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Observant Filmmaker Reveals Movie Scenes Directly Influenced by Iconic Paintings

They say that life imitates art—and, as evident in filmmaker Vugar Efendi’s passionate project, Film Meets Art II<i>,</i> apparently the silver screen does, too.<p>As a film fanatic, Vugar writes, directs, produces, and edits short videos. His eclectic portfolio presents a wide range of material, from …

Raspberry Pi Powered Digital Backpack For Analog 35mm Cameras (video)

Professional art director Samuel Mello Medeiros has created a new digital backpack which he has designed to transform analogue 35mm cameras into …

How Designers Create Gorgeous Infographics From Scratch

Infographics are a staple of modern media. At their best, they’re elegant, streamlined visual capsules of information that help us process complex …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

8 Tips From Apple’s Official Guide To App Design

The book is 245 pages long, and free as an iBook now.<p>Anyone who’s spent $100 to register as an iOS app developer has already had access to Apple’s <i>iOS Human Interface Guidelines</i>. Now, the 245-page design tome is free for anyone to download in the iBooks store.<p>Delay a login requirement for as long as …

31 Mind-Blowing Examples of Brilliant Packaging Design

Packaging: It's a necessary evil. So it may as well be clever.

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30 Inspirational Typography Packaging Designs

Using cool typography is a great way to spice up the mojo of any design-related project. Especially when it comes to the packaging design that needs …

A Behind the Scenes Look at Where One of the World’s Largest Photo Collections is Stored

As part of <i>The Invisible Photograph</i> documentary series being put together by Carnegie Museum of Art, the short film <i>Underground</i> takes a look inside one …

New Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent | Colossal

<p>Photographer Romain Laurent (previously here and here) continues to create a new looping animated portrait each week. The photographer began the …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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A New Legend of French Design

An exhibit and book about the work of typographer Philippe Apeloig marks the culmination of an extraordinary career and, he says, the start of a new artistic phase.<p>To the uninitiated, the art of typography may not sound like much of an art at all. Anyone can mess with fonts, right? The truth, …

Famous Quotes Illustrated with Minimalist Designs

Using nuggets of wisdom from famous figures like Rumi, Oscar Wilde, and Albert Einstein, Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan McArthur turns inspirational quotes into beautiful, minimalist designs that illustrate the quotation's meaning. The striking, mostly monochromatic designs are elegant …

Watch A Dreamworks Animator Turn His Son Into A Superhero With DIY Special Effects

Daniel Hashimoto expertly edits action into his young son's life. Think Nerf guns as grappling hooks.<p>Every parent believes his children are capable of anything, but most of these fantasies are limited to <i>paltry</i> goals like becoming a doctor or being elected President of the United States. Dreamworks …

Glitchr Is The Most Interesting Artist-Hacker On Facebook

The social media breaker warps Facebook and Twitter into coded madness.<p>Laimonas Zakas is the guy behind Glitchr, once described as the "the weirdest thing on Twitter." You may have heard of his Facebook fanpage or Twitter account which are bold statements against the white walls of corporate unity …

Artist Brings Historic Battle to Life With 3D Rendering

It reminds us of a cross between "300" and something from The Met.<p>The Battle of Buda ended over three hundred years ago, but you can still relive some of its terror and glory thanks to Hungarian artist Ekho. He painstakingly 3D mapped every person, animal, and object from a classic painting of the …

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Fairytales In Paper Light Boxes

Hari & Deepti, two American artists, tell fairytales for children through illuminated boxes in a warm light and which set the scene for fantastic …

23 Conversations with Strangers in New York

After losing his job as a bond trader in Chicago, Brandon Stanton moved to New York and started a blog called Humans of New York (HONY) in the summer …

The History of the Movie Trailer

FilmmakerIQ.com created this short video lesson that traces the history of the movie trailer, from its origins in the early years of the movie …

Infographics for children: what they can learn from data visualisations

Graphics and visualisations give us a method to use images to describe a story in a way that we can understand. If children want to comprehend the world around them, infographics can do that, writes <b>Simon Rogers</b><p>When my daughter was three and out for a walk on an autumn day, she pointed at a spider’s …

How to Tell a Unique Story with Web Journals in iPhoto for iOS

You can tweet or update your blog. You can upload images or video to your favorite online photo storage or sharing app. You can post to your Facebook account or whatever social network you’re into.<p>But unless you have Apple’s iPhoto for iOS (iPhone or iPad), you cannot create a Web Journal. Web …

10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

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10 Web Tools Every Digital Classroom should Have

This is a must have tool for every teacher. You can use it to upload, save,create, view, share, collaborate and edit documents using a Google …