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The best 10 offices in the world

Thursday, 29th August 2013 at 9:36am

It's no secret that we all like a fun and cool environment to work in, so we thought we would share this list of the best ten offices around with you.

Most of the usual big hitting companies are to be found in this list; such as Google and Red Bull.

Some of the unique features in these offices stretch from the cool and fun to just unbelievable, for example, one office has a three-storey slide, and another has a full-sized basketball court!

See the full list here, and tell us if this inspires you to jump into the office environment.
Tagged Office, Red Bull, Google, innovation, fun, cool, interiors, creative, design, clever

World's largest paper plane takes to the skies

Saturday, 31st March 2012 at 8:39am

AttachmentThe 'Great Paper Airplane Project' was organised by the PIMA Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona and involved the launch of the world's largest paper airplane.

This amazing feat of engineering measured 45 feet (13.7m) long with a wingspan of 24 feet (7.3m) and was named the 'Desert Eagle'. It was fabricated from Falcon Board, a form of corrugated cardboard, and weighed 800 pounds with a design based on award winning normal-sized paper airplane, created by a 12-year-old Arturo Valdenegro, which was entered in the museum's fly-off competition.

This design was then adapted by one of the designers of the B-2 Stealth Bomber, Art Thompson, and to launch this amazing plane the 'Desert Eagle' was towed into the air by a helicopter to a height of 2,700 feet and released.

It flew for a total of about ten seconds and reached speeds of up to 100mph (161km/hr) before crash landing as a result of stress on its tail.

Have a look at the video below to see the flight.

Tagged Air, Art Thompson, Design, Engineering, Largest, Museum, Paper, PIMA, Plane, Red Bull, Space, Worlds

Red Bull announces Canimation winners

Tuesday, 10th January 2012 at 8:16am

If you have missed the publicity, Red Bull has been running a competition called 'Canimation' which searched for cutting edge animators to combine their imagination with the silver and blue can to produce some great short animated films.

The winners have just been announced and it is well worth having look at the great films. Below are just two of the winners.

Winner of Student CGI Category - Scott Waddington

Red Bull and the Featherless Chicken Canimation from Scott Waddington on Vimeo.

Winner of Open Drawn Category - Chloe Rodham

Skyhound (Red Bull Canimation) from Chloe Rodham on Vimeo.

See the rest of the fantastic winners here
Tagged Animation, Canimation, Cutting, Edge, Marketing, Red Bull