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Darwin Cosico

Darwin is a Melbourne-based marketing and sales professional. He has a penchant for coffee, New York bagels, and zombies. His other interests include music, modern art, smart comedy and films.

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Honest Slogans: what people really think of brands

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By Darwin Cosico in New Design on Thursday 24 October 2013

We all perceive things differently, but there’s a general consensus that some brands are closely associated with something else – whether it’s positive or negative is another thing. Honest Slogans is an amusing tumblr of what people really think about some of the brands out there. The blog was created and managed by Clif Dickens, a graphic designer from Nashville, Tennessee.

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Stories of Immigrants and Refugees Told Through Food

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By Darwin Cosico in New Products on Friday 18 October 2013

Millions of people around the world have no choice but to flee their homeland to escape genocide, torture, persecution and war. In Australia, public debate about asylum seekers and refugees right has been distorted by myths and misunderstandings. It’s a global issue that must be discussed openly, and a topic that every Australian should know […]

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Photos of Holi, a Hindu festival of colours

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By Darwin Cosico in New Photography on Thursday 17 October 2013

Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated as a festival of colours. At this festival people celebrate the victory of the good over the bad and the beginning of the spring. Sooraj Seshan, a Bangalore-based graphic design and illustration student, was there to witness all the action. Pretty amazing.

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The World Cup Draw: illustrations of your favourite football players

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By Darwin Cosico in New Illustration on Thursday 17 October 2013

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is probably the most anticipated global sporting event next year. If you like art and football, The World Cup Draw will feature an illustration of a football player each day for a year up to the World Cup kicking off on June 12, 2014. These incredible illustrations were created using […]

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Air New Zealand’s new safety video stars, er, Betty White

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By Darwin Cosico in Video on Tuesday 15 October 2013

The folks at Air New Zealand have done it again. They’ve just released a new in-flight safety video featuring former Golden Girls’ actress Betty White with fellow residents of the fictional Second Wind Retirement Resort in the US. According to this NZ Herald article, this is the airline’s first safety video filmed outside of New Zealand. […]

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Innocence of the Apocalypse: an immersive installation at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

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By Darwin Cosico in New Events on Monday 14 October 2013

The Melbourne Fringe Festival has fully wrapped and I have a favourite: Innocence of the Apocalypse was an immersive art installation by projection artist Yandell Walton and street artist I & The Others (Kirrily Anderson). It was supported by the City of Yarra, incorporating projection, illustration, performance and sound. The audience experienced a dark journey […]

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An outdoor sculpture in Seoul that actually listens to the public’s opinion

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By Darwin Cosico in New Art on Friday 11 October 2013

Freedom of speech is the political right to communicate one’s opinions and ideas using one’s body and property to anyone who is willing to receive them. The Seoul government would like to take this to the next level. To celebrate the opening of Seoul Citizens Hall, the South Korean government has installed Yobosayo, a large, […]

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Life of Man: a photo portfolio of prominent American men aged 80 to 1

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By Darwin Cosico in New Photography on Thursday 10 October 2013

Esquire magazine celebrates its eightieth anniversary by featuring a photo portfolio of prominent American men aged 80 to 1. According to Esquire blog, they have photographed eighty famous men, one born in each year of the magazine’s history. Most, even some of the youngest, have left their mark in the country, and together their faces are a breathing timeline.

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Is this the greatest coffee shop prank video ever?

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By Darwin Cosico in Video on Thursday 10 October 2013

Do you want telekinesis with your coffee? Some of the customers in the video have received more than what they asked for. The marketing team of Carrie, an upcoming 2013 supernatural horror film, has released a video on YouTube titled ‘Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise’ to promote the film. The video captures the reactions of unsuspecting […]

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Carved crayons of your favourite pop culture characters

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By Darwin Cosico in New Art on Wednesday 9 October 2013

I recently came across Wax Nostalgic, a tumblr page dedicated to carved crayons of some of our favourite pop culture characters such as Darth Vader, R2D2, Zoidberg and Boba Fett. I can’t help but feel nostalgic looking at these carved Crayola crayons. They definitely evoke childhood memories and make you want to use them again. […]

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501 Photographs: photos by Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner

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By Darwin Cosico in New Photography on Tuesday 1 October 2013

Nick Zinner, guitarist for the New York indie rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, has been taking photographs since he was in high school. Unfortunately, he was born with a mild binocular vision disorder, which means that he has no depth perception and sees the world mostly flat – like a photograph. 

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Blazed: a brilliant anti-drug campaign from New Zealand

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By Darwin Cosico in Video on Friday 27 September 2013

A new brilliant anti-drug ad campaign was recently launched in New Zealand, funded by the New Zealand Transport Agency via Clemenger BBDO. The spot features three young Maori boys sitting outside in the car, waiting for one of their dads to come out and drive one of them home. The only thing is, the dad has […]

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Lorde’s Tennis Court remixed by Auckland’s Cymbol 303

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By Darwin Cosico in New Music on Thursday 19 September 2013

Teenage Kiwi music sensation, Lorde, is generating a lot of buzz right now, particularly in the US, and I’m not surprised as she’s only 16 years old and a very talented singer-songwriter. Her highly anticipated debut album, Pure Heroine, is due out on September 27 through Universal Music. While you’re waiting for the release of her album, check out […]

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Play Dot To Dot: the most fun you can have in the office with your pants on

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By Darwin Cosico in New Trends on Thursday 19 September 2013

Bored at work? Pascal van der Haar, an art director from Melbourne, and Nathan Gordon, a developer from Paris, have created Play-Dot-To-Dot, an amazing online game that will test your speed and can kill many boring hours at work. The goal is to click and connect numbers in a short amount of time. Click here to play the […]

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Organ Eternal: new music video for These New Puritans

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By Darwin Cosico in New Music on Tuesday 10 September 2013

London-based art rock band, These New Puritans, have recently shared a clip for Organ Eternal, off their third studio album, Field of Reeds. The clip alternates scenes between an aerial footage of the band performing, natural scenery, and a disturbed woman. The track is arguably the best track off the album, and I’m surprised that it […]

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