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Motion Design Monday! Carrier of Time

Motion Design Monday! Carrier of Time abduzeedo09.14.20 It’s Motion Design Monday and we would love to share the amazing project that Children Chiu shared titled Carrier of Time. It was done using Houdini and Redshift and it’s simply beautiful. It was created to promote Taiwan. Since the Age of Discovery, Taiwan has been irradiated with diverse cultures. This history makes Taiwan merge different cultures, and refract them into beautiful shadows. As the carrie...
Tags: Design, Time, Taiwan, Redshift, Houdini, Chiu, Carrier of Time, Chiu Chelsea Chen


Branding that Elevates UNI Music Academy

Branding that Elevates UNI Music Academy abduzeedo09.14.20 Bing Zhang shared an awesome branding and illustration project with us for UNI Music Academy, which is the first of its kind music learning academy for kids ages six through teen. They are focused on providing a safe, inspiring, and empowering space for children to identify, develop, and refine their music senses.  They challenged us to create a branding that elevates UNI music with Retro, the 70s, ...
Tags: Design, Bing Zhang, Elevates UNI Music Academy, UNI Music Academy


Raw Design Inspiration: Hand-picked on Dribbble

Raw Design Inspiration: Hand-picked on Dribbble AoiroStudio09.13.20 New week, a new abdz. 'Raw Design Inspiration' to kick it off. No theme, absolutely 'raw' inspiration. Being an abdz., inspiration is one of the biggest fuels in my everyday life. Whatever it is for life and work balance, it comes in many shapes and forms. For me, I do appreciate a good surf on Dribbble. It's all about how we consume our feeds, I noticed a shift of change from designers on sh...
Tags: Design, Instagram, Claudio Guglieri, Muneeb Altaf By Gamze Kurt, Ghulam Rasool More


Combining Ancient & Modern Art into a Mask Series

Combining Ancient & Modern Art into a Mask Series AoiroStudio09.11.20 Seryozha Parshakov is an artist based in Moscow, Russian Federation. I wanted to share about his 'Ancient Future' series which is an art series showcasing an abstract exploration of masks combining ancient and modern textures. I totally feel a dystopian feel to these, especially the texture and the 'true tone black color' as a baseline. But at the same time because of its ancient visual app...
Tags: Design, Moscow Russian Federation, Seryozha Parshakov


‘Gibberish’ Illustrations and Doodles

‘Gibberish’ Illustrations and Doodles AoiroStudio09.11.20 First of all, these are not 'gibberish' but that's how ori toor humorously calls his playful, creative and beautiful illustration & doodle series. At first, I was even questioning why he calls it 'Gibberish' but just by reading his bio, you quickly understand why. Basically, Ori is a master of his craft at doodling sketches without any planning just improvising. This is something I dearly appreciate, i...
Tags: Design, Behance, Ori


Retro Inspired Illustrator for Lightspeed EP

Retro Inspired Illustrator for Lightspeed EP abduzeedo09.10.20 João Marques shared this retro inspired illustration and motion design project for the Lightspeed EP. In September of 2019, DJ/producer KURA released a new EP on Spinnin' Records entitled 'Lightspeed'. A really energetic and fierce EP, especially the title track ‘Lightspeed’, a big room production with a hard drop and cool sample snippets.  The artwork for this was inspired by the musical element...
Tags: Design, Lightspeed, Spinnin Records, Kura, João Marques


Colorful and Geometric Branding for Baglioni Hotels

Colorful and Geometric Branding for Baglioni Hotels abduzeedo09.09.20 Drogheria Studio has developed a specific branding project for Baglioni Hotels aimed at emphasizing their special Italian style of hospitality through the free gifts that Baglioni offers to their clients. The project is based on Italian design and architecture from the '50s where inimitable designers/artists such as Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti met and collaborated, influencing many desi...
Tags: Design, Gio Ponti, Piero Fornasetti, Baglioni, Geometric Branding for Baglioni Hotels, Drogheria Studio, Baglioni Hotels, Eleonora Galeazzi Luigi Durante


Italians Who Design: a repository to showcase Italians work to the world

Italians Who Design: a repository to showcase Italians work to the world abduzeedo09.09.20 Italians Who Design is a showcase of the most talented Italian designers out there. It aims to help people find notable and relevant voices to inspire others, increase and diversify their network and (why not?) to find someone to work with. There is a number of Italian designers that are working abroad designing products used by millions that are less known in the inter...
Tags: Design, Fabricio Teixeira, Fabricio, Zeh, UX Product Branding Graphic Motion, Writing Industrial and Research, Andrea Paci, Alessandro Greco


