dBcube is open-source and ready to dance at Seattle Interactive Conference

Stimulant had a great time watching folks dance with #dBcube at the EMP Museum during the 2014 Decibel Festival, and are bringing it back to the Seattle Interactive Conference on October 15th and 16th. SIC isn’t really known for dance-offs, but perhaps we can change that! As part of the presentation, Microsoft and Stimulant will…

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Stimulant Presents #dBcube for the Microsoft Cube

Stimulant is thrilled to announce the first-ever exhibition of The Cube, a new instrument for digital artwork. The Cube is a five-sided, internally-projected sculpture produced by Microsoft, displaying a digital art piece created by Stimulant which will be unveiled at the EMP Museum in Seattle as part of the 2014 Decibel Festival. The festival begins…

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What is the future of design and the creative process?

Stimulant’s CEO Darren David was invited to moderate a panel at the Society of Digital Agencies’ 2014 Global Member Meeting in Barcelona, entitled “What’s Next in Design Trends and the Creative Process.” Colleagues from Vasava, Soap Creative and BlueCadet discussed how “play” may be the next big shift in UX across all devices and locations,…

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4 big trends at InfoComm 2014

We had a chance to walk around InfoComm 2014 this year. There were lots of exciting things to see, and here are some highlights! Attack of the 98” 4k Screens! Seems like everyone is showing off gigantic pieces of glass. LG, NEC, Planar, Panasonic, and Samsung all were showing 98” 4k screens. Not only are…

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Didn’t make it to Eyeo? Here’s our recap.

This was Stimulant’s third year attending the Eyeo Festival and once again it didn’t disappoint. The event took place over a full week this year and was jam-packed with tasty goodness. The days were filled with workshops led by design visionaries and sought-after creative coders, keynotes from some of the most inspirational big thinkers, and…

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Bezos Center for Innovation wins a 2014 AAM Muse Award

Seattle’s Bezos Center for Innovation has won a 2014 American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Media & Technology Muse Award! Stimulant collaborated with exhibit designer Olson Kundig Architects to produce two large-scale interactive installations, including the multi-user, gesture- and touch-controlled launchpad exhibit. The Muse awards recognize outstanding achievement in Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums (GLAM) media, and are presented…

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Five of Our Favorite Finds: April ’14

Amidst the “busy-ness” of April — meeting tax deadlines, observing holidays, and the ordinary course of business — we stumbled across some extraordinary eye openers in technology. The following faves really made us take notice: 1. The Lytro Illum threatens to rewrite the rules of prosumer photography, with its use of light field technology. The Lytro allows one to…

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Five of Our Favorite Finds: March ’14 Edition

It must be springtime!  Several of our biggest hits in the month of March hearkened back to childhood, youth, and renewal. 1.  Our favorite diversion was this post from Mashable, 23 Kids Having a Worse Monday than You, with 23 videos reminding us that stumbling and falling down are a part of creativity and growth…even for…

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San Francisco Business Times CEO Spotlight: Darren David

The SFBT caught up with Darren David in their latest CEO Spotlight series. In this Q&A Darren talks about lessons he’s learned building the company, what’s next for Stimulant, and a selection of his favorite San Francisco spots.

HOW Interactive Recognizes Three Stimulant Projects!

LoopLoop for Sifteo Cubes, Intel’s Connect to Life Experience at CES 2012 and Bing for Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft® PixelSense™ were chosen as three of 172 award-winning designs in the most recent HOW Interactive Design Awards. This highly selective and well-regarded competition sponsored by HOW Magazine recognizes outstanding creative work produced by individuals and creative…

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