word from the creative frontline by Tony Pipes. Advertising, Art and Design.
November 10th, 2013

To See!

This a beautiful interactive film from Japanese agency Mori. “To See” is designed to introduce new contact lens brand Miru to the Western market. It was filmed with a bespoke flying camera that allowed cameramen to shoot 720 degrees of images simultaneously.
This is the non interactive version but get the full experience here.

Making of here.

October 21st, 2013

Sony “Water Rock”!

Japanese agency Mori + Drill created this amazing film for Sony in the riverhead area in Kumamoto, Kyushu. It is renowned for its high quality of pure natural water. They created a music video / TV Commercial by syncing the footage of the dancing water with the original sound of water, filmed and recorded around the area. The music is Pachelbel’s Canon.
Advertising Sony’s image sensors which are refined by pure natural water, which makes it possible to capture the highest standard of visual images.
Making of below…

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October 7th, 2013

Back Streets of the Internet!

Super interesting film from Wieden & Kennedy Tokyo exploring the creative culture that exists online in the “back streets”of the internet.

February 20th, 2012

Takashimaya: Mannequin Robot!

Developed by longstanding robot developer Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University, this “living” mannequin puts androids in the commercial world for the first time at the Takashimaya department store in Tokyo. As scary as it is amazing.

January 30th, 2012

Androp: World.Words.Light!

Great music video from agency Party, Tokyo where techno toys do the talking!

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January 16th, 2012

Words Can Fly a Thousand Miles!

Incredible 3D poster by artists Kyosuke Nishida, Brian Li, and Dominic Liu as a reminder of the aftermath of the earthquake in Japan this past year. Beautiful stuff. via JeannieJeannie

January 2nd, 2012

Play The Tote!

Nice bit of bonkers from Rootote, a Japanese brand specialising in tote bags.

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October 3rd, 2011

Wooden Toys by Takeji Nakagawa!

Incredible wooden toys from Takeji Nakagawa, aka Take-g. See them all here.
via Lost At E Minor

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August 7th, 2011

Clone Factory!

Half creep, half cool- You can now create a mini replica of yourself by visiting the Clone Factory in Akihabara, Japan, where a resin version of your good self is created from a digital rendering. You can become your own action figure / puppet / odd thing here.
via Lost at E Minor

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June 23rd, 2011


Amazing artwork from Japanese illustrator HR-FM. Get your eyes around more work here.

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