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Facebook Twitter Travel. Author of “Design for Motion” talks industry, education and the state of design. I remember a long time ago, back in the days of Tween, before Motionographer, I posted a character-driven CG spot by Psyop and off-handedly remarked that it was impeccably designed.

Author of “Design for Motion” talks industry, education and the state of design

A few hours later, a comment popped up from an anonymous reader. (It’s always the anonymous readers.) The 20 Most Influential Personal Style Bloggers Right Now - Fashionista. Personal style bloggers sometimes get a bad rap -- caricatured as pretty, brainless girls who dress up for their camera-wielding boyfriends and post their results to a WordPress blog.

The 20 Most Influential Personal Style Bloggers Right Now - Fashionista

But over the past decade, these independent publishers have become a real force in the fashion industry -- not just snapping up front row seats at fashion shows, but landing major campaigns and collaborations with brands, becoming regular guests on TV shows like "Today" and "America's Next Top Model," and turning their blogs into multimillion-dollar businesses. Some have become household names. Continuing in our annual-ish tradition, today we're releasing our 2015 ranking of the most influential personal style bloggers in the world. 100 fresh blogs and websites for creative professionals to follow in 2015. You’ve clearly enjoyed our popular 70 of the best blogs for creative inspiration.

100 fresh blogs and websites for creative professionals to follow in 2015

Now it’s time to offer you some further essential reading with the 100 fresh blogs for creative professionals to follow in 2015. That’s whether you’re looking for insights and inspiration in the world of graphic design, illustration, photography, art, user experience design, web design, interior design or architecture – we’ve painstakingly crawled the web to dig out the latest must-read blogs. The 15 Best Design Blogs of 2013. The world of graphic design is cutthroat.

The 15 Best Design Blogs of 2013

One day you could be touted as the best in the business and then next you’re out. Or the reverse can happen: one day you’re a quiet logo designer with a Wordpress page and then seemingly overnight your trademark design woos a big brand and you become go-to expert. Along the way there are those whose blogs blow up and stay relevant and those who fall into forgotten cyberspace. To honor those who dedicated themselves to the blogsphere we shortlisted (in no particular order) the 15 Best Graphic Design Blogs of 2013. 15. Abduzeedo began as an inspiration blog for graphic designer Fabio Sasso, but now features Photoshop tutorials, interviews with designers and the odd case study if you need to get really technical. 14. Covering some of the more technical aspects of graphic design, Designmodo balances practical how-to posts with inspiration, resources and freebies. 13. 12. 11.

Gurafiku: Japanese Graphic Design. FormFiftyFive – Design inspiration from around the world. PostSecret. Crafting Classes, Patterns & Inspiration. Viacom Unveils New Branded Content Division. Viacom is doing at scale something that TV entertainment companies—especially those with a wide footprint in the unscripted world—are relying heavily on for growth: It's creating a full division devoted to branded content.

Viacom Unveils New Branded Content Division

(The Nickelodeon family of kids' networks isn't a part of this—those channels operate under very different advertising rules.) The new group is called Viacom Velocity and will work closely with the marketing divisions of every adult network in the Viacom portfolio, including Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, TV Land and BET. The original content part of the unit—creative solutions, run by Neils Schuurmans, formerly evp of marketing and exec creative director at Spike—will serve partly as a think tank for new ideas. One example is Comedy Central's recent half-hour prime-time special with Kevin Hart—called Serve & Protect—which led into Hart's new movie with Ice Cube, Ride Along.

The other part of the venture will be working with existing talent. New Logo and Identity for Function Engineering by Sagmeister & Walsh. About (Est. 1987) “Function Engineering provides mechanical design and engineering for product development.

New Logo and Identity for Function Engineering by Sagmeister & Walsh

Starting with the design of a robotic exercise machine in 1987, we have participated in thousands of client programs across industries including consumer electronics, computing and networking, mobile, medical, robotics, household, entertainment, sporting goods, commercial and industrial equipment, transportation, and research.” A VISUAL ACCOUNT OF MY WHEREABOUTS. Dribbble - Popular. 14 Clever Illustrations by Patrik Svensson. EmailEmail.

14 Clever Illustrations by Patrik Svensson

S Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 1-6. REPORTS & SURVEYS. Sundance 2014: World Cinema Dramatic Competition. JeeYoung Lee Turns Her Studio Into Dreamlike Landscapes. Made entirely without the use of Photoshop (or indeed any photo manipulation software at all), Korean artist JeeYoung Lee has created a dreamlike series which sees her tiny 160 square foot studio turned into vibrant and elaborate scenes.

JeeYoung Lee Turns Her Studio Into Dreamlike Landscapes

Inspired by old Korean fables, as well as elements of her personal life, each scene takes weeks - sometimes months - to create. Every single prop is painstakingly handmade by Lee, who carefully arranges and suspends them before setting up intricate lighting and taking a single photograph. Her artwork can now be found in many public collections, including the Museum of Photography in Japan Kiyosato, and in 2012 she was awarded the Sovereign Art Prize. Take a look at the series below.