Amazing Animated Optical Illusions!

Dutch Football Federation, 2010 FIFA World Cup: T-shirt

Good idea! Advertising School: Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Creatives: Bas van de Poel, Daan van Dam. Photographer: Milan Daniels

Voxel Show

A beautiful sequence of an introduction and presentation for “Voxel Show”: an architectural event which will be held in Sao Paulo in Brazil in June. Made by Boca Ceravolo, sound-design by Cypheraudio.

Empty Los Angeles

A project and a series of urban stereotypes entitled “Empty IT” taken by the photographer Matt Logue. It makes it possible to show the town of Los Angeles in an unexpected way, emptied of any population and traffic.

Ross Ching has beautifully adapted Matt Logue's Empty L.A. concept.


Chang Soda: Fizzy billboard

My Desk Is 8-Bit / Stop Motion Video Game

"I recently found myself wondering what a video game might look like in the form of a stop motion animation. While a normal person's response to such a question would of course be "who gives a shit?" I possess few of the qualities typically associated with normalcy and was irrevocably compelled to find out. This is the result."
Alex Varanese you'r my new hero!


iPad + Velcro = ♥

Two of mankind's greatest inventions, together at last. Note: this is an exploration of what is possible, not necessarily what is practical. Tweet from the street at your own risk!

Starcraft 2 - Official Cinematic Trailer

I’m sure this has been stated…but this is practically spot on with the assembly from Iron Man… The movie Iron Man (1 & 2) might not been the greatest movies of man kind, how ever the assembly of his metal suite is simple awesomeness.

Nike ‘Write The Future’ Markus Tulio Tanaka

I don't know squat what he's saying. Please comment if you know. Anyways the atmosphere is great and I do love the awesome combo of robots and drills... Mmmmmm robo-drill... Nom nom nom.

Samusocial: Asphaltisation

The longer you live on the street, the harder it is to get off it. Great print work from Publicis Conseil, Paris, France.

Probably the Best 3D Projection Mapping Ever - Samsung 3D LED

f you thought that last few projection mapping examples I posted were amazing, then check this out. Samsung have just run three nights of an amazing 3D projection mapping installation in Amsterdam to promote their new range of 3D LED TVs.

Perfectly mapped to a historic building in Amsterdam, the projection realistically cracks the building in half, sending debris shattering down before it fills up with water and then drains into a rain forest revealing the new Samsung 3D LED TV! While I've seen other attempted 3D perspectives, this certainly has to be the best 3D experience I've seen from Projection mapping!


Let's Colour Project

This weekend Euro RSCG London launched the Dulux ‘Let’s colour’ campaign with a TV advert celebrating colour in four cities around the world. The project is called ‘Dulux Walls’ and focuses on a series of painting events in the UK (Virginia Primary School, Tower Hamlets, London), France (Aulnay sous Bois, Paris), Brazil (Lapa, Rio de Janeiro) and India (Chandpole Chowki, Jodhpur).
The film was directed by award winning Director Adam Berg and highlights the journey of colour across the world as people and colour combine to regenerate public and private spaces.

Each local community was engaged to transfer dull and grey spaces into something more interesting using Dulux colour paint. Further events are scheduled to take place around the world in the near future as part of Dulux’s ambition to ‘add colour to people’s lives’. Further campaign information can be found on: http://www.letscolourproject.com/

Probably the Coolest Bow TIE Tuxedo Shirt EVER!

Probably the coolest Bow TIE Tuxedo Shirt you'll ever own! Featuring Vader's TIE and the Death Star trench configured into a cheeky tux tee, looking like you're wearing a fancy vest and bow tie. Designed by artist Reece Ward. Get it now or regret it forever $21.99.

Super 8 Official Trailer

JJ Abrams' new film 'Super 8' is in the works. Cooperating with Spielberg this time as well. Nothing is known about this film yet, but just like JJ Abrams style, clues are everywhere. Watch the trailer here. The teaser itself is littered with clues that leads to other things. Cloverfeild had one of the biggest viral advertising campaign in movie history, I have a feeling Super 8 will not let down. Let the mystery begin. Feel free to put any clues and things you find in the comments page. One thing I found already...the thing trying to come out at the end is actually Barbara Streisand.

Sweetest music video yet - FM Belfast track titled Underwear.

Directing Duo : Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan aka DANIELS, just released a music video for an FM Belfast track titled Underwear. “And all you need to make a music video are some friends and $40 of thrift store clothing.”

It features people dancing alone, sometimes in their underwear, sometimes a bit ugly, yet always confident. A very clever edit, the video plays with variable speeds and retiming to create a creepy feeling, along with several clever tricks including time displacement, match cuts, and puppeteering underwear.
Also provided is a behind the scenes video, be sure to check it out.

Awesome Kung Fu Bear

Kung fu bear at the Hiroshima zoo. his Name is Cloud. Not fake in any way. Man I tell you, he's got some awesome moves. Don't be fooled by the slow start, fast farward to 0:28 and the action is on!

