Sebastian Campion

AddArt

by: Sebastian Campion

AddArt is a subversive Firefox add-on currently being developed by the American artist Steve Lampert.

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Towards Carbon Neutral Communities

by: Sebastian Campion

'Designs of the Time 07' (Dott 07) is a program of grass-root community projects taking place this year in North East England.

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Phone Battery Street Charching Services

by: Sebastian Campion

Jan Chipchase is Principal Researcher in the User Experience Group of Nokia Research Center. A part of his fascinating job is to observe and describe how different cultures use mobile technologies differently - often in ways unintended or unpredicted by the industry that he represents.

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DNA Portrait

by: Sebastian Campion

The idea of using invisible information to generate visible forms has flourished in recent years, thanks to new sophisticated technologies as well as our increasing desire for things with meaning.

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The Secret Life of Expired Objects

by: Sebastian Campion

Why do we hold on to things long after they have 'expired'?

This question is the central theme in an art project called Best Before, which explores the relationship that people have with objects they no longer use.

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Tree in front of billboard

by: Sebastian Campion

What do you get if you combine Guerrilla Gardening with Culture Jamming?

You get something like 'Tree in front of billboard' ('Boom voor billboard').

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Welcome to Sebastian Campion

Technical hiccups meant it took a bit (lot ?) longer than expected to get his posts on line, yet today we're proud to announce Sebastian Campion as a new blogger on the Futurelab block.  Sebastian is currently working in the Concept and Innovation Team at Design & Communication Agency 1508 A/S in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Service Design h2h

by: Sebastian Campion

Most of today's services - from public to the private sector - are designed to exclude human-to-human (h2h) interaction in order to make things more efficient and keep costs down to a minimum.

One of the consequences of this ongoing self-service trend is that the human interface has become a luxury feature.

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Kurt Cobain's Suicide Letter vs. Google AdSense

By: Sebastian Campion

A few years ago, French artist Christophe Bruno created the Google AdWords Happening, in which he utilized the AdWords program to publish abstract poetry instead of ads. Google didn't find the happening appropriate hence, he got banned.

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Postal Chairs - how to humanize a privately owned public space

by: Sebastian Campion

In a conceptual protest against the privately owned public spaces in New York City, members of the Graffiti Research Lab came up with a way of making these non-spaces a bit more user-friendly.

Inspired by the FedexFurniture project, the GRL team created a bunch of chairs, made of free-of-charge US postal mail boxes and brought them to one of the locations in question.

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