Introducing the New Colourful Sneaker

Reading Time: 2 minutes All-white sneakers may be a classic choice – but that definitely not as fun as Mantas Baciuska’s colourful sneaker designer. TheLithuanian designer  has captured the evolution of footwear in a  fun, light-hearted and addictively watchable, neatly animated video. Mantas illustrated popular sneakers such as Vans and Converse, as well as a few hidden jewels, such […]

FORMS IN NATURE: Understanding Our Universe

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Chromosphere team have done a spectacular investigation into the form of our universe. Forms in Nature: Understanding Our Universe is an audiovisual meditation on mankind’s scientific achievements and the wonders of the natural world. This film celebrates how science deepens our connection to the universe with study and curiosity. The animation pays homage the the purely captivating circle form, […]

Truffle pig – An oculus experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prepare for an adventure, a visual journey that is mesmerisingly enchanting and tickles the eye. The Truffle Pig – An Oculus Experience is a magical world of virtual reality created by the marvellous Gentleman Scholar storytelling team. Oh boy, it looks like a treat – better download and play! We are constantly dreaming of stories. Small stories, tall […]

Nicework Showreel 2016 edition

Reading Time: 1 minute We have been hard at work for the last few days refreshing not only our brand but also our showreel. This short cut down represents just a handful of the millions of hours spent crafting design and pushing keyframes to tell the best stories possible for our clients. We have been so busy in fact […]

Artificial Anatomy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Artificial Anatomy is an ongoing personal by Paul Hollingworth the project is intended to explore our understanding and perception of surface, texture and volume. Part one of the project used paint to define the form of the human head and skull. Part 2 depicted below uses flashing electroluminescent wire to illuminate sections of a human head and skull. […]

Mundane Monday

Reading Time: 2 minutes The mundaneness of repeating task is often tedious, but what if it was actually something beautiful? Perhaps this is Moli Studio’s take on the matter?Their video Endless takes a mono-colored world and adds in a series of machines which perform random tasks. In the context of the video though they’re oddly hypnotizing. ENDLESS is a […]

Chiharu Shiota’s Striking Key Installation

Reading Time: 1 minute Earlier this summer artist Chiharu Shiota unveiled her whimsical installation ‘The Key in the Hand‘ at the 2015 Venice Biennale. The sprawling artwork incorporates several old wooden boats, above which a dense cave-like network of red string suspends 50,000 donated keys. Though we wrote about the piece here on Colossal back in May, this video filmed by Sergey Khodakovskiy gives a […]

Handy Illustrative Layering Techniques

Reading Time: 2 minutes Joe Waldron currently lives and works in Bristol, UK as a freelance illustrator. He has a Monday treat for you in the form of beautifully composed illustrations. Take a look at his technique, using layering of different illustrated elements and textures to create an interesting layout. I have to say (although not hugely relevant) that […]

INTO THE GREEN POSTER DESIGN – NATURE VIBES

Reading Time: 1 minute “Sputnik is a series of cultural events in Tallinn, live gigs, performances and art.” This time, it is an open air event. Sputnik is getting out of the basement and into nature with funky, indie, jazz and techno”. A beautifully designed organic poster blended to capture the musical spirit and natural vibes of the newly located […]

Flowers Bloom to Provide Shade and Light

Reading Time: 2 minutes Installed to beautify an urban space in Jerusalem, four interactive flowers bloom and close in a fluid response to the pedestrians that pass underneath their red, over-sized petals. Designed by HQ Architects, the public sculptures are 30-feet tall and dwarf those who choose to walk beneath and around their gargantuan motion-activated blooms. Depending on the season […]