On Monday, the NY Times quoted Yusef Mehdi, Microsoft’s chief marketing and strategy officer as saying, “It’s hard to understate how incredibly important Titanfall is for Xbox.” The critically acclaimed game from Respawn/EA will be bundled with the Xbox One and only available on Microsoft platforms including Xbox [Read more]
For this series of elegant and playful IDs for Danish lifestyle channel TV3 Puls, Copenhagen motion house Frame say the brief “focused on creating an identity package that reflected the feel of the channel rather than the content of it. They had to be abstract, clearly avoiding literal cliches and had to be all graphic [Read more]
Stink directing duo Jake Knight and Ryoko Tanaka (aka Ne-O) teamed with Glassworks to create this CG/live action Westside Pond Story based on Leo Burnett London’s creative. Powered by The Kinks’ classic “You Really Got Me,” the spot somehow slipped by us back in October. Check the making of clip here. [Read more]
Tasty and tasteful 3D abstraction from Amsterdam’s 3D abstraction masters that we failed to acknowledge when Zeitguised dropped it in late summer. Part of a commissioned art series featuring artists’ impressions of Absolute products. Produced thru Stink Berlin and Sid Lee Amsterdam. [Read more]
According to the Wall Street Journal, 2013 saw US stocks post their “biggest annual rally in 18 years.” According to Stash Magazine, 2013 was the year the animation, VFX and design industry regained full confidence, finally pulling itself clear of the shadow cast by Wall Street’s 2008 gift to the world economy. [Read more]
Back in July we chose not to publish Canadian interactive artist/TD Mike Pelletier‘s freakishly enigmatic “series of ambient video loops exploring quantified emotion” because it was just so… freakishly enigmatic. But five months later I am finally caving to the piece’s minimalist weirdness made weirder by the fact Pelletier [Read more]
The Stash crew debated publishing this disturbing and borderline NSFW collage of Tumblr, Vimeo and YouTube sources by Canadian artist Jon Rafman and Brooklyn-based experimental musician Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) when it was released in September but never did. Now it’s time to right that wrong. I also highly recommend Rafman’s ongoing Google Street View curatorial project called 9-Eyes.
Worthy work slips thru the cracks at Stash every year and this melancholy but wonderfully detailed music video was one of them: Directed by the all-Paris team of Fabulous (Adrien Peze and Albin Merle) and Les Gentile Garcons for the Berlin producer/laptop-artist Yndi Ferreira (Dream Koala) track “Odyssey”. [Read more]