Socratis Avgitidis's Blog – August 2011 Archive (46)

Gifs from movies we can't forget

                  Pulp Fiction                  

This one is for movie lovers. Micro clips of movies have been transformed into looped animated Gifs. You all know how much I love these. Check out the links at the bottom of post for more cinemagraphs.

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 31, 2011 at 6:00 — 4 Comments

Ferrari's New Spider Convertible

This has to be the sexiest racing machine known to man. The Italian sports car manufacturer just released images of the new Ferrari 458 Spider, ahead of the vehicle's début at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, which takes place in September.

The 458 Spider is the world's first convertible hard-top model for a rear-engined car. The top is made of aluminum and folds back in 14…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 31, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Adoration by Tos Kostermans

                  Title-'The World of Salvador Dali'

I have already shown some of Tos Kostermans' paintings, they are magically realistic with a touch of impressionism.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 30, 2011 at 7:56 — 2 Comments

Alexa Meade's Hyper Realistic Painting

Alexa Meade paints on human beings to make them look as though they are acrylic paintings! Once she has painted her models, she photographs them either in a natural setting or against a painted backdrop. This particular piece was created at the Irvine Contemporary Gallery in Washington D.C. last week. A pioneer in her own right, Meade truly pushes the boundaries of…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 29, 2011 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Brandversations

                  Pepsi vs Coca Cola

Stefan Asafti's project where a company's logo is made up of smaller logos of its nearest rival. Asafti also switched out the slogans of the brands amongst themselves. Why? In his words, "to give them further meaning and to create a sort of a confusion."



"There have always existed disputes among the competing parties,…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 27, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Wedding Dresses Made from Balloons

Insanely talented Japanese artist Rie Hosokai is taking balloon twisting away from kids parties and into high fashion. The handmade dresses start at US$2,000, which can seem a little hefty when you consider the balloons will start to deflate after twenty four hours.

Apparently the price tag hasn’t deterred brides to be: more than twenty orders have been placed for…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 27, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Inspiration

 

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 26, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

Nando's Quick Thinking

 

Here is the moment that made Ard Matthews, of Just Jinger fame, and the rest of the nation cringe.

via Marie Claire

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 25, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

Captivating iPhone photos

 

Do you believe that some of the best photos can be taken with our phones? If not, check this out. Balazs Gardi captured incredible images of the war in Afghanistan right on his iPhone. A well-known photographic journalist, Gardi took the impressive shots for Foreign Policy Magazine during his five month stay in Helmand. Beginning September 2010, he documented…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 25, 2011 at 8:30 — 5 Comments

Prada Candy- New Prada Scent

Prada Candy is a new fragrance by Prada to be launched in August 2011. The composition includes an elegant mix of musks in the top, a sensual balsamic vanillic accord of benzoin in the heart and sweet modern caramel in the base of the fragrance.

 

According to Puig (Prada’s scent licensee):

“Prada has the ability to reinvent itself when it wants to and…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 24, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments

Twitter Slaps Facebook

Twitter slaps facebook in the face all day long:)

As the war on social media escalates twitter takes matters into its own hands.

 

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Bitch,please…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 22, 2011 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

First Look at Kim's wedding

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries tied the knot Saturday evening in a lavish ceremony, but the first shot of the newlyweds is being kept under lock and key.



Until that first image is revealed, shots of the wedding party will have to suffice. Bauer Griffin snapped…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 22, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

More Inspiration

'The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do'

 

 

 

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 22, 2011 at 8:58 — No Comments

Mad Men Inspired Barbies

How do you know when a TV series has hit iconic status? Barbie creates a range of dolls around it.

 

 

 

 

via Moonward

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 22, 2011 at 6:30 — 1 Comment

Stellar by Ignacio Torres

 

Beautiful animated Gifs by Ignacio Torres from his series Stellar. 

“This project began from the theory that humans are made of cosmic matter as a result of a stars death. I created imagery that showcased this cosmic birth through the use of dust and reflective confetti to create galaxies. The models organic bodily expressions as they are frozen in time between the particles suggest their celestial creation. In addition, space and time is heightened by the use of…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 21, 2011 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Quirky Corner

Start your own revolution, all you need to do is paste your face here. We believe that you will reach over 2 million followers in San Salvador and Cuba. Who knows, you may even have your biography published.

 

 

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 19, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

Denim and Supply by Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren‘s new collection Denim & Supply is replacing the Polo jeans line. Offering a new approach to denim and sportswear, capturing the weathered character of found vintage pieces and effortlessly styling them with an eclectic, individualistic spirit. Watch video below.

 

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 19, 2011 at 7:30 — No Comments

How Often do You Change Your Profile Photo on Facebook ?

The average user in 2011 uploads 18 photos every year for their Facebook profile. That number has been steadily rising every year, since 2006 when the average was only 6 per year. And since Facebook started keeping track of which photos we use as profile photos, the average user has used 26 Facebook profile pictures in their lifetime. Women change…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 19, 2011 at 6:30 — No Comments

Inspiration

 

 

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Holstee Manifesto…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 18, 2011 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Great Ad - Arno Turbo Silence Fan

Brazilian ad agency Publicis created this brilliant over-the-top installation, which piqued the interest of those on the street, just casually passing by.



"To demonstrate the power of the Arno Turbo Silence fan, we created a display that showed the product actually working at the entrance of stores," says Publicis. "At the street, in front of the display, we turned a real…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 17, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments


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