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Digitally sailing through Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall

Sculpting Harmony

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Sculpting Harmony

A bold and deliciously playful brand experience about a fatty future

Hoxton Farms

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Hoxton Farms

Playful interaction and seriously crafted 3D animation

BrewDistrict24

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BrewDistrict24

Heritage and Innovation. Amazing immersiveness on a large scale

The Ellinikon Experience Centre

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The Ellinikon Experience Centre

An atmospheric and beautifully crafted way to digitalise an album

Önnu Jónu Son

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Önnu Jónu Son

A totally immersive and playful, fun app experience

McDonald's Getaway Island

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McDonald's Getaway Island

Spending days at this beautifully crafted and innovative digital library

Americana

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Americana

A flawlessly implemented website with an eye-opening message

The Drop Store

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The Drop Store

Taking the world of hospitality to the next level, digitally

Be My Guest

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Be My Guest

A visually strong mix of digital storytelling & e-commerce

CL9UD

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CL9UD
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Your Majesty: about branding and uniting the curious

Partner in the Spotlight: Your Majesty

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Partner in the Spotlight: Your Majesty

The impact of AI within the creative industry. What our partners say

The impact of AI within the creative industry - part I

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The impact of AI within the creative industry - part I

Margot Gabel: passionate about connecting digital design with emotions

Margot Gabel Build in Amsterdam & Dutch Digital Design Curator

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Margot Gabel Build in Amsterdam & Dutch Digital Design Curator

Christian Mezöfi from Dentsu Creative: loves detail and 3D design

Christian Mezöfi Dentsu Creative & Dutch Digital Design curator

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Christian Mezöfi Dentsu Creative & Dutch Digital Design curator

Welcome ACE, Cut the Code, DotControl, Lava and Merlin Studio

welcome to five new partners

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welcome to five new partners

Aurelija Mockeviciute: visual designer & Dutch Digital Design curator

Meet Aurelija Mockeviciute from Clever°Franke

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Meet Aurelija Mockeviciute from Clever°Franke

To be a Robot Kitten: passionate about creative technology

Partner in the Spotlight: Robot Kittens

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Partner in the Spotlight: Robot Kittens

Dutch Digital Design does Dutch Design Week 2023

Dutch Digital Design does Dutch Design Week 2023

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Dutch Digital Design does Dutch Design Week 2023

ADNIGHT 2023: we present to you the Dutch Digital Design route

Adnight - Dutch Digital Design route

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Adnight - Dutch Digital Design route

Erick de Jong: creative director, one of our curators, Japanophile

Curator's choice - Erick de Jong from Fonk

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Curator's choice - Erick de Jong from Fonk
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Educating kids by turning them into VR astronauts

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Dutch digital production company MediaMonks created the amazing SpaceBuzz, in collaboration with the non-profit Overview Effect Foundation. SpaceBuzz is a VR educational programme that launches classrooms into space. The spaceflight is 'led by' Dutch astronaut André Kuipers, and takes place inside a custom-built spacecraft with moving seats that are synchronised with the 4D VR experience. The experience runs along an educational programme that takes place in the classroom.

SpaceBuzz puts children in the footsteps of astronauts. It is the world's first real-time VR experience that launches kids on a simulated space mission to experience the ‘Overview Effect’ as reported by astronauts after seeing the earth from space: being overwhelmed and awed by the vulnerability of our planet.

Why? Academic research has shown that exposing primary school children to information about the vulnerable nature of the planet’s ecosystem significantly impacts their desire to act positively and protect the planet later in life. Hoping to turn kids into ambassadors of planet earth.

How? During the VR spaceflight, children are able to see the live-action recording, as well as a 3D avatar of a virtual Kuipers, inside the spacecraft. Through their VR headset - ‘Space Goggles’ - children can also hear André inside their helmet, complete with sound reverb and distortion effects to make the experience lifelike. As the Mission Commander André tells his fellow astronauts what to do and where to look. Kids are given 360 degrees of freedom to look around.

The ultimate goal is to let as many children as possible experience the beauty of our precious planet through a fleet of VR rockets named 'Buzzes', touring every country and school on the planet.

Awesome! I would love to 'take a ride' on this VR spaceship! An incredibly smart way to teach kids about our planet's vulnerable ecosystem.

Results

  • >2,000 children experienced SpaceBuzz, in Europe and US
  • fully booked until 2021
  • endorsed by astronauts from all over the world
  • initiated academic research into effectiveness VR-enabled learning
  • Webby Award winner