Branding & Full Visual Identity for La Mala Pub

Branding & Full Visual Identity for La Mala Pub abduzeedo09.09.20 Estudio Nuar shared a beautiful branding project for La Mala Pub. Right in the heart of Palermo, La Mala Pub leads Buenos Aires nightlife. Only a few months after opening, it became so trending that generated the need for more space. In consequence, an extra space was attached and Malita was created. It was a joint work with the architecture team to design the new identity for this space and th...
Tags: Design, Buenos Aires, La Mala Pub, Estudio Nuar, La Mala Pub Right, Palermo La Mala Pub, Malita, La Mala, Manuela Ventura, Melisa Rivas, Crista Bernasconi, Manuela Ventura Melisa Rivas Crista Bernasconi, Natasha Furst Photography


Music of the World: Design that is high on techno

Music of the World: Design that is high on techno abduzeedo09.08.20 Graphic designer Roma Erohnovich, whomakesit, released new branding and visual identity for the electronic music project ‘Music of the world is a music of the hemispheres’ for Dr.Spy.der, a legend for electronic music, and an entire generation with a fine taste for high-quality sound has grown up listening to his DJ sets and compositions. A signature melody and, most importantly, an idealisti...
Tags: Design, Earth, Roma Erohnovich


The Amazing Polestar Precept Concept Car

The Amazing Polestar Precept Concept Car abduzeedoFeb 27, 2020 Electric cars are the future, at least that’s what it looks like from all the amazing electric car companies and models being announced. I am a fan and the desire of having a Tesla keeps coming and going. Now Polestar announces this amazing concept car, the Polestar Precept and boy it’s a thing of beauty. Tiago Aiello shared some images on his Behance profile and I was blown away. Maybe I will ho...
Tags: Design, Tesla, Hummer, Tiago Aiello


Branding and Visual Identity for Bestside Films

Branding and Visual Identity for Bestside Films abduzeedoFeb 26, 2020 Massimo Studio shared an awesome branding and visual identity project for Bestside Films.  Bestside's main goal is to make history. They believe in the core pillars upon brands are created: Relationship, Movement and History. Always seeking to understand what is the needs of each project, aligning technique, sensitivity, and creativity. We will make history! For the brand identity, the ama...
Tags: Design, Massimo Studio, Bestside


UI/UX Interface Concept for Harman Kardon Citation

UI/UX Interface Concept for Harman Kardon Citation AoiroStudioFeb 25, 2020 We are featuring the work from Cristian Lorca who shared an interesting concept on his Behance profile for Harman Kardon Citation. Bringing another level of touch with speakers from the Harman Kardon family. At first glance, you can't help to appreciate all the levels of the process shared in the documentation. It's concise and clear. You wouldn't think there is so much work to design ...
Tags: Design, Harman Kardon, Shenzhen China, UI UX Interface Concept for Harman Kardon Citation, Cristian Lorca, Harman Kardon Citation Bringing, Cristian Lorca Cristian, Architecture Lighting Product Design Interfaces


Photos of the Week - Tokyo, Germany and California

Photos of the Week - Tokyo, Germany and California abduzeedoFeb 25, 2020 A couple of weeks ago I shared some photos I took last year. The main goal was, one, to share high resolution images, and two, to create an incentive for me to take more photos. With those noble causes in mind I had the chance to travel to Europe last week for a short business trip. In between meetings I was able to sneak out and capture some photos. So for this post I would love to show...
Tags: Europe, Design, California, Germany, Munich, Sony, Salzburg Austria, Tokyo Germany


Motion Design Monday: Faceversary by Buck

Motion Design Monday: Faceversary by Buck abduzeedoFeb 24, 2020 Yas NV and the incredible people at Buck keep delivering amazing work. What is a wonderful surprise for me is that I didn’t know much about Buck since a month ago. I guess I have been too busy with other things. To celebrate my admiration for Buck, here’s the motion design work they did for Facebook titled Faceversary. More information make sure to check out Buck’s website or visit Yas’ Behance p...
Tags: Facebook, Design, Yas, Yas NV


