Animated Pop Culture Collages by Ertan Atay

Animated Collages by Ertan Atay

Turkish artist Ertan Atay began his career as a graphic designer, then segued into art direction and photography before becoming the in-house Creative Director for Turkey’s MinT Production company from 2007-2013 after which he opened his own creative agency. Having followed Instagram closely for both his job and his own interests, he had begun collecting imagery that appealed to him and in his downtime started making fun collages and collage videos on his own Instagram account, garnering several followers. Read more

Transformation of Lady Gaga for Paper Magazine. Wow.

lady gaga transformation issue paper magazine

The upcoming Transformation Special Edition Issue featuring Lady Gaga from Paper Magazine is a feast for the eyes. Turning the popular Pop Star into a half-human/half-android via photography, digital effects and motion design, the cover article focuses on the release of her upcoming album Chromatica and the accompanying visuals are nothing short of spectacular. Read more

Brand New Season 8 Game of Thrones Opening Sequence

Last night was the much anticipated final season premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones. In addition to feeding the fans their fill of Winterfell, Jon Snow and his Dragon Mama, we got a brand new opening sequence for Season 8 from the incredibly talented people at Elastic. Read more

Game of Thrones Opening Now Recreated With Oreo Cookies!

Years ago we were so impressed with the opening title sequence of HBO’s Game of Thrones, we wrote an in-depth article about how it was done. Then we were wowed by the opening when it was recreated in paper by Moleskine here and again as if it had been reimagined by designer Saul Bass here and now… now it’s been recreated with just under 3,000 Oreo Cookies! Read more

Am I The Only One Who Misses The Leftovers Original Opening Credits?

The leftovers opening credits

Ordinarily the opening credits for most of HBO’s own programming is wonderful. But I have a real bone to pick with what I feel is one of the worst… the opening title sequence for The Leftovers. Changed after the first season (now in its third and final season) the ‘new’ opening credits are aesthetically ugly, accompanied by a folksy song and completely out of sync with the tone and style of the show. Read more

Kyle Cooper’s Opening Titles for FEUD: An Homage To Saul Bass & Paul Rand

As I watched the premiere of Fox’s FEUD, the story of the rivalry between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, I was blown away by the beautiful opening title sequence. The animated sequence was clearly a nod to Saul Bass, the most reputed title designer of our time. But it was also inspired by another design legend, Paul Rand. Read more

Diversion from Hyun Mini – 3.5 Minutes of Hypnotic Fish Heads

Diversion animated film

I won’t pretend I understood the concept behind Diversion from Hyun Mini, a graduation project, until I read the artist’s own description. But I will say that I thoroughly enjoyed this hypnotic, computer generated video of people with fish heads and thought you might as well. Read more

60 Best 2016 Best Of Lists – from Art to Entertainment to Tech.

When it comes to the things that interest me, I’ve turned to those sites, curators and magazines I feel are the best arbiters of taste for each category – be it products, experiences or services. Take a look at these experts’ picks from such categories as art, architecture, cars, interior design, photography, logo design, packaging, books, podcasts, video games, fashion, food, drink, music, gadgets, travel, websites, television, mobile apps, movies, videos and more for the best of 2016 in everything. Read more