Monthly Archives: May 2002
Creative Kids Education Foundation
Client: Creative Kids Education Foundation
Creative Kids Education Foundation’s web site focuses on the creative wealth of the Foundation’s music-oriented, content-rich commissions.
Explore music at creativekidseducationfoundation.org
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Client: Fowler Museum at UCLA
We designed two separate projects for the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Intersections is an online version of the museum exhibition highlighting key objects in the Fowler’s collection. Video, audio lectures, and audio tour podcasts can be accessed in the site’s Media Gallery. We also redesigned the interface for their searchable Online Collections application, partnering with the ever resourceful Systems Planning development team.
Japanese American National Museum
Client: Japanese American National Museum
The Japanese American National Museum wanted a modernized online presence that focused on highlighted events and exhibitions. The new site’s homepage presents a custom illustration upon each new visit to the page, and inside pages include slideshows of images and quotations.
Explore JA past, present, and future culture at janm.org
LACMA French Oil Sketches
Client: LA County Museum of Art
A module highlighting scholarly essays and research into 20 intriguing artworks from LACMA’s European Paintings Department. The “What is a French Oil Sketch?” section illustrates five functional types of these particular “Sketches” by matching other comparative images, and allowing interactive zooming in to view comparative details.
Compare the Modello with the final work at lacma.org/Additional/ep/fos/fos_home.asp
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Pulse of the Planet
Client: Jim Metzner Productions
For the popular unconventional NPR radio show with short spotlights on nature and culture, we selected a creative color scheme and strong narrative features. Includes thousands of database-delivered Audio Programs and Feature Stories, 16 scientist blogs, e-commerce features, downloadable programs and curriculum, and a Flash animated “audio adventure” exploring the Australian Cloud Forest.
Come listen to Jaguar ringtones at pulseplanet.com
Stanton Macdonald-Wright Mural
Client: Santa Monica Public Library
The historically significant Macdonald-Wright mural located at the Santa Monica Public Library was conserved and re-installed into their new main library. Our web site explores historical documentation, conservation data, past and current installation images, and an enjoyable and informative “Explore the Mural” Flash application.
Hunt for Sir Isaac Newton at smpl.org/mural/
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Client: Dinah Berland
Author Dinah Berland’s beautiful site includes excerpts from her book of Jewish prayers for women. The site is illustrated with the colorful spiritual work of Judith Joseph.