Aaron Draplin Logo Design Challenge

Professional freelance logo designer Aaron Draplin is a mystical man, and a designer born to tell us like it is. He is the owner of Draplin Design Co. and an advocate of “blue collar” design. In this segment he takes on a 15 minute logo design challenge during which he creates several impressive logo concepts for a fictional construction company. As he works he talks about his methods and what inspires his passion for logo design. He says that: “a logo can elevate any company or brand”. Along the way, he provides tips for freelancing, finding inspiration, and providing clients context for logos that won’t just live in PDFs.

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The Moped Diaries

Though it borrows heavily from the style of the great Wes Anderson, this video is one of those that you think you’ll skip through quickly but actually end up watching twice – and again a few more times the next day. This is by far one of the best short films of 2014, so good in fact it should be taught in film school.

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When a new bridge is built connecting his island to the mainland a boy has to come to grips with the change and opportunities that come along with it. Love of home, love of a partner, and love of family all seem to be falling apart and slowly pushing him towards the inevitable…

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