The Museum of Obsolete Objects

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 8 May 2012

Creative agency Jung von Matt/next has delivered this poignant little web museum dedicated to the ‘lost technological marvels of the 20th century’, arranged not by the year they were invented, but the year they became obsolete. That includes the rotary telephone in 1983 and morse code in 2007.

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Custom bowling balls to promote German horror channel

Lamia Larkin Reader Find

By Lamia Larkin in New Trends on Wednesday 17 August 2011

Every now and then advertising agencies come up with some pretty ingenious ideas, and 13th Street Bowlingheads is no exception. Done by Stockholm advertising agency Jung Von Matt and artist Oliver Paass as a way to promote the German horror TV channel No.1, it took over three weeks to make these hand-painted detailed bowling balls.

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Gut Oggau’s portrait wine labels

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Trends on Thursday 3 June 2010

At Gut Oggau Estate Wines, generations of vintners have been producing Austrian wines with quality and character. Literally. To help the drinker identify what they can expect once the cork is popped, Gut Oggau assigned an actual face and personality to their wines. Each portrait on the label has a name and tells a story.

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