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トランプ 2016

Mike Diva has taken it upon himself to make a Donald Trump ‘commercial’ japan style. Which is amazing. Known from videos like the sexy sax man, mike has made some internet sensations. He describes himself as maker of videos, music, memes and dreams and he… More.

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Lowbrow turned highbrow

Rock and roll stars get knighted, graffiti artists conquer art gallery spaces… Eventually, all ‘low’ culture gets appreciated by the establishment. It sure took a while, but later this month Antwerp’s museum of modern art MUHKA will host an exhibition dedicated to house and rave… More.

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Way-out weirdness

Old Spice has successfully claimed the domain of way-out weirdness. This week they’re taking it to the next level by parodying their own parodies of advertising by remixing them. Behold and see Nick DenBoer’s ‘horrifying mutant nightmare abomination’.

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Eye See Sound

Artworks at the exhibition Eye See Sound; bottom: Jarr Geerligs, top: Herman Poppelaars. Photographer Paul D. Scott came up with the idea to build an exhibition around sound; Eye See Sound. He asked creatives from the Amsterdam creative industry (such as Bram van Alphen, Jarr Geerligs, Gijs van den… More.

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Golden Pixels for The Netherlands

Last weekend the 10th European Design Awards took place in Vienna, Austria. Us Dutchies scored 31 awards out of 40 nominations. A huge score that is. Remarkably all of our best work were digital projects. Studio Vruchtvlees took 6 awards home this year. A special shout out went… More.

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The new magic of instant analogue

For their new analogue instant camera Impossible Project asked Teenage Engineering to design the I-1. “Reinventing instant photography for the digital age” as Impossible Project calls it. The possibility to control the analogue camera with the I-1 App, let’s you have fun with digital effects in an analogue environment.… More.

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Wintergatan

True craftsmanship is a rarity these days. Wintergatan is definitely very crafty. Being in the making for a good 3 years this reinterpretation of a barrel organ is a work of art. Feast your ears.

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Your digital mask

How to present yourself, and your work, online? Who are you? There are so many portfolio-making-options out there. Here is a new personal publishing platform from the makers of Cargo, it’s called; Persona. Kind of crazy and weird. But you might like it. In Latin, persona originally meant “mask“. Pick… More.

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“No actual cheesecake”

In Amsterdam we have agencies such as Lemon Scented Tea, Square Mellon, Greenberry and…. Superhero Cheesecake. These names are obviously a way to express creativity, but for a tourist with the munchies it all sounds quite consumable. Via Jan van Hellemond/The Poke/Joshua Boon.

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Roaring rhetoric

Some ads stay with you a bit longer, or even grow on you. Like this ambiguous little gem by TBWA\Chiat\Day, in which Nissan honors its main competitors in the truck segment. They do so in a very delicate manner. It is goosebumps-evoking and brave. But cunning… More.

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Creative Ping Pong

Random Studio and Koos Breen initiated a collaborative project, in which they responded on each other’s creative work. The self-defined rules imposed that each iteration – completed in 48 hours – would be a response to what the other produced – with 4 iterations in total. Koos Breen started with… More.

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