Amazing Branding and Visual Identity for Rapscallion Soda

Amazing Branding and Visual Identity for Rapscallion Soda abduzeedoFeb 24, 2020 Daniel Freytag and Greig Anderson shared an incredible branding and visual identity project they worked on for Rapscallion Soda, a drinking company that  specializes in fresh fruit, low sugar sodas, handmade in Glasgow, Scotland. They're a new kind of soft drink - better ingredients, better tasting, better for you. Rapscallion.com Approach Rapscallion started punting handmade ...
Tags: Design, Glasgow, Glasgow Scotland, Gorbals, Daniel Freytag, Greig Anderson, Rapscallion Soda, Rapscallion com Approach Rapscallion, Rapscallion, Gregor Leckie


Photography: The Beauty of Shattered Discs

Photography: The Beauty of Shattered Discs abduzeedoFeb 20, 2020 Rus Khasanov is a photographer exploring different techniques to create stunning images.  In this series of abstract photography, he continues to explore the beauty of shattered discs. To achieve a variety of textures Run uses different types of disks, combine broken pieces, lay different textures on top of each other and experiment with lighting. Material: Broken Disks   Photography ...
Tags: Design, Rus Khasanov


Today is Photoshop’s 30th birthday! 

Today is Photoshop’s 30th birthday!  abduzeedoFeb 19, 2020 It’s crazy to think that a design tool is 30 years young but for me especially it’s even more surreal because Photoshop had a huge impact in my career and in my life. Abduzeedo was built around Photoshop tutorials pretty much. I had, and still have, a lot of fun creating images and light effects in Photoshop. So it’s a pleasure to share a bit more about the new features coming to Photoshop for desktop...
Tags: Design, Adobe, James Cameron, Gpu, Abduzeedo, CAF, Russell Preston Brown, Lens Blur, Catalina Mac OS Photoshop


El Illustrador The Monkey King - Sun Wu-Kong Illustration

El Illustrador The Monkey King - Sun Wu-Kong Illustration abduzeedoFeb 18, 2020 If you don’t follow EL ILUSTRADOR on Behance you should stop everything, click on the link and start following him. The illustration work that he shares is simply top notch especially if we are talking about the details and textures (I don’t even know if that’s the right way to describe it), however the project titled The Monkey King - Sun Wu-Kong  is the best way to illustrate my...
Tags: Design, Wu Kong, Monkey King Sun Wu Kong Illustration, Monkey King Sun


Motion Design Tuesday: Imperial College Business School Annual Report

Motion Design Tuesday: Imperial College Business School Annual Report abduzeedoFeb 18, 2020 Earlier in 2019, Jonathan Lindgren was approached by OPX in London to visualize the cover of Imperial College Business School Annual Report. The idea was to use the already established visual language, along with an idea of navigation and strategy, but Jonathan went further and created a beautiful motion design piece to go along with the branding work. The visual lang...
Tags: Design, London, Jonathan, Imperial College Business School, Jonathan Lindgren, OPX, Motion Design Imperial College Loop Animation


CGI Compositions & Light Effects Bottoms Up

CGI Compositions & Light Effects Bottoms Up abduzeedoFeb 18, 2020 Mike Campau shared some incredible CGI explorations for beverage campaigns featuring famous brands like Jim Beam, Courvoisier and others. There are tons of different compositions but the ones that caught my attention were the ones that had some flashy and classy neon light effects, not a surprise you might say. Below you can see my favorites, but make sure to click on the link to check out the ...
Tags: Design, Mike Campau, Jim Beam Courvoisier


Visual Explorations and Experiments of Sneakers made in 3D

Visual Explorations and Experiments of Sneakers made in 3D AoiroStudioFeb 16, 2020 Sneakers! We love them, we collect them and why not create imaginative 3D models just like what David Padilla is doing through visual explorations and experiments. They are delightful, playful and purely creative through many styles of color palettes waiting to be devoured by our eyes. David does a tremendous job of giving his personal pieces, visual identities, and proper auth...
Tags: Design, David, David Padilla, Almería Spain, David Padilla David


