20.02.15 - That’s interesting

The Gamification of Health

Spinning just got way more fun! High-end gym chain, Equinox, has ‘gamified’ its spinning class, ‘The Pursuit’. You no longer have to worry about keeping your motivation up as data visualisation is used at the front of the class, on which each individual’s performance is screened in full view of their opponents. No pressure then!

Sky Garden

London’s highest public garden that promises natural peace and tranquility in the heart of the city coupled with spectacular views is now open – and it’s free to visit, but get your skates on! 

Trafiq

Check out this cool and unconventional high contrast approach to food packaging and consumption. Read more on Trafiq here.

Before I Die…

What would you love to do before you die? After losing love and falling into depression, artist Candy Chang created an experiment on an abandoned house in her neighbourhood to help restore life perspective and get intimate again. Although intended as a singular experiment, 500 ‘Before I Die’ walls have since popped up in over 70 countries around the world. Find out more here.

Emoticons for Introverts

Emojis have become the universal language of smartphones. This new series of illustrations helps the shy and retiring types to communicate – now introverts can politely decline an invitation in favour of a little ‘me’ time with a single emoji or ‘introji’. Cute! See more here.