The ‘On Departure’ short film, by animator Eoin Duffy, at first seems like a whimsical journey of a little spaceman. We quickly realize it’s actually a beautiful yet emotional tale of a man traveling in an airport, who arrives at heartbreak. The animation is captivatingly haunting, which is helped in part by the melancholy soundtrack that accompanies it. Sad and inspiring it remains with you.
Zombies are the new vampires. Get used to it.
Keeping in line with the very lucrative theme and the ever growing ethical food movement Veganism, is a new Kickstarter for The Vegan Zombie Graphic Novel Cookbook. The Vegan Zombie Cookbook from the guys (Chris and John) over at the YouTube channel ZombieGate, will have 120 colorful pages of recipes, stories, zombie art and more. It has 80 vegan recipes!
Here is a sample of one of their Cooking with the Vegan Zombie videos for Creamy Kale Salad:
Listen and watch the lively animation drawn to accompany a 1969 Jim Morrison interview with the Village Voice, where he describes why Fat is Beautiful.
Can’t make up your mind when looking for dishes or dinnerware? You’re in luck. You can have two plates, or two mugs in one. This two-faced dinnerware collection designed by the Studio Hybrid CtrlZak for Seletti is for the commitment weary.
The design draws inspiration from its origins by the merger of the know-how of East and West. Each element consists two different scenes separated by a border that both formal pictorial. Parties or blue monochrome clearly call for Delftware that flourished in Holland in the seventeenth century.
Currently on show at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris, is ‘Les Jouets Star Wars’ (Toys Star Wars) exhibition which spans 35 years of toys and products from this epic movie saga by George Lucas. The exhibit has over four hundred toys on show, which include many figurines from Hasbro and Kenner.
This Scandinavian style wing back chair by AK-LH, a ‘Classic’ from the 1950′s, has a graphic dressing that makes it stand out far more for its uniqueness than its apparent beautiful lines and curves. The chair makes you take pause to study them, admire their creativity, and whimsical graphic nature. From the ‘Flow’ edition that is practically a chart of the central nervous system, to the quirky ‘Talk’ edition, that could seat the person who is the life of the party, they all bring a sense of playfulness to any room.
The simple story behind these bold chair designs that mix graphic design, painting and urban art, goes something like this…
Years ago in Stockholm, Aksel Varichon, one of the founders of AK-LH design house, received a chair as a gift from his aunt Wera. The original chair which now stands in his Parisian apartment, sparked a glorious idea. One day, Aksel and AK-LH manager Francois Le Helloco Boulenger wanted to ‘put someone in the chair’ in a permanent way and the ‘Tante Wera’ wing chair was born.
‘Flow’ Wing chair
Make It Pop! The phrase is commonly, if not overused in the world of design. However, it goes way beyond this field and the term is used within industries everywhere, applying it to convey a wish for an improvement to an original product.
In an attempt to bring clarity to this vague term, this infographic and motion graphic created by the Killer Infographics team of Senior Content Specialist Josh, design by Senior Designer Alaina, and motion graphics (complete with an original score) by Animation Guru Graham, shows the world what “Make it Pop” actually means across genres.