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  • Thirst-day Exhibit 08: Gabriel García Márquez

    Before reaching the final line, however, he had already understood that he would never leave that room, for it was foreseen that the city of mirrors (or mirages) would be wiped out by the wind and exiled from the memory of men at the precise moment when Aureliano Babilonia would finish deciphering the parchments, and […]

  • Thirst-day Exhibit 05: Dadaism

    We need to put the thirst back in design professionals to be aware, appreciative and understand art. So my Thursday posts are going to be about the artists who inspired me. This post is about an art movement that disrupted art. It was 1916. The First World War was over and it had left Europe […]

  • Thirst-day Exhibit 04: Federico Fellini

    We need to put the thirst back in design professionals to be aware, appreciative and understand art. So my Thursday posts are going to be about the artists who inspired me. Today it is Cinema as an artform. Religion, fantasy, baroque, renaissance art references, irreverence and deep satire when blended well makes this master’s cinema. […]

  • Quora: Will Smart TV user experience be different? Do we know the answer yet?

    Read Quote of Shiva Kumar’s answer to Smart TV UX Design: How would user experience design for smart TV be different or similar as designing for mobile and PC? on Quora

  • Disney Pixar Homage: A fitting tribute to 25 years of inspirational animation

    A good animation movie inspires the adult in me and rekindles the kid in me. I realized that a majority of these movies are by Disney Pixar. This is another legacy associated with Steve Jobs that I cherish. My daughters grew up on it. Here is a homage for Disney Pixar by Nick Kinder.

  • Logo Disaster Movie: A fabulous short animation that wrecks Hollywood

    I was impressed with narrative, sound design and the mise en scene that sets this movie apart. And I am a graphic designer who likes logos. From the vimeo description posted by Human: This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. […]

  • Tilt Shift Love: A short homage to Bangalore in miniature – Little Bangalore

    I met Anup Kat of 1stDecember at Limoge, France while we were there to participate in a 24-hour web design challenge. Anup and his team are a smart group of youngsters with a great sense of aesthetics and a cohesive worldview. They are the new wave DIY, dirty-my-hands creative team and this homage to Bangalore […]

  • Film making at home: A DIY toolkit with everyday stuff for that dreamer

    Who does not want to make a movie? I have walked this Earth with a script in my head for over three decades. Need to get on to it. Got to do it. While ranting I found this. Infographic by: Wistia

  • The latest disaster to hit our planet: Invasion of pixels from 70s

    This well scripted and produced short by Patrick Jean uses all nostalgic pixel elements from seventies and eighties. Commodore tennis game to Mario’s Donkey Kong, all of them turn into nasty elements of disaster that invade earth. Impressive effects and I loved the end titles after the earth is reduced to a pixel cube. PIXELS […]

  • Middle Earth and Higher Ground: Peter Jackson and his ways of telling stories

    I have been a fan of Peter Jackson and his movies. If King Kong enthralled me The Lord of the Rings series enveloped me with a sense of fantastic grandeur. His attention to detail and storytelling is stellar. I found a prerelease clip of The Hobbit production design and am sharing that here with you. […]