Design Patterns

An evolution in computing brings with it new design possibilities, development techniques, and composition methods. It is an invitation to create defining new experiences. 8ninths’ Design Patterns is a collection of concepts, processes, strategies, and blueprints for making MR/VR experiences.  This is a living body of ideas that will grow and evolve as we continue to explore these phenomenal technologies.  Join in the conversation.

 

3 Pillars for VR Storytelling with 360 Video

Dec 1, 2016 | Design Patterns

3 Pillars for VR Storytelling with 360 Video

360 video is ushering in an emerging era of VR storytelling – situating the viewer inside of a virtual environment and at the center of a story that unfolds within it. Presence, Authenticity and Dimension are three pillars for VR storytelling with 360 video. Presence The essence of VR is… Read More 

6 Tips for Branded VR Demo Content

Oct 31, 2016 | Design Patterns | Virtual Reality

6 Tips for Branded VR Demo Content

  With the latest headsets gaining in popularity and viewership, more and more brands are using VR to engage with consumers in retail environments. There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to assembling a successful VR demo. Here are 6 tips for successfully integrating VR into a branded… Read More 

Immersive Financial Trading with 8ninths, Citi and the HoloLens

Apr 18, 2016 | Design Patterns

Immersive Financial Trading with 8ninths, Citi and the HoloLens

We collaborated with the Citi Innovation Lab to prototype a Holographic Workstation for financial traders.  The video below features an 18-minute talk, prepared for the 2016 Microsoft Build conference, to detail the nuts and bolts of our first-generation holographic design and development process. CEO/Co-Founder Adam Sheppard and Creative Director Heather… Read More 

HoloLens Design Patterns

Jul 16, 2015 | 8ninths | Design Patterns | Mixed Reality

HoloLens Design Patterns

A new medium brings with it a new palette, new design possibilities, new composition methods, and an invitation to create defining new experiences. HoloLens Design Patterns is a design research document intended to serve as a dynamic foundation for the ground-breaking, in-depth, iterative processes that will forge the first generation… Read More 

Questions Unfolding Flatland

Jun 16, 2015 | Augmented Reality | Design Patterns | Mixed Reality | Virtual Reality

Questions Unfolding Flatland

In Envisioning Information, one of Edward Tufte’s seminal publications on information design and data visualization, Tufte refers to the two-dimensional space of the page and screen as “flatland.”  Flatland, by definition, is an abbreviated representational space – condensing the dynamic, multi-dimensional field that it references into 2D shadows. For centuries,… Read More 

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