An architect and 3D animation specialist, Michał Szulik is the mastermind behind the House of Dunes project. The beautiful interior and exterior design of this home is a shining example of minimalism, using accent pieces such as walls and hardware to contrast the white negative space that dominates the home. Utilizing a black and white color scheme and reclaimed wood throughout, this home is brilliantly thought-out and decorated. And the most interesting part of this home? It is 100% computer-rendered and not the least bit real. Enjoy the video at the end of the blog which shows a rendered walkthrough of this lovely concept home.
Specializing in furniture, art, cooking products, linens, and other home accessories, Cozy Cotton is a Korean online shop focused on home furnishing. Tom Jueris spearheaded this beautiful packaging and branding project for the company. His elegant combination of all-caps serif, italic, and handwritten fonts create a personalized and upscale feeling, further propelled by the simple yet luxurious photography.
Volvo has a history of being socially and ethically conscious of their environmental impact and creating ways to mitigate their footprint on climate change. They've recently announced a new program that aims to help preserve our oceans.
The car itself will help tackle the problem of marine pollution, as the carpet inlays are made from Econyl, a fabric made from 100% recycled nylon, including abandoned fishing nets reclaimed from the seabed. The V90 Cross Country Volvo Ocean Race was developed by Volvo designers and a group of engineers within the company’s Special Vehicles department, a purpose-built facility at Volvo Cars’ base in Torslanda, Sweden. The engineers at Special Vehicles specialize in developing bespoke models and are also responsible for Volvo Cars’ ultra-luxurious Excellence models as well as the police version of the V90 and V90 Cross Country.
In the wake of France taking the victory in the 2018 World Cup Final, French artist Yann Dalon created these stunning illustrations to honor and commemorate this year's champs. Yann combines traditional painting styles such as watercolor and acrylic with digital techniques using Photoshop and a tablet to create his masterpieces, and has a clear mission with his work: he draws and paints with the desire to transcribe movement, with the ambition of 'moving a fixed picture.'
Located in Budapest, Hungary, DekoRatio Branding & Design Studio is a mecca for interior design, epitomizing the intersection of influence and inspiration. From their basic identity to their sliding doors that cleverly change messaging written on the wall behind it, no stone was left unturned in this beautifully and brilliantly designed space.
The DekoRatio office not only provides an experience to its visitors, but also acts as a showroom for interior design. The space is divided into two parts in the angle of a "K": an industrial space and an all-white office space. This division speaks to the studio's ability to execute brand strategy and also to produce signs and prints.
Sporting a 90's vibe, Hypebeast 20 - The X Issue is a uniquely retro editorial project designed by Hybrid Design studio out of San Francisco. Combining a classic editorial feel with graffiti-esque hand drawings, the style and feel are reminiscent of Raygun and the work of David Carson. Showing its face more and more lately, this 90's feel is even recognizable in the upcoming film Captain Marvel.
Adweek recently published an interesting article about the role that cryptocurrencies are playing within today's digital marketing landscape. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin use the blockchain, which creates a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrencies are recorded chronologically and publicly.
The thought being that blockchain technology has the potential to create the kind of transparency that advertising desperately needs by cutting off bot traffic and protecting brands from unsavory content.
Entrepreneur Magazine recently published an insightful article about being successful in today's fast-paced society by outlining five fundamentals that you should never compromise on. An interview with Rohan Sheth, founder of Rohan Sheth Consulting, revealed some interesting case studies that every entrepreneur should take note of ...
1. Give content away for free.
As an entrepreneur, giving away free content is tough whether it's to win business or appease a client. Afterall, time is money. In 2014, Costco reported that sales jumped 600 percent after testing their market with free samples.
2. Stay consistent on tasks.
Pushing consistent content to your audience helps establish credibility and allows for clients, consumers, businesses and competitors to inherently understand that you're an expert within the industry.
3. Live a healthy lifestyle.
Making time for exercise is often tricky, but those who understand the need to take care of their body as much as their business are the ones who benefit from the effects of leading a healthy lifestyle.
4. Have a plan for your goals.
Outlining goals can help you measure success. Making those goals apparent to your employees helps everyone visualize the benefits and ultimately manifest victory.
5. Take time for family.
Life outside of work is important and part of being a successful in business is knowing how and when to manage your time. There is a balance between family and work, and understanding that dynamic is paramount to success both at home and at work.
Source: Entrepreneur Magazine