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    Royale and AKQA: Nike Colordry

    Nike’s new Colordry process bakes dry pigment directly into the fabric, effectively “reducing the water used in dying clothing to zero.” Definitely a step in the right direction eco-wise, but how does one make this dry-dye technique visually interesting?   [Read more]

MADE OF BASEMAN

Artist, toy designer, tv/movie producer Gary Baseman, photographer Michael Christ and strawberry frog Amsterdam got together to build and animate this 1.5 meter long sculpture of a Onitsuak Tiger sneaker out of Japanese toys to help rejuvenate the brand in print and online. The spot was produced by Circus Amsterdam and posted at Magic Amsterdam. […] [Read more]

FUEL, FUEL, FUEL AND FUEL

There may be more entities called "Fuel" in the design and motion world but here’s a quick guide to sorting out four of them. FUEL – London, graphic and motion design (the first Fuel, founded in 1991). Watch their 3G ring tones. FUEL – Los Angeles/NY, design and motion graphics. Watch their latest reel. FUEL […] [Read more]

BNS ON A ROLL

Who said Brand New School could only do motion graphics? The studio has pumped up their 3D game more than a few notches with this new Jeep spot for BBDO Detroit.     [Read more]

Paranoid US expands their roster and capabilities with The Vikings Collective

Paranoid U.S. have added the award-winning directorial/creative collective The Vikings to their roster.  Check out the fruits of their union.  Giant spiders, suicidal hands and other hilarious reasons to buy things. [Read more]

AWN OSCAR SHOWCASE

AWN’s annual roundup of Oscar contenders is up – you can watch clips from all the short and feature animated nominees. The new Pixar film called Lifted looks like good fun. But looking at some of the other shorts it’s a complete mystery why Charlex’s One Rat Short didn’t make the final five. [Read more]

PISTACHIOS DON’T DO DRUGS

New from Pistachios, Psyop/Blacklist’s Swedish darlings, comes a slew of new PSAs for a Partnership for a Drug Free America. Freehand doodled and witty to boot. Two of my favs are "Not Again" and "Stop Looking At Me". The rest of the spots began airing across the US during last week’s American Idol, leaving those […] [Read more]

DIGITAL KITCHEN – IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Digital Kitchen is expanding to meet growing demand and looking to immediately recruit the following positions in their Seattle, Chicago and New York City studios: 1. Editor – Creative for DIGITALKITCHEN 2. Creative Lead, design/agency oriented 3. Creative Lead, 3D/animation oriented 4. Creative, design/boarding oriented Get full details and contact info in the JOBS FEED. [Read more]

ADOLESCENT FOR NICKTOON

NickToons asked Adolescent for "over-the-top, adrenalin-driven, absurd scenarios" aimed at boys and the NY studio gave them these three IDs set in a bizarre arena full of trippy characters (including Spin-Psycho, Squid-O-Watt, Canman and Balloonimal) waging slapstick battle. [Read more]