Saturday, November 15, 2008
Artists Dalek, Emil Kozak & Motomichi & More Do Zune
above: Emil Kozaks' artwork available is now on your customizable Zune player
Zune, Microsoft Corp.'s end-to-end music and entertainment service has added 46 new designs from leading artists to its customization Web site, Zune Originals, for the holiday season.
Wanna customize a Zune player for yourself or as a gift this holiday season? The new Zune Originals designs include a Zodiac Series featuring exclusive artwork of Eastern and Western astrology from Catalina Estrada and Iosefatu Sua as well as other great designs from several artists and a tattoo inspired series. An expanded line of regular Zune players, popular Zune accessories and Zune Marketplace gift cards are also available for purchase here.
In the Zune Originals online design studio, consumers can customize a Zune by choosing artwork and adding personal text that is laser-etched on the Zune player they choose. Zune has just added 12 new eye-catching designs from artists such as these:
Dalek - A graffiti artist who works extensively in both fine arts and the skateboard industry:
Motomichi - A graphic designer known for his widely exhibited animation and live video mixing:
Daniel Jackson, the artist and DJ from Surface to Air, the creative art collective made up of artists from Paris, Barcelona and New York, produces cutting-edge designs for everything from clothing to jewelry to skate decks:
Other featured Zune Originals artists include Kenzo Minami, Alex Trochut, Alvaro Arteaga, Emil Kozak(whose work is shown at the beginning of this post), Ippei Gyoubu, Kate Moross, Maya Hayuk, Siggi Eggertsson and Robin Nishio. Playlists from each artist that reflect his or her personal taste in music will also be available for download in the Zune Marketplace.
Go check them out here.
Zune is Microsoft's music and entertainment brand that provides an integrated digital entertainment experience. The Zune platform includes a line of portable digital media players, elegant software, the Zune Marketplace online store, the Zune Social online music community created to help people discover music, and the ZuneOriginals.net customization Web site. Zune is part of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division and supports the company's software-based services vision to help drive innovation in the digital entertainment space.
About Zune Originals
Zune Originals is the premium Zune purchasing experience. It's an online design studio where consumers can customize Zune players by choosing the color and size of their device and selecting exclusive artwork and text that can be laser-etched onto the back of the device. Artwork in the Zune Originals collection is available in three series: Artist Series, Zodiac Series and Tattoo Series that feature designs from world-famous artists. Visit the Zune Originals design studio here.