The Big Flip: LA cool, sports-themed animations by Barry Chapman that play around with our expectations

Creative Boom

We love this sports-themed series of "reverse dynamic experiments" by motion designer Barry Chapman , full of neon colours and LA-style palm trees set against satisfying blue skies.

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Breathtaking Winning Action Sports Images Of The Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019

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Red Bull Illume is the world’s greatest adventure and action sports imagery contest. Photography action contest red bull sport winners

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Sports Chic

Fifi Lapin

Feeling inspired today after watching The London Marathon. I Might even break into a light jog on the way to the juice bar. The carrot juice is on me! Bunny Kisses Fifi Lapin xxx. fifi lapin

Michael C. Hsiung’s Characters Sport Bushy Mustaches

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His characters, mostly fantastical – mermen, centaurs, wizards and the likes – tend to sport impressive mustaches, a feature which Hsiung himself has come to be recognized with. Michael C. Hsiung is known for his quirky illustrations, drawn using Micron pens and Higgins black ink.

Nairobi’s Motor Taxi Drivers Sport Extravagant Costumes in ‘Boda Boda Madness’


“Machete Rider.” ” All images © Jan Hoek, shared with permission.

A Collage of Overlapping Videos Creates a Wild Rube Goldberg-esque Motion Sequence


Ranging from nature to sports to destructive events, each seconds-long bit appears to lead right into the next in “ Concatenation “—seemingly, a rocket launches straight into a pool ball that then causes a diver to jump into the water. Photography balls fire rockets sports video

Spotted: New Logo for Women's Sports Foundation

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Visit Link. About Spotted posts. No further images are included. No opinion is given. Not even a punny title. These are just… spotted. Best available link to learn more about the change (or the company) provided in the link above. Poll and comments are open

Stunning Photographs From ISU Grand Prix Of Figure Skating 2019

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Photography dance ice sportNatalia Kaliszek and Maksym Spodyriev of Poland compete in the Ice Dance – Free Dance during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup at Megasport Arena on November 16, 2019 in Moscow, Russia.

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Designers on Sports Direct rebrand: “You can’t simply gift-wrap gaffes”

Design Week

With demands on brands to behave more responsibly, Sports Direct already faces an uphill struggle, while the ailing House of Fraser has become a home for some of the less desirable brands in SDI’s portfolio, diluting the premium department store feel.

Revisiting DogTown and the Legend of the Z-Boys

Feature Shoot

With the introduction of the eurothane wheel, skateboards quickly became an underground phenomenon among the daring, innovative youth who made use of drainage ditches and empty backyard pools to create the ultimate DIY sport — which will finally debut at the 2020 Olympics. © Glen E.

Karan Singh creates vibrant visuals for the Southeast Asian Games

Creative Review

Ogilvy Hong Kong commissioned Singh to create a suite of visuals for the Games, which would reflect key sporting events and the tournament’s ethos of ‘togetherness’ Inspired by the competition’s slogan, ‘We Win As One’, Singh created 19 visuals which depict a range of individual and team sports including dance, tennis, boxing and wheelchair archery. Sport

Tokyo 2020 unveils first ever animated pictograms used in Olympics’ history

Its Nice That

The 73 kinetic icons designed by Masaaki Hiromura and animated by Kota Iguchi each show their sport in motion, representing 22 Paralympic sports and 33 Olympic sports.

Paris 2024 logo presents “a homage to female athletes”

Creative Review

The organising committee says in a statement that the use of Marianne is both a nod to the sport’s heritage – namely the fact that women athletes were first allowed to compete at the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris – and a homage to female athletes. Sport

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3 Sports Teams That Rebranded With a Logo Change in 2017

Graphic Springs

No one knows the branding power of a great logo better than a sports team. Here are three teams that switched up their logos this year – for better or for worse.

