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Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of May 12th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas
The Wizard Of Minecraft: Markus Persson, a.k.a. Notch, is gaming’s biggest rock star. But he may never make a second album

Apple’s Quest For Cultural Cool: Apple’s past purchases have involved getting hold of technology, but this one is different and is really a build on the hire of Angela Anhrendts from Burberry.

Doing Your Homework: Bjorn Jeffery talks about the necessity of research when producing a new creation, and the overwhelming value of play.

Products
SendAnywhere: The service takes cues from ephemeral services like Snapchat: each shared link is only available for 10 minutes before it self-destructs.

Chromosonic: A fabric that can change its color based on its surroundings by using the Arduino open-source platform.

Smart Cushion: A product that helps consumers or offices keep track of their inactivity, or businesses to detect the crowdedness of their premises.

Visuals
Bowlarama: A+D Museum shines insight into the art of the recreation centre, exploring the architecture and technology that created a new version of this in the 1950s and reinvented the sport of bowling.

An Orchestra Of Phones: Booka Shade commandeer fans’ smartphones to create a synchronized orchestra of sound and light.

Framing Device: Michael Johnson explores the preponderance of frames in identity design.


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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