The Designamo Roundup: September Video Edition
The latest batch of visual goodness that caught our eye. There will be no mention of Stranger Things in this post!
Spike Jonze for Kenzo.
To announce the arrival of KENZO’s new perfume created by Carol Lim & Humberto Leon of Opening Ceremony, Oscar-winner Spike Jonze drew inspiration from his Busby Berkeley-steeped Fatboy Slim/Christopher Walken past, resulting in a poetic and empowering work of choreography and minimal special effects. The result certainly transcends the medium of advertising.
Jennifer Daniel: I Failed, But I Am Not a Failure.
A moving and hilarious reality check for designers everywhere on being a new mother and work/parenthood balance from The New York Times’ graphic designer Jennifer Daniel, as delivered at this year’s 99U Conference.
Now Bumping to: The Lot Radio
Design work is heavily reliant on having the right tunes readily available. That’s why a few of us here at Dynamo stream The Lot, a 24/7 Greenpoint, Brooklyn internet video/radio station. The DJ’s are as diverse as it gets and the lack of ads and radio banter means you can stay in the zone.
Kanye West is the new Walt Disney
An important piece of social commentary and visual collage from the folks at Super Deluxe. Can’t wait for Season 4.
Every Frame a Painting: F for Fake
An in-depth study of Orson Welles’ F for Fake on how to structure a video essay, an innovative format that he invented. Tony Zhou’s Every Frame a Painting series is worthy of a deep dive. Dig in!
That’s all for September. If you have any suggestions or feedback, or just want to say hello, hit us up at firstname.lastname@example.org.