Design

Jack Morton Turns 75


Thursday, January 16, 2014

Our agency turns 75 this year. What do we believe? What matters about what we do? This short video captures it. Happy 75th anniversary, Jack Morton.

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Rebecca Kemble on Wisconsin Coup d’Etat


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Rebecca Kemble (@rebeccakemble) is an activist, citizen journalist and witness to what she calls the "coup d'etat" in Wisconsin politics. She keeps a close eye on the proposal of the world's largest open-pit taconite mine in the pristine Penokee Hills in the north of the state. In this interview she puts the mine proposal in ...

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Dorothy Cross


Saturday, January 11, 2014

Working from a remote studio on the west coast of Ireland, Cross often uses the remains of dead animals or other found natural materials in her sculptures. In this film she talks about transforming shark skins by coating them in gold and casting them in bronze, and how the coastal landscape around her inspires and ...

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John Maeda on design thinking and creative leadership


Thursday, January 9, 2014

Maeda is a leader who integrates technology, design and leadership into a 21st -century synthesis of creativity and innovation. His focus is on imagining how design and technology can bring clarity to leadership in the era of social media. At Maeda kicks of his talk with the question why anyone would try to do something hard? “Why ...

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Matt Freedman


Thursday, January 9, 2014

Matt Freedman is a sculptor, performer, writer and curator. He has exhibited with Valentine Gallery, Pierogi Gallery, vertexlist, Flipside, Fivemyles, The SculptureCenter and Long Island University. Venues of performances include PS 1 MOMA, The Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn Academy of Music at Fivemyles, Galapagos Performance Space. He teaches at the University of ...

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Annette Messager


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

"I work by intuition" says Annette Messager "So each time I create, it is as if it is my first artwork". Messager uses everyday objects, often found on the streets around her Paris studio, to create artworks that deal with memories with a refined cruelty. Pikes feature little bodies made out of a combination of doll parts, ...

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Mike Pelletier – Parametric expression


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

a study of quantified emotion music: Colleen - I Was Deep in A Dream and Didn't Know It. (colleenplays.org/) Showcased in collaboration with Subbacultcha! x Pllant / Marieke van Helden The music & culture platform Subbacultcha! and Pllant / Marieke van Helden extended their exploration of talent to the visual realm, merging musical performances with the visual expressions ...

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Taylor House -PLAY HOUSE -The Architecture of Daniel Evan White


Friday, January 3, 2014

PLAY HOUSE - The Architecture of Daniel Evan White at the Museum of Vancouver, October 17 2013 - March 30 2014 Architect Daniel Evan White produced a remarkably consistent oeuvre of iconic homes in British Columbia during a 50-year career. His unique interpretation of building form and landscape challenged the traditional images of house and home and ...

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IDEAS CITY: São Paulo 2013.


Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The word “downtown” has become a metaphor for something that is problematic, challenging, inspiring, and/or tragically flawed. The downtowns of the world have been subjected to endless surgeries—cosmetic, noninvasive, high-risk, and doomed. Art and architecture have frequently been promoted as part of the treatment as well. Downtown is inevitably a disputed territory with myriad forces ...

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Kunlé Adeyemi: We are living in interesting times in Africa


Friday, December 27, 2013

Kunlé Adeyemi is a Nigerian architect, urbanist and creative researcher. He is also the founder and principal ofNLÉ, an architecture, design and urbanism practice based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. At the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference, Adeyemi speaks about the African Water Cities Project, Makoko Floating Schooland his view on the future of African-inspired architecture. The African Water ...

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Skadden – Holiday Card


Monday, December 23, 2013

Creative & Art Director: Laura Alejo | Freddy Arenas Design: Laura Alejo | Freddy Arenas 2D Animation: Freddy Arenas Cel Animation: Freddy Arenas Compositing: Freddy Arenas Music & Sound Design: Ernesto Pantin

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Merry Christmas From Rushes


Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Director: Martin Goodwin & Andy Nicholas Senior Executive Producer: Norra Abdul Rahim CG: Craig Travis, Chris Hutchison, Andy Hargreaves, Liam Hoflay, David Drese Nuke: Noel Harmes, Eleanor Rogers & Sarah Breakwell Flame: Martin Goodwin, Richie White, Glenn Cone, Andy Barnard Colourist: Simone Grattarola

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Ongoing Box, a film about Process in the arts


Monday, December 16, 2013

Ongoing Box is a documentary investigating the role of process and its various manifestations in artistic endeavors. The film combines work-in-progress views into Pittsburgh artists’ studios, artist interviews, and studio experiments. This excerpt is a section of a studio experiment with choreographer/dancer Maira Duarte. All of the movement was improvised. Ongoing Box is due to be ...

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Performance Room – Daniel Linehan


Saturday, December 14, 2013

A second chance to watch Daniel Linehan's performance of untitled duet captured live Thursday, 12 December, 2013 at Tate Modern. Performance Room is a series of performances commissioned and conceived exclusively for the online space. Performances are streamed live from the Performance Room at Tate Modern and then made available to watch online after the event. ...

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Diego Stocco – Huge Coffee


Friday, December 13, 2013

Usually I make myself a regular coffee in the morning...but not this time ; ) This is an extra video that I created while I was producing the DTS "Sound Magician" series: bit.ly/11ESVVQ For those of you into sound design/technical details, I recorded this with custom built water-proof microphones and two Røde NT6, through API 512c preamps ...

