Category Archives: Media

Olympic Pictograms Through Time

Olympic icons
An Animated appraisal

Found this article a week ago in the New York Times, about graphic designer Steven Heller who traces the evolution of the tiny symbols for each Olympic sport since their appearance in 1936; the good ones, the messy ones, the artsy and such.

Watch the clip here:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/02/24/sports/olympics/pictograms-interactive.html

enjoy!

[AD] Relationship between Client – designer

Excelent Video showing the ridiculous situations clients force on many designers [as freelancers or studios] , although this could be applied to just about any service company you could think of!

hehe, Do you feel identified?


“The Vendor Client relationship – in real world situations”

Every relationship has a story. “The Vendor Client Relationship” is a story that connected with more than half a million viewers in less than 14 days. When a story goes viral, it is finding a truth, touching a nerve or making people laugh. That’s what we do. It’s come as a surprise to many that this very viral video was created in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was. And that’s another story.

Read the production info, cast, etc after the [mini]Jump
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[MUSIC] THE DARK LORD OF LOGOS

I found this Christophe Szpajdel interview by Klaus Pichler in VICE

You can see some of Szpajdel logos here:

http://www.viceland.com/int/v15n11/htdocs/darklord-of-logos.php

Vice: So, Christophe Szpajdel, we hear that you’re the master of black-metal logos. But who are you, really?

Christophe: I am 37 years old, I come from Belgium but I live in Exeter, Devon, in the UK. In the last 20 years I have drawn more than 7,000 logos, mostly for black- and death-metal bands from all over the world, including Emperor, Moonspell, Nachtmystium, and Enthroned.

So do you sit alone by candlelight in the uppermost chamber of a castle and draw sinister things all night?

No. Besides drawing logos, I am a forestry engineer and I have a regular job as a customer-service assistant in retail. I need a job to support my artistic activity.

Will you stab me with a cursed, ruby-encrusted dagger if I say that I think you’re inspired by the Art Deco and Art Nouveau eras?

No. I am a big fan of Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and the Vienna Secession artists. But most important is a school of calligraphy that I created and developed. It’s called Depressiv’Moderne, and it’s a result of the merging of Art Deco, depressive dark ambient, and the actual economic depression we are in right now.

darklogos

[ad] Incredible ads by fantastic directors

You0ll find dark, funny, gory and even naive images in this videos!

check them out! are trully pure eye candy! ;9

Chris Cunningham is back with a new ad for Gucci.

Amstel Pulse ad  by 180 Amsterdam, director: Roderick Fenske

See more videos at Creative Review Site:

http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2009/april/chris-cunningham-shoots-gucci-and-more-nice-work