Flight Facilities : Clair De Lune

Flight Facilities : Clair De Lune

I just listened to the epic new single “Clair De Lune” from Flight Facilities featuring the haunting vocals from Christine Hoberg, and I’m so enthralled with it that I had to search and immediately post. Fortunately there is a great video, directed by Dave Ma, which follows Clair & Luna...
Herman Miller's 'Why Design' : Ayse Birsel

Herman Miller’s ‘Why Design’ : Ayse Birsel

Ayse Birsel has been designing her life since moving from Turkey in 1989 to study design at Pratt in New York. Ayse believes that design thinking can lead to the “life you love.” She designed the Resolve System for Herman Miller in 2000. Ayse and her husband Bibi Seck are...
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KAWS : MTA Subway Takeover

KAWS : MTA Subway Takeover

“All aboard the KAWS train! Not only is Brian Donnelly, the artist better known as KAWS, the fifth living artist to have a balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, he also designed the entire campaign for it as well. Among the highlights of the campaign is this incredible 3-car MTA shuttle wrapped inside and...
New York City : After The Storm

New York City : After The Storm

“It was the only way to show that New York was two cities, almost,” Baan told Poynter magazine. “One was almost like a third world country where everything was becoming scarce. Everything was complicated. And then another was a completely vibrant, alive New York.” Not only did he take the iconic image for New York...
Tara Oceans

Tara Oceans

Photographer Spencer Lowell Boards agnès b.’s Innovative Seafaring Research Vessel. Beautifully cut by the besite, Party Paul. Windswept nautical views, choppy seas and cloud-mottled skies mingle elegantly with marine laboratory close-ups in this short documentary from the lauded Los Angeles director and Time magazine photographer Spencer Lowell. Captured over a five-day trip aboard “Tara”, the...
A Modern Marvel in Marvelous Times

A Modern Marvel in Marvelous Times

“A Modern Marvel in Marvelous Times” explores Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def during his visit to the Shrine in Chicago. In this Camovement by Cam Be, Yasiin speaks on his move to New Orleans, the city of Chicago, and his microphone. Including live performance clips of some of his most well-known songs “Casa Bey” “The...
Making of Rio 2016

Making of Rio 2016

“London 2012 just ended a couple of months ago and everyone will now look forward to the next olympics in Rio 2016. Here’s a very close look on how the branding for Rio was done. There were 139 agencies in the fight, and Tatil Design nailed it.” Learn more about the case study at Tatil...
Peter Saville : Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures'

Peter Saville : Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’

“The cover to Joy Division’s 1979 album Unknown Pleasures is as stark and enigmatic as the music itself: a series of jagged white lines against a black background that’s been recreated in tattoos, clothing, and animation. In a clip for New York’s Visualized Conference, former Factory Records graphic designer Peter Saville explains the origin behind...
Rachel Brown : Falling In Love Backwards

Rachel Brown : Falling In Love Backwards

A birthday dinner was had for Hip-Hop & Snacks on Saturday at NYC’s The Darby. Overall impressions of the evening; food – okay, service – subpar, company – gorgeous, entertainment – AMAZING! Rachel Brown is a singer, songwriter and musician born and raised in New York City, with Ethiopian and Bermudian roots. With her guitar...
El Montero by Anagrama

El Montero by Anagrama

Out of San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, México, Anagram specializes in brand development and positioning, providing creative solutions for any type of project. They recently worked a full-on branding of El Montero, a restaurant located in Saltillo Coahuila, a city very close to the Mexican northern border. The project was developed inside an edification...
Shoot for Pinkerton Models

Shoot for Pinkerton Models

  What’s better than two models, gorgeous lighting and a camera? Photographer Bryan Alano recently shot around with Marina and Amanda from LA based agency Pinkerton Models. Behind the scene video above with music provided by GO favorite, Two Door Cinema Club. Results of the shoot below. Check out more of Bryan Alano’s work on...
The Art of Bending Neon Light

The Art of Bending Neon Light

“Not only is neon magical, it’s life span is measured in generations. Each time you turn it on and off you gain a little bit of life span. So you can walk around the city today and see neon signs that were produced 50-80 years ago still lit. So there is an element of responsibility...
The GIFs I FFFFound

The GIFs I FFFFound

The modern day GIF is a total contrast to its inception by CompuServe in 1987. Here are a handful of modern and super awesome GIFs I recently FFFFound. Happy Friday…      
∆ : Something Good

∆ : Something Good

The music of ∆ (pronounced Alt-J), a British alternative indie pop quartet, have been filling my ears as of late. The group’s signature blend of layered, folk-inflected dub-pop and soaring alternative rock is similar to groups like Hot Chip, Miike Snow, The Xx. Their newest single “Something Good” is of something good. Constantly on repeat,...
Trapped in Suburbia

