Friday Spark!

Our weekly round-up of what creatively inspires us.

This week, John Malkovich being John Malkovich looking for John Malkovich and finding John Malkovich... but realising it's not John Malkovich. Confused? Don't worry, it makes for a brilliant advert. Also, sportswear companies get creative, film is used to share a strong message about equality and above Minsk.

John Malkovich searches for a domain name

Who is John Malkovich?

Source: Square Space


How 3 generations view online video

Younger consumers are the most likely to visit YouTube every day, but how the three generations use the platform varies.

Source: Adweek


LeBron James and Serena Williams front powerful Nike equality ad...

During the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Nike used its platform to share a strong message about equality.

Source: Rolling Stone


...while Adidas unveils swimwear made from recycled ocean debris

Adidas has unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic

Source: YouTube


Minsk by drone and timelapse

A new direction in shooting time lapses - time lapse using a drone. The video features footage shot in summer, autumn and winter 2016 in Minsk.

Source: Vimeo


Those annoying screen-loading symbols turned into stunning short film

we all know what it’s like to encounter the ‘spinning pinwheel of death’ — those loathsome loading screens that signal your computer has simply had enough.

Source: Design Boom


Waves like you've never seen them before

Australian photographer captures crashing waves from beside, and sometimes within their swell.

Source: This is Colossal



Here's how Adobe introduced Illustrator 1.0 in 1987

30 years ago, Adobe launched what has been the most popular professional vector art and design software. Get nostalgic while you watch the videos Adobe released for its launch.

Source: Digital Arts Online


The Museum of Broken Relationships

After a relationship ends, even the most mundane objects can become painful reminders. One museum in Los Angeles puts them on display.

Source: BBC News


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