The dog food champions at Purina have teamed up with creative agency Publicis Bogota to present a rather interesting campaign about dog nutrition. The result is a series of humorous (or serious, depending on your perspective) photos that depict dogs as actual trashcans. Its message is “stop treating your dog like a trashcan”. If you love your fourlegged friend you’ll listen and feed them the right stuff, not leftovers.
French graphic designer Alizée Lafon decided to toy with a few iconic films by creating a series of “Movie Hipster Kit” illustrations. Her goal was to present cult classics like Pulp Fiction and The Big Lebowski with just the use of illustrated items from the film or franchise. We think she illustrates his points rather well. Check out the entire kit gallery here.
Presenting Jonah, a 17minute short film that depicts the story of a young local swallowed by one huge fish. This isn’t an adaptation of the classic Bible tale, obviously. Instead, director Kibwe Tavares sought to tell the story from the retro/future perspective of Africa’s Zanzibar coast. Utilizing special effects and superb cinematography the film gives viewers a dreamlike account of the fish legend as it occurs to the adventurer/camera thief.
The photography of Greek shutterbug George Christakis is the kind of work that inspires movies. No seriously, it’s the kind of surreal landscapes and juxtaposing that makes the sober (or tempoarily lifted) viewer much more prone to imagine the immense possibilities of an infinite universe. Whether abstract airplane bodies or minute human figures, the work challenges our normal scope of news office comprehension. Trust us, you’ll thank him later.
What started off as a mock film trailer for a school project about Instagram has now snowballed into the real thing for university student Paul Tellefsen. His endeavor has resulted in a 25minute long short about the social media photograph platform and how its digital means has brought together a communities in a very analog way. Check out Instagram Is and explore the depth of the Instagram phenomenon.
Eat your heart out XGames. Midwestern BMXer Tim Knoll takes the cake when it comes to freestyle riding. While other BMX athletes may be concerned with hopping down stairs or gliding on rails, Tim’s flipping under basketball hoops and twirling around poles, all while meticulously maintaining control of his bike. We swear it’s like BMX parkour. Someone get this kid a movie stuntman role or something please!
Filmmaker Gareth Pearson presents a short ode to the magical streets of New York City. Yeah, New York takes viewers on a visually sublime trip through the melting pot in slow motion. The result is unscripted gold that you can’t help but admire. From the subways to the taxis, the buildings to the people, it’s a truly unique experience.
No, your not hallucinating. What you’re seeing is the longexposure results of German photographer Jakob Wagner. In his Urban Zoom series the creative shutterbug has devised a way to create beautifully surreal photos of city backdrops with threedimensional light trails. This must be what teleportation looks like in firstperson!
PostPunk Rock music legends as comic book superheroes? Why not! I mean, surely the likes of icons such as Morrissey, Ian Curtis and Siouxee deserve their largerthanlife recognition, so why not have avante illustrator Billy Butcher do us the favor with his ode to our favorite rebels. Check out the entire gallery here.
Designer Amanda Ghassaei has discovered a way to create wooden audio records. utilizing a 1200dpi laser she has been able to successfully replicate the grooves of vinyl records onto wooden pieces and actually play them back. Check out the following video to see how she does it.