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30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples Inspiration November 1, 2010 One of the things that identifies the image of a product is its packaging. Few elements like striking graphics, attractive colors, and unusual shapes are carefully thought of to come up with packaging design that catches the attention of the consumers. A packaging design is a critical component in marketing because it is the packaging that makes it stand from the rest when consumers choose a product from the shelf. Cinderella & The Royal Wedding: Humorous Similarities This photo was swirling around Twitter yesterday and offered such a humorous and uncanny look at the similarities of the Royal Wedding and Cinderella, that I just had to share! Someone photoshopped the photo providing a side-by-side comparison of Prince William and Catherine Middleton with Disney’s Prince Charming and Cinderella. As you can see the outfits closely resemble the ones worn by the Royals and Princess Eugenie and Beatrice have closely replicated the Step Sisters’ outfits. If I wouldn’t have seen the photo below I don’t think I would have even guessed that the two were different.

Fake Capsizing Boat Artist Julien Berthier created a boat, named Love Love, that looks like it’s sinking, but actually has a motor that allows it to be driven around, fully afloat. Check past the jump for a picture of the boat out of the water. As one can plainly see, the boat has a proper bottom: This picture of the boat in port was too hilarious not to include: Julien Berthier: Unique artist, troll of the high seas, or both? >>>See also: Optical illusion of little girl chasing a ball down the street used to slow down reckless drivers.

THE DIGITAL AGE Well guys, Summer is finally upon us. Lemonade stands are popping up on almost every corner; folks are stockpiling fireworks in preparation for the grandest of July 4th celebrations (stay safe kids); sno-cone consumption has doubled in recent weeks, and overall happiness is nearing an all-time high. These are good times, dare we say great times. For these reasons and more, we in The Digital Age can barely contain our excitement. We love lemonade. We love fireworks.

Calvin and Hobbes Snow Art Gallery Snow Art in ColourSend Calvin and Hobbes Postcards Online! Calvin and Hobbes Fan Page Email: World’s Best Father documents what an amazing parent he is [30 pictures] In this ongoing series from photographer Dave Engledow, we get real insight into what it means to be an amazingly good dad. You may think some of the images show him being something less than exemplary in his parenting, but you’d be wrong and he has the mug to prove it… (via Pleated Jeans, Sad and Useless) Rhythm Discovery Center Exhibit One: Time Tunnel Have you ever felt the vibration of a drum when someone strikes it? Did you ever have the chance to play a gong? Investigate the instruments from our archives and test your musical ability by playing and learning the three basic sound properties of percussion: wood, metal and skin.

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Alive Without Breath: Three Dimensional Animals Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye Singapore-based artist Keng Lye creates near life-like sculptures of animals relying on little but paint, resin and a phenomenal sense of perspective. Lye slowly fills bowls, buckets, and boxes with alternating layers of acrylic paint and resin, creating aquatic animal life that looks so real it could almost pass for a photograph. The artist is using a technique very similar to Japanese painter Riusuke Fukahori who was featured on this blog a little over a year ago, though Lye seems to take things a step further by making his paint creations protrude from the surface, adding another level of dimension to a remarkable medium.