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8 December Share your
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2019: A future imagined by Syd Mead

Under - Art, Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Inspiration, Media, Technology

Visual Futurist Syd Mead (Blade Runner, Aliens, Tron) reflects upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future. Photographed in P2 High Definition, this featurette provides insight into the fascinating mind of one of the most influential artists of modern cinema and automotive design.

2 December Share your
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Galapagos 2010

Under - Geography, Media, Nature, Photography

Galapagos 2010 by Darek Sepiolo

25 November Share your
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Julia Rising

Under - Art, Inspiration, Media, Motion Graphics

Julia Rising by Nuno Caroço:

Work inspired by natural fractals and patterns of visual math. In the essence I just wanted to create an emotional piece that translated the beauty of this forms.

22 November 3
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The Unseen Sea by Simon Christen

Under - Inspiration, Media, Nature, Photography

A collection of time lapses by Simon Christen taken around the San Francisco Bay Area roughly shot over the period of one year.

Simon Christen, grew up in Bern, Switzerland, is a professional animator and an aspiring photographer. Having graduated from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA, he has worked at studios like Disney and Pixar (where he is currently an animator).

In the past few years I have developed a passion for photography. It started as just browsing portfolios I admired; wondering how their photos were taken, processed, and treated. Eventually I decided to buy my first DSLR and began to experiment on my own, taking thousands of photos to only be satisfied with very few. Over time I have found my eye in some ways, feeling excited each time I catch something worth sharing.

As humans we have the urge to design everything. Once something becomes forgotten and nature starts claiming it back, a very interesting mix of human design and decay happens. I am fascinated by this mix of intricate shapes, unique patterns and colors.

Photography combines two of my passions; being outdoors and CG. Photography is also the perfect creative balance to animation for me. Animation forces me to study movement in great detail, where as photography focuses on a split second in time.

Below are some selected photographs by Simon Christen:

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17 November 1
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Kashmir – A Skier’s Journey

Under - Geography, Inspiration, Media, Music, Nature, Photography


The first in a series of 3 ski-travel episodes, skiers Chad Sayers and Tobin Seagel travel halfway around the world to Kashmir to ski the high altitude Gulmarg gondola, only to find the snow pack is a ticking time bomb. Never the less, they find safe areas to ski and discover the beauty of Kashmir and the Himalaya – its people and its landscape.

The second and third episodes of ‘A Skier’s Journey’ can be viewed here and here respectively.

2 November 1
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Great Migrations, National Geographic

Under - Geography, Inspiration, Media, Nature, Photography


28 October Share your
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Pace of Life

Under - Inspiration, Media, Nature

How much I love this …

A short video by Scott Julian about an organic farmer choosing to live a simpler life.

27 October Share your
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TRIANGLE

Under - Art, Media, Motion Graphics


TRIANGLE is a video work done by Onur Senturk for the book ‘Black Material’ which showcases Robert Knoke’s artwork.

25 October 2
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Alex Dukal

Under - Art, Illustration, Media

Alex Dukal’s enchanting and whimsical landscapes and creatures are painted to perfection; understated blue skies, enigmatic charming characters basking in soft sunlight make his illustrations dream-like and surreal. IdN

Born and brought up in Patagonia, Argentina, Alex Dukal’s comic and illustration work started appearing in the legendary “Fierro” magazine from a very young age. He studied at the Manuel Belgrano National School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires. After graduation he dedicated himself to painting and teaching illustration in his hometown. Alex has worked as web designer for some time but eventually decided to follow his passion for illustration.

Alex Dukal has been working with clients, design agencies and children’s books publishers from all around the world and is a member of the Argentina’s Illustrators Forum.

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23 October 3
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Bottle – a short film by Kirsten Lepore

Under - Inspiration, Media, Nature, Photography

Bottle by Kirsten Lepore