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Oct 16

The Grand Tour is coming!

If you’ve been missing Top Gear as much as I have, this trailer will make your day. Finally! Few months after the end of Top Gear (because the show honestly died the day Clarkson, Hammond and May left) comes The Grand Tour. The trailer gives you a glimpse of what’s to come and luckily, it looks just like the Top Gear we all loved. Can’t wait for this one!


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Aug 16

KENZO x Spike Jonze

Remember that iconic Christopher Walken video for Fatboy Slim’s Weapon of Choice? Well, if you were a fan of it and Spike Jonze’s take on storytelling, you will enjoy this new spot he recently directed for KENZO featuring Margaret Qualley. I’ll be the first to say it… she’s got nothing on Walken’s smooth moves, but it is a great watch anyway :)


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Jul 15

Suicide Squad!

While some studios think leaked trailers ruin their plans, I believe they help films get tons of publicity, promotion and traction (Just look at what happened with Deadpool). Frustrated about not being able to stop the leak and insane web exposure of the secret Comic Con intended trailer for Suicide Squad, Warner Bros. president Sue Kroll decided to release the trailer in HD, to make sure that people share it and watch it the way it is supposed to be enjoyed. And let me say, it looks like it’s going to be a fun film! And for the record, again, I truly think that Jared Leto will be a GREAT Joker! Yes, I said it…


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Sep 14

Field Notes COLORS Fall 2014

The great folks at Coudal Partners recently launched a sweet promo video for my good friend and all-time Badass Aaron Draplin and his new collection of Field Notes. “The 24th COLORS release, introduces brand-new, limited-edition FIELD NOTES memo books for the fall of 2014. We generally take this chance to describe the papers, materials, and process in excruciating detail, but this time, we’ll let the film explain it all…” Gotta love the censoring…


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Aug 14

The Return of Coach Lasso

TheeBlog-CoachLassoNBC You might remember those great NBC spots featuring former Tottenham Hotspur coach, and all american boy, Ted Lasso – Jason Sudakis. With less than a week from the 2014 Premier League kick-off, Coach Lasso is back, this time as a guest on NBC Sports and coaching a new, middle eastern airline sponsored girls’ little league team – for now.
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Apr 14

Designer Dirty Talk

TheeBlog-DesignerDirtyTalk When it comes to Designers, certain things are usually different than the rest of corporate America. One of them is definitely industry lingo (Have you ever tried to explain tracking/kerning or golden ratio to a client?) Have you ever wondered what would these everyday terms sound like when used as pick-up lines or bedroom talk? Good news. A new brilliant site called Designer Dirty Talk features a collection of clever and funny design puns that do just that. Check out a few samples after the jump, visit the site or submit your own…
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Nov 13

Bound III

James Franco. Seth Rogen. Period.


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Sep 13

JWT London’s GIFs Exhibition

Although many people might refer to animated GIFs as the ‘cool new thing’ due to their massive boom on mainstream media, they are not that new… Au contraire my friends! Animated GIFs have been around for many, many years. To celebrate their awesomeness and how much they have evolved since they first appeared and internet cats became famous, JWT London organized a fun and hypnotic animated GIFs exhibition called Loop, featuring some of the most recognized and talented names in the business such as Robin Davey, Paolo Ceric, David Pope, Ian Acton, and many more. Check out some of my favorite pieces as well as some extras from each artist.
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Aug 13

Sugar Series by Emily Blincoe

TheeBlog-SugarSeries In one of those attempts to live a miserable healthier lifestyle, I dropped candy and sugars from my daily diet. Good idea? Maybe, down the line – although it’s not as fun as it sounds – but we all need some sugar from time to time. If you love candy, and enjoy organization, you’ll enjoy today’s post featuring a fun photo series by Austin based Photographer Emily Blincoe. “Sugar Series” is a collection of well organized and delicious candy, arranged by color. Check out this fun series after the jump!
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May 13

Will be back soon…

TheeBlog-CaribbeanVacartion As much as we love what we do, it is also good and healthy to disconnect every now and then to take a vacation and clear up, recharge and of course, get inspired. There won’t be any posts this coming week but I promise there will be some interesting things coming up soon (and photos!). But for now, I am off to discover Turks and Caicos, St. Thomas, St. John the beautiful Virgin Islands and Enjoy the Caribbean!
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Mar 13

Ask Your Dr About Tacos

It’s finally Friday! so we’re gonna keep things light and fun :) But wait, that doesn’t mean I won’t share important information, specially if you have been feeling sleepy, depressed, hungry or simply bored lately. You see, tacos have been around forever, but very few of us truly know their impressive social, psychological and medical benefits. The video I want to share today gives us a very late-night-infomercial glimpse into the world of tacos, its benefits and… side effects. Happy Friday!


