Spotify at SXSW

Spotify blends its roots in tech with its connection to music culture in a new visual language that will span its website, application, social media, events, advertising and marketing collateral.

Forbes Magazine: "The future of music videos."

As Hollywood begins to consider how to harness virtual and augmented reality, the music industry is working out how to make moving images more interactive - and social.

Wallace at SXSW

Nick Ace and Brett Renfer’s talk about the making of Azealia Banks’ ‘Wallace’ video at the Google SXSW Fiber House.

Airbnb Haus

We helped Airbnb bring their Haus at Sundance to life with environmental and digital graphic systems.

Fast Company: Spotify Unveils a Bold New Brand Identity

FastCo.Design’s coverage of the re-imagined Spotify identity created by Collins and launched at SXSW 2015. The goal of the new identity was to create an evolving visual idea that would signal to the brand’s core audience of that Spotify is as rich and lively as music culture itself.

AdAge: Creativity Editor’s Pick of the Day

COLLINS created and produced the interactive experience that allows fans to both control Azealia Banks’ movements and appear with her in an interactive version of her latest video for the track ‘Wallace’.

Can Typography Become Conscious?

Leland Maschmeyer discusses how he and his team at Collins fed open source data into bespoke generative algorithms to create typographic forms. Data about Twitter activity, the weather, traffic congestion, geography and time of day all affected the expressions.

Brian Collins at Coca-Cola Design Summit

Brian will talk about how to create sustainable ideas through design at the Coca-Cola Design Summit in Atlanta March 12-13, 2015.

Control Azealia Banks in Interactive 'Wallace' Video

Rolling Stone says Azealia Banks’ latest single has gotten a video as inventive as her album Broke With Expensive Taste. Collins created and produced the online experience that has fans raving.

Azealia Banks

“Wallace”, the new single from Azealia Banks’ Broke With Expensive Taste, is a webcam-driven interactive film produced by COLLINS. Directed by Nick Ace and Rob Soucy, powered by Google Cloud Platform.