90s Style & Vibrant Lettering Works by Ju Schnee

90s Style & Vibrant Lettering Works by Ju Schnee AoiroStudioFeb 13, 2020 We are featuring a 90s style lettering work by Ju Schnee, an illustrator based in Berlin, Germany. Each piece from this series kind of reminds you of the era of 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air', it's hard to deny anything else. Everything is there, the style, colors, quotes and more. Quite lovely if you ask me. After reading Ju's project blurb, you can't help to share the same views on the dail...
Tags: Design, Berlin, Berlin Germany, Ju, Ju Schnee, Ju About Ju Schnee Ju


Modular Kaleidoscopic Patterns and Illustration

Modular Kaleidoscopic Patterns and Illustration abduzeedoFeb 13, 2020 Flavio Melchiorre shared a colorful illustration project titled ”Tropicália” - 2020. He describes the project as an Experimental Digital Design involving modular kaleidoscopic patterns. The result is a super colorful set of compositions with a style that reminds me a bit of the art of the famous Brazilian artist Romero Brito. Another thing that caught my attention was the term “tropicalia”....
Tags: Design, Romero Brito, Tropicalia, Flavio Melchiorre


Web Design Inspiration: Carloct.com

Web Design Inspiration: Carloct.com abduzeedoFeb 12, 2020 It’s that time of the year that I am thinking about redesigning both my personal website and the blog. With this phase comes a lot of browsing thru inspiration examples of web design. Some are new, some are old but it’s always nice to see what it’s out there. I know that I am also stuck to simple, black and white, editorial design-like style. No neo-skeuomorphism just yet. The carloct.com project is a ...
Tags: Design


Simplicity in Design at its best with B+W

Simplicity in Design at its best with B+W abduzeedoFeb 12, 2020 Simplicity is the biggest challenge for any designer. Well, at least it’s for me as I constantly battle to find ways to reduce elements, colors and pretty much anything without sacrificing usability. That’s why it’s difficult, however for some people it seems a bit easier, or they make it look easier, which highlights their talent. Ryan Anthony Ward is one of these designers and the B+W editorial...
Tags: Design, Ryan Anthony Ward


3D: Ferrari P4 The Beautiful Loser

3D: Ferrari P4 The Beautiful Loser abduzeedoFeb 12, 2020 Inspired by the Ford vs Ferrari movie that I watched last night I had to share this awesome work I saw on Behance this morning. The description of the work goes: In this latest addition to INK Studio’s ‘Plain Bodies’ series, in which they free historic race cars from their period liveries, they honor the sculpted curves and seductive form of the Ferrari 330 P4, cited by many as the most beautiful car of...
Tags: Design, Ferrari, Ford, Daytona, Behance


Beautified China series, the Architectural Revolution

Beautified China series, the Architectural Revolution AoiroStudioFeb 11, 2020 Our good buddy Kris Provoost have recently released his first book titled: 'Beautified China: The Architectural Revolution', it's a striking 'recueil' of a selection of modern buildings that Kris has been photographing for the past decade. In this book, you will get a glimpse of buildings located in well-known cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Harbin, Wuhan (!) and many more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Design, China, Kris, Kris Provoost, Beijing Shanghai Hong Kong Harbin Wuhan, Kris Provoost Kris


Figma Plugin Love: Email Generator by Grigoriy Mashkovtsev

Figma Plugin Love: Email Generator by Grigoriy Mashkovtsev AoiroStudioFeb 10, 2020 I would like to share about a Figma plugin that I have been using lately and would like to share on ABDZ for your workflow. It's an Email Generator by Grigoriy Mashkovtsev. It's a useful plugin where you can design your own email template and export the HTML code from a frame. Simple as that! A little while ago, I took the liberty to share feedback on how Grigoriy can improve h...
Tags: Design, Moscow Russian Federation, Grigoriy Mashkovtsev, Grigoriy, Grigoriy Mashkovtsev Grigoriy


Motion & Production for "We Need To Talk" Opening Sequence

Motion & Production for "We Need To Talk" Opening Sequence AoiroStudioFeb 10, 2020 A couple of months ago, we have shared on ABDZ a very outstanding tribute for the cult AKIRA animated movie by Ash Thorp in collaboration with zaoeyo. zaoeyo has administered to introduce a new project and it's a motion & production for "We Need To Talk" opening sequence. You can totally feel the inspirational vibes from Blade Runner, Mr. Robot and neons! I am totally digging ...
Tags: Design, Ricky, Hunan, ABDZ, Ash Thorp, Xiangtan, Ricky Staub