Three brothers recreate their awkward childhood photos as a gift to their mum

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Friday 13 February 2015

This past Christmas, Redditor bonebowl and his two brothers came up with a one-of-a-kind present for their mother – these grown men recreated awkward photos from their childhood.

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It’s 2015, and nuns just wanna have fun… on your calendar

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Wednesday 28 January 2015

If you’re one of these folks who don’t like a calendar and most certainly haven’t got one for 2015, the Nuns Having Fun calendar might change your mind. Whether they are at the carnival, jumping rope, on Vespas or playing the guitar, the joy on their faces is unmistakable.

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This artist has created a different miniature diorama every day for the past four years

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 19 August 2014

When I see fruit and vegetables, I can only think of food. Artist Tanaka Tatsuya sees broccoli and parsley as a potential miniature tree or forest and has been using such everyday objects creatively with his collection of tiny figurines, turning them into various replicas of life events that will elicit an amused smile from appreciative viewers.

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Dads recreating their wives’ best pregnancy moments

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Monday 13 January 2014

Oh, daddies. A bunch of dads volunteered to recreate their wives’ most memorable pregnancy moments in this hilarious photo series by Katie Hall that has them playing pregnant instead. The photos were used for a calendar, with a tenth of profits going towards the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes (GRC4HBO), which works to […]

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New York cab drivers pose for a pin-up calendar

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 16 December 2013

NYC Taxi Drivers 2014 Beefcake Calendar is a pin-up calendar featuring New York City’s finest. By definition of “finest,” I mean cab drivers from now on, unless the NYPD want to take back the title by posing in their own calendar. Photographers Shannon McLaughlin and Philip Kirkman took to the streets of the Big Apple and took hilarious photos of cab drivers mirroring steamy poses of pin-up models.

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A calendar you can make 365 tea blends out of

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 21 May 2013

In 1920, T.S. Eliot mused in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons”. Now, in this day and age, German tea brand Hälssen & Lyon’s tea calendar lets you tear off dates made from 1mm-thin slabs of compressed tea — and brew ’em. This means you […]

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Geek Gods letterpressed calendar for Habari Media

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 7 May 2013

The folks at Habari Media make a custom calendar every year. The project is a chance to highlight the individual talents of twelve industry leaders in the design world and this year they really outdid themselves. The theme was Greek Mythology and the result was this gorgeous Geek Gods Letterpressed Calendar. Each month is a different Greek […]

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From the LAEM Store: Anne Nicholson Illustrated Calendar

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Saturday 17 November 2012

Looking for an update to your run-of-the-mill datebook? Or a new office accessory that’s actually useful? The 2013 Calendar Pack from artist Anne Nicholson is just the ticket. This pack features 12 original animal illustrations, which also cleverly serve as oversized postcards. Complete with a plastic stand and some good old animal antics, this is just what your desk has been waiting for. Shop for the Anne Nicholson Calendar Pack in the Lost At E Minor store.

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DIY paper toy calendars by Scout Creative

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Friday 12 October 2012

Portland-based content marketing agency Scout Creative has a pretty rocking Calendar of the Month Club section on its site, where you can print out fancy PDFs and make funky 3D paper toys that double up as calendars every month. They’ve disguised these dates in all toy forms imaginable, like a whale, a record player, a hot dog cart, a tiki, a yakuza, a yeti, a toucan, a nutcracker… it gets pretty crazy but they’re all divine.

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Eat! A very tasty design calendar

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By elly plass in New Design on Tuesday 27 September 2011

The most delicious design publication of 2012 celebrates design and art for, and from, what is edible. EAT! serves week by week inspiration in the form of delicious designs to whet your appetite; with 54 designers, artists and architects illuminating visual trends and special designs from the area of food, drink and nutrition.

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