Cats modelling United Bamboo’s range of apparel for 2014 calendar

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 17 October 2013

Back in 2010 we told you about United Bamboo’s calendar cats and now we’re back with more because apparently this is a thing. Every year since 2010 United Bamboo has set out to photograph cute little kitties in their ready-to-wear collection of clothing. This year expect to see the cream of the crop in the […]

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Creative ad to promote non-smoking program

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Friday 15 February 2013

Munich-based ad agency Serviceplan Health & Life created this calendar to promote an online non-smoking program for AOK Health Insurance. The calendar features typographic illustrations that show how a former smoker’s lungs can go from black to clear over the course over a year. This calendar is a creative way to illustrate a serious issue.

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Bra Calendar helps guys learn to unhook bras

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 1 February 2013

For guys who regularly fumble over bra clasps, German creative agency Serviceplan created the bra calendar for men’s magazine FHM so they can get some daily practice setting the date, day of the week and month with bra fastenings and can get better and better at undoing the damn bra. You know what they say: where there’s a willy, there’s a way.

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Regular blokes in their underpants posing with cars

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Wednesday 16 January 2013

Calendar model pin-ups in outrageous undergarments, striking provocative poses next to classic cars. Sounds like your usual girlie calendar, until you realise these models aren’t women, or even models for that matter, but your regular Joe-next-door. Its creator Janet Schurmeyer teamed up with a photographer for the shoot, photographing mostly friends ‘not wearing the most attractive underwear, whatever it is they feel comfortable in’. It’s apparently a runaway hit in Germany.

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Bubble popping calendar

Kira Heuer Reader Find

By Kira Heuer in New Products on Tuesday 14 February 2012

Days go by with a blink of an eye. Here is a sure way to make an impact on what day it is by bubble popping the date into the calendar. It could be considered the new stress ball? Or just a moment in your day to play.

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Poladarium: tear-off calendars featuring 366 Polaroids

Kathalijne Van Zutphen Reader Find

By Kathalijne Van Zutphen in New Products on Thursday 9 February 2012

I am not one to have a calendar hanging on any wall anywhere in my house but these Poladariums are a must-have for 2012. Only 88mm x 108mm, they feature 366 Polaroids taken by various artists and there is a little inscription on the back of each page with more information. These tear-off calenders are […]

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2011 Lavazza calendar

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Products on Tuesday 18 January 2011

Italian coffee, vivid romance, beautiful people, and jaw-dropping scenery. Welcome to the 2011 Lavazza calendar, a lavish display of java-inspired opulence from Italy’s 100-year-old coffee company. This year’s calendar showcases the work of American Mark Seliger, the former Rolling Stone photographer who’s now one of the most coveted celebrity snappers in Hollywood.

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EIZO x-ray pin-up calendar by BUTTER

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Design on Monday 3 January 2011

German ad designers BUTTER did an x-ray pinup calendar for Japanese medical imaging firm EIZO. This is great, because medicine could sure use some sexing up.

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