This body of work by Chinese photographer Stefen Chow explores a simple question. What does it mean to be poor? It is not an emotional statement. It is an examination of the choices one would face living at the poverty line. This is an ongoing project, with the first series understanding China, Japan, Nepal and [...]
What’s interesting about Julien Palast‘s Skindeep series is that despite basically shrink-wrapping and hiding the human forms, you actually become more aware of them. The contours and curves of the female and male figures are slickly highlighted by the well-selected material—a gradiented array of vibrantly tropical colors and
“MÆT” series by Danish photographer Per Johansen consists of reproductions of meat, vegetables, pasta and other foods which are claustrophobically placed in various synthetic plastic containers. Foreground and background colors are in beige, pink and light blue hues, which refer to a cheerful aspect. The light is reminiscent of the Dutch still life painters, where [...]
While surfing on the Hermès Facebook page, I discovered this very cool project they did to market their latest version of the the Kelly Bag: The Kelly Picnic. They used common picnic ingredients to recreate the iconic shape of the bag. A very cool concept, with unfortunately no credits for food stylist nor photographer. See [...]
Another great project directly coming out of the (very buzzed school) Hyper Island. This Interactive Window Concept was made for their Advanced Interface Design class. Using Aussie streetwear brand WESC, they created these interactive windows where online uses upload their video, create their background and choose in which city they want it to showcase. A [...]
Argentinian creative studio Place works with ideas applied to design experiences. I really like ‘Wood Sculptures’: Five letters, five sculptures. One concept, one Place. An exploration from the beauty of ugly sculptures. See them all below.
The “I am a Parisian Lady” concept by French photographer Baudouin is to shoot some Parisian Ladies from unknown background at home and in the middle of their daily life. Going away from the cliche of the actress or celebrity to the unknown who represent the real Parisian Lady.
The perfect advertising = Sex + Kids + Animal, says McCann Erickson on their “Everybody Could make ads” latest viral concept. No goals really, no links, just a message (probably targeted to other ad agencies): ‘Think! before you reproduce it in real life’