Portraits of World Leaders as Hipsters

Artist Amit Shimoni often found himself thinking about the motivations and beliefs of the world’s leaders, past and present. Then he wondered, how did they compare to the millennial generation? Taking particular notice of a millennial’s consideration for fashion and style, and decided to create a series of some of these famous leaders from the past in “hipster” fashion.

Excuse Me Sir, You Have a Ferret on Your Face

There’s facial hair, and then there’s strapping a live, sharp clawed animal to your face. Either way it’s pretty manly. That’s the gist behind this 3 part series of photo manipulations that sees various members of the Mustelidae family keeping faces warm (no men or animals were harmed in the making).

The series was created by image production company Electric Art of Sydney for Schick New Zealand and their “Free Your Skin” campaign.

But honestly – if you had a beard this gloriously alive, would you really want to shave it off?

What if Hipster Brands Went Mainstream?

Some brands just get copied, others just get the munchies, but these brands have decided to go mainstream. It’s a rough road to take in our designer coffee, typography loving hip culture, but somebody had to do it.

Hipster Kits for Cult Classic Movie Lovers

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Calling all hipsters! Paris-based artist Alizée Lafon has created a series of posters that are dying to be displayed on the walls of your Brooklyn apartment. The series, called Movies Hipster Kits, features illustrations of all of the essential props from your favorite cult classic movies and tv shows on a colorful background. But not just any colorful background- one surrounded by a border that makes it look like a Polaroid picture! Can’t get much more hipster than that!

Pictures of Hipsters Taking Pictures of Food

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While I will argue that not only hipsters take pictures of their food, I agree that this habit is getting a little out of hand. In fact, there is entire Tumblr called Pictures of Hipsters Taking Pictures of Food dedicated to this strange phenomenon. Although I’m guilty of taking some food pics at restaurants here and there, looking back at them is never really thrilling, so it seems the only purpose of taking pictures of food is to show your friends what you’re eating which seems like a waste of time. I’m starting to miss the days when I had no idea what my friends from high school were eating for each meal, before I knew about every baby milestone of people I haven’t spoken to in years and probably never will again.

The Hipsters of Oz

“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” In fact, it looks a lot more like the streets of San Francisco or Boston. Shutterstock in-house designer Jordan Roland has reworked the characters from the much loved film The Wizard of Oz, giving them a decidedly hip makeover. It’s almost like they’re too cool for Oz…

Visual Bits #264 > The Not So Innocent World Of Disney

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Street Stone: Hipster Statues Take Over the Louvre

The famous statues at the Louvre in Paris recently got a stylish, sartorial makeover… hip new threads to go with their relaxed, modelesque demeanors. French photographer Léo Caillard teamed up with digital mastermind Alexis Persani to digitally rework the marble figures, bringing them into the modern era with plaid shirts, skinny jeans, boat shoes and, of course, Ray-Bans!

Visual Bits #251> It’s A-Me Mario

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Visual Bits #250> Hipsters Save Lives



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