Here is a nice little Chrome Extension for your browser of choice – Chrome. It’s called “Balloon Earth” and shows, every time you start a new browser window, a new location in current weather condition out of a balloon view. How does this work,? Through combining real time weather data with 3D renderings. Nice little entertaining gadget.
Well selected images on tumblr by svermeri. Nice inspiration of style, reduced and limited design.
To raise awareness among the general public about the global clean water crisis, the artist Belo created an image composed of 66,000 cups of colored rainwater simulating levels of impurities found in water all over the planet. This major work of 3,600 square feet, representing a fetus in the maternal womb, emphasizes the necessity of water, even before birth, for each living person.
Great idea by Julep x Jenn Perng. Postcards that are only complete after you stain it with coffee. Who wants to avoid getting coffee stain rings on his office desk should consider those postcards. After you completed the drawing with your personal morning coffee string you can send it off and pass your thoughts & wishes to a friend.
Just found this nice and handy “Flipbook” plugin for wordpress. This plugin comes with a easy to use customization menu and easy to understand video tutorial. If you have many editorial projects i.e. magazines to show, thats maybe a nice way for your online portfolio. I will give it a try and see how it works. Feedback will follow.
If I already convinced you – here you go! With the costs of 34 Euro not in the low cost segment, but hey, it can boost your business.
Good stock footage is hard to find and can drive creatives mad. You’re left with either bad quality low-res footage, cheesy pictures or images out of budget for the project you’re working on. But there is hope beside the usual known sides like Getty- Images, Corbis or iStock etc …
Here are some recommendations for good stock footage ready for download and usage in high-ress.
Apples give’s you that amazing feeling when you hold a new piece of modern hardware in your hands. You walk out of the Apple store and believe that this device is the fastest and most advance technology on planet earth. You think this will last for the upcoming 5-8 years and is still good enough for most of what you bought it for.
Interesting idea and technique for a interactive advertisement. Different areas/products are clickable and link to a store or mire information. Prize tags show up. Try it yourself – here.
Interesting water show at Lotte Department store in Busan, South Korea.
Looking for some nice high-res paper textures, visit this side – Free Creatives for 25 outstanding textures.
Very nice typeface by Hanson Chan from Hong Kong. It’s now available for free, just send Hanson an gently Email and ask. Here is the idea behind the typeface.
“Walk-On” was originally created as a corporate typeface for the Fashion brand Wang & Lynch. It takes its inspiration from the eras of Art Deco and Art Nouveau but with a radically contemporary approach. This retro font boasts simple shapes and reduced ornamental structures, yet still yielding an overall art deco -influenced look and feel. Ideal for headlines, Walk-On can also be utilized for editorial copy due to a vast array of alternate letterforms, numerals, and initials, giving the user multiple options for flexible and exciting text design.
This is some outstanding sh**! 7 days to shoot 350+ faces, 10 days to assemble 4000+ photos. The amount of work is visible in this piece of music video art-collage.
Nice idea and an amazing execution by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro. Bringing famous paintings to life through animation.
Not a bad idea! The beauty and the character of burned wood.
As mentioned earlier, French photographer Laurent Nivalle is one of my favorite photographers. I really like his eye on composition, lighting and the expression of his images. For any visual artist it can be quite challenging to take his images any further. Create something more out of them without destroying the expression of the image. Here are some great examples of professional visual design which underlines the natural mood of the photo. For more examples visit <a href=”http://laurentnivalle.fr/new/” target=”_blank”>Laurent Nivalle</a>
16 year old Shania McDonagh from Ireland wins “Texaco Kunstwettbewerb für Kinder” with a pencil drawing named “Coleman“. The jury said she already counts with such drawing to won of the best artists of her generation.