Point of View - Point of View January 2008


Pratt Students Go Exhibitionist for the Environment

Last night art students at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn painted their bodies for sustainability. At stake was free pizza, $4,000 prize money (in the categories of face-color, face-black and white, and body), plus a full page ad in Metropolis, and of course, the very fate of the Earth! The message is “No Coal” and the sponsor is Architecture 2030,…

Updates on the Face It webcast

We just received this update on Wednesday morning’s FaceIt webcast from Architecture 2030’s director, Kristina Kershner: 1. The graphic design competition will be one of the most unusual and challenging to come along, and we really want to encourage the talent out there to participate. We’re looking for original, powerful and provocative entries worthy of the cause and publication in…


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Go, Go, Gadget Google!

Sometimes it seems that iGoogle, Google’s popular customizable-homepage, is trying to rival the company’s namesake number (one followed by one hundred zeros) in the amount of options it offers its users. Web surfers can personalize their homepage with themes (a cityscape, Japanese teahouse) and gadgets (miniature embedded windows that display dynamic content, such as RSS feeds or to-do lists). The…


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