Art & Copy. A Film by Doug Pray.

BY

Jose Alonso

14.09.09

 
Art & Copy

Another great documentary about the design industry (in this case advertising). We’re loving the attention and exposure our profession has been getting lately with other documentaries such as Objectified and Helvetica.

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San Diego Under the Clouds. Photo Essay.

BY

Jose Alonso

4.09.09

 
San Diego

Here in San Diego we don’t get to see many clouds. So when we recently had some “bad” weather I took the camera and headed for the beach to capture our shores from a different perspective.

Photo #4

BY

Jose Alonso

22.08.09

 
La Jolla

La Jolla, California.

Behind the Alonso Creative website. The evolution of our online brand.

BY

Jose Alonso

7.08.09

 
AC Code

A retrospective on how we designed and built the Alonso Creative website. An intimate look at the ideas behind it, and the tools and technologies we used.

Amazing video by David OReilly for U2

BY

Jose Alonso

24.07.09

 
U2 David ORilley

Animator David OReilly just directed U2’s latest music video for the song “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight”.

Photo #3

BY

Jose Alonso

21.07.09

 
Solana Beach

Photos taken around the world.

© Jose Alonso. These images are copyrighted and CAN NOT be used without written authorization.

Julius Shulman. 1910-2009

BY

Jose Alonso

16.07.09

 
Case Study #22

We are saddened to learn of the death of the pioneer architectural photographer Julius Shulman

Nature never tasted so good

BY

Jose Alonso

14.07.09

 
Ceres Jucies

We have started work on the Ceres website. When the project is completed we will be posting a series on the design process.

Coldplay. San Diego. 07.16.2009

BY

Jose Alonso

13.07.09

 
Coldplay I’ve always admired this band, even before they became so famous. I remember the first time I heard them; it was the Brothers & Sisters song. What has attracted me throughout the years is the band’s honesty and simplicity. They have stayed true to their roots and musical style, evolving and giving nice surprises with each album.

Rebranding Africa. Bono style.

BY

Jose Alonso

10.07.09

 
Africa Logo

While in Ghana, President Obama has the chance to lead nations in building on the successes of recent efforts within Africa. Guest columnist Bono comments on the New York Times.

Photo #2

BY

Jose Alonso

9.07.09

 
Venice Palace

Photos taken around the world.

© Jose Alonso. These images are copyrighted and CAN NOT be used without written authorization.

TED shows rare footage of the Eameses

BY

Jose Alonso

6.07.09

 
Charles and Ray Eames

The legendary design team Charles and Ray Eames made films, houses, books and classic midcentury modern furniture. Eames Demetrios, their grandson, shows rarely seen films and archival footage in a lively, loving tribute to their creative process.

Via Core77.

Something beautiful

BY

Jose Alonso

3.07.09

 

The Art of the Title Sequence has posted an interview with the creators of this beautiful piece of motion. A must read.

Photo #1

BY

Jose Alonso

1.07.09

 
India

Photos taken around the world.

© Jose Alonso. These images are copyrighted and CAN NOT be used without written authorization.

LA: Architectural Photography. Part I

BY

Jose Alonso

16.06.09

 
Downtown LA

Architectural photography from the summer of 2008 while attending the Dwell on Design conference in downtown LA.

Ira Glass on story telling

BY

Jose Alonso

15.06.09

 
Ira Glass

As designers and branding specialists, we can learn a lot from this series. Branding is story telling: it is assembling messages and stories into a coherent tale with a great payback.

Objectified

BY

Jose Alonso

15.06.09

 
Jonathan Ive

The Objectified documentary is coming to San Diego.

Passion about design

BY

Jose Alonso

15.06.09

 
Alonso Creative

Welcome to our blog. We love everything design; any kind of design. Here you’ll find an insiders look at our work and the world of design, our inspirations, critiques and more.

This is also our lab, we want the design to be organic and reflect our moods and explorations in design and code, always evolving.