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Burberry’s New Mens Fragrance Supported Through Series of Videos Exploring Emerging British Musicians

Friday 12.20.2013 , Posted by
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There’s a British music obsession going on at Burberry. As the brand brings their Prorsum line back from Milan to London, they have recently launched a British influenced fragrance – Burberry Brit Rhythm – the label’s first men’s fragrance in 5 years, and their first since bringing their beauty business back in-house. For the launch, they’ve teamed up with NOISEY to explore the excitement of performance as told through the experience of six, guitar toting Brit bands you should definitely know about. [Read more…]

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Ralph Steadman Illustrations: Fear and Loathing, Political Satire, and Extinct Birds

Friday 09.27.2013 , Posted by

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What does Flying Dog Brewery and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas have in common? Why, Ralph Steadman, of course. The British illustrator is known for his political satire cartoons as well as his many collaborations with Hunter S. Thompson. In an interview with Independent, Steadman commented: [Read more…]

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UK Road Safety Posters from the WWII Blackout

Monday 02.04.2013 , Posted by

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During the German bombing raids of WWII city dwellers in Britain were subjected to long nights of complete darkness to protect them from being spotted from above. Called the Blackout, it was a dark foreign world for people accustomed to the brightly lit city, and one which posed new challenges many weren’t aware of. These road safety posters from the period (1939 – 1946) point out some of the hazards people needed to watch out for as they tried their best to “keep calm and carry on.” [Read more…]

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Soldiers Before, During, & After Afghan Deployment

Tuesday 11.06.2012 , Posted by

For many of us, it is impossible to imagine what it would be like to fight in a war, and for many of those who have had to it is impossible to forget. Photographer Lalage Snow documented the faces of several British soldiers before, during, and after their operational deployment in Afghanistan. The series of photos, called ‘We Are The Not Dead’, spans a time period of eight months. Along with the photos, each soldier expressed his/her thoughts and feelings at that time and these were used to caption each portrait on the artist’s website. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #204> Simply A Minimalist

Sunday 06.03.2012 , Posted by



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Cameras Travel the World: Disposable Memory Project

Saturday 01.07.2012 , Posted by

In 2008 British technical creative director, Matthew Knight, had a unique idea: start leaving disposable cameras out for the public with instructions to be picked up, used to capture a couple of pictures and then passed on to others. Called the Disposable Memory Project he was hopeful that this photography experiment would be successful. [Read more…]

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The Multi-Cultural Illustrations of Victo Ngai

Monday 06.20.2011 , Posted by

As her diverse artwork brilliantly reflects, Victo Ngai is an illustrator of many cultural backgrounds. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she attended a British kindergarten and speaks Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese), English and Japanese. She later attended Rhode Island School of Design. See more of her unique work at victo-ngai.com. [Read more…]

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Thursday Love: In the Not So Distant Future

Monday 04.04.2011 , Posted by

In a not so distant future filled with blackbirds, a loving couple does battle with an daily urban jungle of mobile phones and electronic palm readers. The heavily textured animation makes quick, and visually smart transitions based upon shape and pattern, making scenes seamlessly merge one into another. Directed by Matthias Hoegg at the Royal College of Art in London, the film was nominated for a BAFTA in Short Animation.

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15 Stylish Tribute Posters Do The Originals Proud

Friday 02.25.2011 , Posted by

Over the last few years Matt Needle has been cranking out some really clean poster tributes to his favorite films, television and artists. From pitch perfect versions of David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust, to a 8 1/2 poster that would make Fellini proud, his work has been noticed by such companies as Nike and Hugo Boss. For more of his cleanly drawn work, check out mattneedle.co.uk. [Read more…]

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Electronic Beats Bring Geometric Shapes to Life

Thursday 01.13.2011 , Posted by

Using the motion graphical madness of Cinema 4D, this music video inspired by the English electronic music duo Autechre, brings energy and life to simple geometric shapes.

Autechre uses many different digital synths and a few analog synths in their production, as well as analog and digital drum machines, mixers, effects units and samplers.
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