Here's some creative soup to warm your Thursday afternoon: Spanish artist, Alicia Martín has some visually stunning book sculptures. You can sample the work below or head on over to the this link to check out some more.
By now you may have seen Facebook's very first commercial ever. Here at the Egotist, we prefer this version. We'll let you make your own judgements (as always feel free to leave some below) about the the ad itself but it was probably a wise thing of Facebook to disable comments on their youtube page...
Today, we're drawing our inspiration from Stockholm designer Martin Schmetzer whose beautiful hand lettered work has turned our heads. Schmetzer lends his own advice to acquiring the creative spark: "Don't wait for inspiration, Go after it with a club."
Apparently Myspace finally ponied up and hired Josephmark to do some heavy work on their UI/UE. Suddenly our annoying sparking star .gifs, 50 cent auto-play, and lime green text on pink background doesn't quite work. But at least Tom is still our friend.
July 1, 1941, Bulova fundamentally transformed the field of marketing with the world's very first television commercial. Shown at the start of a Brooklyn Dodgers - Philadelphia Phillies game, it was a simple, silhouetted map of the country centered with a Bulova clock and captioned, "America Runs On Bulova Time." The cost — $9.
We don't believe it but there will be a "last" TV commercial someday too. I wonder what it will share with this one and how it will be different?
It's Friday and this great work from Aardman Ads for Nike Football will certainly foster your creativity for this weekend. It's directed by Patrick Boivin, a French Canadian best known for his stop motion short films.