Syd Brak 1980's Airbrush Collection

I had a couple of these on my bedroom wall in the 80's. I used to stare at them for ages pondering their boss-level airbrushing. I absolutely loved them, taking regular Saturday trips to Athena to paw over the collection.

Apparently the 'Kiss series' by Syd Brak was planned specifically to appeal to teen and pre-teen girls who 'aspire to maturity and sophistication.' Yep. Sound about right. Source: Wikipedia



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Excellent Banners from the March For Europe Rally | Sat 2 July 2016

Today, London saw many thousands of protesters unite for the ‘March for Europe’ rally in opposition to the UK Brexit vote. 

Marching from Park Lane to Parliament Square, a positive day of protest was accompanied by some top notch banners. From "Fromage not Farage", Rick Astley puns like "Never gonna give EU up" and straight to the point "Boris you arse" jibes, an array of inspiring and clever graphics and copy shouted loud and hard today. Here's a collection of the best ones. Enjoy.


Pawel Norbert's Other-Wordly Collages

“We construct our reality in our own way. We do that everyday on our Instagrams, blogs and other carefully curated outlets. Knowing that the world around us doesn’t look like this, we somehow want to believe that all those often extremely filtered and post-processed images in our IG stream are actually the real thing.” 

Polish graphic artist Pawel Nolbert

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The 2017 Forecast | PSFK

The 2017 Forecast (Summary)

Four themes that will shape 2017: 

A New Singularity explores the creative, cultural and technological innovations that allow people to express themselves in new hyper-individualized ways.

Touch Enabled World delves into the world of simulated environments and how performance-enabled fabrics will allow people to use gestures as the physical world begins to incorporate a digital overlay.

Life Partnering highlights contextual and intelligent services that offer intimate, relevant and personal support during quotidian tasks evolving over the course of a lifespan.

Closed-Loop Community investigates how distributed tech will connect citizens no matter where they are to offer intelligent services to people in every corner of the world.

Digital Trend Forecast 2016: The Year of Consumer-Led Communications Marketing

"The digital trends with the most staying power all have one thing in common: focus on the consumer. Today’s consumers are more powerful than ever, and they are telling us what they want: implicitly through behavior and data—and explicitly through direct communication. Emerging technologies and opportunities enable brands to place consumers at the center of their marketing strategies like never before." Source: Edelman website