Featured Vector Artist – 123KLAN
Montréal, Quebec, Canada –
We’re excited today to feature Montréal-based vector artists 123KLAN and they have some of the most fantastic work we have ever seen. These guys should be an inspiration to all of us vector artists. Amazing talent is truly displayed across all their work. Check it out!
WHO THE HELL IS 123KLAN?
If you never heard about us before, there are only 3 options:
– You are Tom Cruise
– You still believe in marketing
– You come from another galaxy.
“Just in case you want to know a bit more about us, these are all the good reasons to work with us.
We are stupid like Ghandi, funny like Public Enemy, handsome like Stephen Hawking, clever like David Hasselhof, Hot like Jackie Stallone, dead like yoda, cooler than LL COOL J, smart like Sarah Palin, selfish like the Dalai Lama, lying like a marketing manager, skilled like Snooki, dangerous like E.T. and least not last free like Arnold Shwarzenegger.”
We don’t do marketing, we are free like the soup dragons, we don’t care about your needs, we lie all the time, we are lazy, stubborn, super confident, arrogant but unfortunately super talented, we’ll tell you bullshit to make you feel confident, we’ll maybe work for you if you have enough money but drunk, we don’t care about the opportunities you will give us to work for you even if you own a big brand because you need our skills to look young and fresh.
So if we decide to work for you, you are the lucky bastard.”
Don’t live your dream, dream your life!
We are huge fans of these Canadian-based vector artists and will continue to keep our eye on them. You all should too!
NOT FOR THE OFFICE! : Conan the Barbarian movie review
Conan the Barbarian
In my opinion Conan the Barbarian (1982) is one of the best movies ever made. What’s that – you laugh?
With the release of the new trailer of the 3D remake, I can’t help but to say:
“Why Hollywood? Have you run outta ideas? Every TV show and successful movie under the sun has been redone with mediocre effort. *And just a side note – In two years, 3D cinema will be about as cool as “rollerblades”. You don’t have to do them all in 3D. Take it back a notch.”
The original Conan is a cult gem. One that should be revisited not remade.
Based on the genius of Frank Franzetta‘s artwork, the character of Conan is brought to life by Arnold Schwarzenegger in his prime.
The screenplay was written by Oliver Stone and produced by Dino De Laurentiis. Not so funny anymore is it?
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Inspiration – Matthew Leibowitz, 1965.
In the mid-60s, General Dynamics commissioned American graphic artist Matthew Leibowitz (1918-1974) to create a public relations film to attract potential employees in such areas as mathematics, engineering, physics, aerodynamics and aeronautics. The artist integrated the symbols of the fields of research to present the concepts in a highly abstract manner. The film titles were also used in lectures on aeronautics and space research.
Matthew Leibowitz is best known for creating designs that displayed an intuitive visual intelligence. Born in Philadelphia, he set up his freelance business in 1942. Firms he worked with included Container Corporation of America, General Electric, IBM and RCA. His work is displayed in a number of museums. More about Leibowitz can be found in this essay from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Matthew Leibowitz, A Legendary Modernist.
(Video) Corning’s view of the future
Imagine a “Day made of Glass“. Corning has re-imagined the future with products that are utopian and marvellous. It really makes tomorrow look extraordinary. Optimistic and well-executed. Vector interfaces everywhere!
I thought these guys made dishes?
Who knew that they had their sights set on reimagining Interface Design.
Learn more about Corning
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(VIDEO) – The T-Mobile Welcome Back Flash Mob
London – 27 October – Heathrow Airport:
Passangers arriving at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 were given a welcome that they would not soon forget. A flashmob of talented vocalists set the soundtrack for this T-Mobile promotion that is nothing short of infectious.
In an age of high-tech marketing where some brands are asking for your attention – Others are grabbing it and not letting go! This is an amazing example of viral advertising that sets out to generate a genuine emotional reaction.
You can see people caught in this stunt’s cross hairs reaching for their mobile phones to share the moment. When the brand behind it all turns out to be a cell phone company – you realize why this execution is a stone cold home run. Well done.
Check it out. I bet you can’t just watch it once.
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