Thornberg & Forester collaborate with Razorfish on the new Samsung Galaxy S III campaign. The new smart phone features a touch screen, increased storage, wireless charging, and a voice assistance program. The design team was selected by Razorfish to create 2D and 3D assets and animation for the campaign launch.
In May, Ruud Baan flew to China to shoot Nike China‘s latest retail and press campaign featuring an array of Olympic athletes including Zhang Xi and Xue Chen (beach volleyball) and Yi Jian Lian and Zhu Fang Yu (basketball). During the four day shoot, Ruud captured the athletes in action doing their signature moves. Currently the press kit photos are out and the final retail shots (with more sport categories) will be released in Nike China stores nationwide and Taiwan starting August 27th.
Nathan Fox will be at Midtown Comics Downtown tonight signing copies of his new book Pigeons From Hell. Fox illustrated the book authored by Joe R. Lansdale. Pigeons From Hell is a fresh take on a short story of the same name about an old deserted plantation mansion haunted by ghostly pigeons. The story was written by Robert E. Howard in 1934 and published after his death in 1938.
Mopar, the automotive parts and service arm of Chrysler, is celebrating 75 years in business. In honor of the anniversary, Mopar and Union Agency tapped Tim Marrs to create an illustrated 30-second advertisement. Chris Curtis of Passion Pictures directed the ad.
Stephen Wilkes’s latest ad for SAP launches this week. The image is inspired by Wilkes’s personal series “Day to Night” and features the Shanghai skyline. The ad is part SAP’s ongoing global campaign “Run Like Never Before” which launched in April this year.
Douglas Friedman captures three spreads in the August issues of Harper’s Bazaar and InStyleMagazine. He photographed heiresses Tamara and Petra Ecclestone and Belstaff CEO Harry Slatkin for Harper’s Bazaar and reality tv host Cat Deeley for InStyle.
Jason Bruges Studio transforms an underused section of London’s Southbank Centre. The design studio was commissioned by Havells-Sylvania, the lighting arm of India’s largest lighting and electrical manufacturer, to create an original piece for the space. The piece, “The 21st Century Light Space Modulator” will be located under the Hungerford Bridge, which gets upwards of 22 million visitors a year.
We Are The Rhoads capture a summer photo essay about hitting the hills for Kinfolk Magazine. Kinfolk’s cool niche community of artists share an interest in good food and the culture of small gatherings. In the words of editor Nathan Williams, the publication’s fourth volume promotes “meaningful ways to connect and entertain…celebrating long-standing traditions we’ve always cherished, while also reminding ourselves to start a few of our own.”
Art meets action in a collaboration between Tristan Eaton and international soccer superstar and current Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry. Henry used his soccer talents to unveil a 24 x 21 foot mural created by Eaton at Madison Square Garden this past Friday in front of an audience of thousands. From 30 feet out, Henry struck the ball at five targets that launched a series of triggers and objects-in-motion that produced and revealed a work of art inspired by the Red Bulls and the city of New York.
Kai & Sunny’s cover for Little White Lies is the winner of a D&AD Award. The annual awards celebrate outstanding work in design and advertising. This year the D&AD is celebrating their 50th Anniversary. Kai & Sunny’s Little White Lies cover won in the Magazine and Newspaper Design/Entire Magazine category.
Martin Morrell’s photograph covers Photo District News (PDN). The August 2012 issue is called Travel & Location. The image, of a man riding a motorbike in Burma, was originally shot for Condé Nast Traveler UK earlier this year.
The Selby visits the home of chef Ignacio Mattos for his latest Edible Selby column for T Magazine. The film “Ignacio’s Mostly Latin Lunch” follows the chef as he prepares a meal for family and friends at his home in Brooklyn, New York. The menu included dishes such as Pfixe com Bananas, Whole Black Seabass, and Farofa. The Selby also created original illustrations that appear throughout the film.
Bernstein & Andriulli celebrated their latest book “Best Piece of Advice Ever” – a collaborative effort with Creative Social, designed by ilovedust – in London at the infamous Shoreditch space “Village Underground” on June 26.
The event featured talks from the leaders of the global creative community and a lively panel discussion, chaired by B&A Director of Illustration and Interactive, Louisa St.Pierre. Numerous artists featured in the book were also on-hand to sign books and talk about their inspiration and work, and Andrew Rae illustrated live his response to a stream of people’s “best piece of advice” submitted to the website. A Samsung notebook and its signature stylus were his tools, and the images were projected onto huge screens for all to view, facilitated by interactive hot shop: Special Moves. See the whimsy and irreverence here:
Limited edition art prints from the book are available for purchase now from Jealous Gallery.
The Best Piece of Advice book was born of a simple yet quite fantastic question by one of the Socials at Creative Social Paris to one of the speakers – ‘What’s the best piece of advice you have ever been given?’
Jim Haynes, an accomplished fellow, notorious for the lively open dinner parties hosted at his Parisian apartment for 35 years responded “if you do something for someone, forget it immediately. If someone does something for you, remember it always”.
Advice we try to adhere to every day.
The book collects the best piece of advice from each of the members of Creative Social, matches them with the talented illustrators and designers from Bernstein & Andriulli, and brings them to life.
It’s a bigger idea that will live on way beyond the event, so we’d like to pose the question to you: what’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?