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Kinetik Creators

Kinetik Creators

By Kinetik Creators
A podcast for makers that are movers. It's Lego for your brain!
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Ep 7 // 2020 Recap
In the first episode of 2021, the guys relive some of their favorite creative projects, people, and companies from 2020. Then at the end they predict some of the best things to come in 2021. Buckle up for a ride, this one’s a long one. This Week’s Topics Year in Search: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rokGy0huYEA MrBeast: https://www.youtube.com/c/MrBeast6000/featured Google Virtual Tours: https://www.designboom.com/technology/virtual-tours-museums-galleries-03-17-2020/ Animal Crossing New Horizons: https://www.theverge.com/22188452/animal-crossing-new-horizons-coronavirus-pandemic-year-2020 Say Their Names New Yorker Cover Design: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cover-story/cover-story-2020-06-22 You Can’t Stop Us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA4dDs0T7sM Moldy Whopper: https://blog.filmsupply.com/articles/creating-change-through-a-moldy-sandwich-with-david-miamis-creative-director-fernando-pellizzaro/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=blog-feature&utm_content=fernando-pellizzaro Tobe Nwigwe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osHmOvdv2Co St. John Hackney Church ReDesign: https://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/st-john-hackney-church-restoration-john-pawson-london?fbclid=IwAR3fDRAQxU4gGkXzcBLUeDBwnNYHUQZnzBbzEAs9P5ukwLlMewNQIfgLN_s https://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew/archives/new_logo_and_identity_for_hackney_church_by_omse.php Disney’s Announcement: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22167976/disney-investor-day-2020-biggest-announcements-plus-marvel-star-wars-pixar-animation About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
01:33:36
January 19, 2021
Ep 6 // Super Nintendo World, HBO Max, the New Discovery+ Logo, and the purpose of entrepreneurship
In the final episode of 2020, the guys discuss some exciting developments in the world of theme parks with the launch of Super Nintendo World. They follow it up with discussion around the use of AI in advertising and some new logo redesigns. They finish in discussing Slacks’ $27B acquisition by Salesforce and the purpose of startups and what you can learn about your own creative journey. This Week’s Topics Super Nintendo World: https://thenextweb.com/gaming/2020/11/30/dear-pandemic-please-go-away-so-i-can-visit-super-nintendo-world/ A World Without Malaria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l4eTfpIsKw A Match Made in Hell: https://www.adweek.com/retail/2020-is-satans-soulmate-in-new-match-ad-from-ryan-reynolds-maximum-effort/ Warner Bros releasing movies on HBO Max: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/3/22150605/hbo-max-warner-bros-movies-2021-simultaneous-release-matrix-godzilla-suicide-squad-space-jam The Courage for Life Bible: https://www.relevantmagazine.com/faith/church/the-first-audio-bible-voiced-entirely-by-women-is-here/ Maker Mile Identity: https://www.pentagram.com/work/maker-mile Discovery+ Logo Design: https://cghnyc.com/work/project/discovery-plus Salesforce Buys Slack: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/1/21719666/salesforce-slack-acquisition-purchase-announced About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rbrtflyd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
01:15:47
December 22, 2020
Ep 5 // SNL, the Loneliest Shopping Day, Instagram’s Redesign, and the Importance of Listening to Your Community
This week is a week of redesigns and design updates. The guys discuss the production magic of SNL in replicating the vice-president elect’s suit in a mere 85 minutes. Then they turn their attention to Instagram’s redesign. Finally they break down some big name retailers redesigning their store experiences from RiteAid to Target. This Week’s Topics SNL: https://www.popsugar.com/fashion/maya-rudolph-white-pantsuit-kamala-harris-snl-47953385 Transition Website Accessibility: https://buildbackbetter.com/accessibility-statement/ Jony Ive Hired by AirBnB: https://www.dezeen.com/2020/10/26/airbnb-jony-ive-lovefrom/ Apple Event Cinematography: https://www.apple.com/apple-events/november-2020/ Single’s Day: https://twitter.com/MorningBrew/status/1326544760903852035?s=20 Instagram App Redesign: https://about.instagram.com/blog/announcements/introducing-reels-and-shop-tabs RiteAid Identity and Store Redesign: https://www.riteaid.com/corporate/news/-/pressreleases/news-room/2020/rite-aid-unveils-vision-for-the-future-of-retail-pharmacy Target Store Redesign: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-11/target-reopens-longfellow-minneapolis-store-looted-in-2020-george-floyd-protests About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rbrtflyd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
01:06:46
November 24, 2020
Ep 4 // McBroken, the Quibi Shutdown, the Moldy Whopper, and learning about business and community
