Love Distance – The Sweetest Condom Ad You’ll Ever See

Out of Japan comes Love Distance, a story about a a man from Fukuoka and a woman from Tokyo who live 1,000 km apart. They share a long distance relationship and one day decide that to prove their love, they must run to each other and meet. Simple, sweet and funny. I just read a quote about advertising that I’d like to share. That the best ads are “entertaining and amusing; they are visual rather than verbal; and they say something important and meaningful about the brand being advertised.” They are “rational arguments enclosed in emotional envelopes.” – John Philip Jones Couldn’t have said it better myself.

January 16, 2017

Lifelike Paper Birds Adorn Oversized Stamps of Countries Around the World

Using simple, everyday materials, artist Diana Beltran Herrera crafts creatures that are full of life. She transforms paper, wire, and wood into realistic birds whose detailing is nothing short of incredible. The meticulous paper art features individually cut and scored feathers—mimicking the real thing—that are layered into majestic plumage. Through these rigid and repetitive structures, Herrera still manages to capture the feeling that they could go into flight at any moment.

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January 15, 2017

Storybook Landscape Photos Celebrate the Enchanting Beauty of Iceland

The model-photographer duo Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale are always on the move. Together, they’re known for their Follow Me Away project and recently enchanted us with their fairy tale images of Oregon. In the short time since, Yore and Drysdale packed their bags for Iceland to explore what the picturesque country had to offer. Like other Follow Me Away series, every photograph is simultaneously stunning and mystifying. The grandiose settings will take your breath away.

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