Data + Design Project

Trippy Animated Geometry: GIFs by Mr. Div

Tuesday 03.12.2013 , Posted by

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Matthew DeVito or also known as Mr.Div, is becoming one the best GIF animators today. With his talent for combining the usefulness of After Effects and Cinema 4D, he creates unique geometrical GIF’s that glitter and keep you staring longer than a few moments. Chiefly inspired by 1970-80s era motion graphics, Mr.Div is continuing to hone his skill, and if you look at his Tumblr, you will see the level he has grown throughout the past year. It is not uncommon for his tumblr posts to get over 20,000 notes each. For a hobby that began just for fun, it’s amazing to see how it has become somewhat of a tumblr phenomenon. Check out his page to see his latest creations and feel free to contact him for freelance work if you so desire. [Read more...]

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GIFs: Nature Repeats Itself

Monday 02.25.2013 , Posted by

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To the world of GIFs comes examples that highlight some of more beautiful aspects of the natural world. Whether it be ladybugs, geese, baby turtles or foxes, Dutch tumblr blogger Marinus creates some warm and unique ones. His tumblr blog is titled “Head like an Orange” and he posts animated nature GIFs there weekly. [Read more...]

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Full of Life: Animated Morphing GIF’s

Friday 09.23.2011 , Posted by

These quickly morphing GIF’s are completely captivating in their fast and fluid transition between images. Especially striking are the examples which follow a common theme, like famous paintings or iconic celebrities, morphing between many visually similar images. Micaël Reynaud of Montpellier, France, has been creating the animations in his spare time and has a treasure trove of well made examples over at his Google Plus account. You can also find him on Twitter.

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Wikipedia Infographic Video

Saturday 01.29.2011 , Posted by

Narrated by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, the infographic video above is called The State of Wikipedia and tells the story of the online encyclopedia’s history. It was created by JESS3 and celebrates Wikipedia’s wins, and where it will need help in the future, both in terms of editors, entry contributors, and financial donors to the Wikimedia Foundation.

We wrote up our own Happy Birthday Wikipedia tribute post earlier this week complete with a juicy infographic on Wikipedia that includes Wikipedia’s user demographics, distribution and overall growth.

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