Hermes salt and pepper, anyone? Peddy Mergui’s rebranded grocery products

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 7 May 2014

Peddy Mergui has created a fun series of everyday objects with luxury packaging to explore ‘the dynamic and often blurred ethical boundaries of design within consumer culture. The exhibition is meant to highlight the challenges a designer faces when tasked with promoting economic interests while remaining true to his or her own moral compass’. The […]

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Kennel No. 5: a dog satires the awful Brad Pitt commercial

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Saturday 27 October 2012

Everyone’s seen the awful Chanel No. 5 ad where Brad Pitt stares blankly everywhere and mumbles something about the inevitable. Here’s a similar one for the fictional ‘Kennel No. 5, the timeless scent for the classically adorable dog’. It features a dog looking intently lost as his voice-dubbed thoughts conclude: ‘My wag, my treat, my belly rub. Kennel No. 5, adorable.’

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Beautiful photography by Chanel Baran

Raul Posse Reader Find

By Raul Posse in New Photography on Wednesday 11 April 2012

Chanel Baran is one hell of an inspired gypsy. I haven’t met anyone so capable of seeing everything in so many different colours and wavelengths, no matter how dark any given situation is. She just makes it look so easy.

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