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Fyuse Photography App: A Revolution in Image Sharing

The photography game is changing. And San Francisco-based app firm Fyusion, Inc. doesn’t want you to miss a thing. With virtual reality gear taking over the world of video, it’s time that photography upped its game.   “Photography hasn’t seen any fundamental advancements since the 1980s when photographs were first digitized…We are helping build...

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8 Imaginative Stop-Motion Animation Projects

Stop-motion animation may seem like a tedious endeavor, but the riveting results make it well worth it. The process requires superhuman focus, obsessive attention to detail and endless dedication. To bring the objects in a stop motion animation to life, animators must create scenes frame by frame, photographing every movement. Once they have all the photographs,...

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Motion Graphics for the Print Designer

Motion graphics are becoming a part of the designer job description. But do you really need to animate? Here's how to navigate the decision making process.

Print in Motion Winner: Dirty Fashion

Entry Title: Dirty Fashion Design Firm / Agency: Stupid Studio Client Company Name: Mums Studio Production Company: Stupid Stupid Creative Director: Bjarne Christensen Art Director: Daniel Gjøde Animator: Caroline Sellman Designer: Caroline Sellman Description of work Stupid Studio was commissioned by Mums Studio to make visuals for a fashion show called “Dirty” located at ...

9/11 and the Fall of Mad Men

Mad Men season five… about time! But that new outdoor ad of the guy suspended in white space… what’s the big idea? It’s certainly eye-catching. And it’s already become controversial after just a few days. In those respects it may be meant to announce “Don Draper: the George Lois years.” People are offended by...

A Saul Bass Book… Finally!

  You’ve read Steve Heller’s effusive review of Saul Bass: A Life in Film and Design in the N.Y. Times this past Sunday; it’s the one that concludes, “… an essential portrait of a designer who successfully balanced art and commerce, and who remains an influence on contemporary graphic and motion design.” Well, Pat...

The Cuban Art of Film Posters

The posters in Soy Cuba by Carole Goodman and Claudio Sotolongo (Trilce Ediciones) are so conceptually stunning it is hard to believe they are advertising films. Movie posters are typically mired in clichéd imagery that unimaginative marketers believe will pique an audience’s interest. These Cuban film posters could never have been market tested or...

Pablo Ferro Deep in the Heart of Texas

Pablo Ferro, movie title designer, makes an appearance at the Rice Design Alliance / AIGA Houston in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Film Department. His theme, of course, is the art of film title design. Learn more here.

Chugging Along on The Italia Graffiti Train

The other day I took a train from Siena to Badass, Italy (well, actually it is Badesse, Italia). If you miss the graffiti on trains in the U.S. there is plenty to fill the gap on the Italian rails. Here is my visual diary. And here are more on Beautiful Decay.