Last week, Gawker published a review of
The Year's Best Gawker Illustrations. Inspired by that and the new year, it's time Studio@Gawker reflect on the year that was 2013 as well – a year in which we produced a boatload of branded content.
And for every piece of branded content, our in-house Design team and talented pool of vendors and freelancers were busy designing, art directing, photographing and illustrating images for that content. Here are our favorites from 2013, in no particular order.
Illustration The Way You Make Me Feel: How Music Affects Our Emotions How to Comport Yourself Like a Proper Villain at Holiday Parties Social Business Is the Only Business How to Stay Positive in Negative Situations Real Time Strategy Star IdrA is Here to Chat In Real Time I Betrayed My Husband, and Now My Kid's Going to Suffer Bill Nye Is Here, Right Now, in the Summer Science Symposium Get a domain name and hosting for only $20 How to Enjoy the Summer When You're an Adult with a Day Job The Epic Tale of the First Commercial Cell Phone (Car Phone) Call Here's Everything You Need to Build Your Very Own Quadrotor How to Go on Vacation Like It's Your Job Why Your Brain Is Ready to Switch to a No Contract Cellphone Plan The 13 Most Popular Products Of 2013, As Purchased By You The Best Black Friday Deals It's All In Your Head: Eight Steps To Achieving The Winning Mindset The Un-Adult Guide to Dealing with Stress Photography Help Your Laptop Help You By Putting it in Stand Mode Here's How Top Cow Makes Comics: Why Story Still Reigns Supreme The standout cosplayers at New York's comics convention Of Moving Bodies and Blending Genres: A Chat with Body Language Hey, Toilet Phone, I Can Quit You Here's How You Crush the Best NYC Dining and Drinking Spots Welcome to the Documentary Club! (It's a Club About Documentaries) Six Telltale Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Style Here's How Blue Apron Uses Screen Sharing to Refine Recipes Photo Illustration Ask Two Fantasy Experts How To Improve Your Week 11 Lineups Here Are Even More Things You Thought Were Exactly the Same But Aren't I'm breaking up with you, smartphone. Dont cry, you're not waterproof Meet The Behind-The-Scenes Players That Keep Hollywood's Elite On Track Related
Those of us who write words for Gawker, Jezebel and Deadspin have an unbelievable safety net: The work of art director Jim Cooke and staff artist Sam …