Also, download the results of the 2010 census here.
First ever AGI Open conference to be held in Porto, Portugal. Paula Scher, Stefan Sagmeister, Abott Miller and Matt Pyke among the many excellent speakers.
See you in October!
The folks at Pepsi decided to take one of the most unique and creative videos on the web, and use it for their new “Refresh” campaign.
The ORIGINAL music video, “Sour,” that went viral on ’09:
… and the “new” Pepsi spot that blatently plagiarizes it:
For shame. (You may also notice a “wee planet” in the Pepsi spot.. taken from a Flickr set that also went viral on the blogosphere in 08-09)
Every year Doritos ask all creative thinkers to come up with a 3o second commercial that represents their brand. The prizes are nice but the biggest prize is if you place top 3 you get your commercial aired during the actual Superbowl. This year there are already 3,000 submission and there are some really creative pieces this year. View the entries
A history of the CBS logo by Charles Osgood. Design of the logo by Bill Golden and Kurt Weiss. It was inspired by Quaker symbols, an eye to ward off evil. Via
NBC is being sued for over 2 million dollars for not gaining the rights to use fonts for their shows.
I’m not usually a big fan of intrusive type on main titles, but these work like a charm. There’s context for the way they’re presented, and alot of imagination.
I love the shot where the dog gets curious!
Client: AICP Minnesota, Kirk Hokanson, Executive Director
Product: AICP Show 2009 reception sponsor reel
Concept, Design & VFX: motion504
Creative Director/3D/Compositor: Scott Wenner
3D/Compositor: Amy Schmitt
Executive Producer: Eric Mueller
Director: Scott Wenner
DP: Bo Hakala
Art Director: Sarah Jean Kruchowski
Producer: Todd Cobery
Editor: Joe Martin
Sound Design: BWN
Sound Designer: Carl White
David Fincher is still doing beautiful work in the advertising world. Wonderful cinematography and pacing in this Nike Pro ad “Alter Ego”.
Agency: Wieden+Kennedy, Portland
Production: Anonymous Content
Director: David Fincher
DP: Emmanuel Lubezki
Music: Soundtree, London
Sound Design: Mit Out Sound