Matchstick Art

I was watching ‘Lifers’ last night on Channel 4 which was about men who had been convicted to life in prison. There was one guy who made a shield for his son whilst inside out of matchsticks and they were actually really good, but then I guess having that much time on your hands they should be good!

So I’ve been looking online at these 3D creations and these are some that I’ve found:




Floating balloon house

I love pixar’s film ‘Up’ and came across this earlier so thought I would start blogging again! It was an experiment inspired by the film and I can’t believe that it actually worked!! Apparently the flight lasted about 1 hour and reached an altitude of 10 000 feet! impressive!Image Image



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Ben Wilson – Chewing Gum art

Ever walking along looking at the pavement and get annoyed by the amount of white squashed pieces of peoples old chewing gum stuck to the floor…?

I was in Barnet a few years ago and noticed some tiny little paintings all along the high road, which were painted on what looked like pieces of peoples old chewing gum, I found out these were painted by Ben Wilson, who, by painted chewing gum on the ground said he isn’t breaking any law as he’s technically just making little works of art on rubbish.

Heres some of his work from around High Barnet and Muswell Hill;

I find this fascinating and such a great idea for turning something disgusting into something so beautiful.
Here’s a link to a video of him and some of this work

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Pavement Art turning reality into fantasy

I came across these great photos of pavement Art online today, they look amazing!!!!

Its interesting to see how our reality outside can be turned into something quite different

with the use of artistic creativity we can step outside our doors into a world of fantasy!

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Advertising, a stroll in the park.

For me the most aspiring way of advertising has to be ambient. The ideas behind the advertising and the way the adverts are incorporated into our surroundings intrigues me.

Have a break, Have a kit Kat

The Kit Kat bench is a great example of ambient advertising that ‘Works,’ we all know Kit Kat’s tagline ‘Have a break, Have a Kit Kat.’ which works perfectly with the bench as it can still be fully functionable and a great visual outside.

Good-bye Cellulite

I love this Nivea ‘Good-bye Cellulite’ sofa campaign which was featured at the Miami Fashion week to show the half tuffted side of the chair as Cellulite and other half smooth after the use of the new cream. Another great visual and creative idea!

Emirates Today Bench ad

Ikea bench Ad

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Grey London – Live Every Litre Project, Honda

In 2010 Grey London joined together with Wildfire to come up with a unique idea for a campaign for Honda which would take them on a journey around Europe to film normal people and their once-in-a-life-time journeys. They set out last year to make their very own documentary on the extraordinary journeys of these ordinary people.

Grey London, who leaded the project ultimately used Facebook advertising, Facebook pages and email along with Twitter to ask people the question ‘‘If we gave you the keys to our new sporty hybrid car, the Honda CR-Z, what journey would you make?’

An interative digital site was built by digital marketing agency VML which allowed people to interact with the cast and crew and view the route which would be taken and make their own suggestions to places they could go and people they could meet along the way.
People submitted their dream journey ideas onto the site where users then voted for their 13 favourites whose trips were filmed by the director Claudio Von Plata.

I love the documentaries especially the one by ‘The School Boys’ who set sail accross Lake Garda, in Italy on a Bouncy Castle – brilliant idea and it actually worked!


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