We were stoked when our new MakerBot Replicator 2 arrived at the doorstep of the Real Art Development Lab. Here are just a few of the 3D printed creations we’ve been playing with over the past few weeks. Read More
March 7, 2014
We were stoked when our new MakerBot Replicator 2 arrived at the doorstep of the Real Art Development Lab. Here are just a few of the 3D printed creations we’ve been playing with over the past few weeks. Read More »
March 5, 2014
This week’s curio: Magnetic Wallpaper
Designer Luis Pons created this pairing of a magnetic wall panel with metal mesh cloth as a decorative and interactive installation piece. His design inverts the typical refrigerator-door design of small magnets attached to a large metal surface, opting instead for one giant magnet that holds the lighter metal fabric.
This week’s question:
What other designs reverse material relationships for innovative effect?
The Weekly Curio is a small morsel of design to whet your curiosity and stimulate wonder. Inspired by the intellectually striking objects found in Enlightenment-era Wunderkammern, a new intriguing trinket or beguiling bibelot will be published each week paired with a thought-provoking question.
March 4, 2014
Real Art’s 12 Absolutes guide our work, ensuring that we build wonder in everything we do. Read this blog post to learn more about our manifesto.
The Tenth Absolute: Work Hard
Great things don’t come easy. You’ve got to work it. Choosing greatness means pursuing paths of resistance and then doing whatever it takes to get the job done. The hard worker has the diligence and strength to obliterate any obstacle in their way. Download the e-book to read more about hard work.
February 27, 2014
With one beautifully-crafted publication, we helped the Materials & Manufacturing Directorate make a powerful statement: they are inventing the future.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) came to us looking for something that would show off their capabilities to potential partners while demonstrating the value of their work. The solution had to capture people’s attention with insight and innovation, but it couldn’t get bogged down by the heavy engineering and science details that drove the lab’s work.
February 26, 2014
While making media rounds as the lone senior on the University of Dayton’s women’s basketball squad, Cassie Sant (a Visual Communication Design Major at UD) dropped a little Real Art love on the Chuck Ludwig Show Monday afternoon.
Shout-outs to Rex McFaddin for being tuned in to the show and giving us the heads-up, and the station manager at 980AM WONE for the clip!
Real Art is a new kind of digital/physical creative agency. We serve a roster of the world's top brands from our offices in New York, Chicago, and our new 25,000 square foot headquarters and development lab in Dayton, OH.