Category results for: Art & Design

District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp Reveals Concept Art for Unofficial Alien Movie

Spanning four installments, the celebrated Alien film franchise experienced a sharp downturn in quality after Aliens, number two in the series directed by James Cameron. It could be that the man to stage a resurrection is Neill Blomkamp, the filmmaker behind District 9 and Elysium. Blomkamp took …

Darth Vader by Square-Enix Variant Play Arts Kai

Fans of the Star Wars series are having quite a year. With all the news surrounding The Force Awakens, not to mention all the sneakers, hats and toys, there’s a lot to be happy about. Adding to that already impressive list of goodies is the awesome Darth …

The Year in Nike Films: 2014

When creative agency Wieden + Kennedy relocated its very first nationally broadcast television commercial for longtime client Nike, it led many to wonder just how many others we haven’t seen yet. Fortunately, Nike saved us the trouble of foraging for them in its archive with an overview. …

Top 12 Stories of 2014 – Art & Design

Art & Design was a difficult category to narrow down for us because at Freshness, we believe everything is art in its own merit. Graffiti on the wall of a New York City sidewalk may be be as meaningful to someone as a 10-million dollar Monet. Heck, …

Hot Toys – Boba Fett 1/4th Scale Collectible Figure

Hot Toys has officially unveiled its latest entry in the brand’s rapidly expanding Star Wars line: Boba Fett, everyone’s favorite bounty hunter. Despite his limited screen presence in the latter two installments of the original trilogy, the character has long been a fan favorite. This upcoming exquisitely …

Unleash Your Inner Geek With The Starships Optical Test

You know when you go to the eye doctor and they make you read down a list of letters that eventually become impossible to distinguish? French artist Maxime Pécourt has created one featuring some of the most famous and iconic starships in the entire galaxy. We’ll admit, …

BASE – A New Object Design Brand

Operating out of San Francisco, BASE is a new object design company founded by industrial designer Mark Kelly and DSPTCH founder Richard Liu. Their stated goal is to create new home and office accessories through the combination of unique materials and modern design technique. Each BASE product is constructed from Polystone, a …

Bandai – Samurai Stormtrooper Action Figure

Bandai has unveiled official images of its upcoming Ashigaru Stormtrooper, and the collectible looks unabashedly badass.The 7-inch figure will launch in May 2015 and come packaged with an old-school E11 blaster rifle and an even more old school Katana. The Samurai connection makes sense when you consider …

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Iron Man “Mark XLIII” 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure

Ahead of the cinematic release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Hot Toys has unveiled the Mark XLIII armor that Tony Stark will don in the highly anticipated 2015 sequel. Representing the latest addition to the brand’s Diecast Movie Masterpiece Series, the 1/6th scale figure expertly simulates the metallic red, …