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Alternative Endings and Working Stiff

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of February 5th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas

Alternative Endings: Will interactive films be this century’s defining art form?

Working Stiff: What happens when an artist doesn’t give up the day job?

The Forgotten History Of Japanese-American Designers’ World War II Internment: Revisiting the link between detention and design history, 75 years after FDR’s executive order.

Where Slang Comes From: Emerging slang, identified by searches for words’ definitions.

Products

AccessMap: Enables safe, accessible trip planning on pedestrian ways for people with limited mobility.

Lottie: A library that renders After Effects animations in real time, allowing apps to use animations as easily as they use static images.

Line Us: Mimics your motion with a pen and recreates whatever you draw on screen.

Visuals

Aesthetic Shock: Designer Tadanori Yokoo: Exploring a body of work that created a new movement in Japanese graphic design.

Capturing Oddball New York, While It’s Still Around: This New York street photographer searches for character amid the chain-store sterility of a vanishing city.

Original Storyboards From ‘Blade Runner’: Few science-fiction movies hold up so well aesthetically after 32 years, but only because few science-fiction movies had so much sheer work put into their design.


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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