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Cannes Film Lions 2013

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Here's a list of the winners in the Film and Film Craft categories for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2013. The two Film Grand Prix awards this year went to Dumb Ways To Die,...
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Carly's Cafe...

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Experience autism through Carly's eyes
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The brilliant Carly's cafe site...

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Times of India Farmers Suicides...

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The Times of India Farmers Suicides campaign, raising support for those affected by a plague of suicide in 2009, has won a set of Gold Lions (Press, Design & Outdoor) at Cannes International Fe...
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Stunning illustrations using hay and straw for a Cannes Gold winning campaign for the plight of Indian farmer suicides. Beautiful and haunting portraits of farmers who have taken their own lives...

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Visualizing The Lives Of The World’s 10 Greatest Painters...

Visualizing The Lives Of The World’s 10 Greatest Painters... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Some artists are remembered for their works and others for their lives--and especially for the juicy anecdotes they leave behind for doctoral students and biographers to pick over.
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Now THIS is right up my street.

Beautifully researched and designed although the 'Worlds 10 greatest painters' label is a bit off the mark...eg, no Vincent? I don't think so...

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Scratch-Off Map Showcases World Travels...

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A great way to keep track of and show off the exotic places one has been to.
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Now this is cool...

Having done this once, leaving behind a world map and a bunch of pins with your nearest and dearest, I think this is very cool...

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15 Technology Ads From the 1980s...

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In these vintage tech ads, the computers and gadgets are way larger and clunkier, the text's a straight-up cheese-fest, and the graphics are so totally '80s.
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What was the obsession with famous people...or was it just a get out clause for weak ideas? Who knows. Some of these are great...

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'Dumb Ways to Die' big winner at Cannes ad festival...

'Dumb Ways to Die' big winner at Cannes ad festival... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A public service campaign with an unusual 'Dumb Ways to Die' theme won two of the four top honors given out during the first awards day at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
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Richly deserved....

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No child should ever be for sale...

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World Vision Canada is running "No Child For Sale", an integrated advertising campaign calling for people to join together in opposition to the human trafficking trade.

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giffgaff 'Don't Be Scared'...

giffgaff is a mobile network run by its members. Don't be scared, it's just a different way to do mobile. To watch more visit www.dontbescared.co.uk #dontbes...
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Help! I Want to Save a Life

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D&AD represents the global creative, design and advertising communities and celebrates brilliance in commercial creativity.
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A D&AD White Pencil winner last night. And rightly so...

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Alien Invasion? No, It's Just a Massive Supercell Storm...

Alien Invasion? No, It's Just a Massive Supercell Storm... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The stunning video above shows a mighty supercell thunderstorm captured by Phoenix-based photographer Mike Olbinski on June 3. Olbinski has been trying to capture one of these elusive squalls for four years.
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Apple - Designed by Apple...

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Whether you love Apple or hate them, you cannot deny that this new piece of promotional work is simply stunning...

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Land Rover Eating Out Adventure Ratings...

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Land Rover's Eating Out campaign, featuring toasted dhab lizard with biryani rice, fruit bat soup, Goliath tarantula, stewed wildebeest eyeballs, and stir fried sago worms, has been recognised with...
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More great work form Range Rover and Y&R Dubai...

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Doctors Without Borders Stay...

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Medicins San Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) recently ran a print advertising campaign featuring disasters in Pakistan, Myanmar and Israel. Three sets of pages from Brazilian newspaper Folha de...
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How Pixar Developed ‘Art’ for ‘Monsters University’...

How Pixar Developed ‘Art’ for ‘Monsters University’... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
“Monsters University,” the prequel to “Monsters, Inc.,” has several new characters, including Art, a purple longhaired hippie-esque monster majoring in new-age philosophy.
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Awe-Inspiring LEGO Art Display Opens in Times Square...

Awe-Inspiring LEGO Art Display Opens in Times Square... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Nathan Sawaya is living the dream of every kid (and kid at heart) -- he builds original, large-scale sculptures out of LEGOs.
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20th Century Death...

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20th Century Death Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Health, Science category. Check out 20th Century Death now!
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I thought you may need cheering up.

Oh, and can we all give a big cheer to 'Humanity', straight in there at number 3...

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The stolen TV, the lethal injection and other licence excuses animated...

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Red Bee Media and White Robot have created a campaign highlighting the creative and surreal real-life excuses given by TV licence-dodgers.
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Scale...

If you liked 'SCALE', please watch my next astronomy video: 'VISION - A plea to save the James Webb space telescope'. http://vimeo.com/30224434 Or have a look…
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Ever wondered what the sky would be like if every planet in our solar system had the same orbit as our moon...?

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12 Miniature Models Of Famous Artists’ Studios...

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It’s always fascinating to pore over a photograph of an artist’s studio. The feeling of a space--its architectural style; it’s decor; its general level of tidiness--can help fill in our understanding of an artist and by extension his or her work.
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Skittles Figurines...

Use my special Rainbow-Active Technology to see what Tommy discovers at his grandma's house! Smash the Rainbow. Taste the Rainbow.
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Interactive fun from Skittles...

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The Forty Story...

The Forty Story The story of a boy born on the day Pentagram opened and how his life has been tracked (and kerned) by forty years of Pentagram design. Written…
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Nice and elegantly simple....

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Deep Childhood Memories Painted Across Books...

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Rome-based Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses open-faced books, carefully aligned with one another, as a large canvas for each of her paintings in a ser…
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I love this.

What a fantastic effect it creates. Rich and textural....

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Punk - Black Flag - Art + Music...

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On the first episode of "The Art of Punk" we dissect the art of the legendary Black Flag....

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