Archive for February, 2011

Alex Steinweiss invented the album cover as we know it, which created a new graphic art form. In 1940, as Columbia Records’ young new art director, he pitched an idea: Why not replace the standard plain brown wrapper with an eye-catching illustration? The company took a chance with this concept, and within months its record sales increased [...]

As if the world needs more reasons to super size their eating habits, folks in South America will have pleasure of viewing this amazingly creative ad from Las Mesa Advertising Agency (Chile) for Pampaverde’s Extra Big Burgers. One can fit a whole cow inside a mouth that large. Credits: Advertising Agency: La Mesa, Santiago, Chile Executive [...]

A factory-sealed First State copy of The Beatles’ famously banned “Butcher Cover” mono LP , Yesterday and Today, without a doubt the Holy Grail of vinyl, is expected to bring $30,000+ when it comes up as part of Heritage Auctions Feb. 18-19 Signature® Music & Entertainment Auction. “There are likely less than 25 sealed copies of this [...]

GHOST, IMAGES OF YOU I HAVE FOUND IN EVERYTHING EXHIBIT AT THE BOX GALLERY GHOST, an exhibition exploring the idea that in every work of art there resides a “ghost.” Whether it occurs in the subject matter or just the lingering presence of the artist’s hand, art contains a life of its own within representations of the [...]

The first interactive bench in the world invites you to play, move and experience the urban space in a new way. This Playful Bench that changes colors and patterns as you pass by, has sprung up in the middle of Copenhagen’s ‘Islands Brygge’. The bench is situated at the newly restored urban space above the [...]

Hollie Chastain is a full-time found paper and collage artist in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A creative spirit ,with early interest in art led to dabbling in watercolor, pottery, glass and earned her a degree in fine arts. Influenced by nature and fairy tales, she lets water stains, scribble and natural aging play into her pieces. The [...]

The spot features a pint-sized Darth Vader who uses the Force when he discovers the all-new 2012 Volkswagen Passat in the driveway. It leverages humor and the unforgettable Star Wars™ score to create an emotional commercial. Our favorite commercial this year! (Yea, we know it’s only the beginning of February.)

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