An animated but brief history of retro design and technology by Kadavre Exquis.
How can you not love an 8-bit rendition of The A Team, Mork and Mindy, Star Trek and others set to a chiptune track? Buenos Aires based animation and branding studio Punga created this piece for Italy’s Fox Retro station featuring the best of 70s, 80s and 90s American TV.
Fascinating and beautifully designed infographic on the recent Stuxnet virus that was used to cripple Iran’s nuclear enrichment facilities last summer. With the design of the virus combined with stolen security clearances and twenty zero days holes, Stuxnet was able to cause some serious damage and set back Iran’s efforts. Now that the virus is open-source and available for download, the question is who be the next to use Stuxnet with its capables of shutting down nuclear reactors or oil pipelines.
The direction and animation of this infographic was done by Australian motion designer Patrick Clair and written by Scott Mitchell
Recently the motion graphics pioneer Bradley G Munkowitz’s, GMUNK, updated his portfolio with eight case studies for the visual graphics and eye-candy work that he lead for Tron. Each of the projects show multiple renders, behind the scenes elements, and beautiful screenshots of the work.
For the entirety of 2010, munkowitz led a black-ops team of GFX all-stars deep into the darkness at Digital Domain crafting over 12 minutes of holographic content for the feature film Tron
Back in the early 2000s I remember being blown away by GMUNK’s work. In fact his work, along with other up and coming interactive and motion designers, was one of my major influences in perusing design.
Bonus points to anyone who makes an animated GIF of his Mandingo Immortal project. I’m sure it’ll be an instant Tumblr hit.
Marcus Eckert has master fine art of using animation with tempo and flow to illustrate a story. Although the client names and references have been removed and voiceover has yet to be added this is worth a look.
“Hail to all the great UX designers of the world!” Part II follows up the first ILUVUXDESIGN animation explaining exactly what a UX designer does.
Grab some wallpapers and a teeshirt at ILUVUXDESIGN.com
Ian Albinson of artofthetitle.com assembled this compilation of movie titles for the “Excellence in Title Design” session that he presented at SXSW. View the description on Vimeo for a full list of all the movies included in the montage.
How did I overlook this session at SXSW?
Creative agency, Your Majesty, with offices in New York, Amsterdam, Stockholm, and São Paulo just released their new compilation of work in their 2011 reel. Your Majesty is also one of the creative forces behind the new The Daily iPad app as well as The Daily’s Tumblr blog.
Who doesn’t love a good UX design, and who doesn’t get totally frustrated with bad experience design.
Hail to all the great UX designers of the world. Spread the love for UX design!!!
Fun animation explaining what a UX designer does—obsessed with changing the world one screen at a time.
Found on Surfstation
“in all directions in and out you’ve got your men, women, dogs, children, horses, homes, pools, parturiencies…” I have absolutely no clue what this is talking about, but it has a fantastic style to it. Motion and design by freelance creative Sean McClintock based in New York City.
I just discovered this music video on Creative Boom’s new Tumblr site (using the Inspire Well theme) for The Japanese Popstars’ new track ‘Let Go’. The well executed and quite trippy animation style was directed by David Wilson and produced by the team at Colonel Blimp.
The animation reminds me of James Patterson’s, PRESSTUBE, work who really helped pioneer this Flash animation style in the early 2000s. If you appreciated the animation in this music video take some time to explore through the PRESSTUBE site.
Found on Ventilate.ca
Thanks @tim_nolan for the link.