• Design for People

    This book is about how design brings people together. That’s where you come in.

    Excellent example of brilliant & quirky content communicating how design brings people together. Delicious visuals in/around/over/beneath the book. Stowell is a National Design Award Winner.

  • Grip Clip: Pencil Hero

    The soft plastic clip that slides onto your glasses and holds a pen or pencil. Help us save your pencil, time, and your peace of mind!

    Quirky & cool, the video for Grip Clip tells a neat story without many KS campaign conventions. It's a fun product coming from a couple of Mechanical Engineering students at Stanford.

  • SparkTruck: stories from a cross-country maker journey

    The Kickstarter-funded SparkTruck has completed its 15,323 mile roadtrip. Now it’s time to share the story through a short documentary.

    SparkTruck is/was an amazing project: a cross-country odyssey focused on hands-on learning. The stories that emerged from the adventure are equally amazing. We love that film is one route the SparkTruck folks are taking.

  • TJ* An Animatronic Puppet

    TJ* is an customizable robot performer / tech toy for you or your kids! Make his eyes and mouth move via servos over Arduino!

    TJ* is an animatronic puppet that you can control and program yourself. Fun for the whole family!

  • SparkLab: the educational build-mobile!

    A big red truck filled with cutting-edge maker tools that goes from school to school, bringing the joy of building back to kids.

    Such a brilliant & vital project coming out of the Stanford Product Design Program and the d.school.

  • Words in Perspective - A Unique Sculpture Design

    A sculpture design that seems to show a jumble of fragments, but when viewed from two specific locations reveals hidden words.

    Form & function: words that reveal themselves as you approach from different angles.

  • MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone

    Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to your world and start inventing the future.

    Magnificent example of "show don't tell" storytelling.

    Also, an awesome project.

  • Find the Starlight, Chapter One: Spark and Smoke

    The beginning chapter of a story told through items sent to readers, left in public spaces, buried, hidden, and sometimes lost.

    An interaction in mystery & action: building a story real-time with an audience. Great!

  • T-REX

    A documentary about 17 year-old Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, the youngest woman - and one of the first - to ever box in the Olympics.

    Lovely storytelling on multiple levels––great use of details to build tension! + a direct and clear ask. Check out the video & the project.

  • ReadySet Solar Kit for iPad, iPhone, Android & more

    ReadySet is a solar charger that can power up to 10 iPhones or run an iPad for 12 hours of continuous video-play on a single charge.

    Stanford Product design alum. Straightforward, clear, concise communication.

  • The Happiest Place : A Journey Across Bhutan

    A documentary capturing an unprecedented, border-to-border crossing of Bhutan - one of the happiest places on earth.

    Project from Ben Henretig, a StoryViz guest and founder of microdocumentaries. Beautiful photography and a fantastic voyage.

  • "Strangers" Season 2

    A storytelling podcast where people tell true life stories - frequently funny, occasionally heartbreaking, always interesting.

    Great aural storytelling (airing on a great station: KCRW). Worth a listen.

  • FlipBooKit - Mechanical Flipbook Art and Kit

    Unveiled at 2012 Maker Faire, these Amazing Mechanical Flip Books stole the show. Now we've developed a kit so you can build your own!

    It's just cool.

  • The Lamp Post Guild

    Our mission is to teach professional illustration to aspiring artists and help them make a living doing what they love.

    A group of talented illustrators who want to teach you how to draw.

  • Magnet Comic: A Custom Magnetic & Dry-Erase Comic Strip

    A customizable comic strip that lets you create your own comics using magnetic characters and a dry-erase marker.

    Dry erase comic strip. Yep.

  • 1 Second Everyday App

    Imagine a movie that includes every day of the rest of your life…

    A visual diary of 1 second of your life.

  • URBAN FOLD: Build Your Own Paper Block City

    Increase your creative capacity with this fold-to-play activity set by Paper Punk, where construction meets craft at your fingertips.

    Nice stop-motion sequence featuring a great project from Grace Hawthorne (PaperPunk & ReadyMade) of the Stanford d.school.