This week is a battle of the fast food brands. The two contenders are a (non-affiliated) McDonald’s ice cream status website and Burger King’s “Moldy Whopper” campaign. But wait, a new contender has entered the ring, is that, yes it is. It’s the Quibi Shutdown coming to take the title of most expensive investment failure. Not to be outdone, Apple TV+ has signed Jon Stewart to elevate their late night line up. And finally, we learn a little bit (twenty of them actually) about starting a business and community. This Week’s Topics McBroken: https://mcbroken.com/ Quibi Shutdown: https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/24/was-quibi-the-good-kind-of-startup-failure/ Netflix’s Numbers: https://nofilmschool.com/netflix-stats-dominating-home-viewing Jon Stewart: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jon-stewart-returns-with-current-affairs-series-for-apple-exclusive Kendrick Lamar: https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/9473602/kendrick-lamar-universal-music-publishing-umpg/ The Moldy Whopper: https://blog.filmsupply.com/articles/creating-change-through-a-moldy-sandwich-with-david-miamis-creative-director-fernando-pellizzaro/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=blog-feature&utm_content=fernando-pellizzaro Twenty Bits I Learned: https://simplebits.com/products/twenty-bits-i-learned-book About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rbrtflyd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
01:05:47
November 17, 2020
Ep 3 // Techtober!, Tobe Nwigwe featured by Apple Music, and the process to do the impossible
Techtober is here! The guys break down several exciting new tech toys including the new iPhone 12 Pro, the Zeiss ZX1, and the DJI RS Gimbal line. Tobe Nwigwe makes another appearance this time in collaboration with the NBA and Apple Music. Then they discuss a suspiciously plagiaristic logo redesign for Medium. And to wrap it all up, the guys break down how you can do seemingly impossible creative things. This Week’s Topics Apple Event: https://www.apple.com/apple-events/october-2020/ Zeiss ZX1: https://zx1.zeiss.com/ DJI RS2 and RCS2: https://www.dji.com/rs-2 Base:Line x Tobe Nwigwe: https://www.ispot.tv/ad/tVLW/apple-music-base-line-song-by-tobe-nwigwe-david-michael-wyatt Netflix Soundmark: https://www.classicfm.com/composers/zimmer/netflix-extended-cinema-ta-dum-sound/ Google Workspace: https://workspace.google.com/ New Medium Logo: https://www.wearecollins.com/work/medium/ Getting the Impossible Shot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9E3MlnHjOQ About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rbrtflyd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
56:17
November 10, 2020
Ep 2 // Hero Forge 2.0, Humane, Ludwig Goransson, and the short film Sea You
In our second episode of the Kinetik Creators podcast, the guys discuss innovations in the table-top RPG market with Hero Forge, a new phone maker called Humane, and the acclaimed composer, Ludwig Goansson and his contributions to the Star Wars universe. In the end, they discuss the importance of rethinking the creative process to tell unique and interesting stories. This Week’s Topics Real Life Gundam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D084N4cxkNQ&feature=youtu.be Hero Forge 2.0 https://www.heroforge.com/ Humane: https://hu.ma.ne/ Casey Neistat's Daily Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtinbF-Q-fVthA0qrFQTgXQ Ludwig Goransson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXJa1YcV6OQ Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcKMwPHMe1k&ab_channel=IGN Lion King Sequel Director: https://variety.com/2020/film/news/lion-king-sequel-director-barry-jenkins-1234786355/ Sea You: https://vimeo.com/415423599 — About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rbrtflyd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
49:16
October 26, 2020
Ep 1 // Tobe Nwigwe, Mars 2020, and the LEGO-IKEA Partnership
In this first episode of the Kinetik Creators podcast, the guys discuss the new Justice League, Zach Snyder cut trailer, Unsplash’s colorized and restored Civil Rights-era photo collection, up and coming Houston-born rapper Tobe Nwigwe, and much more. In the end, they discuss the importance of introducing play to our everyday lives and creative pursuits. This Week’s Topics Just League Zach Snyder Cut Trailer: https://youtu.be/oTXrl8H6luI Unsplash Civil Rights Movement in Color: https://unsplash.com/blog/march-on-washington/ “Eat” by Tobe Nwigwe: https://youtu.be/zxC-UkdEI5E Blue Origin Spaceship Murals: https://www.space.com/uplift-artwork-blue-origin-new-shepard.html Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission logo: https://vanschneider.com/mars2020 Campaigning in Animal Crossing: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-camp-mocks-joe-biden-for-campaigning-for-president-of-animal-crossing-with-virtual-yard-signs-2020-09-01 Facebook Campus: https://about.fb.com/news/2020/09/introducing-facebook-campus/ LEGO and IKEA partnership: https://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/news/all/play--display-and-replay--ikea--and-the-lego-group-introduce-bygglek---a-creative-solution-that-inte/s/8a45b761-b03d-4b50-b07a-7269c48df793 — About Kinetik Creators The Kinetik Creators podcast is hosted by Savannah-based creatives Simon Stevens and Robert Floyd. Our goal is to inspire you with interesting, unique, and timely creative projects from all areas of commercial and traditional arts. Follow Simon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/username.simon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/username_simon Follow Robert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rbrtflyd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rbrtflyd
48:16
September 25, 2020