Thanks for visiting our brand spanking new website. This is a work in progress, an experiment without a version number. Things will change and evolve over time once we figure out what we want to do with this thing. One thing’s for sure—calling this a beta would be just lazy. We don’t wanna be like that, do we? "
Urbanflow Helsinki is an interactive informational service for urban screens and connected devices, designed and conceived in collaboration with Urbanscale LLC and Nordkapp.
As you may have noticed, we released the concept video of Urbanflow Helsinki in mid-July. The response has been great: over 10 000 views on Vimeo, mentions on Wired (by none the less than the legendary Bruce Sterling!), Archdaily, Digitalurban, the Architecture Report, JohnnyHolland.tv, and not to mention a plentitude of Twitter traffic and so [...]
Reflection on emergent themes at Cognitive Cities, and how the cracks and seams in between might actually be the thing to consider.
Cognitive Cities was great. I had great fun presenting my view on urban information design and also enjoyed a great deal following all the other speakers as well. As usually happens at these conferences,a large part of the meaningful interaction went on in between the sessions, over a beer and so forth. This was definitely [...]
We are excited to announce that author and ex-Nokia head of design direction Adam Greenfield joins us as an advisor on research and development for urban interfaces and services.
At the same time, Nordkapp joins the Urbanscale network, an international venture of thinkers and doers dealing with the emerging practice of design for networked cities and citizens. Our role in this network is to provide expertise on visual and interaction design for interfaces and services of all sizes. The Urbanscale network will launch officially [...]
We are proud to announce our participation in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Ideas Forum, under the theme Touchscapes; Toward the next urban ecology.
The theme of WDC Helsinki 2012 is Open City, and in similar vain the workshops on May 22nd are voluntary, free-for-all events. Their aim is to join the organizers to brainstorm, discuss and plan what the year 2012 as World Design Capital can mean and be for everybody.