?uesto drums up some 3D color in ADCOLOR’s new PSA for its 2012 ADCOLOR® Awards and Industry Conference. The TBWA/Chiat/Day NY-created and Mark Zibert-directed spot features The Roots drummer picking out his signature ‘fro and going immediately into a percussion session that evokes color into the black and white clip, while he talks about his beginning influence: his father.
Remember last summer when news hit that Justin Timberlake “bought Myspace”? Well, the singer/actor did take ownership stake in the social website via Specific Media and apparently went right to work with a total overhaul/redesign.
Affirming the sad state of the industry, Short of the Week’s infographic visualizes the creative regression of the top 10 grossing Hollywood films from 1981 to 2011. Does this makes us, the consumers, just as guilty?
Miguel is showering us with updates today, as the soul singer/artist has announced his first collaboration with DEER DANA. Apparently he’s been working with the NYC-based fashion brand to design a t-shirt in honor of soul musician Sade!
Following Paris Fashion Week, the city will host the crème de la crème of stylists from the Black diaspora for the first ever Black Fashion Week Paris. Kicking off on October 4th at the Pavillon Cambon Capucine in the heart of Paris, the three-day event will continue at Place Vendôme and the prestigious Ritz Palace through October 6th.
This year, the AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) celebrates the 30th anniversary of its New York chapter. The institution asked 30 of its most well-known members to create a poster to mark the event by “capturing their personal experience with the AIGA NY chapter.”
Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music crew have revealed the official album cover for their upcoming and highly-anticipated compilation album, Cruel Summer. Set to be released on September 4th, the album will feature appearances from John Legend, 2 Chainz, Teyana Taylor and Big Sean — just to name a few.
Case Scenario introduces four eye-popping neon Pantone Universe cases for Apple iPhone 4 and 4S devices. The glossy, lightweight hard-shell cases are an Apple store worldwide exclusive and will be available online in August 2012.
Adult Swim’s new animated blaxploitation series ‘Black Dynamite’ covers the July 2012 Special Adult Swim issue of Juxtapoz Magazine. The series premieres on July 15th!
Freelance graphic designer and journalist Drea Avellán expresses her passion for video games with these adorable Controller Love posters!
Spanish artist Angelica Dass presents a Pantone skin color spectrum chart entitled “humanae,” which applies the alphanumerical classification of the Pantone coloring system to human skin tone.
10 Days of Black Truths infographics aim to dispel unsourced myths about Black men and women in the United States.
Italian alcoholic beverage brand Averna has released a sensual and simple new print advertisement for its Averna Cream liqueur entitled “Kiss.”
Continuing our Black Music Month features, we’ve collected artwork and designs inspired by legendary Roots’ drummer, DJ and producer Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove.
On June 12th, the United States and France postal services will issue stamps honoring two esteemed legends: jazz musician Miles Davis and French singer Édith Piaf.
Claro, the largest mobile phone network in the Americas, sought the expertise of Ogilvy’s Sao Paolo branch for this clever anti-texting and driving print campaign.
Pepsi is resurrecting The King of Pop as a way to try to pump life into its declining brand, three years after his untimely passing and more than a quarter century after his landmark sponsorship deal to become the voice of the brand.
Harmony XL-Fit’s new ad campaign is filled with copy that lacks a purpose and won’t be selling any condoms anytime soon.
In her acting debut, singer Jordin Sparks graces the official poster for ‘Sparkle,’ a remake of the 1976 musical film. The film also stars the late Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, comedian Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo , Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, and singer/producer Cee Lo Green.
Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has opened a storefront space in Harlem in an effort to explore new venues throughout New York. The space will allow the museum’s educators to conduct free workshops for children, teenagers and adults with support of Target–who will be covering expenses for the first year.