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  • 44:08 Popular Designing Worlds DW 251 – The East River Community

    Designing Worlds DW 251 – The East River Community

    by Elrik Merlin Added 342 Views

    On Demand In this episode, Saffia and Elrik visit an extensive and thriving community that grew originally out of one of the earliest sailing clubs on the grid. Today the East River Community comprises 19 regions and boasts waterfronts, public art spaces,

  • 1:38:15 Popular Designing Worlds DW 250 – With Ebbe Altberg

    Designing Worlds DW 250 – With Ebbe Altberg

    by Elrik Merlin Added 1,184 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 250 – With Ebbe Altberg This episode marks the 250th edition of Designing Worlds (and its predecessor Meta Makeover). From its beginnings as a makeover show like those that were popular on RL TV back around 2008 when the series s

  • 02:35 Popular Designing Worlds DW Episode 250 TRAILER – With Ebbe Altberg

    Designing Worlds DW Episode 250 TRAILER – With Ebbe Altberg

    by Elrik Merlin Added 283 Views

    On Demand Designing Worlds celebrates its 250th episode with an interview with Ebbe Altberg, CEO of Linden Lab, creators of the Second Life immersive virtual environment. The show was recorded in-world on the island of Matanzas, which first appeared on De

  • 44:00 Popular Designing Worlds DW 249 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 2

    Designing Worlds DW 249 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 2

    by Elrik Merlin Added 1,254 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 249 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 2 This episode covers the second of two visits to this year's Home & Garden Expo in the virtual world of Second Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. The Expo is THE sh

  • 55:39 Popular Designing Worlds DW 248 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 1

    Designing Worlds DW 248 - Home & Garden Expo 2014 Pt. 1

    by Elrik Merlin Added 451 Views

    On Demand This episode represents the first of two visits to this year's Home & Garden Expo, now held in September (closing on Sept 28) and benefiting the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Second Life. The Expo is THE showcase for builders a

  • 1:09:48 Popular Designing Worlds DW 247 Dutchie's New Home

    Designing Worlds DW 247 Dutchie's New Home

    by Elrik Merlin Added 279 Views

    On Demand In advance of the upcoming Home & Garden Expo, this episode we visit a new house designed and furnished by Froukje Hoorenbeeke of Dutchie, who is one of Second Life’s leading designers. Built in a traditional Dutch style, the house is

  • 53:26 Popular Designing Worlds DW 245 - Japan's New Residents

    Designing Worlds DW 245 - Japan's New Residents

    by Elrik Merlin Added 631 Views

    On Demand In recent episodes we've discussed what can be done to help improve the initial experience for new Second Life residents. What kind of support is needed? What kind of places should they start at? What kind of training should be offered? In this

  • 1:08:57 Popular Designing Worlds DW 244 Casa

    Designing Worlds DW 244 Casa

    by Elrik Merlin Added 2,321 Views

    Designing Worlds DW 244 Casa Casa is a new venture by designers Kærri Rae of Kærri, and Reven Rosca of Prime, which opens on August 1st, 2014. The idea is to offer exclusive home furnishings and design -- including limited editions, unique one

  • 1:17:19 Popular Designing Worldsde Extra: Ebbe & Pete Linden at the Non-Profit Commons - 25th July 2014

    Designing Worldsde Extra: Ebbe & Pete Linden at the Non-Profit Commons - 25th July 2014

    by Mal Burns Added 247 Views

    On Demand Rhiannon Chatnoir hosts a discussion with Linden Lab's CEO Ebbe Altberg, discussing issues relating to non-profits in Second Life.

  • 1:18:52 Popular Designing Worlds DW 243 - Second Life and Beyond Part II

    Designing Worlds DW 243 - Second Life and Beyond Part II

    by Elrik Merlin Added 878 Views

    On Demand In this episode, we continue the discussion begun last week around Linden Lab's announcement that they are working on a second-generation virtual world, focusing on the social rather than the technical questions surrounding the idea of communiti

  • 1:28:00 Popular Designing Worlds DW 242 - Second Life Beyond Part I

    Designing Worlds DW 242 - Second Life Beyond Part I

    by Elrik Merlin Added 945 Views

    On Demand The buzz among Second Life residents for the last while has been the announcement that Linden Lab is developing a next-generation virtual world – though it won't even be in Alpha for a year or two. At the same time, they have committed the

