• Tag: clever ideas


    Video // 8 million Flower Petals Cover a Village in Costa Rica.

    14th July

    8 million colourful flower petals rain down on an entire Costa Rican village to promote Sony’s new HD TVs. We dare you not to fall in love with this video!



    Video // Hermès Métamorphose by Vallée Duhamel.

    31st March

    Hermes Metamorphose is clever a video in which everything transforms into something new, leading the viewer through a playful story of unexpected scenes.



    So Hot Right Now // Playing Dress Ups In Architecture Shoots.

    21st February

    Empty, people-less spaces in architectural photography is out. Well, not really. But what’s in, is creative project shoots – and specifically dress ups. More and more, designers are taking an inventive approach to the capturing of their work on camera, incorporating props, people, and a strong sense of narrative. The result is some very dynamic – and entertaining – photography of houses and spaces, which could actually pass as works of art on their own.



    Design Free Thursday // Nurture Studies by Diana Scherer.

    14th November

    The power of simple ideas done beautifully and with conviction will never cease to amaze me. Today I give you “Nurture Studies” by fine art photographer Diana Scherer. This project is presented as a collection of images of 32 flowers which the artist has grown from seed over a six-month period. Rather than growing the flowers in open soil, each seed was planted inside a different shape vase. At the end of the growth period, the plant’s “corset” is removed, revealing a shape evocative of their absent container…



    Two Swedish Chicks Develop Invisible Bike Helmet [TV].

    14th November

    Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin are Swedish product designers who took on a giant challenge as their graduation project – developing an invisible bike helmet.



    Playful & Experimental Videos by Vallée Duhamel [TV].

    13th November

    Vallée Duhamel is a Montreal-based creative studio that does some seriously cool stuff. Founded by designer and director, Julien Vallée, and visual artist and designer, Eve Duhamel, the studio creates images and videos for a wide range of clients – from events to commercials, music, fashion, posters, magazines and objects. Vallée Duhamel specialises in high quality, lo-fi, and often handmade visuals and installations, taking a playful and experimental approach to work…




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