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Saudi Arabia launches first campaign to stop violence against women

Saudi Arabia launches first campaign to stop violence against women | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The advertisement, showing a woman dressed in a full veil with one of her eyes blackened and bruised, aims to encourage women to speak out about abuse and to have a global impact at a time of change in the country...
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“Some things can’t be covered – fighting women’s abuse together.”

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GoCompare.com is most complained-about advertiser of 2012...

GoCompare.com is most complained-about advertiser of 2012... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
With a total of nearly 2,000 complaints, campaigns by GoCompare.com were the most complained-about ads of the past year, according to the Advertising Standards Authority. - Brand Republic
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The top 10 most caomplained about ads...

 

I just love the Paddy Power ladies Day ad....makes me laugh every time.

As for complaining about the St Johns ambulance 'helpless' ad, oh get a life! This is superb work.

 

I blame the Daily Fail....I mean Mail

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3D Drawings...

3D Drawings... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Toxel.com - Design, Inspiration and Technology Blog
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Before 3D printing there's 3D drawing....

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Boston turns attention back to the marathon...

Boston turns attention back to the marathon... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A simple idea to mark a traumatic week. Boston design director Brian Struble used running shoes worn in last week’s Boston marathon to create this image (click image for larger version). Photograph...
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Cool cover...

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Snickers You’re not You...

Snickers You’re not You... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
I bet almost everyone can now complete the title with "...when you're hungry". Over the years Snickers has injected a lot of fun into their hunger-satisfying brand core. Celebs a
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Nutty...

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23 beautifully bizarre abandoned places...

23 beautifully bizarre abandoned places... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
We definitely love our latest list, 23 beautifully bizarre abandoned places where nature takes over the places. These places got abandoned but nature returned i
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French Literacy Campaign Messages Masquerade As Print Ads...

French Literacy Campaign Messages Masquerade As Print Ads... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Agency DDB Paris uses a clever poster strategy to include illiteracy stats and campaign information in standard-looking campaigns.
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A really simple idea.

But are they executed so well that even the target audience may miss them...?

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Draw Your Life...

Draw Your Life... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
If you could draw your life, as these folks have, what would it look like? There's only one way to find out ...
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Check it out and have a go yourself!

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Colourful Layers of Paper Strips Stunningly Bound Together...

Colourful Layers of Paper Strips Stunningly Bound Together... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Using simple strips of paper, artist Hadieh Shafie builds these magnificent geometric sculptures filled with intriguing patterns of color. She binds the strip…
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Beautiful sculpted artwork from Hadieh Shafie. I can't help seeing 'Starry Night' keep coming through. Love it.

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Chinese Workers Carrying Mind-Blowing Amounts Of Stuff...

Chinese Workers Carrying Mind-Blowing Amounts Of Stuff... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Many outsiders looking in at China tend to focus on the group over the individual: the factory floors, the crowded classrooms, the high-speed trains, and the gleaming skyscrapers built to efficiently accommodate and maximize value from a rather...
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The growth of the chinese economy, nicely represented by Shanghai's migrant workers, shot by Alain Delorme, with a little bit of digital tweakage...

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Disney Spliced...

Imgur is used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has the funniest pictures from all over the Internet.
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I love this peek into Disneys creative process.

Even the masters need good reference...

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Hyper-Realistic Sculptures Of Gigantic & Miniature People...

Hyper-Realistic Sculptures Of Gigantic & Miniature People... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Hyper-Realistic Sculptures Of Gigantic & Miniature People - DesignTAXI.com
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Big fan of Mueck's work...

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How to design banknotes...

How to design banknotes... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
With both a new £5 note and a new $100 bill being released, we look at how to reconcile design features with security.
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Kit Kat: Free No-WiFi Zone

Free WiFi is available everywhere we go. People are constantly online, busy with their electronic gadgets all the time. As Kit Kat we saw that as an opportunity…
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Nice idea :o)

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Coca-Cola’s New Ad Campaign Is Spread Across 61 Different Websites...

Coca-Cola’s New Ad Campaign Is Spread Across 61 Different Websites... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola’s New Ad Campaign Is Spread Across 61 Different Websites - DesignTAXI.com
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Gosh.....

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WISH I WAS HERE, on Kickstarter...

"Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something." - Thomas A. Edison
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As Garden State was one of my favourite films of 2004, how cool is this for the opportunity to invest in Zach Braff's new movie 'Wish I was here'?

He's created a great submission film and Kickstarter entry too, so check it out.

Good luck Zach! 

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Layered Landscapes Reflect on Time and Space...

Layered Landscapes Reflect on Time and Space... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Japanese artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi's Layer Drawings series continues to explore time, space, and memory by exhibiting the gradation of the sky and varied environments as layered installations.
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Scary, Suggestive Portraits Of The Portuguese Man O’ War...

Scary, Suggestive Portraits Of The Portuguese Man O’ War... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
I can’t imagine getting tangled in the stingers of a Portuguese Man O’ War.
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Take a look at how nature can put all the Hollywood creature shops and effects houses to shame.

A real, stunnigly beautiful, natural beasty...

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Skincare Brand Imagines The Future Of Spa Treatments...

Skincare Brand Imagines The Future Of Spa Treatments... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Aēsop commissioned Lucy McCrae to create a short film which artfully suggests that super-sensory procedures will be the way to pamper.
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A cracking little film from Lucy McRae, imagining what the spa treatment of the future may look like...

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Social News Gathering Needs Proper Labelling, Not Shut Down...

Social News Gathering Needs Proper Labelling, Not Shut Down... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The criticism of Reddit after the Boston bombs, and an apology by its own editors (since taken down), seem to suggest that social fact checking or news
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Although not referring to reddit as this article above is, I saw a quote last week, after the Boston marathon bombing, that sums twitter up brilliantly...

'Twitter is at it's very best up to around 30 minutes after a big breaking news story, and it's worse for the following 8+ hours'

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The digital time traveller...

The digital time traveller... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
‘Time-Traveling’ Photographer Digitally Adds Herself Into Historical Photos - DesignTAXI.com
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:o)

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