We are passionate about sharing our expertise and vision within the growing market of augmented reality (AR) technology. To do this, we regularly part take in conferences and workshops to educate and inspire others to pursue this career.
Unpacking AR | Character & Beauty
Isabel Palumbo has been featured as guest creator in the Unpacking AR series from Meta alongside Dan Moller, to discuss how she uses Spark AR to create character and make-up effects.
Cyberpunk 2077 | Cyberware Challenge
Isabel Palumbo alongside expert creators Paige Piskin and Eugene Soh, teamed up with Meta and CD Projekt RED to host a series of Cyberpunk 2077 themed workshops. Meta Spark creators from all over the world competed in order to create the best AR experience using real in game assets.
UNIT 9 | AR Content Initiative
As part of their commitment to harnessing the educational potential of AR, Meta worked with UNIT9 to produce a series of interactive AR effects, collaborating with key partners including BBC Studios, The V&A, NASA and the Museum of Art & Photography Bangalore.
Built in Meta Spark – Meta’s AR creator platform – the effects were to serve as part of a wider research initiative looking into the effectiveness of AR as a learning tool.
AWE EU 2022
Isabel Palumbo spoke about her AR journey and techniques at AWE 2022 in Lisbon together with creators Anne Horel, Paige Piskin, Isabelle Udo and Lenslist. For the occasion we created this showcase effect, a luminescent jellyfish hat.
AWE is a series of major conferences and exhibitions (USA, EU, Asia) featuring the leading XR companies and speakers and the best networking in XR.
Cannes Lions Festival 2022
Isabel Palumbo spoke about her AR journey at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity’s Meta beach together with the amazing Kristen Carlson (Director, Strategy and Operations at Facebook Reality Labs).
We touched on best practices for brands to include AR in their campaigns from the very beginning, the future of this technology and possible applications in the realm of marketing and advertising.
Furthermore, our work for the Palace of Versailles was presented on stage by Paul Chaine (Director of Communication at Versailles) in his session about reinventing culture with Meta Spark.
Sokos Ads Case Study | Meta for Business
Explore how SOKOS, the renowned Finnish department store chain, achieved significant sales success during the Christmas season by harnessing the potential of Meta's Augmented Reality (AR) ads. Collaborating with Sokos' make-up artist Annie Mukka, LS Studio designed five captivating make-up looks and transformed into realistic virtual try-ons using Meta's cutting-edge Spark AR technology.
Meta for Business Reel
More and more businesses are releasing AR effects on Instagram Stories as a way to reach and delight new audiences. Throughout her career as a digital designer and artist, Isabel Palumbo from Locus Solus Studio has learned build collaborative relationships with businesses to create beautiful AR effects. Here are her tips for businesses looking to work with AR creators.