What if you could customize the mood of your coffee cup. Well, Backbone Branding design studio from Armenia did just that. They created a way super creative way to customize your coffee cup, check it out! For more from Backbone Branding visit backbonebranding.com and behance.net/backbone. The Challenge Above the main identity of the Gawatt take-out coffee-shop, we had a task of creating a limited series of souvenir cups. The Solution We came up with an idea of cups with altering emotions. Customers can change the face expression of their cup personage by turning the exterior sleeve.
Kristina Webb is an amazing artist who came up these super creative drawings mixed with real life elements giving it a nice 3D look and mind blowing style. Check it out! For more from Kristina Webb visit facebook.com/KristinaWebbArt.
Husk Mit Navn is a Danish artist who lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. Husk started this series of making really cool and creative drawings using paper in an unconventional way. Check it out! For more from Husk Mit Navn visit huskmitnavn.tumblr.com and huskmitnavn.dk/.
Potholes is a series of photographs demonstrating the concave street cracks and holes of known cities through the creative cleverness of Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca. As a Montrealer, I must admit that potholes are part of our Spring Celebration but we wouldn’t have the particularity of seeing potholes with such an exceptional flair like Davide and Claudia did. So imaginative! ...captured within the backdrops of New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto and Montreal, the sets explore the urban ﬂaws as a playground creating a multitude of uses out of the potholes. Directly engaging the street and the city, the highly imaginative series transforms the bad into good, creating a tongue-in-cheek collection that is at once contextual and surreal. Los Angeles, USA All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca New York, USA All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca Toronto, Canada All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca Montreal, Canada All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca All Rights to Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca Links More info about My Potholes: http://www.mypotholes.com Follow My Potholes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/MyPotholes/206891582344
Gaikuo is an artist from Beijing, China and he decided to put himself into drawings of characters from his favourite comics, cartoons and films, including The Dark Knight Rises, Avengers, Dragon Ball, Naruto, Pokémon and more. Comic fans will appreciate his creativity and appreciate his way to re-imagine the comic world. Find out more about Gaikuo and his drawings via his Zcool Profile All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo All Rights to Gaikuo Links More info about Gaikuo: http://www.zcool.com.cn/u/1324362
The book suggestion of this week is titled Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon and it's a New York Times bestseller about tips on being creative. As the author says, it's all about being yourself. You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side. When Mr. Kleon was asked to address college students in upstate New York, he shaped his speech around the ten things he wished someone had told him when he was starting out. The talk went viral, and its author dug deeper into his own ideas to create Steal Like an Artist, the book. The result is inspiring, hip, original, practical, and entertaining. And filled with new truths about creativity: Nothing is original, so embrace influence, col- lect ideas, and remix and re-imagine to discover your own path. Follow your interests wherever they take you. Stay smart, stay out of debt, and risk being boring—the creative you will need to make room to be wild and daring in your imagination. Buy Now
Every once in a while I like to select a bunch of projects that have nothing to do with each other besides the fact that they are super creative. I put them all together as a random inspiration post that will sure spark you creativity. This is one of those days so take a look at my selection and enjoy! For more Random Inspiration visit inspire me now.
Platinum is a creative studio of 13 artists from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, mastering and mixing their skills in photography, illustration, 3D and CGI. Platinum creatives just seamlessly good together, you clearly see why they just have clients all around the world. Hope you will enjoy these incredible and creative advertisements. To find out more about Platinum, you can check out their website at Platinumfmd.com.br.
