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Now for the first thing I discovered on my daily webround:

From one Olivier Beaudoin, a Canadian graphic designer, this beautifully made and scored motiontype video.

Currently living in Montreal, Cananda, he made this during a year abroad in Paris in 2007.

Made in AFX, it illustrates, in commas, exclamation marks and brackets, what we are doing to our planet, and what, in turn, it will do to us. Utilizing simple grotesque fonts and the abilities of Adobe After Effects, this truly amazing piece of work:


The music is NoStrand, by a new York band called Ratatat. Thanks to Olivier, I can now point you to their hardtofind website!

Thanks to Olivier, who allowed me to post an extract here. For the full version of the clip (under portfolio), you'll have to head to his own website by clicking on his name above! There is a lot of nice stuff to be found there!

By the way, an HLM is basically a cheap council estate, or a wohnsilo, as it called in Deutsch.

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