Tag: video

Loud Voices Together Are Heard

I love this video for the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). A truly global project, the illustrations were created by Dan Matutina from the Phillipines, and Giant Ant studio, out of Vancouver, British Columbia. The video utilizes a graphic, hand-made quality to tell a few touching stories of NRDC’s environmental actions in the past, in [...]

January 21 / 2013
Author John
Category Illustration, Video
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Ode To A Flower

A very short, but sweet, animated segment of Richard Feynman’s 1981 BBC interview, “The Pleasure of Finding Things out.” Fraser Davidson does a fantastic job of portraying the speaker’s point of view, using simple flat, geometric shapes and colors that demonstrate both the beauty of art – represented by the flower – in addition to [...]

January 14 / 2013
Author John
Category Illustration, Video
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Bardot

If you agree that creating a brand is all about creating a memorable experience, then I think you’ll find that Bardot leaves a lasting impression indeed. Created by Landor, this video combines sexy typography with curvy type – or vice versa – along with stop-motion graphics of the product and packaging. While sweets are often [...]

August 07 / 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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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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Hillman Curtis

Hillman Curtis wrote the book on Flash web design, designed some of the earliest animated websites, and then left the technnology completely to focus on much larger corporate websites. For those of us who always feel one or two steps behind the ever-evolving web, Hillman managed to stay one or two steps ahead. When he [...]

April 24 / 2012
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Silver & Light

At $500 per photo, you might stop to think about what your next shot is going to be, maybe spend a little more time on composition, and perhaps be a little more meticulous with your development process. And that’s exactly what Ian Ruhter has to do with his bus-sized camera, who makes direct black and [...]

April 16 / 2012
Author John
Category Photography, Video
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Only. Because We Can

This is probably one of the coolest examples of interactive advertising I’ve seen in a long time. The video above is a short trailer for a fake dramatic teenage movie that draws the viewer to onlybecausewecan.com. Once on the site, the user can click at anytime to freeze the screen, little plus signs and hand-drawn [...]

April 12 / 2012
Author John
Category Video
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Piece of Cake

All the ingredients of branding, boiled down to a short, succinct video presentation for potential clients, by UK design firm Uniform. Makes the whole process seem easy, right?

March 29 / 2012
Author John
Category Branding, Design, Video
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The People’s Pennant

Jessica K. Heltzel, Tim Hoover, Eric R. Mortensen have teamed up to create The People’s Pennant, a project that aims to “elevate the pennant from the confines of sports to celebrate the everyday.” And elevate these pennants do. I really enjoyed watching their factory tour video – it’s the kind of thing where the process [...]

March 19 / 2012
Author John
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