BUG AND LEMMINGS

Norwegian design and animation studio Bug captures the rampant frustration most of us feel with current home communications systems in these two recent spots for OneCall. Probably not a concept TimeWarner would sign off on. Watch Lemmings 1 Watch Lemmings 2 Complete info here. [Read more]

Anthony Hurd

Anthony Hurd has some great static work and a wicked little reel going on! [Read more]

GIANT 3D STEPS

Giant Steps is the elegant graduation project from Michal Levy of the Visual Communication Department of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. The short film is based on the 1959 John Coltrane album Giant Steps, the title track of which is generally considered to have the most complex and difficult chord progression of […] [Read more]

Gondry and Beck: Cellphone’s Dead

Here’s a Non-YouTubed (aka pre-masticated) QT of Michel Gondry’s new Beck video. Produced through Partizan with post via Fly Studio. Lots more info including Gondry’s original written treatment here. [Read more]

Dhanank Pambayun

Just as I was lamenting how most illustration and motion design was starting to meld into one amorphous blob, along comes Dhanank Pambayun and pokes me in the eye with a sharp stick. He’s an Indonesian motion and graphic artist and I can confidently say a trip through his Tragiklab is well worth your time. [Read more]

NEW BOOK FROM D-FUSE

UK design firm D-Fuse (who work in just about every conceivable media including web, print, tv, film, art, architecture and live A/V performance) will release their new book, VJ: Audio-Visual Art and VJ Culture on November 7.  The volume contains a guide to international audio visual and VJ culture, features 130 global contributers and an […] [Read more]

CUT&PASTE NYC ABOUT TO DROP

The NYC round of the 2006 Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament kicks off this Saturday, October 21, 2006, 8 – 11 PM at Brooklyn Sugar in Brooklyn. Doors open at 7pm; FREE BEER 7 – 8pm. Afterparty goes 11pm – 4am. The eight designers going head to head this year – Kathy "Phat" Choi, Juan Doe, […] [Read more]

IS SHE REAL OR IS SHE AN LG FLAT PANEL TV?

“Pullback,” the new :30 for LG, uses a ‘nested zoom’ to showcase the virtuosity and versatility of LG’s Flat-Panel screens. The camera follows a young woman as she moves through different locations in her world, which then telescope to appear on LG Flat-Panel screens- from the tiny screen on a mobile phone to a jumbotron. […] [Read more]