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The head of the innovative motion design firm leftchannel explains the importance of versatility and experimentation in the design process.
Larry Crane, critically acclaimed record producer and founder of Tape Op magazine, describes his self-taught, largely trial-and-error path to success in the music industry.
The team behind Local Projects, a multimedia design firm, explains the development process behind some of their most high-profile projects, including an installation for the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
The founders of Pop Chart Lab describe the design process for one of their poster-sized infographic prints, "The Nebula of NES Games."
How do you produce an epic sci-fi film on an indie budget? Tom Durham talks about the six-year journey of making his first feature film, 95ers.
James White, the one-man powerhouse behind Signalnoise design studio, gives us a peek at one of his projects: illustrating the wrestlers of the WWE in its heyday in the eighties and early nineties.
Designer James White describes the evolution of his neo-pop style, why he decided to break out on his own, and how he dealt with the setbacks and found new opportunities for his studio, Signalnoise, along the way.
A filmmaker looks back on the evolution of his live-action-meets-animation style, explains how he has adapted his experimental work for commercial use, and reflects on his future.
This documentary follows legendary photographer Douglas Kirkland as he assembles his first career retrospective, A Life in Pictures, and recalls pivotal moments in his career.
Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.
Chris Korn, character designer at FUSE Animation, explains how he brings his creatures to life with CINEMA 4D and Zbrush.
Krista Donaldson, CEO of the nonprofit organization D-Rev, talks about improving health and prosperity in the developing world by combining great design and great technology.
Watch Michelle Kaufman remodel a home in San Francisco to meet a growing family's needs while earning the US Green Building Council's rigorous LEED Platinum certification.
Landscape photographer Dustin Farrell visits the Utah desert to shoot one of his amazing time-lapse sequences.
Follow photographer Brooke Shaden as she creates one of her painterly, otherworldly images and explains her process, from initial sketch to final Photoshop composite.
Wander around the Packard Plant with Brian Kaufman, a visual journalist for the Detroit Free Press, as he documents the plant's deterioration and explains how his multimedia projects boost newspapers' relevance in a digital age.
Von Glitschka shows us how to take our brains offline to find design inspiration through sketching and exploring the world around us.
Paddle into the Pacific with surfer and Instagram star Tony Cruz, as he describes his editing process using tools like Snapseed, Blender, and Mextures.
Recording artist Iyeoka explores her roots in Boston and her evolution from a pharmacist who dreamed of being an artist to a successful songwriter and poet.
Join Grant Skinner at work and at play, designing cutting-edge interactive experiences, games, applications, and frameworks with technologies like HTML5 and Flash.
Follow Beeple, a motion graphics artist, whose Everyday Project drives him to learn new software, adopt fresh techniques, and create art for himself and others.
Join Stacey Williams-Ng, an interactive book designer, at her home studio in Milwaukee where she's animating her latest book, A Troop Is a Group of Monkeys, destined for the iPad.
Do some trekking—photo trekking—with travel and lifestyle photographer Nick Onken.
Follow photographer Brian Taylor as he combines Photoshop and other modern imaging tools with photographic processes that were invented in the 1800s.
Follow the founders of Title Case, a business and workshop dedicated to the love of the letterform, as they put pencil to paper and ink to brush in pursuit of the letter that's uniquely their own.
Follow Lauren Lemon, the online persona for Lauren Randolph, a photographer based in Los Angeles, as she plans and choreographs a photo shoot and talks about the importance of social networks and personal projects in establishing a photography career.
The lynda.com Story: Founders and key executives share accounts of learning, teaching, and building their company.
In the darkroom and on the desktop, two artists are inspired to push the boundaries of photography.
Introduces Automata Studios cofounder and CEO Branden Hall, a software architect and programmer who pushes the limits of the web, and teaches others how to do the same.
A generation of children have learned to draw using Ed's drawing books and we watch as a new generation puts crayon to paper. At 80 years young, Ed is pushing ahead and we meet with his team as he works on his newest iPad app—with graphic artists that, as
Visit the home and workspace of graphic designer Marian Bantjes, as she shares her views on design and designers, and tour her distinctive one-woman show at the Ontario College of Art & Design.
Inside the home studio of Photoshop expert and hyperrealistic digital illustrator Bert Monroy.
Enjoy a window into the life of Doyald Young, legendary typographer, logotype designer, author, and teacher.
Richard Koci Hernandez shares his journey from becoming a prolific photographer to forming his own brand of storytelling and multimedia journalism.
Mexopolis has blended Mexican popular culture with digital animation to create characters and stories that dazzle the eye and strike universal truths in the heart.
Follow graphic designer, Stefan G. Bucher, from his first illustrations, through Art Center College, Portland agency Wieden+Kennedy, Madonna's Maverick Records, and finally his own company, 344 Design.
Douglas Kirkland talks with his friend and colleague, Gerd Ludwig, a photojournalist best known for his National Geographic coverage of the former Soviet Union and Chernobyl, about his work and career.
Go behind the scenes with Hello Design, Interactive Design Studio.
In this Creative Inspirations documentary, we meet Second Story, creators of award-winning interactive projects for clients that include the Getty Museum, National Geographic, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Smithsonian Institution, just to name but a f
Music composer and DEVO founder Mark Mothersbaugh reveals what drives his projects, from music for film and television, to compelling drawings and work in Photoshop.
Introduces the diverse talents of one of the world's great award-winning journalistic photographers, Natalie Fobes.
lynda.com founder Lynda Weinman introduces AIGA, the professional association for design, through the eyes of some of the most talented and influential designers of our time.
An inspiring look at the Internet and media experience through the eyes and mind of Ze Frank, one of the most enigmatic and creative people working in digital media. He's also just plain funny.
Witness the wisdom and work of one of the most accomplished and respected designers of the last 50 years, Kit Hinrichs.
Come along for a peek behind the magician’s curtain at one of Hollywood’s top visual effects houses, New Deal Studios.
With web sites, online games, Facebook apps, and iPhone apps for major films and consumer brands, Trigger has mastered the integration of creative and technology.
Learn how Renegade Animation has pioneered digital 2D paperless animation with a unique all-Flash workflow—and a bunch of really great cartoons!
Duarte Design has elevated lowly PowerPoint and Keynote presentations to arguably the most compelling form of modern media.
A look inside Rick's latest production where he reveals his unique processes and describes his creative reinvention for each project.
This installment of Creative Inspirations takes viewers on a historic journey through the extraordinary career of Harry Marks, a pioneer in the use of digital effects.