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Chekhov is Alive

Chekhov Is Alive – An online character quiz and audition with 28 custom illustrations of Anton Chekhov’s classic character archetypes, all wrapped in a playful material design execution. This site allowed anyone to take a test to determine which character from Chekhov’s work they most closely resembled and then submit a video of themselves performing…

jQuery Performance Article for 24Ways.org

http://24ways.org/2011/your-jquery-now-with-less-suck In late 2011 I had the incredible opportunity to write an article on jQuery performance techniques for 24ways.org, “the advent calendar for web geeks.” This was a great experience for me as a technical writer (something I hadn’t done much of up until now) and the positive feedback I recieved was overwhelming. I don’t…

Ready 4 What’s Next

The challenge was to build an holistic social media campaign that brought the playfulness of Rubik’s Cube, the fun of personalisation, and the technology of 3D interactivity to mobile, desktop and social touch points. As a topper, we had to bring the social media campaign to life in real events across North America where visitors…

Kaspersky Cybermap

http://cyberwar.kaspersky.com With access to a wealth of real time data, we created an interactive WebGL experience that dramatically brings to life every detection made by Kaspersky software, happening at that very moment, around the world.We denoted different threats with colours and geometric symbols. Some show the point of detection while others show the source of…

22tracks

It’s not everyday you get to work on a product you really love. It’s even more rare that you get a chance to redesign it. But that’s basically what happened when we were approached by 22tracks to design and develop an alternative to their hugely popular music curation website. http://22tracks.mvtest.net [opens in new window] VICE Media…

Channel 4 News Wall

http://4newswall.com In an effort to reach a younger target demographic, UK television network Channel 4 decided to turn to the one media format that all of the kids are using these days. Animated .gifs. Yep. We built this site on Tumblr, but in the process of doing so hacked Tumblr like it was attacking my…

Karenina Live

http://karenina.withgoogle.com Google Russia wanted to demonstrate that it does more than simply understand local culture – it actively contributes to it. So we dreamt up a project that took one of the most cherished Russian literary masterpieces of all time and reintroduced it to a modern audience using Google technology. Together with Google we created…

Self-Destructing Book

http://selfdestructingbook.com For the launch of James Patterson’s new book Private Vegas, we took the inherent thrill of this novel to a spectacular, new height. We created the Self-Destructing Book. An integrated campaign designed to bring to life the most thrilling reading experiences ever. We gave people 24 hours to read “Private Vegas” before it self-destructed.…

Soma FM Now Playing

Any time I’m in a position to have to learn a new technology platform, my “Hello, world” of choice is to build a fairly simple Now Playing widget for SomaFM internet radio – basically allowing a user to instantly see what track is playing on any of their stations at any given time. In the last couple…