Topic: graphic design

Plenty create an eco-friendy world for Volkswagen

Art direction and motion-graphics studio, Plenty, recently created five publicity videos for Volkswagen, advertising their new focus on eco-friendly vehicles. These adverts suggest that forward-thinking cars may be better represented through new, digital mediums, such as animation and graphic design. Continue reading


XV INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER GRAPHICS CONFERENCE

VIEW Conference, the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX, already selected 2014 dates: it will take place in Turin from 14 to 17 October. Continue reading


Victor Enrich’s surreal urban landscapes

Focusing on urban landscapes this artist takes a particular structure, such as a whole building or staircase, and uses computer design software to alter the shape and angle at which the structure sits. The effect is a dreamlike photograph that disrupts our perception of physical space and gravity. These are not simply digitally created images, but an inventive use of digital graphics to alter real-life urban scenes. Continue reading


Pause Fest 2014: be creative and stay connected!

Third edition of Melbourne’s digital festival is being held from the 13th to the 16th of February 2014 and this time its theme will be “Connected”, because staying connected to the present and to the past is vital for the creative community: by recognizing how each step taken before has influenced the state of the digital world today, we can understand how every great innovation made now will influence the thinkers of tomorrow. Airspace animation is the second collaborative project of Rich Nosworthy and SonoSanctus from Auckland, New Zealand. The project aims indeed to create an animation on Pause Fest 2014’s theme, “Connected”. The result is ending up to be an ambitious creative execution. Continue reading


Amsterdam DNA in 45 minutes

Presenting Amsterdam’s multifaceted history in seven chapters in a clear and historically correct way, yet intriguing and visually appealing at the same time. That was the main challenge of the Amsterdam DNA project, commissioned by the Amsterdam Museum. And PlusOne proved itself to be the right party for the job Continue reading


VIEW Conference closed its 14th edition

8.000 visitors, over 50 eminent guests, sold-out workshops, opening key-note given by Photoshop dad John Knoll, closing by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, directors of the Xmas movie “Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2”. On the 18th of October 2013 VIEW Conference closed its 14th edition and Computer Graphics proved itself to be the protagonist of the exhibition. Continue reading


The Digital “Weaving” of Artist Jean Dahlgren

Working as a digital artist and professor, Jean Dahlgren saw Photoshop burst upon the scene in the 1990s and has honed her own vision with digital means even since. We recently caught up with her and she answered our questions. Continue reading


Cultural Heritage plus Digital Technologies? A good omen for the future

Digital technologies are today increasingly used for the preservation, representation, enjoyment and promotion of our cultural heritage. What are the implications of the use of digital technologies applied to Cultural Heritage? What are its benefits and its limitations? We tried to answer these questions by interviewing some experts in the field: Alberto Antinori, geologist, GIS, Remote Sensing & Terrain Modeler expert; Roberto Angeletti, architect, SW Programmer, GIS and 3D expert; Antonello Buccella, draftsman and 3D modeler. Continue reading


Tumblr takes centre stage in Diesel’s Reboot campaign

The use of Tumblr to commission pieces for a campaign indicates the growing importance of social media networks and blogging sites in the production and dissemination of artistic creation in new media. Creators of consumer products are really paying attention to the uses of blogging in their discovery and exploration of artistic talent. Continue reading


Harvard Museum’s Index Magazine goes digital

The Harvard Museum of Art recently announced the launch of a digital magazine, which will be a digitalised copy of its already existing Index magazine. The magazine, available on the internet at the Index magazine website, documents arts news and interviews with artists involved in projects that make up the three Harvard Museums. Continue reading