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UI/UX: "Realistic" 3D Weather App

UI/UX: "Realistic" 3D Weather App

I guess weather apps are part of what we would qualify part of our daily routine, personally I related myself to Google Apps. But they are a numerous amount of applications out there that shares a "fun" factor to the mix. We are taking a look at the RealWeather app from Poland-based designer Michał Sambora. Adding a semi-realistic 3D renders to the minimal UI, this app concept definitely gives the prime to the 3D merging together with a dark UI all across. Michał Sambora is a mobile UI/UX designer based in Krakow, Poland. We have featured his motion work before on ABDZ. Make sure to follow his work and experiments on Dribbble. Fresh concept I had back in January for very simple and clean weather app with realistic 3D weather conditions.. Doesn't matter if there is plenty of such already, had to try to make those lovely clouds and animate them in Houdini and C4D + Octane myself :D Credits to Josef Bsharah (http://www.josefbsharah.net) for inspiration and helping making it happen! More Links Learn more about Michał Sambora via Dribbble Follow Michał's work on Behance UI/UX  

Digital Art & Illustration: Summer Diary Series

Digital Art & Illustration: Summer Diary Series

Summer might be over but it never is with Digital Art. That's the idea behind the concept with the mighty folks from Hunky-Dunky. Let's go through your beautiful summer memories through CGI and illustrative form, it's definitely a cool series! I love the fact that they expressed it like a journal with dates and funny quotes. Hit it! Hunky-Dunky is the creative studio of 3D Artist Yonito Tanu and the Art Director Jessica Chapiness. Based in Spain, you should follow their work on Behance for lots of digital art projects. Summer may be over, but its hot fun memories will stay forever. More Links Learn more about Hunky - dunky at hunky-dunky.com Follow Hunky - dunky on Behance Digital Art & Illustration  

Graphic & Industrial Design: 36days Electronics

Graphic & Industrial Design: 36days Electronics

We have seen many alphabet concepts from minimal, illustrative and more. The one when we are featuring today is such a creative take on our everyday electronics. Designed by Brazil-based graphic designer Vinicius Araújo, we get to explore a new alphabet with electronics like a Apple, Beats, Nintendo and a lot more. Check out the full project on Behance. Vinicius Araújo is a graphic designer based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We have featured the stunning work of Vinicius before on ABDZ through his wallpapers. Check out his Behance for more of his work. More Links Learn more about Vinicius Araújo via Behance Graphic & Industrial Design  

Automotive CGI Design: the futuristic Honda Reventon

Automotive CGI Design: the futuristic Honda Reventon

Following up with our latest futuristic feature, let's go with this automotive CGI design by colorsponge entitled: Honda Reventon. As part of a weekly challenge from the folks at Automotive CGI; colorsponge also known as Carlos Pecino is taking it over with this winning design. I think you might have recognized the frame of the Lamborghini Reventón alongside with an Akira-inspired colour palette and elements like the tires. It's quite lovely and a nice tribute! colorsponge is an CGI artist located in Manchester, UK. Behind colorsponge is the work of Carlos Pecino, running with 10 years of experience in the digital world. You should check out his Behance for more of his CGI works. More Links Learn more about colorsponge via Behance Follow Automotive CGI on Instagram Automotive Design  

