Saturday, January 29, 2011

Apply to Hyper Island Today

Hyper Island is now open for applications!

You'll find a lot of videos showing how it is to study at Hyper Island and what's going on with our students as well as information about how to apply and the creative task! Maybe you have some questions about Hyper Island and how it is to study here? Go to the site and ask us or our students!

Connect & apply to Hyper Island today at

Monday, January 24, 2011

RandomSong for Spotify

Carl Berglind & Rasmus Stenberg from Digital Media made the beautiful Spotify add-on RandomSong that randomizes music from the Spotify library. A great initiative creating a solution to a much sought-after function in Spotify.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Learn Something Every Day for iPhone/iPad

The world's first iPhone app made by Hyper Island students is now officially released! Get it right away in the iTunes Store.

Learn Something Every Day is a project by Manchester based design agency Young and the site has been getting around 15000 daily visitors since its launch in 2009. The Hyper Island students who made the project mobile are Linnéa Becker, Erik Lindebratt, Anna Helldén, Joel Helin och Linda Sandvik.

Good stuff! Stay tuned for an upcoming interview with this group where they talk about the project, the challenges and how it all happened.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

WeSC Interactive Display Window Goes Viral

The WeSC Interactive Display Window mentioned in a previous post went viral and the video above shows what happened. An interesting and cool case study! Hope we'll see these display windows everywhere soon.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Hyper Island in Creative Boom Magazine

Make sure you check out this interview with Manchester based designer Kenneth Moore over at Creative Boom Magazine. He talks about his life as a designer and his and the industry's biggest challenges with some very flattering words about Hyper Island.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

MTV Bumpers by Hyper Island Students

First post of a new interesting year is of the highly entertaining kind. Hyper Island students from Motion Graphics have been working on making bumpers for MTV. You probably all know those often weird short clips that introduce different shows and charts on the famous music channel. Too many cool ones to choose from! Here's a few:

Cool MTV Bumper 1
Cool MTV Bumper 2
Cool MTV Bumper 3
Cool MTV Bumper 4
Cool MTV Bumper 5