Archive: July 2012

View from the ISS at Night

Stop any of the best movies ever made at any moment, and chances are you will have a perfectly composed photograph. And that’s what intrigues me about this video – each frame is a photograph taken from the International Space Station. I’m not sure that each still is spectacular — there are probably limitations to [...]

July 19 / 2012
Author John
Category Video
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Lotta Nieminen

It doesn’t take much to please me, graphically, if the solution is smart, simple, and appropriate. Brooklyn-based designer and illustrator Lotta Nieminen accomplishes all three throughout most of her portfolio, but I’m particularly drawn today to her work for Maeven – an online shop of vintage and pre-owned designer clothing. It’s smart because the color [...]

July 17 / 2012

Tom Hull

Tom Hull organizes is photography portfolio online in Commissions, Projects, and Series. They each contain excellent work, ranging from perfectly-lit editorial pieces, to voyeuristic snapshots, but it’s the Series category that piques my interest the most. The examples above are from Series Three, and offer a good example of the modern American West. Hull seems [...]

July 13 / 2012
Author John
Category Photography
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Gareth W. Rice

I love this cover designed by Gareth W. Rice for a series of short stories written by Zach Watkins. Rice gives special thanks to a programmer for the coding of the particles on the cover, and so I can only assume that was created with Processing or a similar language. You know I love that. [...]

July 11 / 2012
Author John
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Animography

What, you need animated typography for a video or animation project? Oh, here you go: animography. Suuuweeet! On the website: Animography.net is a webshop/typefoundry that provides motion designers, video-editors and others in the field of the moving image with animated typefaces. These animated typefaces are easy to use, customizable and scalable without any loss of [...]

July 06 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Typography, Video
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BVD

Swedish design firm BVD recently gave their own identity a facelift, and I’m really liking the simplicity of the geometric letterforms they went with. From their website: We have given our­selves a new design. BVD has appointed a new CEO, installed a new Chair­man of the Board and wel­comed a new Part­ner and in our [...]

July 04 / 2012
Author John
Category Branding, Design, Identity
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