Again discovered another artist named Rama Allen when I went to the last OFFF Festival in Quebec. His talk was really inspiring and very thoughtful. Rama Allen is creative director based in New York and has worked for clients like HBO, Levi's, Microsoft, Grey Goose, MTV, Sony Records and American Express. ...I develop and direct for multiple mediums from film to interactive to experiential design.
Amazing Icon Designs by Roman Khramov
I must confess that the Gundam franchise just got my attention recently after watching the Pacific Rim movie, don't know why but giant robots are just so irresistible and addicting. The Gundam series actually started in 1979 as a TV series in Japan and nowadays is one of the biggest anime based franchises with a big presence on all kind of medias you can imagine, specially on action figures that are just awesome. Just in case you don't know what Gundam is about, here's the Wikia.
To me, it's always fascinating to see what artists create with the tools we all (somewhat) share nowadays. Especially for the case of Environment Design, How artists see our world and imagine a complete different world. The tone, the atmosphere they put our minds into. Either it's for of a movie, a game or a concept, they control what we will see and how imaginative they can push us through.
Years ago the design community saw I rise of 80's inspiration on many designers and illustrators porfolios, you may know the work of Sakke Soini from this time. From that time to now, Sakke got more and more involved with a retro aesthetic, but at the same time tried to learn new skills and references.. Today we're lucky and glad to receive this written interview with him, hope you guys enjoy it. You can see more from Sakke on the following links: Website