Audiobullys - Only Man

Brand new and epic cool music video for Audiobullys by the French duet Jonas & Francois, after their various video work for the group Justice, Madonna, Kanye West and Sebastien Tellier. Production by El Nino. Some of those sneakers are just way to cool.

Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch 500frames/sec

This clip is raw from Camera E-8 on the launch umbilical tower/mobile launch program of Apollo 11, July 16, 1969.


Write The Future - Nike

Awesome Nike Football commercial by Wieden+Kennedy. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today unveils an action-packed film that brings together some of the world’s greatest players to inspire football lovers and sports fans around the world. The epic three-minute “Write the Future” film takes people on a journey that dramatically captures that one moment when headlines are written from a single pass, or one strike can bring a nation eternal happiness, while bringing others to their knees.

Directed by renowned Hollywood director and producer Alejandro G. Iñarritu (21 Grams, Babel), this epic football journey unfolds through a match of goal line clearances, game-winning tackles and lightning footwork that literally send a ripple effect across the world. The film will be shown on TV for the first time on May 22nd during the European Club Final.

Super Sexy CPR

I have never wanted to learn CPR so badly. Seriously though, everything about this video was so well done. The colour treatment, cuts, graphics and even the type are perfect. Had to watch it twice to notice that stuff (was a little distracted by other elements the first play through).


One-liners from CSI Miami

"It looks like...something.....caught her." Caruso put his glasses on. He's so unawesome.

Chokito: No to Bouncers

Power trips don't like bouncers...

The Google Job Experiment

When top advertising creative directors Googled themselves, they got a message from Brownstein asking for a job. Read more about the experiment here. Brownstein bought Google ad words for the creative directors' names, which cost him $6. "No one else was bidding on (the names)," he tells us, "so I got the top spot for like 10 cents a click." This got him interviews with everyone except Granger. And the rest is history.

Stress by Romain Gavras (Justice)

Ok, just so you know, it's kinda violent. Romain Gravas as it's best. If you want to you can check Romains latest trailer får his first feature-length film "Our Day Will com". Thanks to Koboy for the tip.

Awesome ABC3D Book

This amazing alphabet pop-up book, ABC3D($14; May 2010) by French designer, Marion Bataille. Each of the 26 dimensional letters move and change. It is available for order on Amazon and Ebay if you search for ABC3D. I just ordered mine.

Meet iHobo

A young homeless person lives on your iPhone for three days. Take care of him, or his life could spiral out of control. You’ll need to be there for him, day and night, providing food, money, warmth and support. He’ll alert you when he gets into trouble or needs your help, and the speed of your response could be the difference between him making it through in one piece, or becoming addicted to drugs. Can you keep him on the straight and narrow? Read more here www.ihobo.org/.

The Man From the Future

Click the image for bigger picture and to be abel to read about "The Man From the Future"! He's awesome, and the future is awesome! This is Commander Navarette, over and out. (Sorry for the bad image quality.)

Worlds biggest Stop Motion – Olympus PEN

One year after The PEN Story they present their second stop motion project: 355 pictures have been taken, printed in billboard size and shot again. The video was produced with the Olympus PEN itself. No tricks or computer animation at all. Special thanks to Takeuchi Taijin for his support and direction.


Cami Secret. Custom Cleavage.

Awesome product for our lady readers. (And male?) Heck, she's so selling and convincing even I'd buy one!

Step into the awesome Sensory Box

That is awesome! I want one at my place. And one in the pool and maybe one in the bedroom and... "Step into the Sensory Box" was programmed and designed by studio Super Bien. Hmmm... I'd better give him a call.

Toyota iQ as a computer desk mouse

The new Tyota iQ is just as nimble as a mouse. So why not make it into a computer desk mouse?! Well, they did. And it worked pritty good. Visit iQmouse.co.nz to download the code that made this possible.


UP THERE. Fantastic!

A documentary of The Ritual Project sponsored by Stella Artois (more at uptherefilm.com). The painters tell their proud story. Love to see that this art hasn't completely disappeared.

Concept: Mother NY; Production Co: Mekanism; Director/DP/Editor: Malcolm Murray; Music by The Album Leaf; Painters: Colossal Media/Sky High Murals/Bob Middleton; Presented by Stella Artois
VIA Gangebanged

Cinnamon Chasers (Winner of Best Music Video 2010)

SXSW 2010 Winner of Best Music Video, Cinnamon Chasers with Luv Deluxe. It be awesome to rewind back all our bad choices, when we find out they were bad, and fix them...But then again, you live you learn, you love you burn.

Nissan Qashqai - Urban Bowling

Interactive Gestural Experience



Awesome Beautiful Time lapse from Eyjafjallajökull

Sean Stiegemeier saw all of the mediocre pictures of that volcano in Iceland nobody can pronounce the name of, so he figured he should go and do better. But the flights to get over took forever as expected. 4 days after leaving he finally made it, but the weather was terrible for another 4. Just before leaving it got pretty good for about a day and a half and this is what he managed to get. No lightning, no lava but still very very beautiful. Music: Jónsi - Kolniður (jonsi.com) Camera used; Canon 5d mkII. VIA

Two Minutes – F.an Stop Motion

A clip made for the group F.an music, based in Montreal. The video is made from stop motion with a Canon 7D, around an infinite rotation and an installation out of paper, exploiting the distances, the prospects and the optical illusions. Made by French designer Maxime Bruneel.

