To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.~ Steve Prefontaine

The Alchemist’s Letter

An amazingly beautiful animated short… No need to say more, watch, enjoy 🙂

 

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A visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by former Student Academy Award® finalist Carlos Andre Stevens.

Starring 2-time Academy Award® nominee John Hurt (V for Vendetta, Alien, Hellboy, The Elephant Man, Midnight Express) and up-and-coming star Eloise Webb (Cinderella, The Iron Lady).

alchemistletter.com

Painted Typography

Amazing. Warsaw-based designer Pawel Nolbert is photographing actual pain splatters and then merges them into typographic shapes that look… well, amazing.

“Series of posters exploring form and rhythm of letters or pseudo-letters presented as half-realistic, half-illustrative figurative sculptures.
The artworks were built from an elaborate artistic painterly gestures into expressive arrangements – extending the aesthetic characteristic of typography.”
Check out his website for more!

 

Inspirational Talents II

RED HongYi

Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname ‘Red’, is brilliant Malaysian artist-architect. Known as the artist who ‘loves to paint, but not with a paintbrush’. She makes beutifull and creative pieces of art out of every day object like coffee, candles, pettals, food…

Her work have been featured by media around the world including Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, ABC, CNN, NBC and the Daily Mail. Her works have been viewed by millions on both Youtube and Youku. She has worked with clients such as Hewlett Packard, Unilever, Nespresso, AT&T, BBDO, Mercedes Benz, Esquire and Astro, was invited as a presenter at the 6th and 7th EG Conferencein Monterey, California, at TEDxkl 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, at the APEC Young Entrepreneur’s Summit 2013 in Beijing, and lectured in design universities Domus Academy and NABA in Milan. She was named Esquire Magazine’s ’12 Brilliant Malaysians’ of 2013 and given Perspective Global Hong Kong’s 2013 ’40 Under 40 Designers’ award.

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