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Recycled Bottles Light Display London

Here is a colorful display of lights that is made up of old recycled bottles. They were fitted to string lights which were wrapped around an outdoor pergola in Soho, London.

London Light Display Recycled Bottles

Via – Recylart.org

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Washing a City with Red Lights for World Aids Day

The city of Rio De Janeiro was awash in red light to mark World AIDs Day, which was on December 1st. Monuments across the city, including the iconic Christ the Redeemer, were lit up in red for 3 days. Seeing such a major change around the city was a great way to raise awareness about AIDS. Like many cities and countries, the topic of AIDs is filled with myths and prejudices. This $1.1 million campaign by the city of Rio, which also included offering testing, looked to change that and provide people with the correct information.

Lighting up the city in red for World Aids Day (AFP, Antonio Scorza)

Other countries – Argentina, Australia, Great Britain, South Africa, Canada, and the US also took part in the campaign. World AIDS day pictures from around the world:

The Sydney Opera House lit up in red for World AIDS Day

Multiple graphics were projected onto the Sydney Opera House for World AIDS Day

The BT Tower in London marking World AIDs Day

image credits: Antonio Scorza Kimbolene (2) Jon Curnow (2)


Nokia Lumia 800 and Deadmau5 4D Projection Show: London 2011

deadmau5 Nokia Lumia 800

There seems to be 2 key players in the smartphone game: Apple and Samsung (what happened to BlackBerry?). Nokia is making roads with it’s Lumia 800 Windows phone. To grab some attention for their new phone, Nokia staged a high-tech show in Millbank, London on the 28th of  November 2011. Using 3D projections they dubbed it a 4D show. The added dimension comes in the form of sound – having superstar Canadian producer and DJ Deadmau5 perform exclusive remixes.

deadmau5 Nokia Lumia 800

deadmau5 Nokia Lumia 800

The projection on the Millbank Tower used 16 projectors, and a canvas of 800 windows that were covered in vinyl. It is probably one of the tallest 3D projections seen to date, however is it really a 3D projection? The graphics were projected onto an almost flat surface. Regardless, it was an amazing event that Nokia pulled off, especially when you take a look at the amount of work it took in their behind the scenes video. When it comes to pure 3D projections, we think Toyota pushed the technology the most when they projected onto an Auris car from all angles with 7 projectors .

Check out our post on 3D projects done by Ralph Lauren, Toyota and Red Bull:
3D Projections: Onto Buildings, Cars and Snow [Videos]

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