Commercial work with boundaries: the commissioned work model
Maintaining creative control and keeping clients happy can feel impossible. Here's an approach that can ease the tension.
Jimmy Simpson: Square Street Studies
In “Square Street Studies,” designer/illustrator Jimmy Simpson distills urban life into colorful bite-sized loops. Says Simpson: I have been focusing on illustration for the last… Read more
Giant Ant: Costa Sunglasses
Giant Ant flex their storytelling chops for Costa Sunglasses with this boldly illustrated journey through the wilderness of Guyana.
Illustrator/design Ian Kim has refreshed his portfolio with a clutch of clean, impactful work.
Carlos Lascano: Lila
In this lyrical and poetic piece, Carlos Lascano, transforms the world with the help of Lila, a young woman reminiscent of Amélie, who “can’t resign… Read more
The Griswolds – Red Tuxedo directed by Kristian Mercado
The Griswolds “Red Tuxedo” music video directed by Kristian Mercado — fun, illustrative and nostalgic experience.
Modern Love: Under His Misspell
NYC-based designer/animator Joe Donaldson was commissioned by the New York Times to create an animated interpretation of “Under His Misspell,” a column penned by Jessie… Read more
Celyn: Vitra “Map Table”
With a charming jewel tone palete and lovingly wrought 2D animation, designer/director Celyn (Nexus Productions) shows how simplicity and complexity can coexist in “Map Table.”… Read more
Stephen Kelleher updates
Designer Stephen Kelleher updates with a bevy of bold, bright work.
The Podium Waltz
Daniel Bruson directed this marvellous animation for the opening scene for “The Podium Waltz”, a short film about visually impaired brazilian runner Terezinha Guilhermina. This scene follows the… Read more
The Art of James Price
Ex Transistor Studios CD James Price launches his personal website chock full of goodness.
Outstanding piece by Tokyo-based Masanobu Hiraoka, one of the creatives from Je Regarde.
Rury Lee and Janice Ahn hit the scene
Recent Art Center grads Rury Lee and Janice Ahn uphold their alma mater’s reputation for producing top talent. Each of their portfolios bubbles over with… Read more
[NSFW] Griff & Scott Garrett: Wish List
WISH LIST is an animated film, directed and animated by UK based Andrew Griffin (aka GRIFF) with illustrations from Scott Garrett. The amazing humour, the… Read more
Fantastic illustration and animation work in the newly revamped portfolio of Jordan Scott.
Jens & Anna : ‘Kynect’ Education
Lovely stylised illustrative video by Jens & Anna at Picasso Pictures. Good news for Kentuckians? For behind-the-scenes info including concept art sketches and more, visit Jens… Read more
Lucas Zanotto: Drawnimal App for iOS
Director Lucas Zanotto launches Drawnimal, an iOS app that encourages kids and parents to think outside the device.
Louis & McCourt – Easy
London duo Louis & McCourt create a futuristic Anime music video for Mat Zo & Porter Robinson’s “Easy”.
Diogo Kalil Updates
Check out Diogo Kalil‘s top-notch updated portfolio!
Stunning design work in the portfolio of Buenos Aires-based Santi Zoraidez.
Storage Solutions by Tal Granot
Beautiful images in short film, My Way. Created at Bold Studio Zagreb, based on original book written and illustrated by Svjetlan Junaković. Full credits on… Read more
Raúl Burgos Gómez updates
Chilean designer/illustrator Raúl Burgos Gómez updates with some lovely work.
Alexander Pettersson: “Legs” & “Cuckoo”
Check out the outstanding sense of animation and great illustrations in Sweden-based Alexander Pettersson‘s work (↬ Bran).