Insights & Ideas

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TOP 10: DESIGNS THAT INSPIRED US THIS WEEK

Awsmd – Ecommerce App Interaction Concept Fireart Studio – Rocco the Rhino – A Memorable Character Concept tubik – Innovative Energy Service Website Mark van Leeuwen – Cadillac Love Letters Guillaume Kurkdjian – New Condo Brian Edward Miller – Stone Sword Background linear.design – Animated Onboarding for Grocery Store App Fireart Studio – Aspiration Alice Lee – Then, A Fantastic Sea Cub Studio – Character Test

June 13, 2019

Art of the Seal

Every day, it seems like another household name is going through a comprehensive rebrand. Which got us thinking … Here we sit, just outside of D.C. and consequently hundreds of government departments – with their own trademark emblems. When’s the last time these agencies got a facelift? Do their “brands” still resonate? Allegedly, there are 430 departments, agencies, and sub-agencies in the federal government. However, that number can’t be considered official. What can be is the overwhelming number of seals we are bombarded with by government agencies and departments on a daily basis. Podiums, dais, memos, websites, even uniforms are […]

Creative

Stop Motion Case Study

Ever since we built our new studio, we have been interested in experimenting with stop motion content, which is why our design and video teams recently joined forces to produce a proof of concept. After sketching out a few phrase ideas, we settled on “Hoppy Spring” since Easter was right around the corner. Step One Brainstorm what types of objects would work best to create the letterforms, but also have a dualed emphasis on Spring Step Two Purchase over ten pounds of candy and an assortment of tulips and greenery Step Three Get to work Creating the Experience Using an […]

May 2, 2019

Our Biggest Takeaways: NAB 2019

Last week was big for filmmakers as the 2019 NAB Show took place in Las Vegas, revealing tons of new and advanced technology to be released this Spring and Summer. Even though our video team couldn’t physically make it to the conference, we’ve been patiently waiting to hear about the new wave of innovation that this year’s show had to offer. We’ve gathered some of our biggest takeaways from the newly introduced equipment over the course of the week: Years ago NAB was the spot for big camera releases. Now it seems that the marketing strategies of camera manufacturers have […]

April 23, 2019