Posts Tagged with: inspiration

Jan
07

The best poster design idea in a while

posted on January 7th 2015 in Inspiration & Video with 0 Comments

magic poster creative quebec festival

The creative agency lg2 teamed up with the Quebéc City Magic Festival to create a rather crafty way of promoting the event. A fair amount of posters were placed around cities, featuring only a white background, a black top hat and a small text below it asking the passerby to take a photo of the poster with flash, revealing a secret message – and of course, the secret message is the festival itself.

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Jan
10

YES, YOU CAN EAT IT! THE ASTONISHING CAKE ART OF ANNABEL DE VETTEN-PETERSON

posted on January 10th 2014 in Arts & Inspiration & Sculpture with 1 Comments

Annabel de Vetten-Peterson, who runs Conjurers Kitchen, can do the most fantastic things with her culinary skills. This is waaaay more than making cake: she has an amazing artist eye and hand. And while you normally think of cakes as being sweet, her favoured subjects are often dark – skulls, blood, guts, a realistic skinned swan and little foetus chocolate heads.

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Dec
24

Artist Creates Beautiful Art Using Nothing But Packing Tape

posted on December 24th 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Photography & Sculpture with 0 Comments

Ukraine-born artist Mark Khaisman creates truly outstanding art using a really mundane material – brown packaging tape. By putting various layers of translucent tape onto Plexiglass and then cutting it into certain shapes, the artist remakes scenes from old Hollywood movies, art history, certain 20th century cultural icons or his own photographs.

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Dec
10

‘Mona Lisa’ and ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ recreated in Lego

posted on December 10th 2013 in Arts & Inspiration with 0 Comments

If there’s one thing children have in abundance, it’s imagination. Seeking to encourage them to express it in new and original ways, Italian designer Marco Sodano has put together Lego recreations of famous masterpieces. Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Lady with an Ermine sit alongside Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring on the artist’s Behance page, under the tagline “all the children are authentic artists.” It’s a great concept for an advertising campaign for Lego, showing off the toy blocks’ hidden versatility and proving that they can indeed create real works of art.

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Jan
25

How to be an explorer of the world

posted on January 25th 2013 in Books & Inspiration & Philosophy with 0 Comments

As a fan of guerrilla artist and illustrator Keri SmithWreck This Box set of interactive journals, part of these 7 favorite activity books for grown-ups, I was delighted to discover her How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum — a wonderful compendium of 59 ideas for how to get creatively unstuck by engaging with everyday objects and your surroundings in novel ways. From mapping found sounds to learning the language of trees to turning time observation into art, these playful and poetic micro-projects aren’t just a simple creativity booster — they’re potent training for what Buddhism would call “living from presence” and inhabiting your life more fully.

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