They elaborate more on their creative process, execution, and inspirations. Which, you guessed it, includes Saul Bass and Paul Rand.
Impactist duo once again impress and dazzle with their multi-talents. This time premiering their newest music album: Plants & Animals. It’s a wonderful little collection of delightful melodies. Also featured is an earlier version of Cup of Water Crying which was in their amazing short, Parallelostory.
In a total geek out moment I came across this great article on Webdesigner Depot about the evolution of Apple Advertisements. The article follows a selection of notable Apple advertisements from the 70s until the present. The luminaries also include the infamous 1984 ad.
It’s amazing to see the evolution of style, typography and the computers themselves. From Cooper Black to Garamond to Myriad. From biege to candy colors and from photo to hyper realism. You get a sense for both the era of the ads but also the ever-changing trend of design.
200 smoke bombs were used to create this very gaseous, color-filled music video. The very familiar and dreamlike fragments add to the video’s nostalgia and beauty. The video itself is a glimpse at the time traveling sequence Paul is imagining for his Happy Birthday Mr. Bracewell short film.
Featuring interviews with two personal design heroes and one heroine: Tobias Frere-Jones, Jonathan Hoefler, and Paula Scher. This informative, and insightful little documentary talks about everything typographic. Much of it isn’t new, but it’s well done and it’s great to see a short film dedicated to type (Helvetica withstanding.)
This magnificent, phenomenal trailer is an art piece, exploration and adventure presenting recordings during a 24 hour period throughout every country in the world. I was immediately astonished not only by the enormity of this undertaking but also by the beautiful imagery in it.
Aside from just finishing the film, the filmmakers plan on keeping an online global archive; which I think is pretty brilliant. Donate to this ambitious project on their Kickstarter page.