Mar 07, 2014
Drop what you’re doing for now and take a few minutes to check out some of these short animated films from IdeaLists member Jordan Bruner. Her work is by turns imaginative, playful and moving… definitely worth a dedicated viewing.
Mar 05, 2014
Here’s a little inspiration for your Wednesday—the stories of three companies who hit the big leagues. While these businesses may look like overnight successes, though, they weren’t actually “overnight” at all. Failed ideas and constant re-evaluation go into every one of these stories. Here’s how these three companies found their way to the top.
Mar 04, 2014
Have you ever saved the packaging from something because it was just so pretty? Today, we’re looking at a few killer package designs from our members that warrant keeping on your shelf.
Feb 28, 2014
Today, we’re really loving this playful brand identity for food industry production services provider Helsinki Food Company. IdeaLists members Werklig aimed to create something versatile and cost-effective — and delivered in spades.
Feb 26, 2014
You’ve heard a lot about Snapchat over the last few years. From monster Facebook acquisition rumors to endless jokes about “sexting”, the app has entered the zeitgeist in a big way. But though your brand is probably on Twitter and Facebook, Snapchat likely isn’t part of your marketing plan. Should you be on it? Let’s […]
Feb 25, 2014
Today, we thought we’d show off some immersive abstract installations from our network. But since it’s pretty difficult to bring you to see all of these works in real life, these videos will have to do.
Feb 21, 2014
Websites for restaurants are notoriously awful. They’ve historically been the land of unnecessary animations that take minutes to load, music that plays automatically, menus only accessible on enormous PDFs — The Oatmeal even has a comic about how useless they can be. But they don’t have to be terrible! Here’s some of our favorite restaurant […]
Feb 19, 2014
Looking over the list of winning photographs in the World Press Photo Contest last week really got us thinking about what it takes to compose a great photograph, so we browsed through some of our members’ portfolios and found some photos that inspired us with their storytelling. Here are a few of our favorites.
It can be hard to find free advice about how to run a startup; that kind of wisdom is often reserved by the hallowed ranks of prominent investors for their portfolio companies, or for expensive conferences. But thanks to this Quora thread, we’ve collected some great advice on what not to do when you’re starting a company. […]
Feb 14, 2014
Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here, and to celebrate the romantic holiday, we’re watching some of our favorite music videos from IdeaLists members that feature love… and heartbreak. Above is Iron and Wine‘s song Joy, directed by IdeaLists member Hayley Morris. Her intricate, gorgeous animation is a perfect match for the swooning lyrics — a […]