Living in an urban environment certainly has its many advantages, but most of us city folk still pine for the great outdoors. And if weekend or vacation outings just aren’t enough, there are plenty of designers out there who have found ingenious new ways to bring tiny little pieces of nature into our homes and urban settings.
It’s not what it seems | painted food disguised to look like other food
The guys at santabanta forum has started a search for various historical images where the eyes say it all. Along with the stories of the people in these images these photos are truly raw and emotional, portraying people at their best and at their worst – joy, hatred, fear, and courage.
We are all aware of the global pollution problem, but hardly anyone realizes just how much trash we produce daily. Gregg Segal, a photographer from California, aims to show this problem through powerful imagery, photographing people lying in their weekly load of trash. His ongoing project cleverly called “7 Days of Garbage” tries to portray people from different social backgrounds to reach largest audience possible .
Branding is all about good company image and great customer feedback. However, even the biggest brands have some qualities, which do not exactly enhance their brand’s value. That’s why Clif Dickens thought of a unique way how to make fun of global brands, replacing their original slogans with something a little bit more honest. The brilliancy of his work is in its simplicity: by putting things that people already know about these brands next to their logos, they seem even more true.
Concertina book prototype. I could glue single A5 pages to each fold (as above) or stitch signatures into it.
My first attempt at coptic stitching. It was difficult to keep the book tight whilst threading and the finished book was not solid.
I really like the concertina spine and signatures stitched into it.