Posts Categorized: Quirky

Designer’s film flags serious issues surrounding society’s obsession with productivity

Add / Remove Spotted: A film by designer Keiichi Matsuda offers a frightening look at the dangers of automation and society’s obsession with productivity. The film is part of the designer’s ongoing work that looks at the dark side of technology. The short four-minute, 360-degree-film documents the life of an unnamed accountant who unconsciously, and then consciously, […]

New ad doubles as a pregnancy test

A new magazine ad, which can be used as a pregnancy test, has led to new advances in surface materials.

Virtual reality used to honour the dead

Expensive burials in Hong Kong have led an entrepreneur to adopt virtual reality technology to celebrate the deceased.

Mobile farm helps community grow produce

A Beijing architecture company have designed a bike farm to help the community grow produce without the need for land or space