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  1. The Most Important Part of Your Website is Probably the Most Boring

    Feature image for Sakura Rimal’s blog on website.
    Forms. They don’t exactly inspire excitement. In fact, the general experience most people have with forms is that they’re arduous, annoying and inconvenient. A bit like standing in a long queue with no choice but to put up with it. The difference is that, for customers looking at a form on your website, there’s nothing stopping them from simply closing the tab.
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  2. The Making Of: A Karaoke Experience for #AusOpen

    The S1T2 team edits the video for the Kia Caraoke Australian Open experience in 2019.
    Earlier this year, we teamed up with Kia to create a ‘caraoke’ experience in the new Kia Cerato. The idea was to give visitors the chance to jam along to Australian rock classic “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” with their friends and, through the power of augmented reality, a famous tennis player.
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  3. Using WebGL to Tell Personal Stories of Remembrance

    Website design colour experiment for Queensland Remembers.
    In honour of Remembrance Day this year, we launched a website with the Queensland Government called Queensland Remembers. The idea was to create a digital reflection pool filled with floating poppies dedicated to those who served. But what makes the site special is the personal stories it inspires. Every poppy that floats by has been created by someone with a personal story about Remembrance Day – stories that we invite you to share as you explore the site.
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  1. Nicky Likes – November 2018

    Nicky Likes November 2018 blog post feature image.
    Welcome back to “Nicky Likes”! It’s been a while since the last issue, but I’m back and curating all my art and technology inspiration here at S1T2.
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  2. Nicky Likes – August 2018

    Nicky Likes August 2018 blog post feature image.
    Since I have been working at S1T2 (for ages), I have spent so much time on ideation and referencing. I’ve been inspired by so many different kinds of art and technology around the office.
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  3. The AI Debate: Does Creativity Require Humanity?

    Robot illustration symbolises the AI debate.
    As part of this year’s Vivid Ideas, I was asked to take part in an Artificial Intelligence Debate: Does Creativity Require Humanity? At S1T2 we’ve manage to make colourful careers straddling art and science, so I could see both sides of the debate, but I was placed in defence of humanity.
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  1. Storytelling Across Islands: An Interview with Arieta (Part 2)

    Fijian-inspired patterns on blog feature image.
    When Tash from S1T2 first shared the idea of Beyond the Stars with me, I was equally excited and sceptical. Not of Tash, but of the idea itself. Would it work? What made this idea different to others that had tried to tackle the issue of non communicable diseases in the Pacific? – Arieta Rika
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  2. From desk to dining table

    A Fijian student looks through a Beyond the Stars storybook in her classroom.
    How a Year 4 student influenced her family’s entire approach to food.
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  3. “Attention please”

    A teacher and group of students mark Beyond the Stars worksheets in a Fijian classroom.
    How story and technology inspired new eating habits for a Fijian classroom.
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  4. An end to fruit and vegetable protests

    Fijian children who participated in the Beyond the Stars pilot eat lunch in their classroom.
    How an innovative education program helped bring health and harmony to a household.
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  5. Storytelling Across Islands: An Interview with Arieta

    Fijian-inspired patterns on blog feature image.
    Throughout the creation of Beyond the Stars (BTS), it was imperative that we gave Pacific Island artists and storytellers an opportunity to offer feedback on any and all of the work the team was putting together. Our goal was to encourage direct involvement and open collaboration with the people that knew Pacific Island culture best.
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  6. Beyond the Stars: A World-First Health Education Program

    Beyond The Stars Health Education Program in the Pacific Islands.
    The Pacific is a beautiful region with a dangerous future. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like diabetes, obesity and heart disease are the single largest cause of death in the region. Often caused by preventable factors such as diet and activity, NCDs account for over 70% of deaths across the Pacific.
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  7. The Most Important Part of Your Website is Probably the Most Boring

    Feature image for Sakura Rimal’s blog on website.
    Forms. They don’t exactly inspire excitement. In fact, the general experience most people have with forms is that they’re arduous, annoying and inconvenient. A bit like standing in a long queue with no choice but to put up with it. The difference is that, for customers looking at a form on your website, there’s nothing stopping them from simply closing the tab.
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  8. Crafting Interactive and Immersive Audio in VR

    Screenshot of the guardians from the end of S1T2’s Beyond the Stars virtual reality experience.
    Over the past two years, we’ve been developing one of our biggest projects to date: Beyond the Stars (BTS). BTS is a multi-platform educational program bringing together film, virtual reality (VR), storybooks and mobile games with the goal of inspiring children to adopt healthy eating habits.
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  9. Karaoke with Kia at the Aus Open

    Kia Caraoke interactive experience at the Australian Open.
    You’re driving along with your friends when a new song starts – your song. You look at each other, and someone reaches for the volume. They turn it up and you all rock out, inhibitions be damned.
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  10. Nicky Likes – February 2019

    Nicky Likes February 2019 blog post feature image.
    It’s been a while but I’m back again! Welcome to “Nicky Likes” the blog where I curate all my the things that tingle my creativity.
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  11. The Making Of: A Karaoke Experience for #AusOpen

    The S1T2 team edits the video for the Kia Caraoke Australian Open experience in 2019.
    Earlier this year, we teamed up with Kia to create a ‘caraoke’ experience in the new Kia Cerato. The idea was to give visitors the chance to jam along to Australian rock classic “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” with their friends and, through the power of augmented reality, a famous tennis player.
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  12. Introducing Athena…

    Athena Home Loans website user experience design.
    Athena is a home loan company committed to shaking things up. They’re radically changing how we think about mortgages. And when they launched their website, they wanted to dramatically rethink how we interact with brands online. That’s where we came in.
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