Here is a cool campaign that promotes walking to create a greener environment. DDB China Group took over a busy pedestrian crossing and placed a large canvas featuring a leafless tree on the road. On either side of the crossing were sponge cushions soaked in green environmentally-friendly washable and quick dry paint. As pedestrians walked towards the crossing they…
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Street artist Nick Walker stenciled this beautiful butterfly mural earlier this week on the streets of Bristol, England. This is his second attempt, after the first was tagged after only seven hours. Hopefully this one stays up for a lot longer!…
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Just how can you not love all of this craziness? Photographer Elias Wessel shoots model Lydia Hearst in this very colorful spread for the Spring 2010 issue of Vixen Magazine. Make sure to check out that last picture with the poor black cat!…
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Just who is behind Ace Hotel's beautiful branding? Who makes sure that every element, from the letterhead to the message on the bathroom mirror, looks consistently cool? That would be the talented trio, Mathew Foster, Fritz Mesenbrink & Jeremy Pelley, from The Official Manufacturing Company.
If you've ever visited an Ace, you'll immediately feel that…
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So Dennis Hopper passed away today at the age of 74 due to complications from prostate cancer. Hopper was a legendary actor who had memorable roles in films like Easy Rider, Blue Velvet and Apocalypse Now. What you might not know is that he was an accomplished photographer and painter with close ties to art legends like Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Willem De Kooning, and Ed Ruscha. These are some of my favorites of Hopper's photos.…
Even though Los-Angeles based Mario Peña started taking photographs only two years ago, you wouldn't be able to tell by looking at these stunning shots. I'm especially impressed with the way he balances light, color, and reflection. Here are some of my favorite shots from his portfolio.…
Brazilian ad agency Almap BBDO created these clever ads which illustrate how Bayer's stronger aspirin, Cafiaspirin, comes in handy during times of higher stress. The tagline: "If it gets stronger, we get stronger."
Advertising Agency: Almap BBDO, Brazil
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Skateboarding is an art form (not a sport) so it makes sense that great art can be made from capturing it on film and video. There are no uniforms, stadiums or rules in skateboarding and I have always thought of it as this free flowing thing like good jazz music. I think photographer Brian Kelley might view it the same way judging from his shots. At its best skating is done in the streets on obstacles whose original purpose had nothing to do with…
TV isn't dead but the world of network television is changing. Total viewership is dropping and people are spending more time on the internet with their free time than sitting in front of their TV. Here are the details about what's going on in television:
French artist Philippe Ramette believes nothing should ever be fake. His impossible, gravity-defying poses might look like classic Photoshop, but look a little closer and you'll see evidence that it's not. "You see a tension in my hands, my red face is far from serene as the blood rushes to it, my suit is ruffled," said Ramette.
In France, Ramett's bizarre…