9 Android Apps for designers that I find very useful

There are some designers that are using Android based phones, right? I know that the designers are often choosing iPhone as their smartphone device of choice, but I`m certain, as I`m one of them, that there are Android fans among us :)

So I`ll pick some of the apps that I`m using in my inspiration/development process.

Let`s begin:

1. Magic Color Picker (free)

Magic Color Picker is an powerful color selection tool suitable for designers, artists and programmers for selecting colors using different color models.

Supports 7 different modes and RGB, HSV, HSL and YUV color models. Use either palette or sliders to adjust. Colors are shown in decimal and HEX.

Magic Color Picker
Magic Color Picker

This is very useful tool for on the go color choosing ;)


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Retrospective look at my roots of 3D :)

I was surfing the youtube today and stumbled upon some video that got me thinking: “wow, these were the reasons for me to start doing 3D”. I was so overwhelmed that I had to write a post about it.

I can`t really remember what was the first video I saw that had visual effects that got me thinking about learning 3D, but I`m quiet sure on of these are

SNAP – Eternity

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Logorama by Marc Altshuler

This is an amazing cartoon by Marc Altshuler

It will got you thinking on many levels (it did to me).

Logorama makes you see what will the world (or movies) would look like if everything is branded. I don`t want to live in the world like that.

On the other side, its very very interesting and creative way of using world wide brands logos in this way … watch it, and judge for yourself

info by author:

This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the category of animated short.
In this film there are two pieces of licensed music, in the beginning and in the end. All the other music and sound design are original. The opening track (Dean Martin “Good Morning Life”) and closing track (The Ink Spots “I don’t want to send the world on fire”) songs are licensed pre-existing tracks. All original music and sound design is by, human (www.humanworldwide.com)

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