Arcade Fire – Just a Reflektor

just_a_reflektorOK, I’m not expecting another “Funeral” or more specifically another “Neighbourhood #3 (Power Out)”, but throw David Bowie, Arcade Fire and some Google programmers together and you’re pretty much guaranteed to get something pretty cool. In this case it’s the pre-release marketing for the new AF album “Reflektor”:

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You’re going to need an Android phone or iPhone/iPad and then a laptop/desktop with a webcam that is running Google Chrome. But with a bit of patience you’ll get one heck of a innovative, highly interactive music video. This is really well done stuff guys. The song is pretty good too, seems like that disco beat is making a comeback this Summer.

Samlex – Plug in Your Stuff

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We just polished off some brand development, packaging and a spiffy new fully reactive parallax slider style website for Samlex America’s new line of inverter products.

Check out the creative or the site.

Historical First Web Page Restored

WOW, it’s hard to believe that something as ubiquitous and integral to our modern culture as the internet had its first website put live only 21 years ago in 1992. Pure text base HTML quickly evolved into pixelated animated gifs, 5 minute long Flash intros (usually coupled with some sort of repetitive, ambient techno loop), social media, reactive portable device designs, streaming live cat videos…. You’ve got to wonder where the internet will be by 2020?

Check out the CBC article on it.

You Move Me Launches!

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Hello world! We’ve been working on this for a while but can now say with great excitement that the world’s coolest (and largest!) moving company just launched and FreeBird Agency was instrumental in the creation of the brand for Brian Scudamore of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? fame. Go forth and read the case study »

Chip & Shannon Wilson School of Design Announced

You may have heard the news that Chip and his Wife Shannon have teamed up with Kwantlen University to start a new boundary pushing design program. Freebird is extremely proud to be a part of this new endeavor. Our latest contributions are the direction of a soon to be launched website and this new promotional video: