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    Interactive Mirror

    Interactive Mirror from Alpay Kasal on Vimeo.   In an effort to dive deeper into HCI (Human Computer Interaction) by hacking together parts easily acquired, I set out to build something especially...

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    Video Art installation curated by David Bowie

    This is reprinted from my older blog at this link, dated November 10, 2008, with minor edits. About 2 years ago, I received a phone call about doing an art...

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    3D Printed Psychogeography

    You might consider this part 2 of my Graffiti post, as they are same in concept and feeling.   What is psychogeography? Taken from Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychogeography : Psychogeography ‘emphasizes playfulness and...

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    3D printed Graffiti / street art

    What is graffiti in 2014? Today, I have a much different idea than in the late 80′s and 90′s. See, I grew up in flatbush, Brooklyn in an era of...

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    3D printed modular furniture

    My maker adventure in Istanbul continues with some Modular furniture I decided to create. Backstory: I’ve been looking at office space around Beyoglu. There are lots of spaces that’d satisfy my...

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    Nike Store, Las Vegas

    In-store installations can be interesting. After a long spell of doing (mostly) pharmaceutical trade show booth designs, I was feeling a little typecast. It’s refreshing to do work intended for...

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    Koku_Remover

    Once upon a time, about 2 months ago, I moved from Brooklyn, NY to Istanbul… for good. My love affair with the city took hold of me during several visits...

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    Furniture Hack Istanbul

    Welcome to Istanbul, the land of expensive furniture… This is a place where age-old craftsmen using age-old methods create age-old looking furniture. It’s worth every penny, beautiful, solid, and romantic....

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    Projection Mapping

    I’ve done projection mapping of different types for quite awhile now, I’d like to think I was one of the first guys going out with a 10k projector and a...

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    Ipad_wall

    I’m going to talk a bit about a project I recently built as way to make a point about streamlining the creatie develoment procss and to sing the mantra of...

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    Facetracking

    test_for_facetracking_project from Alpay Kasal on Vimeo.   Facetracking has always held a magical place for me. Jaded as I may have become, the instant gratification of processing video in realtime...

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    Physical Computing

    Physical Computing from SuperTouch Group on Vimeo. One of the more exciting fields of play that we’ve been involved in at Supertouch is Physical Computing. It is one of my...

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    Kinect Based Gaming

    GE Goes Flying for Healthcare IT from SuperTouch Group on Vimeo.   I’ve done quite a bit of work with the Microsoft Kinect.  In fact, one of our team, Chris...

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    Istanbuls Fish Story

    Have you ever seen all those fisherman hanging over the Galata kopru, and at every sahil around Istanbul – What do you see them catching? Answer, basically bait. Little sardine...

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    Lasercut Applique

    One of the best purchases i ever made was a desktop laser made by Full Spectrum. I’ve used a variety of laser cutters, big and small, but my favorite feature...

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    My Blog Has Moved!

    After many years of NOT updating my personal blog over at http://blog.LitStudios.com, I decided it is time for a fresh start… I will replicate some posts from that old blog,...