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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Blur - Good Song: Shynola

Curator: Sagi Haviv
date: August 21, 2013
Categories: Entertainment Design, Motion Graphics
Tags: animation, Blur, Good Song, motion graphics, music video, Shynola
Done well, a music video is an opportunity to tell a story. This animated piece by Shynola for Blur’s “Good Song” is funny, tragic and fabulous.
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Janus: Imaginary Forces

Curator: Sagi Haviv
date: August 20, 2013
Categories: Advertising, Motion Graphics
Tags: advertisement, animation, imaginary forces, janus, motion graphics

Imaginary Forces - Janus from Imaginary Forces on Vimeo.

Word and image come together beautifully in this unusually graphic ad for Janus Mutual Funds by Imaginary Forces. Wish more advertising looked like this.
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