Has #socialmedia corrupted the #oscars? [Infographic]

Did you tune in last night to watch the Oscars?

If so, have you noticed anything different? How about the fact that it wasn’t funny and/or entertaining at all?

Here’s an interesting infographics I did for this blog for Vertic digital and marketing design agency in New York City that explains what influences the level of entertainment at the Oscars:

Oscars and the Sponsors

What do you think?

Illustration of Oscar’s 2015 Best Picture Nominees

Being a huge fan of the Oscar’s, I decided to combine my passion for the film as an art form and graphic design to make a series of the illustrations for the Best Picture nominees using just the simple, geometric forms and colors. I made it a goal to finish all of the illustrations by the date the show airs, which is tomorrow, February 22nd, 2015.

Here are the illustrations:

Film_Nominees-rvs

And here’s one by one: Continue reading

Who’s Your Favorite Couple?

I thought, why not and created a fun poll as to celebrate the Valentine’s Day – Who’s your favorite couple? Check it out here and vote! I already did… and I have many, many reasons to justify my answer. (Wow, 645 votes in 10 minutes!)

And my favorite couple is: Continue reading

And the Oscar goes to…

I’ve been watching Oscar’s ceremony as long as I remember myself. It’s my true vice. I never ever miss it, unless there’s an absolute emergency in my life. I watch the Red Carpet and the show. This year I’ve decided to make a few prints/illustrations for the nominees.

Here are the first two – for the Best Actor and Actress in a Leading Role Nominees.

Who do you think will win?

OSCARS2015MaleRoleNominee

OSCARS2015FemaleRoleNominee

The Full Animated Gif: See the World by Bike

Around-the-Cities-by-Bike-animationfile

Here’s the full version of the animated gif I created, the shorter version of which you saw here. Each city has the color of my perception, of how I personally feel about the city, be it New York or San Francisco, Berlin or Paris. I hope you’d enjoy it!

From Bikeholic with Love: Take a Ride Around the Globe

London, Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires – sky is the limit for a bicyclist!

Here’s a little promo I did for my blog Bikeholic, featuring four of some of my favorite cities in the world – New York City, Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires, and London. This is a short version, the longer version is coming up that will also feature Moscow and San Francisco. And these are just a few places where I biked. I’ll be adding some more, but, as of today, here’s a preview of what to expect:

Around the World by Bike

Around the World by Bike

All of the illustration is done by me. The colors of the cities and the “moods” reflect my own feelings about and the way I view these particular locations.

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword

There are certain powerful quotes that are worth to illustrate via animation and this one is one of them:

“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” - John Ray.

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.