ManvsMachine has created a series of idents for ITV2, which offer an unusual take on everyday objects. Idents are randomly generated using an algorithm, and were created as part of a brand refresh which sees the channel shift its focus to creating content for 16-34-year-olds.
MTV has launched a brilliantly bonkers new on-air identity today, featuring idents inspired by internet memes, GIFs and emojis, and social media videos posted by viewers. We spoke to the channel’s VP of creative and marketing Sean Saylor about the refresh, and how MTV hopes to reclaim its reputation for discovering new artistic talent.
New York musician j.viewz and digital design agency Hello Monday have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund an interactive website that will document the making of a new electronic album as it happens, allowing fans to contribute to tracks and listen to each song as it’s completed.
AMV BBDO has created a new Guinness ad for the Pan African market. Aimed squarely at a youth audience, it features a new tagline, ‘Made of Black’…
Bombay Bicycle Club’s hypnotic visuals for their recent tour made for a sensory-stimulating show, and they stood-out as the new experiential players at major festivals this summer including dreamy Suffolk weekender Latitude and the hedonistic paradise of Glastonbury. We talk to filmmaker Anna Ginsburg and video designer Adam Young about what it took to create the impressive stage aesthetic and why intensifying the audience’s live show tingle is so important.
The Barbican’s new Digital Revolution exhibition opens today, tracing the history of digital technology, with a nostalgic trip through the early years of videogames, synth music and computing, through to a look at contemporary interactive arts, film VFX, creative coding and even wearable tech.
A round-up of the best recent work from CR’s Feed section, including Hue Magazine, Ox and Finch identity by KVGD in Glasgow, a celebration of cyrillic from Bulgaria, Public Space identity from Sulliwan in Russia, Bunker’s Goodblock posters and the A Capucha identity from Estufa in Portugal