This animation captures the evolution of an average American house. In one and a half minute you can see the development of several parameters from 1973 to 2013. It was created by Bård Edlund for CNN Money.
New FREE instrumental EP from EDLUNDART. Some of these tracks have been used on popular TV shows on IFC, NBC, MTV, Bravo, Comedy Central, Netflix, Hulu, We, SPEED, Fuel TV, TLC, Fox Sports, CMTV, MSNBC, OWN, Logo and Telemundo. Check it out if you’re in the mood for some slow post-rock-ish vibes, featuring e-bows and guitar strings played with coins, lap steel swells, and the like. Enjoy, and find more music here!
I’m proud to announce that the EDLUNDART data art project Market Music, commissioned by CNNMoney, is included in a new exhibit curated by world-renowned design company Droog. The piece is on view at the Droog gallery in Amsterdam January 22nd-March 3rd, as part of a Design Column show entitled “Dataism.”
Droog put Dutch design on the map in the 1990s, launching the careers of many star designers. Droog designs have been shown in galleries and museums across the world, including both the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Arts and Design here in NYC.
More of a collective or even a design think-tank, Droog creates cutting edge products, projects, events and exhibitions around the world in collaboration with designers, clients and partners. The quirky HQ is Hotel Droog in Amsterdam, where you will find one (1) room for rent, a shop, a spa, a cafe and tearoom, as well as a gallery – all stunningly designed. A Hong Kong branch recently opened.
If you’re not familiar, EDLUNDART is the studio of Bard Edlund (that’s me!) in New York City. I create strange and wonderful things, across several creative disciplines, for clients and for myself.
I’m honored to have been asked to participate in the current gallery show with my piece. Swing by Staalstraat 7A to see my visualization and many other interesting works! FREE ADMISSION
Do You Ever – An old track I made. The lyrics were meant as kind of a goofy half-joke (they’re sort of about pie, and overly sentimental/cliche), but I actually rather like them now. And, I really like the quiet distortion that carries the music.
This new EP is the result of a challenge issued to myself — could I make something worthwhile using cheap drum machine sounds for percussion? What about some synth bass samples? I got into a Casio mood and wrote melodies that often echo the cheesiness of the sounds used, yet attempt to stumble upon a dynamic surprise here and there. It was fun making these soundscapes into my cup of tea, by adding in guitars, more natural drum samples, and various other instruments.
The first redesign of edlundart.com since 2010 has launched! If it’s not better than your site, it’s most likely bigger! I aimed for stupidly simple, stupidly huge, and made it mobile friendly in the least responsive (ie complex) way imaginable. Enjoy!