Saturday, December 17, 2011
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Happiness and ice-cream is a winning combination. I will have ice-cream as a remedy any day.
The ice-cream illustrations are way to cute and the rounded sans-serif typeface compliments soft-serve ice cream nicely. Smiles all round.
By Singaporean studio Bravo Company
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The image that was pulled from the latest campaign from Benetton as requested by the Pope. But Benetton has always built its brand on controversial, provocative and visceral images that shock us into reflecting on current political and international situations.
"We must express the firmest protest for this absolutely unacceptable use of the image of the Holy Father, manipulated and exploited in a publicity campaign with commercial ends." Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said.
Unfortunately, if you are going to be in the public eye, your image will be exploited, rightly or wrongly. It is unfortunate that people see this as an attack on the Catholic faith. Would it have been received differently if this campaign was created not for commercial purposes but for an NGO instead?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Monday, October 17, 2011
I grew up reading Tintin over and over again and it's a very nostalgic time in my life, which is why this video is such a delight. It's amazing what a circle can be.
Also I've had many debates about which is better Asterix or Tintin. I've never read Asterix, but there is something inherently universal about Tintin and as you grow up learning more about history and how the modern world evolved, you realise the things in the stories that you missed out on as a kid.
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Monday, September 26, 2011
Do people still have Christmases that look like this? I don't know because I live on a side of the world that doesn't get snow... I imagine a red knitted jumper on 40-something married man that are only acceptable during the festive season. His mother has just left the house in a long furry tan coat to have turkey (is that Christmas or thanksgiving?) with her son's family.
Photo: Xavier Encinas
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Friday, September 9, 2011
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Friday, August 12, 2011
The London riots have become headline news all over the world and this article brings to light how limited the media is - how so many problems in the world go (un)reported, and then even less that actually gets noticed. Will the riots make the English government look more closely at underlying social and economic imbalances? Or will they just arrest people hoping that will be enough?
Saturday, August 6, 2011
My next design project is about Sydney public transport so be aware that for the next few weeks, there may be a lot more photos/images of trains and buses.
The image above is taken from the LA Metro website. The car-crazy city is trying to make public transport sexy again. Investment in public transport is becoming global trend as cities realise that cars are not the answer to dense cities. And no one likes sitting in traffic.
Also, I really like the pink and yellow buses.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Loving this identity system for law firm Roitez Zucker by &Smith. The colours and type are retro and quirky and unlike any identity for a law firm that I can imagine. It definitely stands out from the crowd. I would have loved to have know the reaction from the client when this was presented.