5.04.2016

Music videos as design inspiration

Yesterday, after completely deleting the majority of their online presence, Radiohead released a rather strange and yet beautifully-made claymation video for their new haunting single: "Burn the Witch."


For us, music and design are deeply intertwined. Music often inspires us to create, and design/art often influences and helps shapes some truly amazing music videos.

Kendall's love of the art form known as music videos began at a young age, when watching her dad's homemade video tape compilations of music videos. He would tape these videos off of MTV and VH1 (you know, when those stations still played music videos).

We wanted to share a few of our favorites, to inspire you in your creative process. Enjoy, and please let us know what videos inspire you.

Tonight, Tonight by the Smashing Pumpkins (inspired by classic short film "A Trip to the Moon")


Take me Out by Franz Ferdinand (check out the killer Bauhaus feel)


Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel (more brilliant claymation)


The Hardest Button to Button (everything Michel Gondry does is pure art)


Hyperballad by Bjork (another jem by Gondry, and just all-around amazing song)

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