  • 1:05:08 Popular Designing Worlds DW 241 - Second Life 11th Birthday Community Celebration Part II

    Designing Worlds DW 241 - Second Life 11th Birthday Community Celebration Part II

    by Elrik Merlin Added 200 Views

    On Demand In this, Designing Worlds' second visit to the 2014 Second Life 11th Birthday Community Celebrations, Saffia and Elrik visit several of the builds and talk to their creators, including the Welcome Area; take a trip in a shape-shifting pod car; a

  • 49:30 Popular Designing Worlds DW 240 - Second Life 11th Birthday Community Celebration Part I

    Designing Worlds DW 240 - Second Life 11th Birthday Community Celebration Part I

    by Elrik Merlin Added 254 Views

    On Demand In this episode, Saffia and Elrik pay the first of two visits to the Second Life Eleventh Birthday Community Celebration - always a showcase for the most fabulous and innovative virtual building designs and exhibits. This week, we focus primaril

  • 47:41 Popular Designing Worlds DW 239 - Flotsam and the Undersea World

    Designing Worlds DW 239 - Flotsam and the Undersea World

    by Elrik Merlin Added 236 Views

    On Demand Saffia and Elrik continue their travels around the Blake Deeps and surrounding marine areas in Second Life, as they discover more of the marvellous, often tongue-in-cheek creations of Aley, visiting the remarkable pirate city of Flotsam with its

  • 24:42 DW336 LEA Planets segment

    DW336 LEA Planets segment

    by LaPiscean Added 29 Views

    Thanks to Elrik Merlin for providing this clip. See the entire episode at https://www.slartist.com/designing-worlds-dw336-lea-installations_07c442020.html

  • Popular Designing Worlds DW 238 – Fanci’s Deep and the Safe Waters Foundation

    Designing Worlds DW 238 – Fanci’s Deep and the Safe Waters Foundation

    by Elrik Merlin Added 397 Views

    On Demand In this, the first of two episodes on Fanci's Deep, the Blake Deeps and the nearby regions of the Blake Sea in Second Life, Saffia and Elrik pay tribute to the memory of Fanci Beebe-Leavitt and discover her legacy: an undersea world for the Mer

  • Popular Designing Worlds DW 237 - Metaverstas

    Designing Worlds DW 237 - Metaverstas

    by Saffia Widdershins Added 284 Views

    Video On Demand Designing Worlds is always interested in the educational applications of immersive virtual environments, and this week we visit some of the projects created by Finnish design group Metaverstas (the name alludes neatly both to the Metaverse

  • Popular Designing Worlds DW 236 - Firestorm Viewer

    Designing Worlds DW 236 - Firestorm Viewer

    by System Added 236 Views

    Popular throughout Second Life and Open Sim, the Firestorm Viewer is a masterpiece of development. But its reputation is based as much on its support and its community as it is on its code. We visit Firestorm's in-world HQ and talk about the product and t

  • Popular Designing Worlds DW 235 - Raglan Shire Art Walk

    Designing Worlds DW 235 - Raglan Shire Art Walk

    by Elrik Merlin Added 269 Views

    Saffia and Elrik visit Raglan Shire, the home of the Tinies, to experience this year's Art Walk - an extensive, multi-region annual art show including both 2D and 3D works. Take a ride on the Hedgepillar and experience close-up some amazing installations

  • Popular Designing Worlds DW234 Second Life Retention

    Designing Worlds DW234 Second Life Retention

    by Elrik Merlin Added 223 Views

    Studio discussion: Saffia and Elrik talk to Brooke and DaveR Linden and virtual world bloggers Jo Yardley of the 1920s Berlin Project and Carl Metropolitan of Caledon Oxbridge about the difficulties of retaining new visitors to Second Life and helping the

  • Popular Designing Worlds DW233 - Fantasy Faire 2014 Part 2

    Designing Worlds DW233 - Fantasy Faire 2014 Part 2

    by Elrik Merlin Added 237 Views

    Following on from last week's episode (DW232), this week we pay our second visit to Fantasy Faire 2014, one of the biggest fund-raisers in Second Life for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life in the run-up to the RFL weekend itself. This week we t