Trapped in Suburbia

Trapped in Suburbia is a Dutch based graphic design studio with a lovely new website showcasing multiple disciplines from print to environmental. There is a Chinese saying; Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember, involve me and I’ll understand. This is which their basis for work is contrived from. Displayed below...
Nike Air Max 1 : 1987/2012 : She Dit It

Nike Air Max 1 : 1987/2012 : She Dit It

“The Nike Air Max 1 — aka the Air Max 87, aka everyone’s favorite retro Nike runner — is celebrating its silver anniversary this year, and three young Parisian filmmakers have assembled this artfully shot video paying tribute to the iconic sneaker. Using a soundtrack from Anthony Favier, the directors Axel Morin, Favien Berry and...
Instant : The Story of Polaroid

Instant : The Story of Polaroid

“Pictures in a minute! In the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, Polaroid was the hottest technology company on Earth. They were an innovation machine that cranked out one irresistible product after another. It was even the company after which Steve Jobs is said to have modeled Apple, and the comparison is true. Jobss hero, Edwin Land,...
Flaunt Magazine : Rashida Jones

Flaunt Magazine : Rashida Jones

With her movie that she written and stars in (Celeste and Jesse Forever, which is amazing by the way) out in theaters, the gorgeous Rashida Jones graces the pages of Flaunt magazine in a new, sexy and shiny pictorial. There’s an interview too about something or the other…
Ind.co : Ethnic Trip

Ind.co : Ethnic Trip

From what I gather, Ind.co is a Brazilian clothing line with beautiful casual clothing for the beautiful casual girl. Shot and edited by Rafael Ribeiro, Ethnic Trip is their moving look book for the Spring / Summer line of 2013. Do the Brazilian’s export anything ugly? I can’t seem to find it…
Ricky by Will Robson-Scott

Ricky by Will Robson-Scott

My time at the Frank 151 office was an interesting one, especially when the likes of “the fourth Beastie” would come into the space. Ricky Powell is a native New Yorker whose photographs of iconic people such as the Beastie Boys, Keith Haring and Cindy Crawford made him a mainstay character in the late 80s...
Jon Contino

Jon Contino

“Type maestro Jon Contino knows exactly where he wants to go and isn’t at all afraid of putting the hours in to get there. He’s the kind of boy your mum wished you would hang out with, in the hope that his admirable work ethic would rub off on to you. Claiming that “as many...
We Are Matik

We Are Matik

“We Are Matik is a Los Angeles based creative studio that specializes in multisensory design, interactive experiences, and experiential campaigns that create engaging and unconventional methods for clients to reach their audience.” Or so they say. Displayed is the studios work for “The Curl Experience” for Paul Mitchell, “Sync” for Mindshare LA’s “Relate/Reframe” event and...
The Xx : Angels

The Xx : Angels

The young band from London are back for their second effort. The Xx recently released their latest album, Coexist, earlier this month. And they do not disappoint at all. More of what you expect with more mature choices. These choices are adherent in the first single “Angels”.
Mayer Hawthorne : No Strings

Mayer Hawthorne : No Strings

My favorite track off of 2011′s How Do You Do now comes with a visual representation. Here we see the multi-talented and well dressed Mayer Hawthorne on an adventure from water to land to lounge to bed. As per usual, he’s accompanied by a few choice companions, and all brought to you by the people...
Moshun

Moshun

Moshun is the first animated typeface brought to you buy the good people at Animography.net, fo Adobe After Effects CS3 and up. It’s a display typeface with simple but elegant animations. You can also purchase the static version exclusively on HypeForType.com.
Herman Miller : Noguchi Table

Herman Miller : Noguchi Table

“The perfect balance—literally—between art and furniture. Sculptor Isamu Noguchi created his distinctive table by joining a curved, wood base with a freeform glass top. The ethereal result does not diminish the practical design—a sturdy and durable table. This marriage of sculptural form and everyday function has made the Noguchi table an understated and beautiful element...
Project Projects

Project Projects

Project Projects is a design studio focusing on print, identity, exhibition, and interactive work with clients in art and architecture. The studio was founded in 2004 by Prem Krishnamurthy and Adam Michaels; Rob Giampietro joined as a principal in 2010. This past summer they co-organized, Graphic Design—Now in Production, the single largest exhibition of contemporary...
Two Door Cinema Club : Sleep Alone

Two Door Cinema Club : Sleep Alone

Two Door Cinema Club return with Beacon, a great sophomore effort. A bit older and a bit more mature, the songs on the record really compliment that growth nicely. Their lead single, “Sleep Alone”, truly embodies the previous statement along with an entertaining and cinematic video.
Amanda Shepherd by Francis Kmiecik

Amanda Shepherd by Francis Kmiecik

Amanda Shepherd and Francis Kmiecik team up to help you get over the hump…