What kind of environment fosters the development of good ideas? Shared by @saemery
Angie - The Computer did (1984)
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Transvolta - Disco Computer
In 2009, Casey Pugh asked thousands of Internet users to remake "Star Wars: A New Hope" into a fan film, 15 seconds at a time. Contributors were allowed to recreate scenes from Star Wars however they wanted. Within just a few months SWU grew into a wild success. The creativity that poured into the project was unimaginable.
SWU has been featured in documentaries, news features and conferences around the world for its unique appeal. In 2010 we won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media.
Finally, the crowd-sourced project has been stitched together and put online for your streaming pleasure. The "Director's Cut" is a feature-length film that contains hand-picked scenes from the entire StarWarsUncut.com collection.
In this short film, type designer Erik Spiekermann talks with Elliot Jay Stocks about how typography is used in the digital domain and what digital designers can learn from traditional print techniques.
Comic book artist Jerry Robinson, who created characters including Batman's sidekick Robin and the Joker, has died aged 89. In 1940, Jerry Robinson drew the first concept sketch of one of the greatest literary villains of all time, The Joker. He describes the creation in this video interview...
Samples of his work...
The first concept sketch of The Joker
NYTimes: The Joker in the Deck: Birth of a Supervillain
NYTimes: Jerry Robinson, Godfather of a Comic-Book Villain, Dies at 89
Braniff International 1968
"What your about to see won't look familiar, because it hasn't happened yet..."