Tim Harford speaks at TED Global - London about introducing some randomness into your creative process. "I think we need to gain a bit more appreciation for the unexpected advantages of having to cope with a little mess."
Disney’s ‘Paperman’, Marvelous Animated Short
Disney did an amazing job on this six-minute short film. It had me laughing out loud in some places. Plus, it's set in NYC, so what more could you want? http://youtu.be/aTLySbGoMX0
Rio2016 Font Announced
When was the last time you watched a promotional video for a font? I wouldn't be surprised if you said "never". Well, today is your lucky day, because the International Olympic Committee has three videos to announce the official font, Rio2016, for the 2016 Olympic...
Olympic “Games Fever” Short Video
Bird Box Studio is now one of my favorite video/animation studios. Check out their video in honor the the 2012 Olympics: http://youtu.be/8IFvH11AyHk
Adidas: Creative or Invasive?
Want to undress in front of your favorite sports stars? Adidas thought you did. http://youtu.be/g3x-h4Gp4eE
Nike’s Big Fat Hairy Audacious Website
Want to see some nice design? Want to see parallax scrolling?
Free Fonts and Drew Barrymore Directs!
Two great links on this Tuesday: 1. Smashing Magazine has compiled 33 high-quality fonts, free for most uses. (The only one I couldn't figure out how to download was Ubuntu, which brings the count down to 32--still not a shabby number.) For all you font fiends out...
Metronomy Debuts Awesome Stop-Motion Music Video
As most of you know, I'm a huge stop-mo fan. If I could, I would spend my days flying around the world making stop-mo shorts and posting them endlessly on YouTube. Metronomy just released their music video for The Look. I'm not entirely sure what birds in bumper cars...
HTML5 Video Puzzle
While HTML5 is still in its infant stages and pretty much a mystery to me, I can certainly appreciate a good musical puzzle-game-thingy. I'm not a Flash hater, but I do understand Flash's biggest current limitation--needing a software download in order to display. If...
Have you seen that BMW ad?
I seen two very creative videos in the past two days. One is an advertisement by BMW. The biggest challenge of a designer is to create something memorable. The only way a potential customer will use a service or product is if he/she remembers it exists. This BMW ad...