Digital Art & Direction: Cannes Lions Imagination Day 2017

Digital Art & Direction: Cannes Lions Imagination Day 2017

It's that time of the year where our friends from Ars Thanea reveal the visuals for their Cannes Lions Imagination Day Conference. Each year, they will present something unique and certainly get our attention. This year is no surprises with the symbolic lion back again but this time in all fury. Please enjoy because it's awesome! Ars Thanea is CGI Studio based in Warsaw, Poland. This award-winning team has been producing some of the best projects we've ever seen on ABDZ, it's always great seeing what they are working on to constantly raising the bar. Ladies & Gentleman we proudly present you the brand-new Key Visual created for Cannes Lions Imagination Day Conference 2017! Some of you know for sure that we’re seasoned in creating glass or crystal lions, however this year’s creature is unique. We raised the bar and we brought to life the real, furry king of the jungle. And to be honest, we’re pretty f***ng proud of this cat! Project Gallery   Credits Client: SAR Stowarzyszenie Komunikacji Marketingowej Project Director: Anna Zimecka Project Manager: Paula Kielar Project Coordinator: Kornelia Mielczarek   Creative Production Studio: Ars Thanea Executive Creative Director: Peter Jaworowski Producers: Marta Król, Michał Zieliński Art Director: Marcin Kowalski Concept Artist: Michal Lisowski Digital Artists: Maciej Mizer, Marcin Kowalski 3D Lead Artist: Łukasz Skurczynski Modeling: Łukasz Skurczyński, Ernest Kośka, Kuba Włodarczyk, Michał Serafin Textures/Shading: Ernest Kośka, Maciej Łypik, Jakub Włodarczyk, Michał Serafin Fur: Maciej Łypik Rendering: Maciej Łypik More Links Learn more about Cannes Lions Imagination Day Conference at imaginationday.pl Learn more about Ars Thanea at arsthanea.com Follow Ars Thanea on Behance

Illustration & Digital Art: 3D Works by Ryogo Toyoda

Illustration & Digital Art: 3D Works by Ryogo Toyoda

Ryogo Toyoda is a Tokyo-based 3D illustrator and a motion designer and he has worked with many brands including Google, YouTube and more. His style is a mixture of illustration, digital art, CGI, graphic design and typography. Everything combines with a careful choice of vibrant colour palette. Coming from the center of the Earth in terms of anime and fantasy characters, it's no surprise that Ryogo is really good at his craft. Ryogo Toyoda is a 3D illustrator and a motion designer currently living in the lovely city of Tokyo, Japan. Ryogo has worked with clients such as Google, YouTube, Adobe, Disney and more. Definitely check out give him a follow on Instagram. Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Ryogo Toyoda's site rgtd.net Follow Ryogo on Behance Follow Ryogo on Instagram

Illustration & CGI: Kiplinger Magazine Spread

Illustration & CGI: Kiplinger Magazine Spread

Starting off the week with this stunning magazine that is a spread for the Kiplinger Magazine located in Washington, DC. Designed by Pakistan-based Omar Aqil, he used a combination of Phoshop, Illustration and Cinema 4D. The result as you can imagine is right down colourful and you can't help to appreciate all the details. Make sure to give him some love on Instagram. Omar Aqil is a designer, art director and illustrator currently based in Lahore, Pakistan. You can follow his work and features from like Behance, Wacom, Adobe and more. I am quite supprised that we haven't his work ever before. Kiplinger's Magazine Spread Illustrations | 2017 August Issue   Links Make sure to follow Omar on Behance Follow Omar on Instagram

Set Design & Art Direction: Adobe at OFFF 2017

Set Design & Art Direction: Adobe at OFFF 2017

Noelia Lozano is a Madrid-based graphic designer and art director that specializes her work into paper craft, CGI and 3D. For her latest project, she had to put those skills in action to create a set design for Adobe at the prestigious 2017 OFFF edition. In collaboration (Art Direction) with DR Digital Agency, it must have been quite an honour to be able to create something that would have been seen by more than 4000 attendees. You should definitely check out the full project as well on her Behance. Noelia Lozano a freelance graphic designer and art director based in Madrid, Spain. Focusing her work into paper craft, CGI and 3D; we've seen her work before on ABDZ, you should follow her work on Behance. Video Adobe at OFFF 2017 branding imagery, I was reach to design the visual Imagery campaign for Adobe at OFFF 2017 creative festival in Barcelona at Museo del Disseny. OFFF festival has become one of the most popular creative and design event across Europe, with more than 4000 assistants for all over the world. The main task was to develop a bold visual imagery to be used for the campaign on different applications as well as design the stands for Adobe at the festival, two main different areas where the participants to the event could explore new senses with Adobe, becoming their experience at the festival unique and memorable. The references that DR Digital Agency, the agency in charge of the art direction, used for the style and art direction was a colorful, tactile and bold graphic… kind of memphis style.   Links Check out Noelia Lozano's site at: http://www.noelialozano.com Follow Noelia on Behance Find out more on DR Digital Agency

