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Monday Report | 02·21·11

Gamechanging Kickstarters, Branding for a king, The Art of Flight, 30 Inspiring Slideshows, "Map your Valentine" , State Motto’s, Long John Silvers Brand refresh,
Campaign Monitor, Bold Choice, PIXAR Studios tour.

“The game just completely changed”

– Ryan Carson

Something insane is happening in the creative industry and all of you need to know about it. Two recent events have completely changed the career prospects for Web Designers and Developers: 1) Frank Chimero’s Kickstarter project and 2) Natasha Wescoat’s live painting sessions.›  Let me Explain …

Other than Frank Chimero’s project, if you are feeling extra nice you might think about supporting The Manual

It’s not every day that us designers get to do branding for … a king – but Julian Zimmerman really knocked it out of the park with his work with König Bansah

The Art of Flight looks to be the best winter sport film yet
Digging these sites – DotVita and SXSW Beer Camp
30 Inspiring examples of Slideshows in Web Design
In case you missed it, Google unveiled “Map your Valentine”
Some sweet wood patterns for your backgrounds, enjoy

Check out these State Motto’s

A brand refresh for Long John Silvers

I love these minimalist designs of consumer products

Campaign Monitor recently launched a beautiful site for applications

William Defoe reminds us to make the Bold Choice

Step behind the scenes and take a rare tour of PIXAR Studios

James Donaldson

While he swears he won’t design for internet explorer and is unable to breathe without his iphone, James is generally an easy-going guy who can be convinced to do almost anything if there’ll be food involved.