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!
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Oh Shit! Has there ever been a better Kickstarter project to put your support behind?
Bravo, Safwat Saleem. The internet is gonna love you.
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Absolutely stunning work by Miguel Endara. A portrait of his father composed with 3.2 million ink dots.
The depth of talent and sheer patience required to compose this piece is awe-inspiring.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
A wonderful tribute to the late, great Doyald Young.
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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.
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Jim Coudal’s talk for Creative Mornings is not to be missed.
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Frank Chimero’s presentation on design fundamentals is well worth watching. The talk is from the recent Interlink Conference held in Vancouver, Canada.
Frank’s slides from the presentation are also available to download here.
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A lovely documentary profiling the dying art form of billboard painting.
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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
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
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.
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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.
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An exceptionally inspirational video by New York-based filmmaking team, Everynone. If you can spare 3 minutes today, watch this.
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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.
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A lovely stop frame animation sharing advice from international designers on starting your own design business.
Featuring pearls of wisdom such as: “Talk about the client’s problems. Not your own work”.
Created by Studio Botes.… Read more