Category Archives: Creativity

Phlegm: Street Art and Beasts

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Recently, I went to one of my favourite London based street artist’s exhibition at the new Howard Griffin GalleryPhlegm.

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Jeans, Religion and Intertextuality: a short movie

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Creativity Without Fear: Don’t Drink and Drive

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We have already presented a few examples of campaigns which use a fear arousing appeal or irony to prevent dangerous and unhealthy behaviours, but this New Zealander advert will let us think more about what we do when we drink and drive, naturally after a laugh.

Let them rest in peace: Miami Ad School

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The latest Miami Ad School‘s institutional campaign aims to challenge the creatives to abandon references used exhaustively by the advertising market and to stimulate the search for new ones. Each one of three print works shows a composition with dozens of ads, products and services completely different, but starred by the same cultural icons: Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe and Che Guevara.

What would have they said knowing that their faces would have finished on coffees, t-shirts and birthday cards?

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This is War: 2013 Goldsmiths Undergraduate design show

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London is an interesting city. Everyday there is a new shop with amazing windows, a new art exhibition, a new work of street art on a wall or just new people arriving from all over the world. New people, new ways to communicate, new art works. One of the most exciting period is between May and June, when a lot of university courses end and the students present their projects.
Today we want to share with you some of the ideas which most impressed us from the 2013 Goldsmiths Undergraduate design show “This is War”.

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Creativity development: from a little prince to the masters of design

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Sometimes in my life I feel the necessity to read again “The Little Prince” by Antoine De Saint-Exupéry.
It is redundant to present the book, but today I’d like to remember you it’s first chapter to show you the importance of adult opinion in the development of children’s abilities and to compare it with an interesting TED Talk with David Kelley, the founder of legendary design firm IDEO, the company that created many icons of the digital generation as, to give an idea, the first mouse.

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Disney Paperman: communication between connections and creativity

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It’s time to take a break. Stay seated, relax and spend few minutes to see the last short movie by Disney. It’s worth your time, that’s sure.

Paperman by Walt Disney (2009).

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