Nick Frank

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I am enjoying the dramatic, modern and eerily contemplative structural photography of German Art Director/Photographer Nick Frank.

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Ruckazoid: Dont Let Me Go

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This is a link supplied by The Crystal Beach and there is some great work coming out of this Munich-based studio helmed by Alexander Dueckmino.

video: Directed, designed, animated by Alexander Dueckminor

song: Produced, written, performed by Ruckazoid

mp3: bit.ly/RUWS4B

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Mark Gmehling

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There is some very interesting work in the Behance-Folio of German artist and illustrator Mark Gmehling. It’s hard to describe really but the best way to dive in is to first start off with his massive list of exhibition work. It would be amazing to see some of his prints as actual animated physical sculptures.

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Boris Loder: Urban Elements

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The photographic project titled ‘Urban Elements’ is Boris Loder’s attempt at isolating the objects and familiar architecture that constitutes our everyday urban environment.

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The Epic & The Beasts

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 directed this opus to a favorite childhood and now adulthood past time. He exclaims that he never wanted to be a fireman, pilot or superhero. All he wanted was to be a skateboarder and that’s what he is.

I can stand on a skateboard for a couple of minutes before I lose my balance and fall off. But I love watching other people do it.


Filmed in germany´s most beautiful city: Dresden

Directed & Edited by Sebastian Linda

FB Site

Music by
Giselle – Silk Ianborg Remix
Download here: facebook.com/IanborgOfficial/app_220150904689418

Portugal the man – So American Woodkid Remix

Pls support if you like and buy their original music on Itunes.

Special Thanks to Ralph Ruthe. He provided the camera for 3 days and this video came out of all the testing:

Still photos by Erik Groß:



Filmed with Red Epic
Tokina 11 – 16 2,8
Pelang Fisheye 8mm
Canon 28, 50, 85, 100

Gorilla Tripod

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DXTR: Updates

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The German illustrator and designer known only as DXTR has made some recent additions to his street-inspired portfolio including some new illustrations for Nike and K2 snowboarding. Look closely at the image above and see if you can spot the word ‘Nike’. It’s in there. Great visual.

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Rainbow Monkey: Updates

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Markus Hofk is a ‘conceptual image maker’. I like that description a lot. He has recently updated with exactly that and seems to approach each new project with a uniquely individual perspective that wins out over the embrace of a consistent style. That’s not an easy thing to do and he appears to be doing it very well under his monicker Rainbow Monkey.

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There is some hauteness happening in the portfolio of German motion/animation studio Sehsucht. I think I posted some of their work a while back but their has been some updates including the above Pictoplasma Festival 2012 opener, which is amazing by the way.

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Mite City

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Wow. This is beautiful work.

Client: Vorwerk & Co. KG, Wuppertal
Head of Marketing Vorwerk Kobold: Felix Withöft

Agency: Kolle Rebbe, Hamburg
Creatives: Thomas Knüwer, Dennis Krumbe, Stefan Wübbe
Producer: Bey-Bey Chen
Account: Jan Kowalsky, Jessica Gustafsson

Production Company: Sehsucht Berlin GmbH & Co. KG
Director/Creative Director: Mate Steinforth
Design: Mate Steinforth, Christian Zschunke, Ronny Schmidt, Jonas Littke
3D Lead: Hannes Weikert
3D Artists:
– Christian Zschunke (R&D, Environment, VFX)
– Ronny Schmidt (Modeling, Animation)
– Philipp Brömme (Animatic, Look Development, VFX)
– Helge Kiehl (Modeling, Animation, Shading, VFX)
– Chris Hoffmann (Modeling, Animation, Shading)
– Philipp Rudler (Animation)
Compositing: Sebastian Nozon, Christina Agapitou
Producer: Christian Gemeiner

Music: Supreme Music, Hamburg
Audio-Mix: Studio Funk, Hamburg

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The guys in the studio turned me onto the motion work of the German studio Polynoid today. The work is slick, psychedelic and totally awesome (case in point the work for Mtv above). You can visit their website and portfolio here.

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Mr. Meier

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Michael Meier is a German illustrator and designer. He is also a cofounder and member of the publishing company rotopolpress in Kassel, Germany. He has a loose, interpretive style that starts from a sketch and is finished digitally.

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Olaf Hajek

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Illustrator Olaf Hajek has a loose, painterly and interpretive style that he crafts to suite the requirements of each project. His work runs through nearly every emotion from light and dreamy to moody and dark.

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Roman Klonek

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Roman Klonek is based in Düsseldorf, Germany where he creates his illustrations via woodcut using sharp geometric lines and a restricted color palette.

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Anarchy Alchemy

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“We are Franz Thues and Dirk König, two Art Directors based in Düsseldorf, Germany. We make pictures harnessing the magic of generative design. All of our illustrations are generated by programs we write for each specific illustration series, allowing us to create a potentially endless stream of pictures on the press of a button.”

Together they are Anarchy/Alchemy.

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The Stupid Orchestra

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“Arranged like a symphony orchestra, approximately 200 antique vacuums, mixers and washers are transformed into musical instruments. They form an ensemble that the conductor, harpsichordist and composer Michael Petermann, alias weiserrausch.de, has now completed after eight years of preparation: The Stupid Orchestra.”

This installation is currently on display at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (mkg-hamburg.de).

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Smatik is the work of lithographer turned pixel cruncher André Ljosaj who has an amazing imagination and the ability to create some amazingly imaginative imagery.

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Wow, we really really like this experimental typographical (numerical) collage experiment executed by German designer Kid Grandios that can be viewed via his Flickrfolio.

Simple and good.

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Kid Grandios

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There are some interesting abstract 3D renders utilizing dramatic lighting and minimal typography within the Behance-folio of German designer/illustrator Kid Grandios.

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