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Kazuma Morino is a CG artist active at home and abroad.
Morino programmed and designed Design Clock, an application for iPhone & iPod Touch and the application was upgraded in iTunes app store.
Design Clock is a new clock that makes the most of iPhone’s features and ticks with dots and lines that change and tangle each other with time, making new patterns.
Three types of patterns (stripe, dot, and ring) are in set.
In the new version of the application, an alarm function that is convenient for travel and so on and textual information of a day of the week, date, and time, etc., for easy understanding become available. Touching the screen and shaking gesture, a feature particular in iPhone, make the color of the clock and the speed of the background motion change.
The essence of Morino’s video works that are especially highly valued in foreign countries such as Stripe Box and Runners and a feature particular in iPhone are combined to upgrade this application more attractive.

Movie sample is available on Youtube.
(Keyword : Design Clock )

Main functions:
Three types of design are available.
It has automatic locking / invalidating function.
Longitudinal screen is fixed.
There are three types of alarm sounds in the alarm function.
By touching the screen, information such as year, month, date, hour, minute, second and alarm status is displayed.
Shaking gesture makes the color of the clock and the speed of the background motion change.
In addition, it is possible to use while listening to music in IPOD.

Note: Please make good use of functions such as automatic locking, since long hours of continuous operation accelerates draining of the battery.

Kazuma Morino profile

Born in Shizuoka, Japan in 1966
Founded Stripe Factory in 1998
Has now won prizes for his 10 works in SIGGRAPH, a festival of CG works in US since 1993 and has also won prizes in PrixARS ELECTRONICA in Austria and Imagina in France, and so on. Works aggressively while participating in exhibitions held by museums, etc., in different countries. His representative works include RUNNERS in 1997, CONTROL<->COLOR:FLAGS in 1994, and STRIPE BOX in 1993. Made various commercial videos and motion graphics of Toshiba, Suntory and Nippon Television, etc. Served as a total director of the first floor of “Seto Nippon-Kan” at Expo 2005 Aichi Japan Made an opening video in New York Film Festival Directed promotion videos, etc., of Ken Ishii and Yosui Inoue
Served as a VJ for Ken Ishii Made content for Sony Ericsson’s mobile phone Designed illuminations and chairs with Yoji Ishii, a product designer Launched “Line Works,” a product brand with Chie Tanaka, an artist and planned and made various products. Plans to develop applications for iPhone from time to time in the future.

1993 SIGGRAPH '93 Electronic Theater [USA] (STRIPE BOX)
1994 SIGGRAPH '94 Screening Room Art and Design Program [USA] (Control<->Color:Flags)
1995 SIGGRAPH '95 Electronic Theater [USA] (Free-Quent Objects, ACC CMFestival CM,Canon BJ Printer CM)
1996 SIGGRAPH '96 Screening Room [USA] (Metal Hat)
1997 SIGGRAPH '97 Screening Room [USA] (Runners,UNYSIS Japan CM/Dolphin version)
1997 CARTOOMBRIA [Itary] (Runners)
1997 Ciber Art :Art Audio Visuals [Spain] (Runners)
1997 Art Futura [Spain]
1998 Prix Ars Electronica '98 Computer Animation Visual Effect:Distinction [Austria] (Runners)
1998 Anima mundi [Brazil]
2002 SIGGRAPH '02 Art Gallery [USA] (Line)
2002 Digital Content Grand Prix The best in art section prize [JAPAN] (Build)
2003 SIGGRAPH '03 Art Gallery [USA] (Build)