Golden Wolf proves you can’t go wrong with cats for Offset 2015
For the Offset 2015 conference title sequence, Golden Wolf put all their chips on the internet’s only sure bet: cats. Lots and lots of cats.… Read more
Crafting graphics for the Oscars: An interview with Henry Hobson
Like people who tune into the Super Bowl just to watch the ads, I turn on the Oscars just to watch the graphics. The opening… Read more
Buck builds a “Factory” of hand-made type for Facebook
Buck’s “Factory” for Facbeook is a masterclass in live action motion design and typography. After cleaning out their local art supply store, the team got… Read more
Superteam proves power of collaboration in title sequence for FITC Tokyo
To kick off the FITC Tokyo 2015 conference, a superteam of artists working around the world (and sometimes around the clock) created a sublimely glitchy… Read more
Bullies, opera and typography: Sounds like a job for Giant Ant
The Vancouver Opera and librettist Shane Koyczan invited Giant Ant to collaborate on “Stickboy”, a new opera that tackles the psychological effects of bullying. We had… Read more
Animography Monthly No. 8: ‘Magnus’
Animography Monthly is a monthly recurring animation project to explore the use of animated typefaces. Joe Donaldson teamed up with Jay Quercia to take on… Read more
STATE Design Creates motion 2014 Show Open
State Design’s opener for the Motion conference features a plethora of playful vignettes executed in a clean, poppy style. Credits STATE Design Creative Director: Marcel… Read more
Cox “Out of the Blue”
More exceptional work from Buck made by an exceptionally talented team. Directed by: BUCKExecutive Creative Director: Ryan HoneyExecutive Producer: Maurie EnochsonAssociate Creative Director: Joe MullenProducer: Emily… Read more
Motion design in games with Ubisoft’s Wylie Robinson
Motion design in games? It's more important than you think. Our interview with Wylie explains why.
Guardians of The Galaxy UI Reel
Territory’s UI reel for Guardians of the Galaxy includes some wonderful organic elements in the Milano segments that help it stand out from the usual… Read more
Men’s Health “How a Bean Becomes a Fart”
Giant Ant strikes again for Men’s Health, this time explaining how a bean becomes a gaseous expulsion of malodorous intent (i.e. a fart). Check out… Read more
OFFF Cincinnati 2014 Main Titles
It’s getting hard to stay afloat in the sea of title sequences being produced each year. The dominant trend has been to create increasingly epic… Read more
Pearson English: “One”
Although the script is a bit on the dry side, this explainer video from Territory kept my attention with its whimsical cel work and cheerful… Read more
Adobe CMO Stats
The bevy of elegant and sometimes surprising transitions that pepper this explainer video for Adobe never upstage the real star of the video: the red… Read more
Elements of Design
Matt Greenwood’s buttery smooth “Elements of Design” is a high-speed buffet of some key concepts behind motion graphic design. I’d love to try it as… Read more
Canal+ Spain Rebrand
Building on the off-air visual branding system created by Erretres, Argentina-based Plenty crafted the Canal+ on-air rebrand for agency D3. Everything moves to the rhythm… Read more
CONNECTION: MADinSpain Title Sequence
Full of unexpected moments and playful imagery, “CONNECTION” is a fresh take on conference title sequences created by the immensely talented Sebas & Clim (Hornet)… Read more
Gretel: IFC Rebrand
We dive deep with Gretel's Ryan Moore into the process behind the IFC rebrand.
Giant Ant: Men’s Health Magazine “How a Protein Becomes a Muscle”
Follow ingenious peptides through a visual essay explaining how muscle mass is created in the human body. Illustrations by the inimitable Mike McQuade, directed by… Read more
The 86th Academy Awards: Nominee Posters
Gorgeous typography and design in the 86th Academy Awards Nominee Posters from Henry Hobson and The Mill+. See them all on The Mill+ blog.
Ender’s Game motion graphics reel
The Ender’s Game motion graphics reels is every bit as epic as you’d expect. Lead Graphics Designer Ash Thorp and Lead Motion Graphics Artist Jayse… Read more
2Veinte’s latest reel brims with bold typography
Come for the type, stay for the reel. 2veinte’s 2014 reel is bursting with bold colors and typographic play.
Plenty: Fox Life Package
Sharp package for Fox Life anchored in solid graphic design from Plenty. Tip o’ the hat to Chris DiNicholas!
Buck: IBM Datagrams Showcase
Lovely collection of “datagrams” created for IBM and the US Open. Created by Buck. Audio by Cypher Audio.