It’s the first quarter of 2013 and everyone wants to be the person to tell you what’s next. I’m not sure what we all gain from it other than a solid “I-told-you-so”, but you’ve probably read many articles telling you what’s happening for 2013. I’ve personally written a couple and I’m sure your favorite blog has published several.
It’s easy to predict trends because most of them are already around. Not many of them are groundbreaking things you couldn’t deduce for yourself. But when you’re moving onward from trends and trying to really think about what the future holds, you’re looking at a bunch of different things.
I’m not going to beat around the bush. I believe the future of web design, especially...
When VEVO redesigned their website back in March of 2012 and added Facebook Connect functionality, they saw a 600% increase in the number of Facebook-published or -watched videos. And they saw a 142% increase in new users over the previous month. Impressive numbers all around.
Now they’ve gone and redesigned the site again. This time they’ve focused more on visuals than a complete overhaul, particularly on the video watch page.
Users get a much more streamlined page to watch videos from, one with a lot fewer distractions.
Today our good friends at Vzaar are giving away 25 lite accounts of their professional commercial video hosting.
As you know, websites like YouTube are great for hosting your online videos.
The biggest downside is that you have little control over the environment in which your video is shown, and there’s nothing that says your video can’t be taken down without notice (or any server uptime guarantee).
Not the most ideal situation for a company...
The use of typography in video allows us to reclaim the lost art of arranging typefaces in a way that would make an 18th century typesetter’s head spin.
This type of art is also known as Kinetic typography.
The text is presented in a manner intended to convey or evoke a particular idea or emotion.
In this compilation we showcase 18 creative uses of kinetic typography which include short movies made with After Effects, stop motion...