Dutch motion graphics studio Onesize released their exceptionally cinematic new showreel yesterday. The music and sound design were created by Los Angeles based composer Jeff Dodson, who has been working with them for the last several years. The collaboration has gained something of a cult following in the motion graphics community, to the extent that an EP of the music from the reels prior to 2008 was released last year.
Our friends in Egypt are still protesting day and night for freedom and democracy from the Mubarak regime. They have defied curfews, been beaten, killed, and assaulted for the rights that most of us get to enjoy every single day. Today is said to be the day that they make their final push to get Mubarak out of office. Lets all join in solidarity in supporting their efforts!
Casey Grossblatt is now officially part of the elite Beautiful/Decay intern Alumni. Casey goes off into the dark unknown to discover forbidden planets full of groundbreaking art and design. During the Cult initiation process Casey posted many a blog post, drew eons of illustrations, and helped us ship out billions of orders to the mighty cult of decay all over the world. But before going off into the abyss Casey leaves us her fantastic design portfolio full of typographic goodness and hand drawn illustrations. Thanks for the hard work Casey and enjoy the AMAZING adventures that awaits.
Freelance illustrative designer Andrea Berretta has a great collection of posters and designs with creative hand drawn typography.
Color and form generate coherence in Estonian artist Paul Pretzer’s dark paintings.
I am completely entranced by Rebecca Cairns‘ photographs. These poetic self portraits explore the mysterious places between dreams and reality.
I’m not sure what to call these works by Claire Oswalt, they span the categories of drawing, installation, and kinetic sculpture. Whatever medium they are, they’re marvelously emotional and and elegantly executed.
I love documentaries about things that I didn’t know I wanted to know about like the short mini documentary above. This is a short documentary about the very last glass eye maker in Berlin. Watch the full video after the jump.