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Check out these cool coffee mugs from Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo that illustrate a day in the life of agency employees in different departments. Originally created to launch their internal café, Zulu received a large number of requests from people wanting to buy their own. So by popular...
Link: Funny Coffee Mugs That Show The Daily Life Of Agency Employees via digitalsynopsis.com
This year has been fertile for design and packaging in the beer and spirits industry. Craft beer has hopped (pun intended) onto the global stage, gin has hit the mainstream and rum is starting to poke its head above the spirit parapet - and every brand has tried to differentiate itself from its competitors, whether using a playful, original, concept-based, subtly tweaked or revealing identity.
Link: 10 beautiful beer and spirit bottle designs from 2015 | Packaging | Creative Bloq via www.creativebloq.com
When longtime friends Adam Finkelman and Evan Garfield were looking for an apartment in 2013, they had some requirements: space for Garfield, a drummer, to practice his music; a large enough kitchen and common area so they could host dinner parties; and bedrooms with actual windows. (A previous apartment in Greenpoint had one sad windowless room (...)
All photos by Max Touhey
Link: How Roommates Turned a Brooklyn Studio Into a Two-Bedroom - House Calls - Curbed NY via ny.curbed.com
Choi and Shine want to transform how utility structures are built. Their “Land of Giants™” design, proposed in 2008, sees electrical pylons as human-shaped statues decorating the Icelandic countryside. Architects Jin Choi and Thomas Shine are the minds behind this skunkworks, experimental design studio.
Link: Architects Turn Iceland’s Boring Electricity Pylons Into Giant Human Statues via feednrg.com
If there's a better way to sell folks on Copper Mountain skiing than dressing actors up as urine—yes, urine!—I'm certainly not aware of it. That's just one of four loopy anatomical scenarios that Seattle agency Wexley School for Girls sends careening down the slopes to illustrate, in no uncertain...
Link: Ad of the Day: You Just Might Pee Yourself Over Copper Mountain's Gloriously Weird Ads | Adweek via www.adweek.com
Link: How Instagram Is Changing the Way Brands Look at Photography, Online and Beyond | Adweek via www.adweek.com
By now you’ve surely seen a friend or relative’s selfie from the massive ball pit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The installation, dubbed The BEACH, was designed by Snarkitecture and includes nearly one-million all-white, translucent, recyclable plastic balls. It’s like a McDonald’s ball pit, but artsier and probably a little bit cleaner....
Image: JUMPIN' by Pearlfisher
Link: A/N Blog . This giant ball pit in New York City is all about "the transformative power of play" via blog.archpaper.com
"The sneaker is the most baroque item of dress in a man's attire," says shoe expert Elizabeth Semmelhack, and she should know. Senior curator of Toronto's BATA Shoe Museum, she put together the Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture picture book and traveling exhibition (through October 4 at...
I am Ramin Nasibov, a multidimensional graphic designer specializing in Branding, Packaging Design and related Visual Communication. Apart from my principal activity, I am also enthusiastic about photography and architecture. These hobbies prompted me to create my Instagram account , where I post ...
Images by Ramin Nasibov
Link: Minimal, Symmetric, Colorful: My Photos Of Architectural Structures | Bored Panda via www.boredpanda.com
The district of Palmitas in Pachuca, Mexico just got a huge facelift thanks to many pounds of brightly colored paint and some talented street artists. The youth organization Germen Crew is known for using graffiti to make powerful points of expression. After teaming up with the...
Images: Germen Crew
Link: Mexican Government Unites Local Community By Asking Street Artists To Paint Over 200 Houses via www.earthporm.com