Yosemite HD [Video]

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Project Yosemite

This brilliantly compiled timelapse titled, Project Yosemite, is the work of talented photographers, Sheldon Neil and Colin Delehanty (stop now and check out their stunning portfolios). The timelapses were shot with a Canon 5D Mark II with Canon L and Zeiss CP.2 Lenses. Best viewed in full-screen. If this doesn’t inspire you, check your pulse! (Thx Gerry)… Read more

Tokyo Time Lapse [Video]

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Tokyo Time Lapse

Having spent nearly half of my 20s in Tokyo, it strangely feels like my home away from home. This near-magical time lapse video by Samuel Cockedey captures the vibe of the city perfectly. Extra points for the Blade Runner soundtrack. For maximum effect, I recommend watching the video in full-screen with headphones on, and scaling set to off. (via @iA)… Read more

Dropping Science: The Aurora Borealis [Video]

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  I’m absolutely fascinated by science and the inner workings of our natural world. This short video explains how the phenomena of the Aurora Borealis works. If you are ever stuck for inspiration, sometimes you just need to look at the amazing world that surrounds us. (via Brain Pickings)… Read more

The Alphabet 2 [Video]

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The Alpahbet 2 is a clever stop motion animation video where each character represents the meaning of the word itself. If that made no sense at all, just watch the video. (via Clossal)… Read more

London Bus Tour [Video]

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This video captures vibe of London better than most others I’ve seen. Shot in its entirety from the seat of a London Bus. Also dig the jammin’ soundtrack. (Via Coudal)… Read more

Project Aurora: Bicycle Lighting System [Video]

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The Project Aurora bicycle safety lighting system is the brainchild of Ethan Frier and Jonathan Ota, two industrial design students at Carnegie Mellon University. Riding at night can be a daunting and dangerous task; many biking commuters are faced with the issue of being obscured when riding on the streets. Visibility at night is a vital component of biker safety, hence the need for reflectors and attachable lights. However, some of these devices are not always effective especially from the… Read more

Opena iPhone Case

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Introducing Opena, the iPhone case that doubles as a bottle opener. Australian innovation at its finest.   After successfully reaching it’s funding goal on Kickstarter, the “Opena” will go into production soon. Want. Thanks Ed.… Read more

Canadian Olympic Team Rebrand

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The Canadian Olympic team has been rebranded by Vancouver-based designer, Ben Hulse. The Canadian Olympic Team began competing in the modern Olympic Games in the early 1900’s. Over a century of stories, themes, and iconography, influenced this comprehensive rebrand which included brand strategy, brand architecture, marks, typography, colour, graphics, photography style, writing style, brand guidelines and launch video. The brand strategy was repositioned to focus on the team rather than the committee, and our goal was to deliver a classic… Read more

Heineken Visual Identity Update [Video]

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If, like me, you missed the update to Heineken’s visual identity last year, this short video will bring you up to speed. The presentation really underlines the fact that often subtle changes are the most effective. Hat tip to Jacob Cass via Twitter.… Read more

Designers Discuss the Fear of Failure [Video]

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Berghs School of Communication asked leading designers and creators to discuss an all too important topic – the fear of failure. As expected, Milton Glaser provides a particularly insightful perspective. See more on Berghs School of Communication’s graduation exhibition site or Vimeo. via Brain Pickings… Read more

Eastern Eggs Initiative by @tbwalondon

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Japan Tsunami Appeal

Eastern Eggs is an initiative by TWBA London to help raise funds for the Red Cross – Japan Tsunami Appeal. It brings together various designers and artists, who have had their custom artwork drawn onto 6cm wooden eggs using a robot called the ‘Egg-Bot’. You can see the Egg-bot in action in the video below. It’s a rather impressive sight. Via Creative Review… Read more

F*ck You, Pay Me – Design Business Advice [Video]

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An important part of becoming a successful designer is also developing the skills to run a successful business. Mike Monterio from Mule Design telling it like it is. Another excellent installment from Creative Mornings. Source: Roger Byrne via Twitter… Read more