Hillarious guerilla advertising brings a little humour to the daily grind

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By Annie Churdar in New Design on Monday 25 November 2013

Need a creative jolt to get those inspiration juices flowing? Take a look at this post on Desizn World which outlines 20 Innovative Examples of Guerilla Advertising. Even if you’re not in the advertising industry, these clever ideas are sure to at least make you chuckle.

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What if the solar system went on a road trip?

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By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Monday 11 November 2013

Here’s some nerdy science humour from The Gentleman’s Armchair. What if the entire solar system went on a road trip together? What would the planet siblings complain about? Well, we all know that Uranus would get picked on a lot.

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Futuristic honey bottle design by Tamara Mihajlović

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By Annie Churdar in New Design on Sunday 6 October 2013

This clever packaging for BEEloeved honey by Tamara Mihajlović is both an edible and visual treat. Designed through the combination of diamond shapes and bee forms, the package makes this natural honey a perfect gift that smacks of luxury and design innovation. Not only do we have the finished design to drool over, but the Serbian artist […]

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Dub-step Electro Animals by French artist Yo Az

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 19 September 2013

I’m not usually one for animal art, but these digital illustrations by French artist Yo Az blew me away. They seem to fit seamlessly into a dup-step music haze. Each animal is cleverly composed of tiny, robotic details. The vector illustrations only become more interesting as you dissect each color and  line segment.

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Furniture designed by skateboarders from skateboards

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By Didu Losso in New Design on Saturday 22 June 2013

In 2008, Etnies footwear owner and former skateboarder Pierre Senizergues presented the Skate Study House, a line of furniture designed by Gil, also a skateboarder designer for Etnies. Composed of skateboard decks and wheels, and influenced by the most iconic furniture designs of the last century, Skate Study House furniture is unique and custom made.

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Treadmill desk: sculpt your calves and thighs at work

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 24 April 2013

Let’s face it, you’re getting fat. That desk job you dreamed of has become the end of the “Greek God Bod” you were planning to work on this year. But don’t lose hope: this treadmill desk will whip you into shape. Now long days at the office will mean rock hard calves an chiseled thighs that […]

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Illustrated Star Wars movie maps by Andrew DeGraff

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By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Thursday 18 April 2013

Now this is what we call fan art! Check out these finely detailed Star Wars infographic style illustrated movie maps by Andrew DeGraff where you can follow the events from each movie.

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Rocking stool assembled from customizable design file

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By Annie Churdar in New Design on Wednesday 3 April 2013

This great little stool is a genius blend of gorgeous, minimalist design and function. When you order this rocking stool, it comes with simple instructions to help you assemble it in no time. But here’s the ace up their sleeve: you don’t just order a pre-cut, mass-produced chair from some factory in another country. No way, that’s not an […]

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Settle office fights with Ping Pong on your conference table

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By Annie Churdar in New Design on Wednesday 6 March 2013

This elegant, dark wood conference table is a grown up’s playground. Who needs to fight during conference meetings when you can settle the dispute with a friendly game of table tennis? The dual-use table was invented by Google Creative Lead Ryan Vanderbilt as a solution to the merging worlds of play, work, and home life. One minute […]

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Police badges modified into beer bottle openers

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By J.P.Meulendijks in New Design on Tuesday 19 February 2013

The police are known pranksters, handing outtickets for no reason, converting tax money into donuts etc. The Vermont State Police found out that they where pranked: a pig was pictured very subtle in the logo on 30 of their cruisers (one of the spots on the cow). It turned out an inmate working in the […]

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Bird In Hand: a compostable shadow playing light

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By J.P.Meulendijks in New Design on Monday 18 February 2013

I designed this large suspended lamp as a tribute to the universal art of hand-shadows; making shadows on the wall using your hands to create birds, rabbits, and other figures. Playing with light and hand shadows is a centuries old past-time, long before electric light was invented. Bird In Hand plays with this concept: all […]

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Fornasetti’s room accessories

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By Livia Satriano in New Products on Saturday 24 November 2012

Take a beautiful woman and start printing her face as a motif on almost anything, from ceramic plates to pillows to furniture. Fornasetti, one of the most influential and celebrated Italian designers, did so and made the face of beautiful soprano Lina Cavalieri become his signature motif. Since then, Fornasetti’s room accessories have become a must-have for cool interior decoration all over the world.

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Cute drawings from Maria Luque

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By Stefan Fahler in New Design on Tuesday 20 November 2012

I met Maria Luque recently in an artist residency in São João in Brazil and fell in love with her cute drawings of bearded men and crazy dogs she was working on. The world Luque creates in her drawings is sweet and and her selection of colours is very tasteful.

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