Monthly Archives: January 2013

Durex: sex, smiles and water balloons

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durexIs it possible to speak about safe sex without making reference to this well-beloved act?

Is it better to use a fear arousing appeal or irony and double entendres to promote the prevention of AIDS and other diseases connected with sex?

How is it possible to conciliate a brand commercial communication with social campaigns?

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Glennz: irony and fun inside illustration

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Glenn Jones (aka Glennz) is a graphic designer from New Zeland. He has several years experience in packaging design, corporate identity and illustration but became really famous with his funny and ironic t-shirt design sold through Threadless.com. Strong of this success, he is now opening his own t-shirt brand Gleenz Tees with some great new design. Here some of his works, from the present and the past.

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Khoa Le: a Vietnamese perspective

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Khoa Le is a freelancer illustrator from Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Let’s see some of her evocative works.

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Urban Masters: the contemporary continuity

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KAN - Warhol tribute to an anonymous master

KAN – Warhol tribute to an anonymous master

What should we say?
When something disappoints our expectations it is really easy to start to write and to criticize. However, what happens if the exposition satisfies our desires?
We were looking for a nice street art exhibition, well organized, not too big, in a nice place and able to fill the gap which there is every time that a kind of open and public art is exposed in a gallery and, this time, we have found it.
Factory 7 housed until November 18th the The pop-up street & urban art show and just the name is so promising. They decided to present various kinds of pieces, from the Mao’s portrait made by toy soldiers by Joe Black, to Banksy’s stencils, till Zeus installations, covering a huge area of a kind of art that nowadays is so rich and varied.

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