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By Polar

Designer creates this animation for the 2020 Winter. The story is inspired by a new report in 2019. A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat. By creating this short animation, designer wishes to give a warm remind to the world that there are always something, some creatures, being neglected, no matter during good or harsh time. He focused on the ambience and the mood of the scene. He wants to try letting the music be the story dialogues. The whole atmosphere created be the characters.

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Eggshell Montage

For each of these pieces in this video montage, designer focused on the ambience of the scenes. He wished to create a sense of "flowing", like "running water" in the river, by looping the movement of the objects in a fluent way and built an atmosphere which the audience could immerse their emotions in. For most of the pieces, designer made the shot very wide. Most of the objects were very small and far. Designer wished the audience could have the feeling that they were standing right inside the scene when they were watching it.

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Vitra RimEx Wall Hung Series

The ceramic workshop founded by Dr. Nejat F. Eczacibasi in Istanbul, in 1942.With the ceramic tiles factory in the 90s, Bozuyuk rapidly became Vitra main production campus. The rimex WC pan that beats all formulas for easy cleaning. The rimex wc pan prevents proliferation thanks to its innovative design. Rimex is easy to clean and offers maximum hygiene.

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One More Time

The film, One More Time, is a letter of encouragement from the Superhero Me community, created during the early period of COVID 19 quarantine. It is also a period where the sense of a human touch is very much needed as everything had to go contactless and digital. To align with this personal and sincere nature of the content, a handmade approach that embraces human imperfection was utilized to create an intimate appeal with an added sense of warmth and familiarity to connect with the viewers. Bright and saturated colors filled the visuals more than dark colors to emphasize the theme of hope.

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Promising Ideas

Hao Li and Mengchao Wu created this animation for Unicef to explain how they've helped young people in remote areas connect to the internet, especially girls. First, the animation compares the difference in the number of boys and girls who have access to the internet in lagging regions, and the problems the inequality has brought to girls in those places. Throughout the film, Hao and Mengchao show how Unicef helped these girls access the internet and what has changed since accessing the internet.

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Grundig Heinzelmann 75th Years Edition

Grundig Intermedia GmbH’s roots lie in the traditional German company, Grundig, which was founded in 1945 and achieved world fame with its radios and televisions. After the Second World War Germany was in ruins and so were most radios but new production was tightly controlled by the allies. Radio dealer Max Grundig saw an opportunity and built the ‘Heinzelmann’, a Grundig radio without tubes that was not officially a radio. And this was the same legendary design that was brought to life today.

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