I've been seeing these in the web for some time now. David Jablow has come up with a super simple, yet awesome project called "Do it yourself Doodler", in which he takes an original, incomplete doodle and starts to make many doodles from it. These are a great example of how a person might practice their drawing skills. Do it yourself too! I bet that doing something like David will get your creativity right on date. To get to know more of his project, you may visit the project site, or check out his flickrstream for more of his great doodles! I hope you enjoy these. Chees! ;) Blank His art
As a creative person there are plenty possibilities to train and express your creativity. But not only online. People who used to draw a lot often find other objects to paint on that just paper, like walls, trees, doors and eggs as in this article
I'm sure you've come across Fred & Friend products before at your local indie store and might not have even known it. Last weekend I was cruising around town and stopped at an indie store only to find one whole corner of the place dedicated to Fred & Friend products. It was heavenly. I stood there for probably more than a half hour laughing and checking out all their cool stuff. A lot of creativity goes into the making of these products, and I think part of that cleverness is shown in the name of the product and the slogan. It's really a hoot flipping through their catalog and I often find myself posing the question: "How in heavens name did they think of that?". Check out this collection I compiled for you guys today and you'll probably find yourself asking the same question. Which one's your favorite? Tell us in the comments below! And you can also drop me a line on twitter or facebook! I'd love to hear from you! Enjoy :) Disclaimer: the images you're about to view may not be suitable for all audiences. Particularly adults without a sense of humor. HACKED!™ the OH! *#% flash drive TALK BUBBLE™ conversational paperclips TOASTED NOTES™ the hot buttered desk accessory! DELETE™ there’s no esc for flies! 500XL™ bigger, better, louder, cooler DUST BUNNY™ who says dusting can’t be fun? FOOT IN THE DOOR™ we ALL need a foot in the door STUCK UP™ rude, chewed refrigerator magnets FEET FIRST: MANHOLE MATS™ street style for your home FEET FIRST: FINISH LINE™ race you home FEET FIRST : YOU ARE HERE™ they really make an entrance ONE MAN SHY™ another bright idea from Mr. P M-CUPS™ matryoshkas made to measure MIX STIX™ keepin’ rythym in the kitchen BATTERFINGER™ a handy little spatula FRENCH TOAST™ It’s the toast of Paris PEACE of CAKE™ make cake, not war PIZZA BOSS 3000™ let’er rip! PAC-MAN® HOTHEAD™ still cool after all these years TWIGGY™ the basting brush that bristles with charm POT PUPPETS™ glovin’ for the oven EQUAL MEASURE™ kitchen measurements in a whole new light TWIST & SPOUT™ here is my handle, here is my spout SPOON REST™ cradle your ladle BUBBLE SCRUBBER™ it’s a scrub brush, it’s a bubble wand ABC* COOKIES™ *already been chewed FILL’ ER UP™ saving for a full tank COOKEYS™ fresh-baked key caps LUCHA KEYS™ stop wrestling with your keys «REW™ rewind your dangling cords, cables, and wires UNIKEYS™ mystical magical key caps ROBO KEYS™ back to the future key toppers HOW TIE™ instructions included SPECIAL TATTOOS™ the NEW, IMPROVED temporary tattoos EARLY BIRD™ wake up to the tweet sound of birdsong BUTTON TATTOOS™ got something to say? TO-DO TATTOO™ the perfect solution for your shoddy short-term memory LOADED!™ (It's a wallet!) it’s all about the benjamins LUCKEY™ the key to thirst SKELETON KEYS glow in the dark skullcaps for your keys CASSETTE™ (I have this!) mix it up with this retro carry-all INANIMATE™ add some character to your inanimate objects EAR RING™ (I love the Van Gogh irony, haha) it's a key ring REVENGE!™ 20 ways to calm down your noisy neighbors TINSEL TAPE™ make your boxes sparkle WOOFERANG™ a fetching toy PORT-A-PINT™ the anytime anywhere beer glass STONE COLD™ icy icons from Easter Island FINGERFOOD™ ultimate party multi-tasking ICE INVADERS™ a close encounter of the frozen kind PICK YOUR NOSE™ PARTY ANIMALS turn your nose into something WILD LIT™ happy doobie to you ROMAN CANDLES™ party like it’s MCMXCIX FOSSILICED™ ice for any age TIPSY TOES™ add a little kick to your cocktail GIN & TITONIC™ sink one in your drink CITRUS SIPPERS™ a refreshing straw and ice-cube combo PEEPSHOW™ get an eyeful BEER BANDS™ never lose your beer again FROZEN SMILES™ not your grandfather's ice tray HIGH FIVE LOW FIVE™ these cocktail stirrers are a perfect ten COOL JAZZ™ freeze, stir, and chill PARTY PEOPLE™ always ready for a gathering POUND™ wood you like a snack? SNAP-A-PARTY™ the do-it-yourself place setting TOOTH PIKS™ they stab, they spear, they scoop, they schmear PASTASAURUS™ Prehistoric pasta server SPLIT™ divide and pepper! TABLE SAW™ carve the cake, cross-cut the lettuce FOOD FACE™ make faces at the table AIRFORK ONE™ for perfect in-flight meals UNZIPPED™ fun by the bagful SPILT MILK™ the splish splash cereal bowl SNACK & STACK™ take along utensils BOOST™ need a lift? SMILE!™ quick...is there anything stuck in my teeth? S & P™ salt and playtime ZING!™ launch your lunch PICK A TOOTH™ a molar on a mission CLUMSY COASTERS™ oooooooooops! DINNERSAURS™ invite a dino to dinner OUCH!™ the voodoo doll toothpick holder
Le Creative Sweatshop is a conceptual agency based of modern communication means and mediums, through the lens of the DIY culture, working on volume and space scenography. Nissan European Communication is an advertisement for the Nissan Qashqai including lots of coloured paper spaceships and figures. You can check out the website: www.LeCreativeSweatshop.com Nissan European Communication Case Study
Morning Breath is a creative studio founded by Doug Cunningham and Jason Noto back in 2002. Their illustrations are inspired by their collective history and experiences in graffiti art, music packaging and skateboard design. They even were nominated for a Grammy Award for "best special music packing". I believe some cover design will be familiar to you. Where to find them on the web MorningBreathInc.com - website and portfolio Where to find them on the web MorningBreathInc.com - website and portfolio
I love to see surrealistic photos well done and if you with me on that you really going to enjoy this. Holger Pooten is a German photographer that has the most creative photographs I have seen lately, sharp shots with creativity overloading making his photos very unique. Make sure to check out his full portfolio at www.holgerpooten.com
If you looking for creative inspirations this is exactly what you need, think outside the box or maybe I should say the card, these business card have nothing to do with the usual you see everyday and that's what makes them special.