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Feb 13

Google Crashers

TheeBlog-TheInternship Remember Wedding Crashers and that great bromance/chemistry between Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn? Well, they’re back, but not for a sequel (yet). The Internship is a new movie starring Wilson and Vaughn as ex-salesmen who lose their jobs and somehow end up as Google interns. Could this be the future of movies? A feature, extremely expensive (and profitable) product commercial?
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Jan 13

Baseball jerseys with a Soccer twist

TheeBlog-BaseballSoccer Last year, we enjoyed a well executed and entertaining project combining NFL teams and soccer jerseys NFL Soccer Jerseys and many of you enjoyed it. So, if you are into sports and crazy ideas… I got a treat for you! Boston based Designer, Mark Willis created a collection of uniforms combining two of my favorite passions… Soccer and Design. (In case you were thinking I was going to say Baseball…) His collection features a soccer-ized version of many Major League Baseball teams’ based on their team colors, logos, and of course… sponsors. Check them out after the jump!
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Dec 12

Movie: The Movie

If you enjoy movies, Jimmy Kimmel has a gem that will blow your mind. And planet. Movie: The Movie is the biggest and most star-studded film in the history of american cinema and it features pretty much ever single Hollywood actor and celebrity you can imagine. Oh, and Matt Damon. Check out the trailer…


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Dec 12

Walking around San Francisco

TheeBlog-SanFrancisco So, a chance of returning to the West Coast next year came up and I am freakin’ stoked! I loved San Francisco and have been dying to go back :) And to prepare myself, I wanted to share my San Francisco photos and post from last year…
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Nov 12

Buyral

Have you ever wondered what really makes a video ‘viral’? Working in advertising, I’m always researching and looking for ways to do something new and different, but after watching this video I have realized I’ve wasted many valuable hours. Thanks to Buyral’s advanced team and unconventional techniques, your video can go viral in just hours! That simple. Pick a plan, pay and become an internet rockstar. Genius!


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Nov 12

Darth Vader: What Are You Going to Do Next?

Unless you’ve been living in a galaxy far away, it is no shocking news that Lucas Films – meaning Star Wars – was recently bought by Disney for $4 Billion. Now, I know a few of my friends and probably most of you are not very happy with this. AT ALL. But let’s be honest, can the franchise really do worse than the last three movies? Aware of the collective sentiment and rage, Disney decided to launch a funny (and well done), in-your-face parody of the situation, featuring Darth Vader and two of his Stormtroopers roaming through the park, enjoying the rides and checking out the princesses, all while rubbing this in every hardcore Star Wars fan’s face. Check out Disney’s dark humor…


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Nov 12

Creative Catharsis by Sharp Suits

TheeBlog-SharpSuits I believe the saying goes, “Common sense is the least common of all senses”, and unfortunately, this is very true. I know many retail and customer service professionals deal with mind-boggling requests, arguments and comments regularly but we ‘creatives’ also get our fair share of WTF? gems almost on a daily basis. Oh, and there is no discrimination… these gems could come from your sales team, ‘marketing gurus’, account executives, and of course…. clients. To celebrate? these frustrating gems, Sharp Suits launched a great collaborative exhibition called A Creative Catharsis featuring a collection of posters created by Ireland Designers. Check out some of these great and oh so real posters after the jump…
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Nov 12

