I and the King Volcano World Industries (that is the name of my company) crew created this environment for Meccano*, called the Meccano Lab. It served as the backdrop for an ad campaign for their 2017 toy line. I really think Meccano is a great building toy, it lets you build […]
In August, my team and I created the opening sequence for Intel’s IDF 2015 conference, introducing CEO Brian Krzanich’s keynote address. I collaborated with the Berlin-based company Airstage, who created the floating orbs that emerged from the boxes at the end. Some of my favorite airstage stuff is the stuff they create for Festo. I’d like […]
In early November the giant clock from Google IO 2014 was installed at Google headquarters in Mountain View CA. It was quite an undertaking- it required the cooperation of, I think, 4 separate departments. In the building where it was installed, the entrance was too small to accommodate the machine, so the door and […]
I was commissioned by Mohawk Digital and The M.A.D.E. agency to design and build this machine for Cellairis, maker of protective gear for smart phones. The Twitter Punisher is an automated typewriter whose keys are actuated by solenoids. It is driven by software written by Tom Jennings. The system scrapes a twitter feed for messages with […]
Here’s video of the Kiehl’s sample dispenser detailed in photographs below.
I was commissioned in May by Sub Rosa to create a memorable machine to dispense samples of Kiehl’s skincare products for their flagship store in New York, as part of their 160th anniversary retrospective. I created five machines out of steel and brass. Here are some photos of them installed in the store.
I was commissioned by GE to build a kinetic sculpture for the 2011 TED conference in Long Beach CA. The piece is inspired by a Jenbacher natural gas engine, and is intended to point out the engine’s capability to meet the energy needs of 18000 typical homes. Each little house represents 100 homes.
(image credit: Thoma Kikis) video credit: Tom Jennings Tom Jennings and I designed and built this calligraphy robot for director Chris Milk and Radical Media, as part of “The Wilderness Downtown”, an interactive music video for the band Arcade Fire. The machine uses a custom pen plotter to print postcards generated by viewers, and it […]