Archive for May, 2011

Cinema 4D: Helix Cord Tutorial

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Cinema 4D: Helix Cord Tutorial

So I thought I'd take some time and throw together a tutorial on how to produce a Helix cord in Cinema 4D. I've been using C4D a lot lately, especially since we've been branching out into more motion graphics projects here at Colorcubic [...]

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May 31, 2011

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Motion Graphics, Tutorial, software

The Poster Design of Network Osaka

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The Poster Design of Network Osaka

"I'm an artist pretending to be a designer" is the definition Network Osaka gives about himself. Involved in design, motion graphics and typography, his love for color, geometry and grid systems can be found in almost any piece of work he produces.

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May 27, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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Artists, Curated, Design

Beach House’s Low Budget Perfection

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Beach House’s Low Budget Perfection

Beach House's video for their track 'Walk in the Park' is at least to me a perfect example of low budget success. It has enough heart to make up for its shortcomings, if indeed there are any.

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May 25, 2011

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Entertainment, Film, Music Videos

The Safe House

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The Safe House

The Safe House is an architectural project by KWK PROMES. As the name suggests, it's a modern house which focuses on security, with movable parts and secret openings.

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May 20, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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Bauhaus, Design, architecture

E.T. and the Death of Atari

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E.T. and the Death of Atari

Atari was most likely hungry for large Christmas sales and eager to cash in on the franchise when they made their less-than-brilliant decision to give developer Howard Scott Warshaw six weeks to develop the game. The result was a game considered then [...]

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May 17, 2011

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Culture, Design, Entertainment

Mabona Origami

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Mabona Origami

Cue Sipho Mabona, of Mabona Origami... his works and inspiring achievements have awarded him international recognition, and when you see his models, you can see why [...]

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May 16, 2011

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Animation, Artists, Inspiration

Goran’s Colorful Illustrations

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Goran’s Colorful Illustrations

Sometimes, all we need is a colorful and cheerful style to win us over, and Goran from Italy definitely got me in this department.

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May 12, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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Artists, Curated, Illustrations

The Thing and the Test of Time

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The Thing and the Test of Time

As a designer, I'm interested in longevity. Like many, I focus on timeless qualities and I find them everywhere, film itself being a particularly rich field. 'The Thing' has an uncanny dedication to minimalism, so much so that it becomes almost a sil [...]

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May 10, 2011

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Entertainment, Film, Minimalism

Applied Minimalism: Dieter Rams

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Applied Minimalism: Dieter Rams

Born in 1932, Dieter Rams is a German industrial designer mostly known for his work at Braun (1955-1995), and considered one of the 20th century's most influential industrial designers.

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May 6, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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The Madness of George Antheil

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The Madness of George Antheil

In 1925, composer George Anthiel created 25 minutes of pure insanity and gave us a glimpse into the future of composition. In fact, Ballet Mecanique was so cutting edge that it couldn't even be properly performed in its original conception.

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May 3, 2011

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Drew

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Culture, Modernism, Music

The nUCLEUS Motorcycle By: NONOBJECT

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The nUCLEUS Motorcycle By: NONOBJECT

Although it seems to have garnered quite the amount of criticism from the biker community, it's hard to imagine why anyone wouldn't give the nUCLEUS motorbike concept from NONOBJECT a sporting chance.

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May 2, 2011

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