For “Vending Machine,” Switzerland-based artist Baker Wardlaw has transformed a classic ski gondola from Verbier, Switzerland into a toy vending machine. It was converted for the Vernier Mountain Climbers Exhibition, a project where these icons of Swiss culture have been “re-imagined and adapted into new, unique objects by seven of switzerland’s most recognized designers and artists.”
photo by Annik Wetter via designboom
John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras.
Bioscope is a handheld digital video viewer which the user operates with a hand crank. Depending on which direction the crank is rotated, the user can watch the video forward or backward, in one-frame increments. The device is inspired by an early movie projector of the same name. Bioscope was created back in 2012 by Jon Stam and Simon de Bakker.
“Remember 1986” and “Remember 1997” are two nostalgic videos by The Peterson that take us on trip down pop culture memory lane, in a 1986 and 1997 style. You can view a full list (1997) of the songs, movies, TV shows, games and commercials referenced on YouTube. We previously wrote about The Peterson’s series of remember videos.