcodes, microchip implants and death metal :) – link

14. December 2006 by Kieran
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MadVillain / MF Doom Vinyl Figure

It was inevitable, sooner or later prolific underground rapper MF Doom, who's persona is heavily based on comic book character Dr Doom, would make the transition from vinyl record to urban vinyl in the form of his own action figure. … Continue reading

10. December 2006 by Kieran
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Second Life Dublin

RTÉ News had a report on tv yesterday about a virtual Dublin built in the 3d multiplayer experience 'Second Life'. The reporter created an avatar for himself and interviewed the owners of two businesses (a pub and a promotions agency) … Continue reading

05. December 2006 by Kieran
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The Lost Experience

The Lost encylopedia Lostpedia features an overview of alternate reality game The Lost Experience. A true multimedia treasure-hunt, spanning tv, telephone, newsprint, a novel, the web and even confectionary. All of which lead to fresh information on the Hanso Foundation … Continue reading

30. October 2006 by Kieran
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Anatomy of a Kugg

Plastic and Plush has a really interesting two part feature on the development of a series of Urban Vinyl figures called 'Kuggs', right from concept design through to the prototyping and final production. The Story of Kuggs – Part 1The … Continue reading

21. October 2006 by Kieran
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PLAY.orchestra

Was back in London again last week and found 'PLAY.orchestra', a sound installation outside the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank of the Thames. It's an interactive public space where you can take part in a collaborative music performance … Continue reading

14. September 2006 by Kieran
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Shoot To Kill

Been looking at cine cameras on ebay, spotted this 8mm Nizo camera from the 1950's… looks like a hand crafted antique from the future… and it's clockwork, unreal… link

24. August 2006 by Kieran
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Lucky People Center International

A very cool film by LPC, finally out on dvd – link

08. August 2006 by Kieran
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The Most Complete Food

Milk is the most complete, balanced food in the world. Once you start tampering with it everything becomes fucked up.

05. August 2006 by Kieran
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Visual Refuel

I was over in London a couple of weeks ago and splurged out on some quality graphics readables, visual refuel: Character Design For Mobile DevicesEverything you need to know about sprite graphics, a history of 8/16 bit video game systems, … Continue reading

25. July 2006 by Kieran
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