Bloody Motifs

The juice of life becomes a prominent symbol in design and marketing

Implications - Whatever the reason for society's fascination with death and gore, the motif of blood is becoming transfused into everything from fashion design to advertising. Perhaps spawned from society's intrigue with vampires, bloody themes are entrancing: they bring forth the mysterious and compelling nature of death, but do so from a safe--and stylish--distance.
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Boxy Blood-Red Dresses - The Burjuman Ads by Mohanad Shuraideh
SCORE 6.1
Warm 35,251 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 10
Boxy Blood-Red Dresses
The Burjuman Ads by Mohanad Shuraideh
Mohanad Shuraideh is one lucky guy, having been given the opportunity to art direct ads for one of Dubai's leading shopping centers, Burjuman. By embracing dramatic and vintage inspirations in the Burjuman… [More]
Bloody Ballerina Shoots - 'Ichor' by Aaron McPolin Recalls Gory Greek Mythology
SCORE 5.5
Warm 39,446 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 10
Bloody Ballerina Shoots
'Ichor' by Aaron McPolin Recalls Gory Greek Mythology
'Ichor' by Aaron McPolin might freak you out at first, but stay with me--there's a solid theme here. In Greek mythology, ichor is the blood of the gods, and this prized liquid existed in nectar and ambrosia.… [More]
Crime Scene Cushions - Cuddle Up to Splattered Blood With the Forensic Pillows
SCORE 5.5
Warm 14,552 Clicks Pub: Feb 10, 10
Crime Scene Cushions
Cuddle Up to Splattered Blood With the Forensic Pillows
These Forensic Pillows might scare off potential visitors, but they will definitely let you show off your love for television crime dramas. Clad in crime scene evidence such as splattered blood, DNA and… [More]
Bloody Drinks - The Tru Blood Drink Will Bring Out Your Inner Vampire (UPDATE)
SCORE 4.5
Average 16,118 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 10
Bloody Drinks
The Tru Blood Drink Will Bring Out Your Inner Vampire (UPDATE)
The Tru Blood drink is the perfect gift for Vampires, Halloween party hosts and of course, fans of the hit HBO series True Blood. While this haunting beverage is meant to look like blood, its flavor is… [More]
Blood-Dripping Booties - The Kamaeleon Shoe Collection Embodies Badass Style
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Mild 7,673 Clicks Pub: May 11, 10
Blood-Dripping Booties
The Kamaeleon Shoe Collection Embodies Badass Style
Nothing says "badass" better than a pair of blood-dripping booties, like the ones from the Kamaeleon shoe collection. These carefully custom handmade ankle booties are deadly pieces of art for your feet.… [More]
Blood-Soaked Shoots - 'Blood, Sweat & Fears' by Andrew Smith is Awash in Emotion
SCORE 3.9
Mild 4,853 Clicks Pub: May 16, 10
Blood-Soaked Shoots
'Blood, Sweat & Fears' by Andrew Smith is Awash in Emotion
If you're not bugged out by a little bit of blood, you'll love 'Blood, Sweat & Fears' by Andrew Smith. This shoot follows a shadowy fighter soaked in the red stuff, and although the imagery is quite gruesome,… [More]
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