5.17.2104 - Just returned from a research trip to Tokyo, informing some of our internal projects - stay tuned!
4.04.2014 - Nikita is in China attending Hacker Camp Shenzhen,
organized by Ian of Dangerous Prototypes.
Also stopping by Maker Faire and fraternizing with Gus Hubert and his cohort at Next Thing Co.
12.30.2013 - Hard to update project news when most of our work these days
is research-oriented and under NDA. But we've been working with several
long-time clients on some great projects, including: interactive prototypes
for near-future robotic home appliances; developing new sensing technologies
and their applications to safety and interactive installations; concepting,
design and prototyping for various products and experiences in the realms of
education, play, and consumer electronics. 2013 has been our busyest year yet --
we're looking forward to more in 2014!
12.07.2013 - Nikita's artwork "Near Moon" is part of the Neon Workshop
Fall 2013 show at Lakich Studio in Downtown LA.
10.15.2013 - We've been collaborating with Ipsos OTX
to create Socialogue, an interactive
exploration of data on worldwide, country-specific social media trends. Just launched.
09.10.2013 - This summer we've made strides on a couple of internal Aeolab projects: a tiny,
low-cost SD-card-based mp3 player inspired by mixtapes; and a small, simple audio mixing
hardware module. Both are designed to be used standalone, or as open-hardware starts to your
own projects. More soon.
06.01.2013 - We are excited to have Tim Kim
and Brandon Cheung to our team for the summer. They'll be working with us on both internal
and client projects, and will have a hand in concepting, industrial and graphic design,
hardware, software, you name it...
03.07.2013 - Elise is running Adventures in Computation at MDP. A solid week of immersion
in computation, covering software and hardware, low-level logic and high-level abstraction,
for helping to understand design parameters and ramifications around computational systems.
Featuring Nikita as a special guest on state machines, as well as
Yuri Suzuki covering friendly devices and
Jeff Watson helping us explore games as interactive
logic systems. Also with Casey Anderson on all
kinds of digital glue.
08.09.2012 - Nikita travels to Shenzhen to hand over the development of a
product prototype to a manufacturing partner in China.
07.18.2012 - Aeolab is in London to complete the work on BMW flagship showroom
on Park Lane, again partnering with UeBERSEE.
03.23.2012 - BMW's George V showroom in Paris goes live with a facade-wide
dMirror installation, done in
collaboration with UeBERSEE.
01.11.2012 - Aeolab is hired by the research arm of a multinational mass media company
to help design, prototype and bring to market an innovative consumer electronics product.
11.17.2011 - Nikita is jumpstarting a new monthly electronics event
Open Hardware Meetup
at The Public School.
09.26.2010 - Aeolab has collaborated with IDEO
on an interactive kiosk installation for the
NBC Education Week event,
taking place at Rockefeller Plaza in New York on September 26-30th.
08.20.2010 - Elise will be teaching the grad studio "Productive Interaction" with Phil van Allen
in the Media Design Program at Art Center this fall.
07.01.2010 - Aeolab's Tilt+Squeeze
user-interface project, a collaboration with Samsung Design America, is a finalist in the
IDEA 2010 awards.
06.01.2010 - Elise and Nikita are teaching a grad seminar called
"Data Topologies: Signal to Structure," on data collection, processing and visualization,
at Sci-Arc this summer.
04.27.2010 - Aeolab's Lifestreams project, a collaboration with
Experientia for Vodafone,
is part of the exhibition "Design of the Other Things" at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan.
The show runs from May 26 to July 4.
07.01.06 - Aeolab is currently developing sensor-actuated solid state lighting fixtures for
custom installation in public and private spaces.
Details forthcoming, or contact us for more information.
06.30.06 - Aeolab founder Elise Co will be leading a
ReSkin Research and Development Lab in Canberra,
Australia in January 2007 as part of an Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) initiative.
04.28.06 - Moodmark project receives Special Recognition Award
from Sony Design Center.