russia http://design.org/tags/russia en A Media-Focussed Interface Concept for IMDB by Vladimir Kudinov http://design.org/blog/media-focussed-interface-concept-imdb-vladimir-kudinov <p>As we all know, many sites we interact with on the internet could use facelifts. Sometimes, when something works it can be difficult to see how much the user experience could improve. <a href="http://vladimirkudinov.com/" target="Vladimir Kudinov">Vladimir Kudinov</a> is on a mission to make the internet a better place. The Russian designer says "We can make the Internet better, I believe in it... We can show the world community and the way in terms of design and usability, and together we will change the usual apathy and make our lives better." </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_01.jpg?1334359805" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="902" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_00.jpg?1334359933" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_02.jpg?1334359936" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_07.jpg?1334359940" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_05.jpg?1334359937" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="902" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_03.jpg?1334359943" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="902" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_04.jpg?1334359945" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="328" title="Design, imdb, interface" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/13/imdb_concept_10.jpg?1334359972" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/media-focussed-interface-concept-imdb-vladimir-kudinov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/media-focussed-interface-concept-imdb-vladimir-kudinov#comments concept design interface Movie russia user experience web Sun, 15 Apr 2012 06:27:03 +0000 jessicapatterson 4203 at http://design.org Celebrities as Russian Generals by Steve Payne http://design.org/blog/celebrities-russian-generals-steve-payne <p>Steve Payne created <a href="http://replaceface.tumblr.com/" target="Replaceface">Replaceface</a> to document his celebritizing of George Dawe's 17th-century Russian generals portraits. Steve is using digital copies of these Napoleon-era portraits for his work and incorporating his friends, family and celebrities into the distinguished busts. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/09/21/replacedface_02.jpg" alt="Design, replaceface, StevePayne" title="Design, replaceface, StevePayne" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="662" title="Design, replaceface, StevePayne" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/23/replacedface_01.jpg?1316827097" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/celebrities-russian-generals-steve-payne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/celebrities-russian-generals-steve-payne#comments design funny illustration popculture portrait russia Thu, 22 Sep 2011 06:24:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 3337 at http://design.org Liquid Type in Motion by Ruslan Khasanov http://design.org/blog/liquid-type-motion-ruslan-khasanov <p>Russian designer and illustrator <a href="http://ruskhasanov.com/" target="Ruslan Khasanov">Ruslan Khasanov</a> created these intriguing and slightly eerie liquid typography animations. His website says that the comps are digital art, but I can't get over how real the bubbles and smoke effects look. It almost looks like experimentation with liquid nitrogen.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="827" title="Design, Khasanov, liquidtype" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/06/khasanov_liquidtype_05.jpg?1315330474" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/liquid-type-motion-ruslan-khasanov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/liquid-type-motion-ruslan-khasanov#comments animation design hand-lettering motiongraphics russia typography Sun, 04 Sep 2011 03:30:35 +0000 jessicapatterson 3299 at http://design.org The S5 Bar Stool with Form and Function by Mikhail Belyaev http://design.org/blog/s5-bar-stool-form-and-function-mikhail-belyaev <p>I shared the simple and clean <a href="http://design.org/blog/nova-clock-design-belyaev-design-modern-meets-classic" target="Nova Clock design">Nova Clock design</a> by <a href="http://www.belyaevdesign.com/en/works/product_design/bar-stool-s5-design/" target="Belyaev Design">Belyaev Design</a> in Russia, and Mikhail Belyaev has done it again. These S5 bar stools are beautiful with their curved structure and dual-tone veneer and the nook below the seat makes the chair doubly functional.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="388" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/30/s5_mikhailbelyaev_4.jpg?1309490016" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/s5-bar-stool-form-and-function-mikhail-belyaev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/s5-bar-stool-form-and-function-mikhail-belyaev#comments chair design furniture industrial russia Fri, 01 Jul 2011 03:14:05 +0000 jessicapatterson 2956 at http://design.org Folk-Influenced Rebranding for the Nenets Autonomous Region of Russia http://design.org/blog/folk-influenced-rebranding-nenets-autonomous-region-russia <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/31/NAR_rebranding_2.jpg" alt="Design, identity, NAR" title="Design, identity, NAR" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>The <a href="http://notamedia.ru/" target="Notamedia">Notamedia</a> company in Russia created this multifaceted rebranding for Nenets autonomous region (NAR), the “the North European pantry of Russia”.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="192" title="Design, identity, NAR" alt="Design, identity, NAR" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/31/NAR_rebranding_1.jpg?1301595107" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/folk-influenced-rebranding-nenets-autonomous-region-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/folk-influenced-rebranding-nenets-autonomous-region-russia#comments brand design graphic identity russia Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:13:49 +0000 wardandrews 2757 at http://design.org Walk the Keyboard: Russian QWERTY Keyboard Stones Monument http://design.org/blog/walk-keyboard-russian-qwerty-keyboard-stones-monument <p>This Russian keyboard monument is a bit of a mystery. I couldn't find who, when or why, but it's fun nonetheless, so I thought I'd share it here. The stepping stone keys are located in Ekaterinburg, Russia. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/02/13/keyboardmonument_5.jpg" alt="Design, monument, keyboard" title="Design, monument, keyboard" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="466" title="Design, monument, keyboard" alt="Design, monument, keyboard" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/13/keyboardmonument_5.jpg?1297627243" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/walk-keyboard-russian-qwerty-keyboard-stones-monument" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/walk-keyboard-russian-qwerty-keyboard-stones-monument#comments design monument russia Sun, 13 Feb 2011 20:04:56 +0000 jessicapatterson 2640 at http://design.org