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Warmaster Edition Is A Smoked Bourbon Inspired By Vintage Prizefighting Posters

The Die Line

Warmaster Edition Mesquite Smoked Bourbon Sports a label seemingly inspired by vintage fighting promotional posters

The Story Behind the Paris 2024 Olympics Logo

Creative Review

SportLast month the Paris 2024 Olympics logo was released, to a mix of praise and outrage. In an exclusive for CR, Jean Grogan talks to its makers and discovers its eco credentials. The post The Story Behind the Paris 2024 Olympics Logo appeared first on Creative Review.

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What Emmeline Wore In July - Day 12

Emmeline Illustration

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Points of Rupture: Welsh artist Phoebe Davies explores the training and recovery of teenage female wrestlers in Oslo

Creative Boom

For her latest series, Points of Rupture, Welsh artist Phoebe Davies takes inspiration from her recent sports injury to explore the tactility, training and rehabilitation of teenage female wrestlers in Oslo, Norway.

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Designer Michael Irwin Perfectly Rebrands Famous Logos Just For Fun

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He builds brands, loves sports, and strives to create simple, deeply-rooted, lasting solutions through his work. Michael Irwin is a Design Director, Brand Strategist, and Creative Catalyst. He’s a born and raised Jersey native who is currently based in New York.

This Girl Can celebrates its fifth year with an inspirational campaign to break down more barriers

Creative Boom

This Girl Can is back for 2020, as Sport England continues its mission to encourage more women to exercise and get fit. It's 2020, and women can be active however they want to be," says Sport England.

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Photographer Captures Powerful Waves On Lake Erie As Liquid Mountains

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Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per week, Sandford has been driving 45 minutes to Lake Erie, spending up to 6 hours a day photographing the lake.

Timeless shell-toes are celebrated for its game-changing team spirit

Creative Boom

Originally made for sports, but later for fashion, art and music, it's a special milestone for the classic Adidas trainer , one that has been celebrated in an explosive new campaign by Device, Hypebeast and The Others featuring Jackson Yee and his dance crew.

Guillaume Blot documents food and football across the country in L’Autre Tour de France

Its Nice That

The French photojournalist documents France’s diverse range of regional dishes against a sporting backdrop.

The Evolution of the FIFA World Cup Logos

Designer Daily

After the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup that takes place every four years in a different country every time is probably the largest international sport event in the world.

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Photographs by Jan Enkelmann of 'glamorous' Brits making their way to the races

Creative Boom

Horse racing is the second-most popular spectator sport after football in England. But, of course, it's much more than a sporting event. It's a chance to dress up, show off and be "seen". Photographer Jan Enkelmann wanted to capture a more honest version of events.

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Japanese Action Figure Photographer Imagines Horror Icon “Cancelling” Friday The 13th

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As exhibitions, conferences, sporting and cultural event cancelations and postponements continue on a daily basis due to the growing threat of COVID-19, it has almost become commonplace to see announcements and press conferences in Japanese media delivering yet another piece of disappointing news for those who were looking forward to attending.

Greater Mancunians: An ongoing photography project by local students of some of Manchester's icons

Creative Boom

Mark Chapman – sports presenter. When Harry Yeates photographed and interviewed John Cooper Clarke as part of his final year project at The Manchester College in 2018, one of his tutors decided to turn it into an ongoing project for all of their students.

Haunting Colorized Photos Reveal The Devastation Caused By The Spanish Flu Which Killed At Least Fifty-Million

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They show community centers and sports halls in the US converted into makeshift. A Kansas hospital during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 that still lives large in people’s imaginations. Mediadrumimages These seldom seen photographs, colorized for the first time, graphically depict the scale of the pandemic. The images reveal how doctors and nurses fought to save Spanish Flu sufferers in 1918. Source. Photography 1918 epidemy flu

Take a dip into POOLS, a seductive new book featuring iconic works by Martin Parr, Solve Sundsbo, and more

Creative Boom

Featuring the work of Martin Parr, Solve Sundsbo, Alasdair McLellan and Romain Laprade, to name a few, it takes a closer look at everything swimming pools have come to represent: symbols of both sport and leisure, and conjuring images of beautiful bikinis, glimmering blue waters and hot summer days.

