Paint Drain

Posted by Mattiel on May 18, 2016

Our art department began experimenting with brightly colored paint about two years ago. For the most part, it began as a happy accident, inspired by leftover cans of paint around the office.

In early 2014, some of MailChimp’s designers were about to attend a conference in Australia, and we needed a video to showcase our brand for this event. Jason Travis and I were exploring different concepts for the video and stumbled upon this video of a group of artists pouring paint onto large wooden blocks and letting it cascade over the objects, eventually covering them in different layers of color.

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On Building This Blog…

Posted by Aaron on April 19, 2013

Quite some time ago I came into the office with a new, vague to-do on my Basecamp… “DesignLab Blog”. As some of you may remember, the original DesignLab blog was a pretty neat place for our designers to post their work and ideas.

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