Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Cracks me up every time

My friend Luisa posted this recently. Would you believe (working retail) that I have had to work with customers like this?

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Last month I went to see Greg Brunkalla speak at the Apple store in Soho (NYC.) He talked about the (above) project which involved a hand made/painted zoetrope. He said that the trend for fashion companies is to step away from doing runways and move toward more distinctive/engaging ways of showcasing their new lines. Temperley's spring line happened to be circus themed, so the concept was to have models performing circus acts in the season's clothes played on a zoetrope in public. The individual stills (from the sequences) were used in Temperley's advertising. Apparently, motion graphics have gotten so fine in quality that hi res stills can be used at large sizes as would a normal photo. He also mentioned that most of today's "live action" music videos are done for free.

I hate infomercials but

I love those funny dramatizations where the people can't get the simplest tasks right. Someone out there is mind-linked with me and has made this funny montage of incompetence. Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Long time no type

I've been trying this start-five-posts-at-the-same-time-thing that hasn't been working out so well. I start 'em, but I'm not ending them. By this weekend I hope to have some cool stuff up. They'll possibly include events attended, lessons learned, and fun projects. In the mean time, I just became aware that Jessica Hische (of Daily Drop Cap, award show, and top design magazines fame) will be speaking at my college tomorrow. I'll be sure to share any details. Below are some links to her stuff.