Mukhtars Birthday – Flashmob for better bus rides.


Walk on water (Liquid Mountaineering)

Liquid Mountaineering is a new sport which is attempting to achieve what man has tried to do for centuries: walk on water. "Or to be more precise: running on water. We are developing the sport from scratch. By accident we found out that with the right water repellent equipment you can run across bodies of water, just like a stone skimming the surface." This is just to awesome! And probably the best viral of 2010 (so far!). Love it.


Rubber Film – Quentin Dupieux

Here the new project from Quentin Dupieux (Mr. Oizo), after Steak and some short-measurings like Where's The Money George. The Rubber feature film will tell the history of a tire killer in the American desert.


This movie will probably never exist. Enjoy

Diesel Cam – Digital mirror to Facebook

Interactive installation at Diesel Stores in Spain, being the first (Well, not first. Check out Kfem. They have used this for about a year now, having these "boxes" in all stores) store that allows users to share the moment of buying and trying garments on their Facebook profiles from the store. Consumers are able to make pictures, publish them and boast their new acquisitions with their Facebook friends.


Extreme Flexibility – Coke Zero


Awesome Google Chrome Speed Tests

Ok to be honest, I don't like Chrome. But this video makes me wanna like a little, tiny, bit more. I mean, it's faster than a potato! Thats like...fast. Anyways, awesome video presentation. These speed tests were filmed at actual web page rendering times. If you're interested in the technical details, read on!

"Why does allrecipes.com in the potato gun sequence appear at once, and not the text first and images second? And why does it appear to render from bottom of the screen to the top?"
Chrome sends the rendered page to the video card buffer all at once, which is why allrecipes.com appears at once, and not with the text first and images second. Chrome actually paints the page from top to bottom, but to eliminate a shadow from the driver board, we had to flip the monitor upside down and set the system preferences in Windows to rotate everything 180 degrees, resulting in the page appearing to render from bottom to top.

"Why does the top one third of the page appear first on the weather.com page load?"
Sometimes only half the buffer gets filled before the video card sends its buffer over to the LCD panel. This is because Chrome on Windows uses GDI to draw, which does not do v-sync.

"The screen wipes are so smooth - how was that achieved?"
The screen wipes up in a gradated wipe because LCD pixels take around 10ms to flip and gradually change color.

While we had a super fast 15Mbps internet connection in the studio, any live internet connection introduces quite a bit of variability. To run speed tests on page rendering times, saving locally and loading from the local disk can help reduce this variability.

For behind-the-scenes footage of how this video was made:


This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the category of animated short.


The Awesome Ironing Man

This is a trailer for "Ironing Man." He fights with an iron and ironing board. Ironing Man won't take shit from anyone! He's.....wait for it.....AWESOME!

Television is a drug.

The inspiration of this video comes from Todd Alcott's poem, Television. Look at me!


The Awesome Invisible Chair

This is a video of a marketing stunt that KLM did in Manchester Airport last month. It shows a guy reclining in an "invisible chair". I'd want one of these!

Born Ruffians – What to Say

Cadbury Roller Coaster Ice-Cream sucking Stunt!

Would could ride on a roller coaster 70km / h, while sucking an ice-cream? I sure would! This is about the challenge posed by Cadbury in a stunt performed in the park Pleasure Beach Blackpool.

Bavaria nieuwe 0.0% commercial - Mickey Rourke

Solo Un Planeta Deforestation Guerilla

Foundation Solo Un Planeta wants to warn you of an extremely serious problem that our planet is suffering; deforestation. The figures are shocking. An area equivalent to about 14 million football pitches is cleared every year (One football field every 2 secounds!). And nothing is being done to change that. The agency Y & R Buenos Aires decided to do the campaign on a football field, running a beautiful action to raise awareness about the problem, which also is one of the major factors that contributes to global warming.


Awesome Iphone To Ipad Free Upgrade

Check out the latest free upgrade for the Apple Iphone, which improves it to the point that it is as powerful as the Apple Ipad. Awesome.

Swimming Pool Illusion

The Japanese always seem to lead the list with weird & wacky ideas. This is no exception! EDIT: This installation was made by Leandro Erlich from Argentina (Thanks for the tip Mr Anonymous) And can be found at the PS1 museum of modern art in New York right now (Thanks for the tip Harald)

Chatroulette Speed Painting

This dude paints random people online, using his wacom tablet. Check his portfolio here.

Awesome Legs with Character

From the bottom up (en español):


You want em? Go get them girl!

John Lewis – Sweet Seamless Filming

Stunning new TV advert for John Lewis, a UK department store. "A woman goes from birth to school to wife and mother in this beautifully shot commercial for retailer John Lewis." Credits: Adam & Eve London