April 18, 2018

Illustrated Portraits of Famous Filmmakers Made of Iconic Elements From Their Movies

Known for his graphic, architectural illustrations, Italian artist Federico Babina’s latest series, DIRECTPORTRAIT, pays homage to famous movie directors. Rendered in his distinct style of overlaid graphic shapes, each poster-like digital illustration features stylized portraits of world-renowned filmmakers with various film references cleverly incorporated into their facial features and clothing.

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March 12, 2018

72 Actresses Each Represent a Year of a Woman’s Life in Poignant Japanese Commercial

In a clever new commercial, Japanese food company Glico poignantly presents the everyday moments and important milestones that take place over the course of a lifetime. Featuring 72 actresses, the advertisement employs a stop-action technique to quickly chronicle a woman's life, putting a sentimental spin on the brand's motto: “a wholesome life in the best of taste.” Titled 71.8-Second Life, the commercial comments on the current global life expectancy.

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January 29, 2018

The Ultimate ‘Song Map’ Uses Over 500 Song Titles to Rename Boring City Streets

Music lovers are in for a treat with an updated version of one of our favorite maps. We first brought you Dorothy‘s Song Map back in 2012, and now they've updated the classic, adding over 150 songs to the imaginary map loosely based on London. The updated Song Map is now composed of over 500 songs, each cleverly selected to take you down every “Long and Winding Road.” So what's new with this innovative map?

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January 16, 2018

Australia’s 17-hour TV Show Reveals The Incredible Beauty of The Ghan Train Journey in Real Time

Claimed to be Australia’s first attempt at the“Slow TV” movement, the SBS television network recently televised The Ghan: Australia’s Greatest Train Journey. The uninterrupted, 17-hour livestream show revealed the “stunning topographical vistas and dramatic palette changes” of The Ghan train journey in real time. Known to be one of the world’s most scenic train trips, the Ghan train runs 3,000 kilometers (over 1,800 miles)

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