USE GOOGLE CARDBOARD VIEWER
JEEP 360 CONCEPT VIDEO
Here are some things to look for, thanks to the Fast Co. Design blog.
This is a crazy story about art thieves but it also takes place in Verona at Museo di Castelvecchio, one of the coolest museums I’ve ever been to. Housed in a castle reimagined by architect Carlo Scarpa, the structure and the art play against each other in dramatic ways. Proof that old and new can work together.
Learn more in this interview with the designer of the newly refreshed peace symbol.
Google just released a new VR viewer called Cardboard and last weekend everyone with a New York Times subscription got one on their doorsteps. While the technology is clever- a cardboard viewer to watch a phone app through, the choice of content for their first video is troubling. Called The Displaced, it is a video about three children uprooted by war in South Sudan, Ukraine and a Syrian refugee settlement camp. The children profiled have no home, little family and certainly no smartphone in which to view their experiences in VR. While well done as a film, this juxtaposition between the have and have nots will hopefully make viewers consider the luxury of the way they are receiving the story.