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Rdio’s New Music Weekly Celebrates Visual Artists and Music

If you’re looking for some new music and design inspiration, set aside 15 seconds on Tuesdays to watch the newest clip from the Rdio New Music Weekly. As part of their New Music Tuesday project, Rdio is releasing 15-second clips of motion graphics and animation that are inspired by newly released music. Rdio’s project...

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Short Film Will Make Your Skin Crawl

I love checking out new animation and motion graphics pieces. I was instantly intrigued by the trailer below for the short film “Skinmeal.” Drawing loose inspiration from David Lynch’s work, Aardman Animations created this “miniature predator story in the world of tattoos” that shows a girl sunbathing in electric light when her tattoos spring...

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“The Lonely Dodo,” Aardman’s Animated Short

We know that many species are endangered, but the message to take action doesn’t always stick. The animated short “The Lonely Dodo” takes a different approach to get us to act.  This film focuses on the loneliness of the last dodo on earth to raise awareness about endangered species and Durrell, an international conversation...

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Graphic Design News: March 11-22

Here’s your graphic design news for this week: stock photography, design partnerships and print products online. iStock Goes Nostalgic Taking cues from the interior design and fashion industries, which have indicated retro and vintage styles are the hot new trends, iStockphoto has grown its CSA Collection by 30 percent. The collection includes bold colors...

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Site of the Day: RLeonardi.com

I love monsters, parallax and fabric textures—so naturally, I think this site is awesome. I guarantee not everyone agrees, but that’s OK. The style of this site for multidisciplinary designer Robby Leonardi is just not universal. And in a way that makes me love it even more. This might limit the types of clients...

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Innovative New Animated Ad Campaign Brings UK’s “Bullring” Shopping Center to “Life”

Aardman Animations, the masterminds behind the popular Wallace  and Gromit  animated films, recently teamed up with ad agency isobel to create a whimsical new campaign for Bullring, one of UK’s premier shopping centers. The campaign features a quirky mechanical model of ‘Bullring Land’ that incorporates various products in the place of buildings alongside architectural...