Socratis Avgitidis's Blog – June 2011 Archive (26)

Eternal Moments- Subtle Gifs

As I have said before, I find Gifs fascinating, they take a still moment and transform them into something magical. When I saw Ana Pais' series, Eternal Moments, I had to write about it.The 24-year-old freelance graphic designer and photographer created these gifs from a music video called Keep on Dancing which was directed by André Tentugal. Notice the muted colors and the…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 29, 2011 at 7:00 — 2 Comments

Louis Vuitton Fall 2011: Kate Moss Closes the Show



Kate Moss has never been one to follow rules and yesterday was no exception when she ignored the ban - and No Smoking Day - and lit up on the catwalk.

Walking for Louis Vuitton at Paris Fashion Week, Kate indulged her bad habit and proved she's still got it in a pair of tight hot pants and bondage-style lace-up boots.

Moss, who…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 27, 2011 at 12:00 — 5 Comments

Fictional Cape Town

"Cape Town has a surprisingly large film industry," says Cecila Mella on her website. "It’s not like Bollywood or Nollywood (Nigeria), where homegrown feature-stories dominate. Most shoots are in fact advertisements for foreign companies selling everything from chewing gum to yoghurt (the favourable exchange rate and sunny climate make it worth the long trip to the tip of Africa). What is…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 27, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments

Amazing Places To Experience

Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway

Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece

 



Plitvice Lakes – Croatia…



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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 25, 2011 at 8:30 — 4 Comments

Expansion-Sculpture

                  Expansion by Paige Bradley

"From the moment we are born,the world tends to have a container already built for us to fit inside: A social security number, a gender, a race, a profession or an I.Q. I ponder if we are more defined by the container we are in, rather than what we are inside. Would we recognize ourselves if we…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 24, 2011 at 7:00 — 1 Comment

Recap of Milan Fashion Week - Street Style

 

The Italian leg of the 2012 spring/summer fashion shows dedicate to men ended last night, and I collected some street style photos.

  

 

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 23, 2011 at 9:30 — 2 Comments

Numero China - Alina by Charles Guo

Numero China features luxury time pieces using Alina as the backdrop. This amazing shoot has been lensed by Charles Guo.…



































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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 22, 2011 at 6:00 — 4 Comments

Get A Life. Buy My Porsche

One of the most creative classified ads I have ever seen. This video became a hit on-line, brainchild of Peter Bohus. "I was expecting some hype but not to this overwhelming extent in such a short period of time," he shares. "It's quite tiring to reply all kinds of inquiries and praises. On a more serious note, I feel like I could be doing this for a living now."

Bohus worked as a…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 20, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

Unusual Portraits

I have chosen 20 portraits that really stood out to me for their originality and creativity. What these artists have done is take everyday materials like screws, maps, CDs or junk mail and turn them into incredibly cool and unusual works of art. We appreciate these artists not just for their unique style but also because we know that it takes a seemingly endless amount of time and patience to create… Continue

Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 20, 2011 at 7:00 — 4 Comments

Celebrity Portraits



On every shot, Gavin Bond shoots with a purpose. As one of the world's most celebrated photographers, Bond has the rare ability of capturing those split-second moments when actors are completely in their element, at the top of their game. Here are some of our favorite celebrity portraits from his portfolio. …











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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 18, 2011 at 5:30 — 1 Comment

10 Logos - Redesigns Over Time

What strikes me is how consistent these logos have remained over long periods of time. 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 17, 2011 at 5:00 — 1 Comment

Parisian Crowds - Stunning Energy

If you're Edouardo Mortec, you walk the busy streets of Paris and, using the multiple exposure technique, you snap away...



"Initially there was something disturbing looking at the crowd, it was echoing something dark and fuzzy," he tells us. "I realized those massese of people could represent, in a manner, the multiple energy trapped in me and, at the same time, I…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 17, 2011 at 5:00 — 1 Comment

Six Word Story

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Inspirational posters, only using 6 words................................................................................…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 16, 2011 at 6:30 — 4 Comments

Neon Signs

Clarke Kent as Superman in neon

 

Source Mr Whaite

 

You might also like the other parts of this neon series:

 

 

Click on pic to…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 16, 2011 at 6:30 — No Comments

AOL's New Offices



It's always exciting to see where people work, especially when its at web-related companies that employee thousands of people. We invite you to take a look at one of the tech companies that started it all...AOL.



AOL recently launched a company-wide initiative to reshape its…
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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 15, 2011 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Origin of the Beginning - Levi van Veluw

one of three room-sized installations in 'origin of the beginning' by levi van veluw

In his solo exhibition 'origin of the beginning', dutch artist levi van veluw makes use of 30,000 wooden blocks, balls, and slats to blanket three rooms that recall his childhood bedroom. the life-size installations are accompanied by photographs and…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 15, 2011 at 7:30 — 5 Comments

Furniture From Discarded Material

                                      

German designer Michael Wolke takes discarded material and constructs furniture from them, like this expandable shelving system and bench storage from bicycle tubes:
And wall-mounted clothes rack from a shopping…
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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 14, 2011 at 5:00 — No Comments

The Eyes Never Lie

Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 13, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments

Wonderful Gifs - Mike Pecci

As I have said before, I love Gifs. I find them fascinating. I have run a series on Cinemagraphs part 1 and part 2, which you may want to see first.

I came across Mikes Pecci's…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 12, 2011 at 8:30 — 5 Comments

Alexander McQueen- Savage Beauty

“You’ve got to know the rules to break them. That’s what I’m here for, to demolish the rules but to keep the tradition.”

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The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, celebrates the late Alexander McQueen’s…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 9, 2011 at 19:00 — 1 Comment


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