It’s hard to comprehend how fast technology prices plummet and the implications for the built environment. Case in point: 65″ 4K LCDs panels are now cheaper than the cost of typical cubicle workstation dividers. Don’t believe me? Go to Walmart.com … Continue reading the future of office design?
Random Studio in Amsterdam put a couple small experiments on Medium and Instagram that are interesting: Marrying fiber optics to LED screens and using LED screens below water. See the Instagram posts below. I feel like I’ve seen the combination … Continue reading random studio: how can screens be more tactile?
The whole concept of open offices was facing a huge backlash before the pandemic. Now, everyone across the globe is suddenly hyper-sensitive to their body’s relationship to other people. “Social distancing” became a global term in a matter of hours. … Continue reading quarantining the scourge of open offices
Check out this very interesting interview with writer/producer/director Jon Favreau discussing multiple topics in the ongoing digital revolution in media (both creative production and distribution). There are several analogies to how architects, lighting designers, developers, etc. might embrace the digital … Continue reading jon favreau interview on digital transformation
Commonplace Studio is an Amsterdam-based design studio consisting of designer Jon Stam and hard- and software engineer Simon de Bakker. Stam and de Bakker are creating some very interesting concepts that integrate micro digital projectors into ceiling- and wall-luminaires to … Continue reading commonplace studio
Digital signage systems are becoming pervasive in architectural environments, with widespread adoption in out-of-home marketing, wayfinding, menu systems, and retail branding. The steadily dropping cost of digital screens and cloud-based content distribution makes digital signage highly appealing to brands and … Continue reading 5 tips to prevent digital signage burnout
The future is dim for preset-scene lighting controls We are entering a future where architectural design and its associated technology systems are increasingly focused on experience management as the primary end-goal of many projects. New technology systems, such as digital … Continue reading media-driven vs data-driven environments