Sebastian Campion

Innovation in Football

by: Sebastian Campion

The 2006 edition of the Play Award design contest is devoted to football (or 'soccer' as it is called in the US).

The 2006 edition of the Play Award design contest is devoted to football (or 'soccer' as it is called in the US).

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PARK(ing)

by: Sebastian Campion

On November 16, 2005 a parking space in San Fransisco was subliminally hacked.

At noon, the parking-space transformed into a small public park with grass, a tree and a bench where people could rest and relax. After two hours, the park turned back into a parking space.

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Interview with Marko Ahtisaari - Nokia's director of design strategy

by: Sebastian Campion

My interview with Marko Ahtisaari is now online at the Danish Design Center's web portal.

Ahtisaari is the Director of Design Strategy at Nokia and I talked to him just before his presentation at the Ars Electronica conference in September.

Besides talking about hot industry concepts such as 'simplicity', Ahtisaari offers some insight on the relation between user-centered design and Nokia's innovation strategies.

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GAYmobile

by: Sebastian Campion

GAYmobile is the name of a new mobile-network operator that is targeting homosexual subscribers in Denmark.

GAYmobile is offering services that are gay all the way and 25% of the profit will be channeled back to the gay community via a special fund called GAYtrust, according to the CEO Thomas Bilgram who is also the head of Copenhagen Pride.

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Madonna Tagging

by: Sebastian Campion

Madonna.com has launched a tagging project with the objective to build the largest photo archive ever devoted to a single subject: Madonna.

Fans are encouraged to submit any sort of Madonna-related photographic material, such as scans of concert tickets, autographs, drawings and photos.

Curiously - when googling the project for more info - it turns out that a similar project with the same title also exists at Flickr.com.

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You're kidding me!?

by: Sebastian Campion

"You're kidding me?!" is a wireless voice-based service that helps users simulate a mobile phone conversation. The automatic service is designed to assist people at conferences, gallery openings and other places where being socially disconnected is no fun.

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Allianz Arena

by: Sebastian Campion

On May 31 The Allianz Arena in Bayern, Germany was opened to the public after three years of construction.

The Arena replaces the legendary Olympic Stadium and will be the shared home ground of the two local football teams FC Bayern München and TSV 1860 München.

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Voicevertising

by: Sebastian Campion

Inspired by the recent bodyadvertising craze (the concept of auctioning advertising space on your body to the highest bidder) Floyd Hayes - a Brooklyn resident - came up with a new ad-dimension called 'voicevertising'.

Floyd Hayes put his voice up for sale on eBay, promising to shout out a brand name as loud as possible every fifteen minutes for an entire week, no matter what location or situation.

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How to Grow an Orangina Bottle

by: Sebastian Campion

Debbie Mollenhagen is the winner of the 'NanoWorld2020 Imagination Contest' that encouraged students to picture the social impact of nanotechnology in the not-so-distant future of 2020.

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Project FOX - A Volkswagen Experience

by: Sebastian Campion

In collaboration with MTV, Volkswagen is about to launch a 3 week-long lifestyle event in Copenhagen to promote the newest and youngest member of its family - the VW Fox.

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