25 Years of Photoshopping It

| Design · Photography

This week marked the 25th anniversary of Adobe launching their graphics editing computer program Photoshop. To celebrate the event, they released “Dream On” a 60-second animated video compilation featuring artists around the world and their works of art created in Photoshop.

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A Fistful of Wolves Is A Must-Watch

· | Advertising

This superb Fashion Creatives short film for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2015 edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin will make you laugh out loud.   It features the C111 and was directed by Danny Sangra (with his perfect blend of weird and awesome). It’s gorgeously styled, shot, and acted by actual fashion industry insiders. And it plays into […]

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The Willy Wonka Of Coffee

| Branding · Creative Strategy · Retail

A brand that has significantly raised the bar for design standards in retail experience, packaging, customer loyalty, and so much more now makes us reach even higher. Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room has just opened its doors and blown my mind. The physical space is described as a “one-of-a-kind coffee shrine” in their hometown Seattle, Washington. And […]

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Omote: Real-Time Face Tracking & Projection Mapping

| art · Design · film + tv · innovation · UX + UI · Video · web

There have been many videos of projection-mapping, but this demo by Omote, is far superior. Programing the projection to recognize a model’s face to follow her as she moves results in real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that’s inseparable from the object itself. There are so many ways to use this kind of projection mapping for all kinds […]

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What’s Up With That Trivago Guy?

| Advertising · Branding

Mashable’s Todd Wasserman just asked the question that’s been on our minds quite frequently this summer, “What’s Up With That Trivago Guy?” Actually, many of us are asking this question. Slate’s Troy Patterson recently dubbed him “The Least Interesting Man in the World.” Patterson ponders, “Who is he? Why should I trust his judgment? What is his profession? Record […]

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Do You Bore Your Denim?

| Advertising · Editorial Direction

I had quite a chuckle at Ad Age writer Ken Wheaton’s critique of the new Levi’s ad, the first in a new “Live in Levi’s” campaign from FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) who won the account from Wieden & Kennedy. As a fellow copywriter, I would say Ken nailed what’s funky about the ad copy. Here’s a bit […]

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