Saturday, November 26, 2011

Enjoy soft!

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

Sculptures by the sea

There is something about putting giant things on a beach that is so popular and non-discriminatory. Placing the work outside removes all the confines and rules associated with art institutions.

Also, giant things are always impressive.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

So this is a drawing. Do you know how hard it is to draw water and hair??
Amazing work from Paul Cadden.