Interaction designer Rhys Duindam created the [ ] (pronounced as “tchk tchk”), a clip-on device that transforms any sport tool into a controller for an audio game. The game is a sound-reward based leveling system that only triggers when the user is above their personal sporting best. When hitting harder, running faster or jumping higher, the user gets a reward that tells other players that the user of [ ] is doing very well in the sport at that moment, which in turn opens up the social dialogue and social rewards.
Pauline Routs graduated at the ArtEZ Fashion Institute with her product Sensitive Cosmetics. Sensitive Cosmetics visualizes your health condition based on your sweat. The chemical composition of sweat reacts on the cosmetic skin cream — bright colors give an indication of your current health condition.
On August 28, The New Institute released the names of the HOT100 list of 2013. To get to know them virtually you can go to Pinterest’s HOT100 2013, to get to know them more personally there will be a chance on September 27 and 28 in The Hague during Today’s Art Festival where also the written publication of HOT100 2013 will be launched. Click here for more info. Here is a list of all HOT100 lists up to today.
This article belongs to a series of posts on The New Institute’s HOT100 2013, this year’s selection of the most talented graduates in the fields of media, art and technology. In a special series of articles Pop-Up City highlights the best what the Dutch creative scene has in store for the upcoming years.