Art & Copy Trailer [Video]

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Not sure how I missed Art & Copy when it was released in late 2009. The film is a documentary about the creative individuals behind some of the most influential advertising campaigns in history. Judging from the reviews on Amazon, it’s well worth a look. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time — people who’ve profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown… Read more

MIT Media Lab: A Logo with 40,000 Different Variations [Video]

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Taking dynamic identities to the extreme, MIT Media Lab gets a fresh new logo, with no less than 40,000 variations. The identity system was designed by Brooklyn-based Richard The. Here is an except explaining his reasoning behind the logo: The logo is based on a visual system, an algorithm that produces a unique logo for each person, for faculty, staff and students. Each person can claim and own an individual shape and can use it on their business card a… Read more

World’s Most Typical Person [Video]

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A little off-topic, however I found this quite fascinating, so here you go. As the worldwide population reaches 7 billion people this year, National Geographic has produced a yearlong 7-part series exploring the challenges and solutions we (humans) face. This video, part 2 in the series, explores the world’s most typical person. From a design perspective, National Geographic’s design studio has done a superb job of integrating their brand language into the video. Part 1 of the series can be… Read more

Live The Language Series [Video]

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This video series directed by Gustav Johansson blew me away. A perfect blend of typography and pure cinematic brilliance. Paris Barcelona London Beijing Hat tip to Jason Cotterell / Source: Fast Co. Design… Read more

The Year of the Rabbit [Video]

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A very sharp video welcoming in the Chinese New Year of 2011 – the Year of the Rabbit. Created by London-based design and animation studio, Frater. Source: Quipsologies… Read more