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40 Punchy Designs and Illustrations with a Boxing Theme

Spoon Graphics

I have made inspiration showcases for all kinds of design subjects, but one theme I least expected to provide such a variety of artistic styles was the sport of Boxing!

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Pictures Of The Pontiac Club De Mer, The Jet Age-Inspired Concept Car Which Was Built In 1956

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The brainchild of GM engineer-designer, Harley Earl (Paul Gillian was also involved being the Pontiac Studio head at the time), the “de Mer” was a two-door sport Roadster that incorporated innovative.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Fanhood by Hoodzpah

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The icon is a waving banner monogram, a nod to the fact that sports is more than just a game, it’s something that gathers many people together under one banner. “When the Hoops Hits the Fan”. 2019) " Fanhood is a members-only newsletter dedicated to basketball enthusiasts.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Acapulco Padel & Club by Bedow

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Named after the beach-side city in Mexico where the sport was invented in 1969 by Enrique Corcuera, APC builds on the growing popularity of the sport in Europe with a rare, dedicated space to padel, and in a premium setting to boot. “Hole in One”.

Porsche spot

Communication Arts

“Pop Star” showcases the eighth generation of the Porsche 911 with hundreds of different objects you can find of the beloved sports car.

Showcase of Wild West Themed Designs & Illustrations

Spoon Graphics

Gunslinger Sport Logo by Tiago Fank. The Wild West is a popular genre for movies, TV shows, games, and even comics, which means it is also a theme that commonly inspires artists to base their creations on, providing us with plenty of artwork we can admire to fuel our inspiration.

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Duncan Brazzil's ongoing experiment with kinetic typography is a must for type lovers everywhere

Creative Boom

It was something he started back in November 2018 when he was working in-house as a designer at US Sports company Fanatics in Manchester, England.

Adobe Stock expands its collection to 'champion creative inclusivity', bringing Hero, Caia and EyeEm into its fold

Creative Boom

From large conferences, ranging from empowering the voices in disability to capturing the inspiration of TED Talk-style scenarios, the thrill of marathons, the exuberance of being at LGBTQ Pride, large-scale sporting events, and the intimate moments and experiences within diverse families.

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The 'Professional' photographers in the running for this year's Sony World Photography Awards

Creative Boom

And for Sport, Dives by Andrea Staccioli presents poetic portraits of athletes in mid-dive at the Gwangju Diving World Championships. Swimming © Mikhail Kapychka, Belarus, Shortlist, Professional, Sport, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards.

Oli Hillyer-Riley documents a close knit, and under-threat, surfing community in Nigeria

Its Nice That

Oli met the young community while in Nigeria working on a job for Vans, and was immediately taken by the love and passion they had for each other and the sport.

JKR Rebrands Hustle, The Plant-Based Matcha Energy Drink

The Die Line

Plant-based everything is, well, everywhere, and matcha energy drink Hustle is sporting some new branding courtesy of JKR

Agency Vanderbrand Taps Into Canadian Roots For Sparkling Tree Water Sapsucker

The Die Line

sport apparel and retail packaging The brand identity for Sapsucker is strongly informed by its Canadian. roots. The wordmark takes cues from Canadian nostalgia including local.

Noted: New Name, Logo, and Identity for World Athletics

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1912) " World Athletics , previously known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), is the international governing body for the sport of athletics, covering track and field, cross country running, road running, racewalking, mountain running and ultrarunning. “W FTW?”.

Matt Saunders on freelancing, growing up in Northern England and why chaos is a friend of his

Creative Boom

I excelled at sports in school. Sports and creativity were my outlets when I was younger. Matt Saunders is a freelance illustrator based in London, whose work is fantastical, atmospheric and full of drama and intrigue.