Check out the awesome and inspiring projects that impressed us in 2013, from John Lewis's heart-warming Bear and Hare Christmas ad to the frighteningly realistic zombies in World War Z.
From well-known design studios to illustrators that are just starting out in the industry, we've seen an enormous range of projects spanning VFX, illustration, animation, graphic design, film, interactive design and more.
Aardman created a new animated film for a Pink Floyd drama, DC released new interactive comics, Ollie Munden created stunning wooden guitars and an animator created a stop motion Tetris made out of chalk and canvas.
When it comes to technology, the presence of 3D printing in the industry has grown throughout 2013, and it's being used in increasingly life-changing ways, while the popularity of tablets is skyrocketing: even Tesco has launched one, and we interviewed the creators of its user interface.
Find out more about all of these projects and many more, by following the links in our top 20 projects of 2013 collection below.
The London-based VFX house has provided us with an in-depth look at the technical process behind the space-based disaster movie.
We spoke to Cinesite's VFX supervisor on zombie movie World War Z, Matt Johnson, about how the film was created, and published a series of hi-res VFX breakdowns of the work of Cinesite and MPC on the film.
A congenital birth defect left Leon McCarthy without fingers on his left hand, but designers have come together to print him a prosthetic hand using about £3 in materials.
Books with your child's name printed in them – or through them – are nothing new, but the Lostmy.name project offers a level of personalisation we've not seen before.
Tesco entered into the tablet market with Hudl this year, which was branded by SomeOne. We spoke to digital studio Ustwo about its UX design work helping make the tablet easy to set-up and use for the average consumer.
The animation has been created by Aardman to accompany a BBC Radio 2 play celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon.
The Museum of London's new London Cycles display featured 10 brand new portraits by artist Ugo Gattoni.
DC Entertainment tells us about new storytelling technology that will soon start appearing in DC's digital comics line.
The creative process behind the music site's innovative, elegant layouts for in-depth interviews with the likes of Daft Punk, Bat for Lashes and Savages.
The artist tells us about hanging out in Josh Homme's studio and creating art drawn from 80s horror, game and comic culture.
See work from entrants, plus Tado, Felt Mistress, Jonathan Edwards, Sandra Dieckmann, Simon Wild and Sneaky Raccoon.
Two recent projects for hospitals show how children respond to therapy better in environments that make them happy and feel engaged.
Video also stars Andrej Pejic, Saskia De Brauw and Iselin Steiro in a creepy look at fame.
Never The Same – Sloth Bear Cubs is the second of two spots for Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, created by Toronto-based agency Crush.
What if we lived in a world populated by people without mouths? Dutch animation studio Job, Joris & Marieke wondered just that, and has created a fun animates short with a rather dark undertone that explores the question.
John Lewis's Christmas ad, The Bear & The Hare, mixes stop-motion and 2D animation that has been widely praised across both traditional and social media.
Illustrator, tattoo designer and Digital Arts contributor Ollie Munden has collaborated on an awesome new project with a guitar-builder and leatherwork craftsman to create two stunning engraved guitars.
Artist Sergio Albiac has used images sourced from the Hubble Space Telescope and photographs sent in by the public to create a series of generative portraits for his Stardust exhibition.
If you thought Tetris can get trick enough on a computer screen, imagine trying to play it in real life, with chalk.
Award-winning VFX studio The Mill has teamed up with Rogue Films and CHI & Partners to create a fun ad starring cute quadcopters for car-maker Lexus, as part of the Amazing in Motion project.