We had a look around for you to find some great animations and visualizations that anybody interested in design or art might like to watch. It’s quite impressive what’s out there on the web. There are many more but for this week lets start with the following five movies and sites.
Click on the images to watch the movies.
This great two minute movie visualizes the music from John Coltrane. Michal Levy has created it as part of his graduation project for the “The Academy of Arts and Design”, Bezalel.
The people behind this short movie are N.Y. city based Psyop. These are the guys who also created the fabulous Coca-Cola animation that starts with a coin running from a vending machine into a fantasy world. To view the movie, go to
Propaganda -> Psyop Anthem.
Check their archives for many more great animations including the Coca Cola one.
Gallery of Computation
This is a gallery of Java applets drawing graphic images based on algorithms.
There is a whole series of really fabulous ones – we liked the substrate, sand traveler, bubble chamber and box fitting most. Lots to explore. All images can be drawn in different sizes.
If you haven’t watched this one already, it’s a must see.
Reginald Pike’s Yael Staav and Ogilvy’s Tim Piper are showing you the steps from human being to the Dove billboard image in 60 seconds.
- Learn (sailing, fishing, climbing) knots with online animations
- Marc Navarro: Great looking series of laptop cases
- Full length (updated: was) online: Who killed the Electric Car?
- Internet: Great Web-TV site
All of us who had to learn some knots for sailing or climbing know that it often can take some time at the beginning to remember them. Now you can have 75 different knots demonstrated to you 24h/day with Animated Knots. Knots are demonstrated with self running animations and step-by-step. You will also find information [...]
Finally a series of laptop cases that stand out from the black bags you get everywhere else. Spanish designer Marc Navarro has created a new line of stylish laptop cases that will become available in December through VAXbarcelona. More information can be found on the ReadyforDesign web site. Update:The VAX Gueell design has been created [...]
Those of us that did not get a chance to watch Chris Pane’s documentary “Who killed the Electric Car?” when it was released during June 2006 now, thanks to Google Video, got a chance to watch it in full length from our computers. Wikipedia and IMDb both provide additional information on the movie. We have [...]
If you enjoy cartoons like Simpsons, Futurama, Family Guy or South Park get over to TV Fusion’s web site. You will find all of the past seasons episodes of these TV shows in good quality. If you have a high speed Internet connection that site is for you. Additionally there is a whole set of [...]