Daniel Savage

“Daniel Savage creates work with clean lines and primary colors that make for bold yet delicate animations.” — ADC

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Biography

Daniel Savage is an Los Angeles based designer & animation director . Daniel’s work can be found at the crossroads of illustration, graphic design, animation and motion design. His work has been recognised by the ADC Young Guns, Webby Awards, and Society of Illustrators to name a few. He has taught at SVA and NYU, and created the film festival Yule Log 2.0.

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LACMA, The New Yorker, Al Jazeera, New York Times, Spotify, MIT Tech review, Vanity Fair, The Black Tux, Tribeca Film Festival, Twitter, Disney Publishing, REI, Herman Miller, Google, Kanye West.

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Biography

Daniel Savage is an Los Angeles based designer & animation director . Daniel’s work can be found at the crossroads of illustration, graphic design, animation and motion design. His work has been recognised by the ADC Young Guns, Webby Awards, and Society of Illustrators to name a few. He has taught at SVA and NYU, and created the film festival Yule Log 2.0.

Clients

LACMA, The New Yorker, Al Jazeera, New York Times, Spotify, MIT Tech review, Vanity Fair, The Black Tux, Tribeca Film Festival, Twitter, Disney Publishing, REI, Herman Miller, Google, Kanye West.

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Biography

Daniel Savage is an Los Angeles based designer & animation director . Daniel’s work can be found at the crossroads of illustration, graphic design, animation and motion design. His work has been recognised by the ADC Young Guns, Webby Awards, and Society of Illustrators to name a few. He has taught at SVA and NYU, and created the film festival Yule Log 2.0.

Clients

LACMA, The New Yorker, Al Jazeera, New York Times, Spotify, MIT Tech review, Vanity Fair, The Black Tux, Tribeca Film Festival, Twitter, Disney Publishing, REI, Herman Miller, Google, Kanye West.

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Biography

Daniel Savage is an Los Angeles based designer & animation director . Daniel’s work can be found at the crossroads of illustration, graphic design, animation and motion design. His work has been recognised by the ADC Young Guns, Webby Awards, and Society of Illustrators to name a few. He has taught at SVA and NYU, and created the film festival Yule Log 2.0.

Clients

LACMA, The New Yorker, Al Jazeera, New York Times, Spotify, MIT Tech review, Vanity Fair, The Black Tux, Tribeca Film Festival, Twitter, Disney Publishing, REI, Herman Miller, Google, Kanye West.

Two Step A Collaboration Between Daniel Savage, Ambrose Yu, and Meister.

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Two Step

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Meister

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Ambrose Yu

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Po-Chen Chia
Benge Li
Christopher Mennuto
CJ Cook

A Collaboration Between Daniel Savage, Ambrose Yu, and Meister.

Two Step Still A frame from Daniel's Two Step animation.

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Two Step Still

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A frame from Daniel's Two Step animation.

Two Step Still A frame from Daniel's Two Step animation.

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Two Step Still

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A frame from Daniel's Two Step animation.

Personal Squiggle An ongoing study of characters.

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Personal Squiggle

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An ongoing study of characters.

Personal Tower An ongoing study of characters.

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Personal Tower

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An ongoing study of characters.

The New Yorker : Why Paper Jams Persist An illustration for an article about engineers trying to solve the paper jam dilemma in print and digital.

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The New Yorker : Why Paper Jams Persist

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An illustration for an article about engineers trying to solve the paper jam dilemma in print and digital.

How AI Can (and Can’t) Make Better Fashion An illustration for Frontiers, a collection of stories from W+K Lodge that analyses how emerging technology is changing the world.

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How AI Can (and Can’t) Make Better Fashion

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An illustration for Frontiers, a collection of stories from W+K Lodge that analyses how emerging technology is changing the world.

Designing the Internet of Maternity Ward (IoMW) An illustration for Frontiers, a collection of stories from W+K Lodge that analyses how emerging technology is changing the world.

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Designing the Internet of Maternity Ward (IoMW)

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An illustration for Frontiers, a collection of stories from W+K Lodge that analyses how emerging technology is changing the world.

99U Illustration for 99U.

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99U

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Illustration for 99U.

99U Design Debates An ongoing series of illustration for design debate articles.

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99U Design Debates

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An ongoing series of illustration for design debate articles.

99U Design Debates An ongoing series of illustration for design debate articles.

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99U Design Debates

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An ongoing series of illustration for design debate articles.

Landscape Face A personal piece by Daniel Savage.

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Landscape Face

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A personal piece by Daniel Savage.

Marshall McLuhan A new film and poster by Daniel Savage commissioned by Al Jazeera on the philosopher Marshall McLuhan.

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Marshall McLuhan

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A new film and poster by Daniel Savage commissioned by Al Jazeera on the philosopher Marshall McLuhan.

Eyes

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Eyes

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LACMA Animated version of a T-shirt design inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

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LACMA

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Animated version of a T-shirt design inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

LACMA Various T-shirt designs inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

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LACMA

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Various T-shirt designs inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

LACMA Various T-shirt designs inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

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LACMA

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Various T-shirt designs inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

LACMA Various T-shirt designs inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

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LACMA

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Various T-shirt designs inspired by the LACMA architecture and sculptures for their Winter Art Camp.

Look-See Short Film A film by Daniel Savage. Part of the StandardVision showcase curated by Think Tank Gallery.

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Look-See Short Film

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A film by Daniel Savage. Part of the StandardVision showcase curated by Think Tank Gallery.

Peekaboo

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Peekaboo

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Subway Short

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Subway Short

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The New York Times Sunday Review Animated illustration for an article about the crazy workaholic lifestyles of people in Silicon Valley .

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The New York Times Sunday Review

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Animated illustration for an article about the crazy workaholic lifestyles of people in Silicon Valley .

Vanity Fair Mailbag February 2018 illustration for the Vanity Fair Mailbag.

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Vanity Fair Mailbag

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February 2018 illustration for the Vanity Fair Mailbag.

MIT Technology Review Illustration for an article about scientists making gene editing claims that seem too good to be true.

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MIT Technology Review

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Illustration for an article about scientists making gene editing claims that seem too good to be true.

Yule Log 2016

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Yule Log 2016

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Yule Log 2015

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Yule Log 2015

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Vanity Fair Mailbag August 2017 illustration for the Vanity Fair Mailbag.

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Vanity Fair Mailbag

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August 2017 illustration for the Vanity Fair Mailbag.

Elephant Parade

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Elephant Parade

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MKG Character study for experiential agency MKG.

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MKG

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Character study for experiential agency MKG.

Santa Monica Map The Black Tux commissioned Daniel to create an abstract map based on the brand's favourite local spots, which is handed out to clients at their Santa Monica location.

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Santa Monica Map

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The Black Tux commissioned Daniel to create an abstract map based on the brand's favourite local spots, which is handed out to clients at their Santa Monica location.

The Field Icons Category icons for The Field, an outdoor lifestyle digital publication.

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The Field Icons

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Category icons for The Field, an outdoor lifestyle digital publication.

Masks

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Hands

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Hands

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Hands

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mixed.parts Animated illustration for mixed.parts, a community driven hub for all things animation.

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mixed.parts

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Animated illustration for mixed.parts, a community driven hub for all things animation.

The New Yorker Animated illustration for The New Yorker.

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The New Yorker

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Figure Pattern Study

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Figure Pattern Study

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Figure Pattern Study

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Figure Pattern Study

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