Air New Zealand + The Hobbit

TheeBlog-AirNewZealandHobbit Let’s face it, airplane safety videos are dull, boring and sometimes annoying (and painful, like those old 90s videos AmericanAirlines still plays). Yes, I know they can save lives but we’re not here to make sense are we? But wait, not all airlines have this “who gives a shit” attitude when it comes to their onboard experience. Jet Blue and Virgin Airlines, for example, have turned me not only into a customer but a fan as well. Last year I had the chance of flying Virgin and watched what until today, was the coolest and funnest safety video I had seen. Today, I want to share a new addition to the cool safety video club, courtesy of Air New Zealand. Their fun and over-the-top Hobbit inspired feature shows how something so dull as a safety video could be turned into a fun and entertaining experience with just a bit of caring. Check out the video after the jump!
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Oct 12

My Daft Punk experiment

TheeBlog-DaftPunkHalloween Considering Halloween is only a day away and the fact that I like to share and post personal projects I enjoy, today I want to show you the process behind my last (yes, I know a bit old but this year I didn’t have any time) Halloween costume/project. I’ve been a huge fan of Daft Punk for many years and I’ve always wanted my own Thomas Bangalter or Guy-Manuel so Halloween seemed like the right excuse to spend numerous hours working and making my own. For this project I had to recruit some help (my awesome and crafty brother) and had to experiment with a few materials. The result, a fully custom Thomas helmet featuring programmable LEDs and a bunch of high fives at parties :)
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Oct 12

Bouncing on the River

TheeBlog-BouncingBridge Yeah, Tina might have rolled on the river, but French architecture firm AZC thought it would be funner to allow parisians to bounce across the River. How? By installing an inflatable bridge equipped with giant trampolines, dedicated to the joyful release from gravity as one bounces above the river. This project was presented as part of the “Contemporary Bridge – Paris” competition and it was awarded third place. Don’t know about you, but all I can ask myself is, what could ever beat a bouncing bridge!!!?
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Oct 12

New York Fashion Week

TheeBlog-NYFW Last month, I had the pleasure of enjoying NYC for a couple of days as part of my vacation and got to absorb all the energy, inspiration and craziness I love and always miss. Now, most of you probably already know this but September is a pretty busy month in NYC when it comes to Fashion, and this year, I was there to experience some of the glam and craziness you can only find in NY. Today I want to share a few photos of the many I took while walking around the streets and of course, Lincoln Center. Now, before you ask, no, I am not a fashion expert or editor – although I do consider myself a bit savvy :), but when you combine Manhattan with interesting fashion/people, you are fortunate to have inspiring Fashion expert friends (this post is dedicated to y’all) and are a fan of Photographers like Bill Cunningham or Scott Schuman, you have no choice but to whip out your camera and get your Sartorialist on!
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Aug 12

Le Clan Pompeux – Wood Prints

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As I had mentioned earlier this summer, I am planning on launching a new series of prints and tees available for purchase (thanks for your patience) and in preparation, I wanted to share my original post to serve as the clam and pleasant post, before the storm! :) Here you go… First of all, I want to thank you all for the great response, great comments and wonderful emails I’ve received. It only pushes me to work harder, improve and learn new things! Since my last identity project for Locos Por Juana (post here) , I noticed many of you, like me, enjoy seeing the whole process and work behind a finished project. So, today I want to share one of my latest adventures. Although this was a personal project/experiment at first, it has evolved into something bigger that I will soon share with you. Hope you enjoy it!
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Jul 12

Never Dull Socks!

TheeBlog-NeverDullSocks By now, we are all aware of the power of the interweb, social media sites and fun apps like Instagram. So, what happens when a group of creatives with either too much style or too much time (not really) decide to share-err battle with each other and show off their awesome and stylish socks on Instagram? BAM! Websites are born! Allow me to introduce you to #NeverDullSocks a new site where a couple of great and fashion-adventurer buddies and I challenge each other and post daily photos of… our socks. Visit the website to view all entries so far and you can also check the battle on Instagram and join us by simply tagging your photo with #NeverDullSocks. Let the games begin!
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Jul 12

Cloudy

TheeBlog-Cloudy You might remember my post back in 2010! featuring the lovely work of Miami’s own Friends With You and their amazing project called ‘Rainbow City’ (HERE) There’s something magical about their work that not only makes me smile every single time, but that connects me with my inner child, and of course, my kids who love their ‘Friends With You’ hanged prints. Today I want to share their latest video called Cloudy , featuring well… clouds, lovely characters and happy colors. Check it!
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