Another example of this is Hellicar & Lewis. ‘Divide by Zero’ is completely real-time – all imagery is generated on the fly by custom software using computer vision to capture the body silhouette and movement of a dancer:
Before working for agencies I had such a raw approach to design and now I will be re-visting those methods, those strange materials, the playfulness of making and the oddity of stumbling over new styles or ways of thinking.
With two days of design indulgence, we were treated to inspiring and motivational talks by creatives from all over the world. Different backgrounds, different passions, all with the same aim – to embrace our love of creating.
I thoroughly enjoyed my Designcation. Looking forward to next year!!
Dana is a graphic designer who creates captivating chalk signs—she’s created pieces for magazines, book covers, hotels. Certainly worth bookmarking her portfolio, rustic pieces of art, such a shame the design is rubbed away!
You just can’t beat it. The simplest of things always seem to hit the spot. Who needs a van graphic when you can have a rickety bike with amply graphic space. Gone are the days, the days graphics were at their traditional best, the days that I never grew up in.
A great short film about space in design. ‘Sculpting natural light’ – what a perfect summary of architecture. A truly inspiring conversation.
Like a pause in a piece of theatre, space in design can speak volumes. We often hear from graphic designers about how the use of space allows content to breathe and I wondered if the same is true for architects. How do they approach the concept of space in a medium where space is the ultimate luxury? How is it used as a material in the design of a building? I spoke with architect Duncan McLeod of Studio McLeod to get his thoughts and opinions on the subject.
A conversation with Duncan McLeod, made for Microsoft by Johnny Daukes.
For more info on this and other films in this series click here.
Just started following @FontsInUse on twitter what an excellent project and one that will be an immense resource for designers. Thank you FontsInUse!
The website covers many industries from Entertainment, Technology, Fashion to Food & Beverage revealing what fonts have been used in each design process. The website also reveals how some fonts have been manipulated (see this post)
Work In Progress* is the visual diary of Sarah France; documenting thoughts on design, captures, creations and inspirations including stages of personal creative projects where possible. Archiving since August 2007
Sarah France is an ideas-led creative with conceptual strength, originality, a strong visual sense and pixel-perfect attention to detail. With an analytical mind and keenness to problem solve she constantly pushes the boundaries of design, proactively seeking to introduce innovative design concepts from new ways of thinking.