Huds & Guis

Posts Tagged ‘non-physical ui’

Displair – Interactive vapour screen

Displair - Interactive vapour screen

Unveiled at CES 2013, Displair is a gesture enabled water-based monitor. It works by having a touchscreen device connected to a projector, which puts the touchable image onto a continuous stream of vaporized water. It looks like it’s primarily marketed as an advertising display unit or presentation device. I was hesitant at first, thinking that […]


Total Recall – UI Design

Total Recall - UI Design

Here’s a highlight reel of the UI work from the 2012 remake of Total Recall, by the amazingly talented Ash Thorp. There’s quite a good range of HUDs and GUIs in Total Recall. In the clip you will see HUDs, hologram displays, scanners, maps, vehicle UI, and other touch UIs on a range of surfaces. […]


Shilo: Zazzle spot

Shilo: Zazzle spot

Here’s a short spot for Zazzle by the talented guys at Shilo. We’re seeing a lot of GUIs featuring in mograph spots lately, mostly because digital interfaces have become such a big part of our lives. This is a really good example of making an interface look fun. It features some smooth transitions and the […]


Archetype – Robot HUDs and GUIs

Archetype - Robot HUDs and GUIs

I recently stumbled across Archetype, a sci-fi short film by VFX veteran Aaron Sims, who’s credits include Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and Green Lantern. It’s a fantastic looking short that follows the story of a robot who starts having memories of once being human, and appears to be […]


UI Design – Ghost in the shell 2

UI Design - Ghost in the shell 2

Ghost in the Shell 2 is the first anime film we’ve featured, but will most likely not be the last. In terms of HUDs and GUIs, anime is an excellent source for two reasons. Firstly, because they often explore themes about the future and secondly because along with industrial/vehicle design, the interface designs tend to […]


Showcase 1 – Gestural interaction in commercials

Showcase 1 – Gestural interaction in commercials

This is the first of our ‘Showcase’ posts. Each edition will showcase a handful of references relating to a particular area of interface design inspiration. This Showcase features examples of gestural interaction in commercials. Most of these references are not interfaces as such, but explores the manipulation of graphics in a physical space. These examples […]