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Greenpeace strikes back
June 29, 2011, 10:51 am
Filed under: Advertising, Film | Tags: , , ,

Greenpeace have used the creative force to produce a spoof of VW’s award winning ‘The Force’ ad to rebel against their poor environmental record. Episode II of the story is revealed to those who sign Greenpeace’s online ‘Rebel Manifesto’. Darth Vadar…who’s the daddy now?


The original VW ad created by Deutsch:



Flickr Find: Akos Major
September 17, 2010, 4:36 pm
Filed under: Photography | Tags: , ,

These stark landscape shots are by Budapest-based amateur photographer, Akos Major. His long exposures of barren mountains, still lakes, and misty forests look so serene with their minimal compositions and hushed palette. And yet, the feeling of isolation Major captures in his photography is haunting.



Celcom Broadband
August 6, 2010, 11:13 am
Filed under: Advertising | Tags: , ,

I’m loving the striking art direction on the Celcom Broadband print campaign by M&C Saatchi, Malaysia



Maps
July 26, 2010, 1:04 pm
Filed under: Art | Tags:

I’m loving the intricate yet clean design of Karen O’Leary‘s hand cut maps. Take a peek at her Flickr photosteam to see how they’re made.



Filip Dujardin
July 8, 2010, 10:22 pm
Filed under: Photography | Tags: , ,

Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin remixes photographs of drab urban high rises and office blocks to create these thought-provoking images of fictional architecture.



Barry McGee Installation
May 23, 2010, 12:24 pm
Filed under: Exhibitions, installation art | Tags: ,

I saw this compelling installation by Barry McGee (aka Twist) at SFMOMA while I was in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. Born and raised in SF, McGee has been a significant figure in bringing street art into mainstream galleries. His mixture of graffiti, colourful geometric graphics, and photography are displayed together in a distinctive style he adopted following a trip to Brazil, where he was inspired by a similar arrangements of artworks in churches.

You can check out my SF photo set on Flickr.



For the love of tv
April 16, 2010, 8:45 am
Filed under: Graphic Design | Tags: ,

Austrian graphic designer and self-confessed TV fan Albert Exergian has created a series of strikingly minimal posters with a humorous take on popular TV shows. Their iconic design has been such a hit that online gallery Blanka are turning the  full collection into A1 Giclee Prints.




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