Im so excited. I had a car accident this weekend but it didn't matter when I saw the new features of Photoshop or After Effects CS4. It has awesome new features like the "Content-Aware Scaling" or the "3D painting and compositing" in Photoshop Contains: InDesign CS4, Photoshop Extended CS4, Illustrator CS4, Flash CS4 Professional, Dreamweaver CS4, Fireworks CS4, Acrobat 9 Pro, Adobe Bridge CS4, Adobe Device Central CS4, Version Cue CS4 Preorder-price: 1,799 $ Contains: Dreamweaver CS4, Flash CS4 Professional, Photoshop CS4 Extended, Illustrator CS4, Fireworks CS4, Acrobat 9 Pro, Soundbooth CS4, Contribute CS4, Adobe Bridge CS4, Adobe Device Central CS4, Version Cue CS4 Preorder-price: 1,699 $ Contains: After Effects CS4, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, Photoshop CS4 Extended, Flash CS4 Professional, Illustrator CS4, Soundbooth CS4, Adobe OnLocation CS4, Encore CS4, Adobe Bridge CS4, Adobe Device Central CS4, Dynamic Link Preorder-price: 1,699 $ Contains:InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4 Extended, Illustrator CS4, Acrobat 9 Pro, Flash CS4 Professional, Dreamweaver CS4, Fireworks CS4, Contribute CS4, After Effects CS4, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, Soundbooth CS4, Adobe OnLocation CS4, Encore CS4, Adobe Bridge CS4, Adobe Device Central CS4, Dynamic Link, Version Cue CS4 Preorder-price: 2,499$ ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS4 Because we here on Abduzeedo give you design Inspiration i'll show you some new features from Photoshop CS4. This is how it looks like. For the first time there will be two Photoshop versions (beside Photoshop Lightroom 2). The first one is the real Photoshop, with some great new features for 699 $. The second version will be the Photoshop Extended version and it will cost 999 $. As Adobe sais, the extended version is a greater programm for people who work with film and video and also for motion graphics. You now have the possibility of Breakthrough 3D editing and compositing capabilities and improved video controls to dramatically expand your creative options. Also you now can live move (via drag and drop) the psd to Adobe After Effects. But don't worry. The usualy Photoshop CS4 will also kick asses. It now has a better Adjustment panel which allow the user manage the very easy. Also there is a new Mask panel. It allows you to quickly create and edit masks. This panel offers all the tools you need to create editable pixel- and vector-based masks, adjust mask density and feathering, easily select noncontiguous objects, and more. And now comes my favourite new feature: It is called the Content Aware Scaling. Below you see two pictures. The first one is our picture we shot at the beach (picture 1). But we want to make it more wide. So the only way to do this is to transform it and scale it as wide as we like. But this will affect a lower quality of that picture. The new Photshop makes this much more better. It automatically fills the spare parts with parts from inside that picture (picture 2) so that it looks like we made it more wide. Awesome right? ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 Of course there will also be a new Illustrator CS4 version, which will be sold for 599 $. Illustrator created a new tool called the Blob Brush. Drawing with this brush will create a clean vector shape even when strokes overlap. The greatest feature is the new artboard. You can now create a file with up 100 artboards independent, which sizes they have. Finished files can now be saved together. Preview: For more information please visit the Adobe website where you can watch the new features of Photoshop , Illustrator or the other CS4 Products.