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40 Impossibly Creative Advertisements

40 Impossibly Creative Advertisements
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The World’s Most Dangerous Hiking Trail A good business card definitely won’t ensure your success, but it sure can help! It can make all the difference in the first impression that you have on someone, or whether or not you leave an impression at all, so here are 30 cleverly-designed business cards that will get you thinking about how you might want to present yourself! [Read more...] Many of us are probably guilty of accepting business cards out of politeness and then just throwing them away or forgetting about them (I know I am).

27 Incredibly Creative Print Ads You'll Love With how often each of us are online or using our mobile phones, you would think that print advertising is an antiquated artwork that no one pays real attention to. You’d be wrong, though. We found 27 of the most stunning or clever print ad campaigns out there. Art Director Creates a Hilariously Dramatic Car Ad to Sell His Crappy Old Volvo The great thing about creatives — be they photographers, filmmakers or, in this case, an art director who does a bit of both — is that they can capture even the most mundane of things in a dramatic and compelling manner. Case in point: art director Castor recently had to sell his crappy old 93′ Volvo 245GL. The result is a hilarious masterpiece that is a testament to creative (and often made up) word choice and quality cinematography, hitting on all of the standard car commercial clichés without actually having anything to brag about. Check out the video above to start your Tuesday off with a laugh, and then head over to Castor’s website by clicking here if you’d like to browse through his show reel or photography portfolio. (via Laughing Squid)

What Happened When One Woman Had Her Picture Photoshopped In 25 Different Countries “Make me look beautiful.” That’s what Esther Honig asked 40 photo editors to do — in over 25 countries. Using the service-sharing site Fiverr, Honig, a human interest reporter, sent a picture of herself to be photoshopped around the world to see just how much cultural values are applied to standards of beauty. The results throw the idea of “the perfect woman” into sharp relief. Honig found that individuals from every country applied a distinct perspective on beauty to her image.

Mobile Banking - First Hawaiian Bank With our Mobile Banking service, you can access your accounts and manage your finances from the convenience of your mobile phone or device. Available to all FHB Online® users, log in with your existing Username and Password to sign up and access the service. Three Ways to Bank On-the-Go Our Mobile Banking service gives you the flexibility to do your banking using three different modes. Choose the mode that's right for you based on your preference and mobile phone or device capabilities. You Won’t Believe these Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood May 22, 2013 It’s hard to believe, but all of the sculptures you see below are made entirely of wood and then painted. The person responsible is artist and educator Tom Eckert, who uses traditional processes to carve, construct, laminate and paint his pieces. Tom says his preferred woods are basswood, linden and limewood because they carve and paint well and are stable. His background is in painting and drawing, where his focus was on realism.

Pizza Hut's New Pizza Box Is Also A Smartphone-Operated Movie Projector Recently we've seen pizza brands innovate using customer service to teach English, and translate a growling stomach into a pizza order, but a new innovation from Pizza Hut is charmingly analog. The brand and agency Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong designed a pizza box that doubles as a projector for customers' smartphones, making pizza and movie night completely mobile. Take out the pizza, pop out a perforated circle in the box, then take a small magnifying lens from the pizza saver and pop it in that circle. Use the pizza saver as a smartphone stand and voila, it's movie time.

PESfilm Fresh Guacamole by PES | Oscar Nominated Short 42,772,813 views 3 years ago Watch PES's latest film "Submarine Sandwich" here: Get official PES merch here: The 2013 Academy Award Nominated film by PES. Travelers Use LEGOs Instead Of 'Selfies' To Showcase Awesome Travel Photos Why take selfies, when you can use LEGOs? That's what two world travelers -- who go by the names Jesse Koltes and Ben Donahue-- did on their most recent travels. The duo didn't want to take annoying selfies on their trip, but definitely wanted to show off the awesome places they were visiting to family and friends. Koltes and Donahue decided to get silly, and ended up using little LEGO men as stand-ins for their actual selves on their adventures last year. Altogether, the travelers (and the LEGO men) have been from Africa to Nebraska, and everywhere in between.

These 29 Clever Drawings Will Make You Question Everything Wrong With The World Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski has worked in satirical illustration since 2004, specializing in thought-provoking images that make his audience question their everyday lives. His subjects deal with everything from social media to politics to poverty, and all have a very distinct message if you look closely enough… Even if you don’t agree with the messages behind some of these illustrations, it’s impossible not to appreciate the creativity involved in them. 40 Of The Most Powerful Social Issue Ads That’ll Make You Stop And Think Many people complain about advertisements as an obnoxious way for companies to invade our everyday lives and cram their products down our throats, but that’s not all that advertisements are good for. The advertisements on this list are excellent examples of effective advertising strategies for social issue campaigns that let their voices be heard. Show Full Text A well-made advertisement is designed to grab your attention and to remain in your memory long after you’ve left it behind, and that is exactly what many of these social causes need.

What If Famous Paintings Were Photoshopped to Look Like Fashion Models? Whether it’s tucking tummies, contouring jaw lines, enlarging eyes and lips, brushing out cellulite, or full-out head swapping, I’ve seen it all as a photo editor. While the conversation about the media’s portrayal and obsession with an unrealistic and unattainable beauty standard is not a new one, I think it’s crazy how much retouching people don’t notice. Over the last five years, having done many of the quick, subtle fixes that are the industry standard myself, I know that even an image considered to look “natural” is anything but. Of course it hasn’t always been that way. Photographer Accused of Posting 'Pornographic' Photos of His 2-Year-Old, Here's How He Responded Wyatt Neumann is a photographer and father who last year took his two-year-old daughter Stella on a road trip across the country, documenting their travels as they went. Along the way he captured beautiful landscapes, pictures of the open road, as well as a handful of adorable images of Stella wearing what two-year-olds very often wear: a fairy dress or nothing at all. Normally, when put in a family photo album or a personal collection to show off to friends, this sort of subject matter isn’t an issue. But, as Neumann found out the hard way, these nude but non-explicit images engendered an entirely different reaction when he posted them online. As the trip progressed, Neumann shared the images from his travels with his daughter through Facebook and Instagram. Until, that is, about halfway through the road trip when the images began drawing criticism from people the world over.