Discombobulation

July 20, 2008

Heads up!  Awesome Metal & Artwork this way come!  Ross at Star Crossed Tattoo has put together this disgusting artwork for the spectacular HK band Discombobulation and their new album.

The Best,

Joe

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COLOURlovers recently posted a great article on the colours of video games.  If you don’t know COLOURlovers, it is a wonderful site dedicated to colour palettes.  In their blog they have themed post which will explore the colour palette prevalent in different walks of life.  Now anybody who knows me knows I am a total sucker for classic video games (actually, just vieo game in general).  I’m tempted to put together some palettes drawn from some modern classics.

Awesome new flipbook inspired video for Kraak & Smaak’s new track, Squeeze Me.

Some Great New TV Spots

June 11, 2008

In the last few days I have watched a couple of the best TV spots floating around that I have seen for a while. They both have that whimsical, dreamy feel and are potentially overambitious, but are pulled off with style, remarkable art direction and all without the need for more than a couple of words to knock the message home.

Monster – Stork

Tiji – The Balloon

Enjoy!

Thanks to my good friends Ross and Julia at Star Crossed Tattoo, I will be heading along for the opening of Skin:Inks.  The exhibition will be running at Racks in Lan Kwai Fong  for a month or so and will be featuring 28 life size tattoo canvas photo portraits.  If you get a tattooed limb out on display you will be rewarded with a free shooter and a photo on the ‘wall of ink’!  The whole shebang will be wrapped up with a closing party at CLIQ on July 10th.  Head along and check out the work by HK’s finest tattoo artists!

Details

Date: JUNE 13, 2008 – JULY 09, 2008
Venue:
RACKS, 7F, M88, 2-8 Wellington St, Central, HK
Open:
Mon-Sat 12pm to 12am, Sun 2pm to 12am

More info on the event can be found here.

Ever finished up a kick ass design on your Mac, sent it to your PC running client and been told it looked “too dark” on their monitor?  Gamma Toggle is a nifty little program that allows you to toggle between various gamma settings to see how your designs look on other operating systems.  Though it is no replacement for actually loading your design on a bunch of different computers, it is really handy for getting a real-time idea of how it looks on a standard setting MAC or PC screen from your MAC or PC.

It’s tiny, it’s handy, it’s free so there is no reason why your shouldn’t go get it!

Picked this tip up from the excellent Boagworld podcast.

Was busy gathering some news articles for one of my other blogs and came across this fabulous video for the Japanese band toe.  An exceptional take on an age old technique and enchanting music to boot

Joy!