In 2010, the annual juried show at Southern Exposure was titled BOOM! Thinking back on it now, I love that curator Astria Suparak called it BOOM! It was a little melodramatic for a few rooms of generally non-explosive works of art, but prescient in a way. BOOM! – the beat comes in and everybody […]
It happened just as Apple was giving us one thing many of us couldn’t imagine wanting (a watch), and one thing we definitely didn’t ask for (“buying” U2?s new record for us). Apple quietly killed the iPod. That is, iPod touch lives on...Show More Summary
At first I though this would be superficial, and though it does go through the basics we all think we know from art school, I’ve been sharpening artist pencils for more years than I can count, and I learned a few things. Karl Gnass transitioned from a career as concept and storyboard artist into teaching […]
Acclaimed director Jonathan Glazer has shot a dynamic new TV ad for Canon. The spot is part of a campaign for the camera brand by JWT London with the tagline 'Come and See', which also encompasses a website offering information on how to achieve the techniques Glazer's film features yourself...
Walking away from Theatre Châtelet this afternoon, I felt as though my relationship with France and its notoriously perplexing people and culture had at long last reached some degree of depth.
Last week, we published an article on the making of a 3D printed letterpress font, created by A2-Type and London print shop New North Press. A film about the project has now been released online and you can watch it in full below...
It's been more than 3 years since my last roundup of short videos on Abduzeedo, a lot has changed since then. Nowadays, technology comes with more tools and affordable gadgets; but more importantly it opened a new door for creatives to share their vision and passion. Show More Summary
On this day in 1923 Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin.
Each year for the past 9 years, I’ve been highlighting the annual series of student short animations from Gobelins, l’école de l’image (Goeblins School of Communications) in Paris, that are used as introductions for the daily events at the Annecy International Festival of Animation in the spring. I’ve been lax, however, in pointing out the […]
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of […]
On this day in 1968, the television newsmagazine program 60 Minutes premiered on CBS-TV.
On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key composed the poem "Defence of Fort McHenry," which was later set to music and became the United States' national anthem.
You know those times when you wish you were completely alone? Not because you wish for peace and quiet, but because you hate the fact that others witnessed what just happened to you? I’m talking about those embarrassing moments, theShow More Summary
You've heard of landscapes and cityscapes, but how about soundscapes? DC-based artist Emily Francisco creates these immersive audio environments and she'll talk about her recent work when she kicks off the Luce Foundation Center's fall Artist Talks series this Sunday, September 14 at 1:30 p.m.
If you're not already, this new spot from the Guardian will set you up nicely for the weekend. And it's accompanied by some beautiful print work too...
More big reasons for big sculptures for big galleries. Sigh
On Monday, the Metro newspaper dedicated its entire issue to supporting the Paddy Power/Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign, which aims to tackle homophobia in football. As well as running a Rainbow Laces graphic across every page, the issue saw brands including Premier Inn, Google, and Smirnoff create special ads. The campaign is our Ad of the Week.
Lots of great work to share with you this week, from brands including Nike, Adidas, Save The Children, Temptations Tumblers cat treats, and the Jodi Lee Foundation. In our first campaign though, Walkers crisps have put Gary Lineker in a vending machine...