I had a hard time trying to figure out if I liked this commercial but once I realized that this was all done through projection and that even their clothes were projected on...well, at that point they had me. Notice the haunted mansion like old faces during the supermarket scene. Oh yes and did I mention that I have a soft spot for commercials that take us through milestones or moments in people's lives?
A very cool limited edition poster called Change Happened by Tristan Eaton is coming out soon. Tristan Eaton is a graffiti artist, illustrator & toy designer who is credited for having designed the Kidrobot logo as well as most of the first wave of Kidrobot toys. His… Continue
Added by alice on March 15, 2009 at 12:30am —
What would happen if you took Garfield out of all the Garfield comic strips? What would you be left with? Perhaps the existential angst of a certain young Mr. Jon Arbuckle. As Jim Davis, the man behind this idea states, "It is a journey deep into the mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness and depression in a quiet American… Continue
Added by alice on March 15, 2009 at 12:00am —
This commercial for Hovis titled Go on Lad just won Best Television Commercial of the Year from the British Television Advertising Awards. It takes you through 122 years of British history and is an example of nostalgic advertising that's been sweeping the airwaves.
Here's a set of pictures that have me believing that living in a clone world is more crazy and chaotic than we could have once imagined. Would there be mayhem and chaos, death and destruction or could we live a peaceful life surrounded by...ourselves?
Born in Manchester in 1968, Rob Hefferan's beautiful oil paintings are almost beyond words. He has the rare, uncanny ability to create realistic scenes with only his imagination and a paintbrush. The way he captures skin tones, movement, and fabric is remarkable.…
By definition installation art uses interesting material to transform a space and create an experience. It implies a dissolution of the line between art and life. It makes us stop and notice our surroundings, it involves us so that we forget for a brief moment where we are, as we become a part of the art itself. Here we've collected ten of our favorite indoor and… Continue
Uplift American artist and photographer Thomas Allen brings old books back to life by the use of his x-acto knife, his camera and his wild sense of imagination. He carefully cuts people and things from old paperback books and then photographs them to create mesmerizing three dimensional…
Now this is what I call a hammock! Created by Belgian company Royal Botania, the Wave is a luxury hammock that's designed to smash all our preconceived ideas about what a hammock should look like. Can't you just imagine this on the rooftop of the Standard?…
Sometimes all we need is a swift kick in the arse. But hey, instead of getting your tush all black and blue why not stick up these personal reminders like Recovering Lazyholic has up all around our house? From the mundane things we forget to do to the things that make our life more… Continue
Added by alice on March 13, 2009 at 2:27pm —
In this fun Flickr set by a Dan of action we explore the secret life of Legos. What makes them so happy go lucky? What do they do when you're off at work? Take a look and you might find a wonderful world a modern world that's truly… Continue