Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'for' (6)

Dresses Made of Words

Norway-based ad agency Kitchen certainly knows how to make us do a double-take! Using that old adage - "sex sells" - they dress up beautiful blond women in transparent gowns, made of nothing but words in different typefaces. Created for fashion magazine Alt for Damene, the dresses' message is clear: "Stories that stay with you."…


Added by Eugene on July 11, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Creative Ad: BMW S1000 RR. Dinner for RR.

"From zero to 100km/h (62 mph) in just 2.9 seconds sounds very nice. But would that help in our XXXL-experiment? Don't try this at home with your dishes. Or your mom's… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 9, 2010 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

Man Gives Up Speaking for 17 Years While Traveling the World on Foot

His story is incredibly remarkable. For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a message of environmental respect and responsibility (for 17 of those years without speaking). During his monumental, silent trek, he earned an MA in environmental studies and a PhD in land resources. Today his Planetwalk foundation consults on sustainable development and works with educational groups to teach kids about the… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 5, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Padma Bears it All: Allure May 2009

"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi is one of the most beautiful women on TV. She bears it all for Allure in their May 2009 issue:

ALLURE: What did you do to prepare for the shoot?

PADMA LAKSHMI: "I exercised a little bit extra, but I actually think I look better when I have a little bit of weight on—my breasts are fuller, and I'm curvier than when…


Added by Eugene on April 16, 2009 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Lifelike Animation Heralds New Era for Computer Games

Extraordinarily lifelike characters are to begin appearing in films and computer games thanks to a new type of animation technology.

Emily - the woman in the above animation - was produced using a new modeling technology that enables the most minute details of a facial expression to be captured and recreated.

She is considered to be one of the first animations to have overleapt a long-standing barrier known as 'uncanny valley' - which refers to the… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 21, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Design of the Medal for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

The medal for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games is designed with inspiration coming from "bi", China's ancient jade piece inscribed with a dragon pattern. The medals, made of gold and jade, symbolize nobility and virtue and are the embodiment of traditional Chinese values of ethics and honor, sending forth strong Chinese flavor.

The medals are 70mm in… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 11, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment


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