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Jessica Drenk’s Unnatural Sculptures of Organic Forms...

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The ABC of Architects [VIDEO] - Design Milk

The ABC of Architects [VIDEO] - Design Milk | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The quirky ABC of Architects animated video features an alphabetical list of notable architects and their most well-known building.
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Nice!

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Through the looking glass...

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The best in visual communication
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Such a simple process, but with striking results! Love it

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Photographer Documents Portraits of People in Mid-Sneeze...

Photographer Documents Portraits of People in Mid-Sneeze... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Euww...

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Malaria, a little masterpiece

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Pardon the title which might sound like a bad taste joke, but the truth is this short film, titled "Malaria", is definitely a storytelling masterpiece. Created by Brazilian artist Edson Oda,
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Love this....

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Bringing Van Gogh's Famous Self-Portrait to Life...

Bringing Van Gogh's Famous Self-Portrait to Life... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it

A Lithuanian artist has brought one of Van Gogh's most iconic self-portraits to life in a stunning, unimaginable way. 

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An fascinating idea...

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The Struggle to Right Oneself: Kerry Skarbakka Photographs Himself in Suspended Peril...

The Struggle to Right Oneself: Kerry Skarbakka Photographs Himself in Suspended Peril... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Very well done and beautifully catching that 'Oh s**t...!' moment....

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The US's Insatiable Appetite For Beef, Visualized As...erm...Steaks

The US's Insatiable Appetite For Beef, Visualized As...erm...Steaks | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Even to a seasoned carnivore, the meat aisle can be a bit nauseating if you stay too long. The steaks sit there, looking at you, their red flesh smushed against plastic wrap like faces pressed against a window.
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Not my bag (being vegetarian), but an interesting depiction of some BIG BIG numbers...

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Will Flying Robots Replace Construction Workers?

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A Swiss team is using autonomous drones to build towering brick structures.
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Flying robots...what other reason do you need to read...!!!

Nice stack BTW

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New Pictogram Movie Posters by H-57...

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Pro Juventute: Cyber bullying helpline...

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Expedia puns on airport codes...

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I'm liking Expedia's new campaign...

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Choi Xooang....

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I'm loving these.

Fantastic work from Seoul-based artist Choi Xooang

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Star Wars Typography Prints...

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Typography is more like art these days, and these Star Wars-inspired prints prove it. Produced by 17th and Oak, these illustrations feature a unique quote from The Empire Strikes Back and a character from the highly revered franchise.
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Nerdmungous...

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The lost art of creative copywriting in advertising

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Change in ad consumption is altering the way the industry trains itself to make ads – and in the process we're losing something fundamental, argues Sanam Petri
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Immortalise your children's drawings as 3D-printed sculptures...

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You can have your baby's shoes dipped in gold, your child's milk teeth turned into jewellery, and even your foetus scanned and cast in resin.

And now you can have your children's scribbles immortalised in stone, thanks to a project by Spanish designer Bernat Cuni. Crayon Creaturesis a new service that takes your child's drawings, transforms them into a digital model, then provides you with a 3D-printed version – in full colour.

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What a fantastic concept :-)

Once again, 3D printers bringing something new to the party.

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Don Allen, 'nose art' artist of World War II...

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Plain Dealer Don Allen, 'nose art' artist of World War II, featured in documentary Plain Dealer Allen is featured in a new documentary, "Nose Art and Pin-Ups," made by British filmmaker Gail Downey, who traveled across America in search of artists...
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A classic icon from WWII...

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Taxonomy of Advertising Agency Names...

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British creative team Rob and Joe have produced an infographic outlining the inspirations behind names of advertising agencies around the world.
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Ever wondered where those silly agency names come from...?

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The invisible man: Liu Bolin's latest camouflage artwork, Hiding in the City...

The invisible man: Liu Bolin's latest camouflage artwork, Hiding in the City... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Chinese artist Liu Bolin paints his entire body to exactly match the scenery behind him. He is camouflaged so well it is sometimes almost impossible to spot him.
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Eat your heart out Sherlock....

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Flying Houses by Laurent Chehere...

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Love these!

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From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions...

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In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to put a man on the Moon--and return him back safely--by the end of the decade. Somehow, it worked.Over 50 years later, it’s easy to forget how ambitious Kennedy’s promise was.
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Shortology...

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– – – – – – Web: www.facebook.com/shortology
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More great work from H-57...

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Breaking Bad...

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Breaking Bad
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Nice work with Walt and Jessie...

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TopGear Magazine...

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This is interesting. Apparently Top Gear magazine offer a pre-paid page space in each edition of the mag for a selected agency to supply an ad, so long as it is based on road safety. What a great idea. The above was from Draft FCB Amsterdam.

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New Maddeningly Complex Doodle Drawings from Sagaki Keita...

New Maddeningly Complex Doodle Drawings from Sagaki Keita... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Doodlemungous.

The devil is in the detail!

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