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Peter Rich: Move outside the comfort zones of the normal stereotype


Tuesday, December 10, 2013

South African architect Peter Rich is dedicated to the creation of authentic, contemporary African architecture. Striving to create places and spaces that are meaningful, moving and uplifting for all who occupy them, Rich has a strong focus on respecting the natural environment and local people. At the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference he speaks about some ...

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Andy Fenner’s Meat Manifesto


Monday, December 2, 2013

It seems unlikely that a meat merchant would be encouraging society to eat less meat. But for food designer, blogger and butchery owner Andy Fenner, meat consumption is about eating less, better quality meat so that farmers aren't forced to pump their animals full of growth hormones to speed up the production process. The owner of ...

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Aizone FW13 Behind the Scenes


Sunday, December 1, 2013

The Aizone Fall/Winter 2013 campaign is focused on bold colorful typography and positive and exuberant energy which reflects the dynamic, vibrant nature of the brand. The debuted the typography through colorful face painting with positive inspirational maxims "Play Hard", "Make Your Luck", "So It Goes", "Go Go Go" and "Be Free". Working with renowned body ...

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TateShots: Conserving the work of Choucair


Thursday, November 14, 2013

Tate conservator Rachel Barker travels to Beirut to help preserve paintings damaged by electricity curfews and changing temperatures. Art conservators go to great lengths when fulfilling their roles. Here Rachel Barker is interviewed at a temporary conservation studio she has set up in Saloua Raouda Choucair's apartment in the middle of Beirut, where the artist's collection ...

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TateShots: Turner Prize 2013 Nominee, David Shrigley


Monday, November 11, 2013

A visit with Turner Prize 2013 nominee David Shrigley in his Glasgow studio, and in Derry~Londonderry with the installation of his new work. David Shrigley was nominated for his solo exhibition at Hayward Gallery David Shrigley: Brain Activity which included not only his well-loved drawings but also photography, sculpture and film. The Hayward exhibition revealed his ...

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Marina Abramović How to drink a glass of water


Sunday, November 10, 2013

"Feel how the water goes into your mouth, goes into your body, into your cells." Meet performance icon Marina Abramović in this exclusive video where she teaches you how to turn an everyday moment into an extraordinary experience. "The idea of this is to do everything one action at a time, and nothing else." New York-based ...

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Diana Al-Hadid at the 55th Venice Biennale


Friday, November 8, 2013

Brooklyn-based artist Diana Al-Hadid travels to the 55th Venice Biennale, where she tours the exhibition and speaks candidly with five of her peers about their work. “It is fascinating to see what problems other artists are solving,” says Al-Hadid, “and what curiosities they’re pursuing that sometimes feel very similar to the curiosities pursuing.” In ...

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PORCELAINIA – A Film By Dave Altizer


Sunday, November 3, 2013

This is the story of Teacher, Scientist, Artist- Bobby Jaber. Bobby is my Great Uncle and for years I have wanted to tell his story. This short documentary film doesnt even scratch the surface of the amount of work and art Bobby has produced. Sit back and enjoy what my family and myself have had all ...

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Atoms For Peace – Before Your Very Eyes


Thursday, October 31, 2013

Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang. http://atomsforpeace.info http://xlrecordings.com

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Mira Schendel


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Jewish refugee from fascist Italy, Mira Schendel became one of Brazil's greatest artists. Art critic Guy Brett first met Mira Schendel in the 1960s and was immediately attracted by the energy that he found in her work, which he said 'charged the space around it'. Here Brett remembers that first encounter and talks about the significance ...

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Turner Prize 2013 Nominee, Laure Prouvost


Monday, October 28, 2013

A visit with Turner Prize 2013 nominee Laure Prouvost in her London studio to discuss her unique approach to filmmaking. 'I think misunderstanding makes you use your imagination more' says Laure Prouvost. Prouvost's unique approach to filmmaking, often situated within atmospheric installations, employs strong story telling, quick cuts, montage and deliberate misuse of language to create surprising ...

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The New America


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A few frames still remain for purchase here: etsy.com/listing/166690806/randomly-selected-one-of-a-kind-laser "The New America" is a short animation in which every frame was created by laser engraving its unique artwork onto a solid block of maple. Once complete, the entire sequence of +800 frames was then photographed and assembled into this motion piece. This piece was funded by really kind ...

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EDISONNOSIDE – IF YOU LEAVE


Wednesday, October 16, 2013

If you leave is the title of the music video promoting Sadly by your side, the debut album of Davide Cairo a.k.a. Edisonnoside, a researcher in Fabrica’s music team. Completely created using 3D and 2D animations, the video is a travel through unreal landscapes, real emotions and distances, bringing back memories and lost moments to ...

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extrawelt – BREEDLE


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

this took four months of formula experimentations and over 1000 hours of combined rendering via open source raytracers to complete. also check out its sibling for the-side track "THE INKLING" at vimeo.com/76123151 audio by EXTRAWELT video by denial.of.service Traum Schallplatten V168 © 2013 facebook.com/dof.service vimeo.com/doservice soundcloud.com/states facebook.com/inorganic.being d-os.org facebook.com/pages/Extrawelt/25842915423 soundcloud.com/extrawelt-official discogs.com/artist/Extrawelt traumschallplatten.de soundcloud.com/traum-schallplatten

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FUGU & TAKO


Monday, October 14, 2013

Written and directed by award winning filmmaker Ben West, FUGU & TAKO is an amazing buddy film with stunning visual effects. The story follows two Japanese salary men's lives that literally transform when one of them eats a live puffer fish in a sushi bar. Trailer - Film available at VIMEO ondemand

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