Behind the Music: Famous Guitars

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Imagine some of the best blues, jazz, rock and punk songs you can think of- then imagine taking the guitar out. It would be a whole different ball game! Behind every great guitarist is his preferred instrument- the perfect fit to produce the sound he is looking for- the one that becomes an extension of his hands and transfers the song in his soul to the auditory world. Italian Art Director & Multimedia Designer Federico Mauro brings us yet another fun project, hunting down some of the most distinguishable instruments of famous guitarists.

Famous Footwear- Literally!

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They say you can’t really know a man until you walk a mile in his shoes. Italian Art Director & Multimedia Designer Federico Mauro has made it much simpler to do that by identifying the shoes that famous people wear. Using both celebrities and the characters they play, he pinpointed the shoes most commonly associated with each in a minimalist design. From Dorothy Gale’s elegant ruby red slippers to Jeff Lebowski’s Birkenstocks and Kurt Cobain’s Converse All Stars, Mauro searched the world wide web for the perfect fit. Check your pop culture expertise by seeing how many famous names you can recall by the shoes on their feet.

Iconic Spectacles: Eyeglasses of the Rich & Famous

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If you’ve ever worn eyeglasses for a long period of time then undoubtedly you know that crazy look people give you when they catch you without them- it’s like you’re some alien creature that they’ve never seen before but can’t stop staring at and commenting about how weird it is to see you that way. Some celebrities and movie characters are so closely associated with their eyewear that you could identify them by simply seeing their glasses. Italian Art Director & Multimedia Designer Federico Mauro has done an excellent job collecting examples of this phenomenon with a clean, minimalistic design style. Scroll through this collection slowly and try to guess whose spectacles you’re seeing before the answer is revealed.