From the Archives: The orig. digidigidigi design (Apple/the Son of Man)

Original header for digidigidigi blogspot.

Original header for digidigidigi blogspot.

A couple years ago… I was looking to start my own website to showcase some of my artistic work in conjunction with my blog. Rather than it be a plain-jane portfolio web-site, I wanted it to have some sort of bad-ass personality and identity. Magritte is one of my favorite artists… and his painting, “The Son of Man” was the inspiration for my “characters.” In place of the organic apple was the highly recognizable Macintosh Apple logo from 1976. The premise, if you could even call it that, was that each color from the apple was a different member of this gang, ala Reservoir Dogs, a film I’ve still yet ot see in its entirety. They were some sort of super-natural or maybe just digital bank robbers who dressed in bowler hats and could never be identified thanks to the apples obscuring their faces. Another theme was the use of red, green and blue as the primary robbers to symbolize the RGB color mode. At the time, I never took into consideration that I couldn’t use another company’s logo to be the face of my own freelance company. After the jump, various iterations of the designs from the digi-archives. Mayhaps you’ll see these men again in some form or another…



original digidigidigi site interface design.

original digidigidigi site interface design.


close up of Apple Son of Man (red) holding a firearm.

close up of Apple Son of Man (red) holding a firearm.


action illustration featuring the green Apple.

action illustration featuring the green Apple.


Dan from Liberties Parcel takes his inspiration to a perlor bead relm.

Dan from Liberties Parcel takes his inspiration to a perlor bead relm.


animated gif of the mysterious Yellow Apple Son of Man...

animated gif of the mysterious Yellow Apple Son of Man...

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