Take a look at The Alphabet 2 from n9ve. It’s a great Edward Gorey-esque look at the alphabet, through the lens of a great creative.
In the spirit of the season, some nice stop motion animation from Kevin Parry. I give you The Arctic Circle. What will you do this holiday season when a box suddenly appears?
Influencers is a mini-documentary that explores the power of influence in the digital age. Through the lens of influential artists, like Jay-Z, you get a sense of how style travels, reaching an ever-growing group of people. At 14 minutes, it’s an easy watch.
In association with Google Chrome, Chris Milk just released an interactive experience called The Wilderness Downtown. The video, which showcases Arcade Fire’s We Used to Wait, explores new functionality within HTML5 and shows how Google Chrome is pushing the limits. It’s a great example of interactivity that connects meaningful media and personalized content.
Directed by Josh Raskin and illustrated by James Braithwaite and Alex Kurina, I Met the Walrus was nominated for the 2008 Academy Award for Animated Short and won the 2009 Emmy.
A great video of Michael Bierut at 99 Percent. In the video, he talks about his process — specifically, how he generates ideas. (SPOILER: It’s listening to clients.) Every designer will benefit from this video.
New Industry Arts delivers a curated collection of content that will knock your morning socks off. Sit back with your coffee and enjoy the good. Via QBN.
I am a longtime fan of GHAVA and the work they do. Catch a glimpse in their latest showreel.
Watch Guillaume Nery, world champion freediver, as he descends into blackness. The movie was filmed by Julie Gautier, who for the sake of authenticity, held her breath too. Music by ARCHIVE. Via Design is Kinky.
Some beautifully looped beats for your Sunday morning coffee. Enjoy Luke Wyman’s White Vinyl.
David Byrne unleashed a unique genius in True Stories, and with other entries, like Stop Making Sense, he cemented himself as an incredible creative, transforming nerd rock into an unstoppable force. (Where would Weezer be without Byrne?)
Hillman Curtis, graphic designer turned digital filmmaker, recently finished a new documentary film with Byrne, called Ride, Rise, Roar. Can’t wait to see what they’ve cooked up.
Alissa Walker, of Gelato Baby, wants you to tune into a new documentary about Robin and Lucienne Day (think Charles and Ray Eames with better tea). This design duo is credited with revitalizing the British design scene after WWII.