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.
vitaminwater brand system
Engineering a new operating system for a celebrated global brand.
The East Cut
Naming and creating a new San Francisco neighborhood by echoing its legendary past.
Building the City of Tomorrow.
Brian will talk about how to create sustainable ideas through design at the Coca-Cola Design Summit in Atlanta March 12-13, 2015.
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.
“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.
The Petfood & Animal Nutrition 2.0 Innovation Awards cited Solid Gold Pet for demonstrating innovative, disruptive thinking across the formulation, distribution and packaging sectors of the pet food market.
Lee Maschmeyer will be speaking at the Type Directors Club February 5 @ 6:30pm about generative typography & the story behind Typography 35.
COLLINS partner Leland Maschmeyer will be at Houston’s 2015 Design Week. His topic: why great experiences are the last competitive advantage a brand can keep.
DMI: Design Management Institute Webinar, “Branding New Frontiers” Brian Collins speaks with Pamela DeCesare about branding in the context of the social/mobile/co-created world.
Leland Maschmeyer delivered a talk about generative typography at the Type Directors Club. Think science fiction + typography. Watch it here.
Our work for Room Essentials was selected for the TDC 2015 Annual, which awards the best global design and creative of the year.
Our TDC “A New Generation” campaign won the prestigious AICP Next Award for digital. The Next Awards honors the most groundbreaking global work annually.
Our “Noise” poster is being showcased at the Wolfsonian Musuem’s exhibit “Complaints! An Inalienable Right.”
We were asked to contribute two posters to AIGA SF’s “Inside Out” poster show. View all the entries here.
Longtime friend and COLLINS collaborator Timothy Goodman is joining us in our new space today at 88 University Place. Welcome Tim!
Our work for the Type Directors Club wins applause from Communication Arts, including an award for our film on generative design.
Read the Dieline’s interview with Leland Maschmeyer, COLLINS founding partner and ECD, here.
We’re thrilled to announce the release of 35th Type Directors Club Annual.
Matt Luckhurst joins Collins as Creative Director of our San Francisco office.
COLLINS founding partner and ECD Leland Maschmeyer will speak at The Dieline Summit in Paris on the future of packaging. More here.
The talented Oak is joining our space. Oak makes smart tools for productive people and works with clients like Apple, NASDAQ, OkCupid and UNICEF.