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Preludes

From collages to emoji stuffed pipes, "Preludes" combines modern issues with those from T.S. Eliot's 1911 poem of the same name. Starting off in the disoriented and unfamiliar the one-minute piece returns the viewer to a more grounded, recognizable and reassuring place. Recalling Elliot’s own words the animation coaxes readers to “Wipe their hand across their mouth and laugh” at the way life moves forward in its ancient ways despite the changes the physical environment goes through. Guided by its soundtrack "Preludes" is a peek into modern living.

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Alignment to Air

As for the creative letter animation, Jin started with the alphabet "A". And, when it comes to the concept step, he tried to see more vigorous moods reflecting on his philosophy which is quite active but organizing at the same time. Along the way, he came up with the conflicting words thoroughly standing for his idea in some way such as align to air which is the title of this project. With that in mind, the animation presents more precise and delicate moments on the first word. On the other hand, this ends up with a rather flexible and loose vibe to manifest the last letter.

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Capture the Moment

"Capture The Moment" is a story about the importance of timing and moments in taking a picture. One of the reasons a photographer can create a masterpiece is by doing tons of effort in waiting for the right time and moment when capturing an image. To visualize that concept, the artist portrays individual shapes randomly moving, creating one perfect moment. Firstly, the artist used Adobe Illustrator to create all the elements. Secondly, all the elements are animated in Adobe Photoshop. Lastly, the final touch was to assemble the animation in Adobe After Effect.

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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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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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