Topic: graphic design

A famous painting inspires a videogame: nice initiative of Victoria&Albert Museum

“This project at the V&A has opened my eyes up to the possibilities of what games design can show. I am keen to look at more work by other famous British artists and designers and see what kinds of games can arise!” says the game designer Sophia George in the V&A blog. Continue reading


Europeana Creative – Final Open Innovation Challenge Launched!

Europeana Creative is once again looking for creative developers, designers, start-ups and other entrepreneurs to re-use Europe’s digitised cultural heritage from Europeana in innovative and creative ways! We are pleased to announce the launch of our final challenge encouraging YOU to … Continue reading


The British Museum recreates itself in the digital universe of the game Minecraft

Given the great appeal that the game has, especially among the young people, many real-life organisations have created their maps in the Minecraft universe; now the British Museum intends to join in and digitally reconstruct in Minecraft both its structures and its collections. Continue reading


Corel® Painter® 2015’s new features defy attempts to mimic traditional, hand-drawn art

The updates and new features on Corel® Painter® 2015 show a dedication of the software’s producers to ensure that it maintains its position as one of the most advanced software for the creation of digital art on the market. Some of the most important new features include ‘Particle Brushes’, which is said to use ‘physics’ to enhance the appearance of brush strokes, and ‘Jitter Smoothing’, which aids the creation of smoother lines without jagged edges. Continue reading


Digital replica of 14th Century Chinese map raises question of ‘authenticity’ in art and design

A digital replica of a 14th Century Chinese map of great historical importance will be on show at the Iziko Museums of South Africa. The museum is to host the World Design Capital 2014 exhibition. The exhibition, entitled ‘Patterns of Contact: Designs from the Indian Ocean World’ explores the visual artwork in East Asia, mapping historical pieces from over 1,000 years ago. Continue reading


‘Relative Realities’ creates an interactive gallery experience in collaboration with Samsung

Collaboration between the Yuchengco Museum in the Philippines and Samsung has led to the launching of a new exhibition that explores the work of six Filipino artists through multimedia and new technology. ‘Relative Realities’, available for viewing until the 8th of September, encourages a more interactive gallery visit. Continue reading


Scan it, print it, wear it: the future of fashion is 3D

Models can catwalk through holograms of themselves, T-shirts can hug you and couture is being designed virtually and then printed using a 3D printer – no needle and thread involved. These marvels are developing at full speed, changing the way we see, design, make and buy clothes. Continue reading


Art, Science and Technology Topic @ IPCAM 10

he 10th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials (ICPAM-10) will be held in Romania, at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, from 22 to 28 September 2014. An Art-Science-Technology special session will be held during the conference. Continue reading


Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

Within the framework of FIcontent and in collaboration with Barcelona the Lab, the 15th of March took place in Barcelona a hackathon focused on creating augmented reality games. The Augmented Reality Games – Barcelona Hackathon was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. Continue reading


Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

The i2CAT Foundation organised the Augmented Reality Games Hackaton in Barcelona. It was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. The hackaton took place on 15 March 2014 Continue reading