Sam Lu

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Selected Works

  • T3 Radio

    I studied Dieter Rams' 10 principles for good design and it forever changed the way I approach design...

  • Physical Objects

    I spent 60 minutes physically studying objects around the studio. I used this exercise to practice noticing...

  • Icon for Show

    I created this icon for an Alfred 2 workflow that hides all your Mac windows. The idea for...

  • Elevation Icon

    I designed this icon for an unreleased app called "Elevation". I spent some time playing with many...

  • Icon for Hide

    Since the workflow hides all your Mac windows, I thought it would be a great idea to combine a down...

  • Alex Volkov Towers

    I was inspired by the work of a fantastic designer, Alex Volkov and decided to recreate....

  • Mashable Flying Toasters

    At Mashable 2011, Idea Integration had the privilege of setting up a booth at the event. One of...

  • Aircrafts

    I really like aircrafts so I spent a few days sketching different types. I used a pen to practice drawing...

  • Warships That Walk

    Over 4 days, I spent about 25 mintutes sketching warships with legs that walk like animals or insects...

  • Bee Free

    Google's philosophy for Android Honeycomb is free and open source. I was inspired by these...

  • Design with Letters

    For these projects I combined letters with 3d. I used Illustrator to create the letter paths. Cinema 4d...

  • Pyramid Projections

    The goal of this project was to have fun with simple shapes and colors. I started with just a...

  • HP Virtual Room

    This was a client project for HP. The goal was to create a graphic for HP’s Virtual Room software...

  • Thinking of You

    Feeling inspired by Valentine’s Day, I wanted to make an expressive art piece for someone...

  • Retro Video

    I made this video for Greyscale Gorilla’s 5 second animation project. Every month or so...

  • HP & Intel

    This project was for the client HP. The goal was to make a 2 short video showcasing the new...

  • HP Envy 100 AiO

    This project was for the client HP and produced at Idea Integration. The objective was to make...

  • Sofa Concepts

    I started this project to explore 2 techniques. The first technique is building objects with...

  • Nibs Video

    This video was for the client Moli. The goal was to create the pilot episode of what would be a series...

  • The Struggle Video

    This a short animation about the struggle of our main character Sergio. The goal was to animate...

  • The Scrutiny Video

    This is a short animation with focus on lip syncing which is matching character animation...

  • The Search Video

    This animation demonstrates my understanding of animating a quadraped...


About

Sam is a Motion Designer at Astadia.
He’s works with clients such as Microsoft, HP and Behr.
He is also an alumni of Full Sail University.

Sam has an avid interest in web development and currently has 72 badges at Codecademy. He is self-taught and learned through countless hours of tinkering and reading. He aspires to combine his knowledge of design with web development. Languages he is well versed in: HTML, CSS, SASS, Javascript, jQuery and Ruby.