Ars Thanea is celebrating its 10th Year Anniversary

Ars Thanea is celebrating its 10th Year Anniversary

Our good friends over at Ars Thanea is celebrating their 10th anniversary. It's huge! It's a big milestone to accomplish and by also knowing that things have changed for a better future. We are very proud to support their work throughout all the years and especially experiencing their creativity and growth. For the occasion, I've put together a series collection, you can always watch their reel for 2017. Happy 10th Ars Thanea! Ars Thanea is a CGI Studio that was founded by in 2007. Ever since they have been working hard and they are a bunch of a team of creatives, thinkers and makers who share an obsession with consumer product, the power of ideas and its craft. Reel 2017 Dear friends, we are VERY proud (and moved at the same time..) to tell you that Ars Thanea is 10 years old already. It’s so hard to believe, that time passes so quickly. We had a huge pleasure to work with thousands of amazing people from all over the world and all we could wish for is to continue our journey. All the good things that happened to us, happened thanks to you. That's why we want to THANK YOU for being with us. Sending love from Warsaw and New York.   Links Check out Ars Thanea's Site arsthanea.com Follow Ars Thanea on Behance

Graphic Design: a New Poster Collection Spring

Graphic Design: a New Poster Collection Spring

Quim Marin has started a poster series that really should get your attention. With a combination of graphic design and probably 3d for the mockup presentation takes the whole poster to a newer level. Here's to somebody who probably got bored with the free presentation mockups that you can find online. His series is a beauty of playful colours mixed into a CGI set that just keep you from wanting more. Check it out and hope you like it as well. Quim Marin is an art director and designer based from Barcelona, Spain. Quim has been in the business for more than 15 years. Besides of that Quim has worked and currently in art direction, graphic design, creation of advertising campaigns and more. Check out his profile on Behance. New Poster Collection Spring/Summer Project Gallery   More Links Check out Quim Marin's site: quimmarin.com Make sure to follow Quim on Behance

3D Rendering & Digital Art: Suprematism & Constructivism

3D Rendering & Digital Art: Suprematism & Constructivism

Let's kick it off with 3D rendering from the mighty folks from RoomCR6 with their series entitled: Suprematism & Constructivism. Based on their fascination with Russian Art, they have been playing with Cinema4D and Arnold Render to bring the Suprematism Art movement from 1915 back to our modern time but by keeping its fundamental roots with circles, squares, lines, rectangles, and with a specific colour palette. The term Suprematism refers to an art based on “the supremacy of pure artistic feeling” rather than on visual depiction of objects. RoomCR6 is design studio based in London, UK. Founded by Hashmukh Kerai & Paul Stayt; they work mainly in Motion Graphics, Digital Design and Film Production. But they also work on self-initiated projects too, kind of like this one that we are featuring now. Suprematism was an art movement, focused on basic geometric forms, such as circles, squares, lines, and rectangles, painted in a limited range of colors. It was founded by Kazimir Malevich in Russia, in 1915. Photo Gallery   More Links Make sure to follow RoomCR6 on Behance

Digital Art & Set Design: Unsmart Devices

Digital Art & Set Design: Unsmart Devices

Let's take a look at this cool series of digital art and set designs named: Unsmart Devices. Designed by the mighty folks from FOREAL Studio, it's a great study of creative explorations of what could be our everyday things if they were "unsmart". Having our share of several viral fail videos, let's just say that some of the concepts in this series revealed another aspect of us humans experimenting with objects that aren't necessarily right for its purpose. I let you be the judge! This is the work from FOREAL Studio who is a creative bunch from Trier, Germany. They focus their work mostly into art direction, illustration and digital art; we've also featured their work before on Abduzeedo. You should definitely follow their work on Behance if you haven't yet.

