SHAPE movie

April 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

A film about design. If for one day you had the power to make your world work better, what would you change?

Shape is part of a project to get young people thinking about how the world is made around them, and where design fits in.

This film and the accompanying website was commissioned by Pivot Dublin and Dublin City Council to promote wider acceptance and use of design as a tool for positive change.

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Google and the World Brain

May 9, 2013 § Leave a comment

Google and the World Brain

Google and the World Brain is a story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the internet and the people who tried to stop it. In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the ‘world brain’, a giant global library that contained all human knowledge which would lead to a new form of higher intelligence. 70 years later the realisation of that dream was under way, as Google scanned millions of books for its Google Books website. « Read the rest of this entry »

Humble & Gracious

December 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

Humble in Victory, Gracious in Defeat.

What if Money Didn’t Matter?

November 27, 2012 § 1 Comment

How do you like to spend your life? What do you desire? What if money didn’t matter? What if money was no object?

An Ode to Creative Work

November 7, 2012 § Leave a comment

 

Behind every great advancement, in every industry, there is a creative mind.

Creativity may come easy, but creation is hard.

The late nights spent trying, and failing, and trying again.

All the while, holding onto our vision.
Pushing what we see in our mind’s eye into the world. « Read the rest of this entry »

Urbanized

March 15, 2012 § Leave a comment

Urbanized is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. Over half the world’s population now lives in an urban area, and 75% will call a city home by 2050. But while some cities are experiencing explosive growth, others are shrinking. The challenges of balancing housing, mobility, public space, civic engagement, economic development, and environmental policy are fast becoming universal concerns. Yet much of the dialogue on these issues is disconnected from the public domain.

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