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Your digital mask

How to present yourself, and your work, online? Who are you? There are so many portfolio-making-options out there. Here is a new personal publishing platform from the makers of Cargo, it’s called; Persona. Kind of crazy and weird. But you might like it. In Latin, persona originally meant “mask“. Pick… More.

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“No actual cheesecake”

In Amsterdam we have agencies such as Lemon Scented Tea, Square Mellon, Greenberry and…. Superhero Cheesecake. These names are obviously a way to express creativity, but for a tourist with the munchies it all sounds quite consumable. Via Jan van Hellemond/The Poke/Joshua Boon.

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Roaring rhetoric

Some ads stay with you a bit longer, or even grow on you. Like this ambiguous little gem by TBWA\Chiat\Day, in which Nissan honors its main competitors in the truck segment. They do so in a very delicate manner. It is goosebumps-evoking and brave. But cunning… More.

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Creative Ping Pong

Random Studio and Koos Breen initiated a collaborative project, in which they responded on each other’s creative work. The self-defined rules imposed that each iteration – completed in 48 hours – would be a response to what the other produced – with 4 iterations in total. Koos Breen started with… More.

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Soulful branding

Despite being lucky enough to travel regularly I am increasingly saddened by the same high street and supermarket shelves no matter what the city. Seeing the world as one market is creating a sea of sameness, we are losing the unique family run stores –… More.

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Lazarus

Like the badass and a true gentleman that he is, he wouldn’t part ways without a final goodbye. He knew what was coming and for one last time gave us, his view on life, or in this case death. You can say many things about… More.

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Countdown to singularity

Bas van de Poel is back with another personal project. It’s about singularity. And I love it.  Van der Poel asked different artists (Mirko Bosche, Timo Lenzen, Julien Simhäuser, Marti Romances, Golgotha, Justin Blynth, Michael Willis) about their vision on singularity. The artwork above is by Timo Lenzen. His explanation:… More.

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Joep Beving

Since about a year Joep Beving (earlier featured on AAB here) has been an absolute musical inspiration to me. I love his songs and the way he touches his piano (nohomo). And I literally can not get enough of his album Solipsism. Video Production Company “Just Another Nerd”… More.

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The 9 Squares project.

The concept is simple; the best motion graphic designers in the world get to fill 9 smalls squares with their craziest animations. 9 Squares is a collaborative project by Al Boardman, Skip Dolphin Hursh, and David Stanfield. The project started through a GIF posted by Al Boardman, which initiated a conversation between… More.

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Get Offscreen

If you love pixels. You must know Offscreen magazine. Offscreen is an independent magazine about people who use the internet and technology to be creative, solve problems, and build successful businesses. Captured in enduring print, it documents stories of creativity and passion that shape the… More.

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