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Design Science

WWF: The World is Where We Live

July 26, 2011

Christopher Jobson

This is a fantastic new promotional short from the WWF. I can’t imagine how much thought and planning went into each one of these shots, from the use of color, to the choreography, and camera work. What a wonderfully executed vision. (via lustik)

 

 



Design Science

Evolution Erasers

July 22, 2011

Christopher Jobson

These evolution erasers were designed by Hiroyuki Shiratori for Japanese product design label h concept. Shaped like a person on one side and an ape on the other, the eraser gradually changes form (evolves!) with regular usage. Although not for sale yet, according to Johnny at Spoon and Tamago, you can request to purchase one here.

 

 



Science

Animals

June 17, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Perhaps a counterbalance to yesterday’s extinction calendar, this wonderful animal video shot on location in Costa Rica by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Douglas Burgdorff. I giggled to read “you just out Malicked Malick with this” in the comments on Vimeo, as I was thinking this is what an episode of National Geographic would look like if directed by Terrence Malick. Visual poetry. Set to Time Lapse by Michael Nyman, and beware bug eating.

 

 



Design Science

Anatomical Nesting Dolls

April 28, 2011

Christopher Jobson

I’m enjoying the these beautifully painted anatomical nesting dolls from Stuntkid illustrator Jason Levesque. (via drawn!)

 

 



Science

Compressed

April 26, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Whoa! In this short clip by Kim Pimmel, “ferrous printer toner particles floating on the surface of water are attracted by a magnet and align to the invisible magnetic field around them.” The resulting patterns and textures are incredible. Yay science!

 

 



Design Food Science

A billboard powered by oranges

April 12, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Another really fun ad, this time by DDB in Paris for Tropicana.

We created a billboard that harnesses the energy from oranges to illuminate a neon sign that reads “Natural Energy”. Through several thousand spikes of copper and zinc, a lot of wiring and 3 months of testing we managed to make a giant multi-cell battery powerful enough to light up a billboard. The custom build was produced by Unit9 in collaboration with director Johnny Hardstaff who created the accompanying 90 second film.

Advertisement or not, this looks like it was a really cool endeavor. Gooooo science! (via i believe in advertising)

 

 



Animation Science

Worn Out

April 10, 2011

Christopher Jobson

A short stop-motion animation by filmmaker Ryan Kothe that explores the rapid decay of everyday objects. (via vimeo)