Monthly Archives: January 2010

  1. In The Spotlight: Artist & Illustrator Zara Wood

    Zara Wood, also known as Woody, is an artist and illustrator living in Brighton. Previously based in London and Melbourne, Zara originally studied Fine Art and began illustrating in 2001. Deemed as a prolific and versatile artist, Zara works in a variety of mediums and scales, from miniature drawings to large free-standing cardboard sculptures. Whether drawing with a digital pen or making intricate boxed dioramas there is a beautiful hand crafted honesty to her work.

    Her Star Gaze collection became the most successful artist range Topshop has ever launched

    Commissioned by editorial, publishing and fashion clients in Europe and Australia, Zara also designs her own range of limited edition design-led products stocked in gallery and museum shops including the V&A and the Barbican in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

    In December 2008 she collaborated with

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  2. QR Codes Redux: A Live Twitter Feed on an Augmented Reality Building!

    This is our first post of 2010, happy new year! Last month you may have seen the post I wrote about QR codes & the future of mobile marketing, where I looked at the innovative ways they've been used in advertising / environmental campaigns, and what the future might have in store. The N Building near Tachikawa station in Tokyo has had its facade adorned with QR codes where you can obtain the typical store information and download coupons, but what follows is simply stunning. Using an iPhone application specifcally developed for this project, you can follow a Twitter stream of what people are saying inside the building.

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