Copenhagen's Frost Music Festival Has One Hot Identity

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 12, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Design, Design in Music, Motion Graphics, Poster Design
Tags: animation, Copenhagen, identity design, music
Like just about everything else in Copenhagen, the identity design for Frost, a series of music events held every February, is beautiful. To keep things exciting, designers Marcus Fuchs and Mads Botker haven't taken the easy route, but have created a fresh look for the festival each year since 2011.
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A Charming Animated Video to Teach Design's Impact to Kids

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 10, 2014
Categories: Art, Design in Film, Information Design
Tags: animation, educational, social design

Shape from Johnny Kelly on Vimeo.

"If, for one day, you had the power to make your world better, what would you change?"

I wish I'd been asked that as a kid. Pivot Dublin commissioned Scott Burnett and Johnny Kelly to create a film to promote the value of design to children in schools in Ireland.
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Hand-drawn Animation for New NoizBoiz and Ronnie Flex Music Video

Curator: Jennette Snape
date: August 5, 2014
Categories: Design in Music, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Typography
Tags: animation, motion graphics, music
Rotterdam-based NoizBoiz are known as pioneers in the field of UK-sounds like dubstep and grime. The music video for this song (with a guest contribution by Dutch hiphop artist Ronnie Flex) features hand-drawn animation by Felix Spanjaard that extends the storytelling layer of NoizBoiz's unique Dutch grime style.



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Gifpop!: Sha Hwang and Rachel Binx

Curator: Eric Rodenbeck
date: November 5, 2013
Categories: Information Design, Motion Graphics, Packaging Design
Tags: animation, Kickstarter
Gifpop! is a project that lets you make physical objects out of digital media. Specifically, Gifpop! takes animated .gifs—the ubiquitous artifacts of the moving web—and turns them into beautiful lenticular prints that move in space. It’s one of those ideas that’s so simple and beautiful that you smack your forehead and think, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Which is just perfect.
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TED 8: Trollback and Company

Curator: Sagi Haviv
date: August 22, 2013
Categories: Motion Graphics, Typography
Tags: animation, motion graphics, TED, Title sequence, Trollbäck + Company
This purely typographic piece by Trollbäck + Company for TED is so spare yet so rich with grace and movement that suggest a lively exchange of ideas. The “8” at the end...a sweet payoff moment.
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