Typography: Imperfecta Experiments (36 Days of Type)

Typography: Imperfecta Experiments (36 Days of Type)

We would like to share a typography set of experiments for 36 days of type by the mighty folks over BÜRO UFHO. Based in Singapore, they are multi-disciplinary creative studio that focus their work into making brand stories through type, images, illustrations and layout. Working with clients like: BMW, Coca-Cola, HBO and more; I really like their motto at thinking that good design is a good life and being small = freedom to do things that matter. What is 36 Days of Type? It's a yearly open call inviting designers, illustrators and visual artists to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet.  

Fashion Design: Nike ACG Running Collection Concept

Fashion Design: Nike ACG Running Collection Concept

A few weeks ago, we’ve featured an architectural photo series by Clement Balavoine about his perspective of Tokyo. Now he is back with another project about what he is really passionate about - Fashion Design. It took me him 9 days to create a collection inspired by the work from Errolson Hugh and NikeLab. Even though, it’s only a concept but it’s such a great exercise to express your vision and as a Nike fan; these are really beautiful to look at. Clement Balavoine  is a designer working in fashion and drawings. Clement had the privilege to work in places like: London, China and more; he has worked for a variety of brands. Clement also takes pictures as a passion and also being a creative to keep his mind inspired to make more. Inspired by the work of Errolson Hugh and NikeLab, I decided to design a capsule collection for ACG using new technologies like 3D Modeling and Prototyping to visualize and bring my ideas to life. The project was created in 9 days using various softwares such as Marvelous Designer, 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Illustrator and Photoshop.  

Digital Art: Ghost in the Shell Collab

Digital Art: Ghost in the Shell Collab

Last month, we were all smashed by the trailer of the controversy and still in the making movie: Ghost in the Shell. I personally watched the trailer and loved it. I liked how they make an effort to keep it close as possible to the animated series. It’s also a great thing to have the Creator of GITS onboard as well. We are taking at the work from Furio Tedeschi and his 3D/digital art contribution to the project. Furio Tedeschi  is a 3D character artist over Paramount Pictures . where he is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has created a lot of characters going from the Robocop that we've featuerd before, Stars Wars, Batman and even that monster from Stranger Things. Some of the modeling work I did for the GITS collaborative project. Special Thanks to Gavriil Afanasyev Klimov , Christopher James Ford , Colin Thomas and Vaughan Ling without these guys this project would not have been possible.  

Ink Flow - CGI Animations

Ink Flow - CGI Animations

We would like to feature this lovely project for a great cause by Taylor James, a studio focusing their work into producing realistic stills, interactive animations and broadcast media but especially they are specializing in CGI combining with photography. For this project, it was a collection of videos for the treatment benefits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, the combination of CGI and other mediums makes this work pretty unique and fitting right into its own style. The result of the campaign is just plain stunning, please take some time to watch the videos below. Hope you will like it! In partnership with PLBR, we crafted underwater ink flows to highlight the treatment benefits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease. In this visceral and immersive campaign, we combined practical photography with CGI VFX to achieve rich, detailed prints and carefully choreographed animations to create a memorable cross-media campaign.   Watch the Videos   Credits   CGI, Animation, Retouch: Taylor James Agency: Publicis Life Brands Resolute More Information: http://www.taylorjames.com.

Under Armour: SWACKET - Product Design & Photography

Under Armour: SWACKET - Product Design & Photography

I am a big fan of the brand Under Armour, in my opinion the quality of their clothing is just that good and I really do love how they innovate all the time with the performance of their material to enhance your workout or your everyday life. Also every time I looked at their latest imagery, I can’t help to notice the beautiful work from Mike Campau in collaboration with Christopher Massaro, Kristian Espinosa and 9bStudios (Yazan Malkosh, Omar Malkosh, Maram Stash, and Jessica Kim). What I do enjoy about their work is how detailed it is and you can’t almost tell the difference from a photograph. Images created for launch of Swacket for Under Armour... part sweatshirt, part jacket. Full Jackets were created CGI using Marvelous Designer, Clo 3d, and MODO. Macro details were shot in studio and post processed to match campaign.   More Information: http://mikecampau.com.