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The digital time traveller...

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‘Time-Traveling’ Photographer Digitally Adds Herself Into Historical Photos - DesignTAXI.com
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Only 4% of women consider themselves beautiful...

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You are more beautiful than you think.
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Nice idea from Dove challenging peoples perceptions of themselves. Nicely shot too.

 

I suddenly feel the need to buy more soap!

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New Evian 'Baby and me' press....

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Ahh, now, these I find far more engaging compared to the CGI'd dancing babies in the TV work! Loverly stuff...

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Hard-hitting gun control video...

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Let the viewers imagination do the work. Far more effective

Strong stuff from Grey on the day Obama's gun control bill is nobled by nobbers...

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Poking Fun At Women's Diets...

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Kerry LowLow has created a catchy jingle that mocks low-fat food commercials.
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A refreshing take on the cliche that is low fat food advertising by Chemistry for Kerry Low Low...

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Cell Towers Dressed Like Trees...

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In many parts of the world, a cell phone tower is a necessary evil--a man-made eyesore in the middle of an otherwise relatively pristine natural environment.
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I love these, and the way they ominously stand out from their surroundings like some oversized Triffid...

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The Imagination of Playgrounds...

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Accidental Mysteries for April 14 focuses on the Imagination of Playgrounds.
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Non of your wood chip modern nonsense here. Nowt wrong with a bit of concrete...

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Paper Art Galleries...

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Like Paper Art and Origami? Then You'll Love these galleries. Check out maybe the most extensive collection of Paper Art examples on the web!
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Paper is very much in vogue at the moment (just look back at some of my past entries on this site). In this selection you can see why it is such a fantastic, flexible and beautiful medium...

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Shark Attack...

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A great graphic representation of a stunning and depressing stat...

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4D-printing: from self-assembling chairs to cancer-fighting robots...

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Project Cyborg will revolutionise the way designers think by training materials to build themselves – and adapt to their surroundings
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Google Street View Hyperlapse animates your planned journey, shows the places you'll go...

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Taking Google's maps and Street View imagery, design firm Teehan+Lax Labs has moulded them into an unofficial time-lapse animation site. While there's
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Mmmmm....I'm predicting a glorious video of the M4 roadworks etc.

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

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Hyper-Realistic Sculptures Of Gigantic & Miniature People - DesignTAXI.com
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Big fan of Mueck's work...

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New Evian: Baby & Me...

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Advertising Agency: BETC, Paris, France
Executive Creative Director: Rémi Babinet
Art Director: Agnes Cavard
Associate Art Director: Felix Falzon
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Must admit I'm more interested in the mirror/real life interaction with the guy/baby reflection at the beginning of this before they all start dancing, but that's just me...

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Floyd album designer Thorgerson dies...

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Storm Thorgerson, whose album cover artwork includes Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon, has died, the band's management confirms.
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What a fantastic body of work. So many iconic images

Check out the slide show with his thoughts on his career.

Hipgnosis was one of the reasons I went to art college.

A sad day.

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Happy At 100...

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Every second newborn that charges into the world today will, statistically speaking, live past the age of 100. That’s remarkable, especially considering that just a few decades ago, becoming a centenarian was extremely rare.
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Beautiful work from Karsten Thormaehlen...

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Photos Bring Dreams to Life for Boy with Muscular Dystrophy...

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How cool is this... :o)

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Design Commandments...

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H-57, an creative studio in Milan, Italy, has launched a poster with a set of rules for effective design. It could be said that creativity has no rules. Well, almost no rules. H-57 creatives found ...
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Vertical Forest...

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Toxel.com - Design, Inspiration and Technology Blog
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How cool is this!

Just don't have fayfever...

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Ship your pants...

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If you're compiling a list of the least cool brands, Kmart deserves serious consideration....

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Oh the joy of a good idea!

Nice and simple and no doubt a viral hit already :o)

 

What's with the hug at the end tho...?

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Marmite Maggie...

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BBH beautifully summing up the mood in the UK following Mondays news, for The Gruaniad

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Kit Kat unveils 50 posters made with white chocolate to immortalise the limited edition

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Kit Kat has unveiled a series of 50 posters with illustrator Mike Watt, with the aim of immortalising the limited edition white chocolate...
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A really nice idea, even if some of the results look a bit GCSE art. If your going to do something like this, the final  'art' needs to be good!

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