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Top 70 Art & Design Trends in February

From Superhero Shadow Art to Pop Art Skareboards

— February 27, 2016 — Art & Design
The most popular February 2016 art and design ideas put an emphasis on new ways of creating and enjoying art.

While museums are often pictured with walls lined with paintings and floors filled with sculptures, the Museum of Feelings by Glade was launched as an entirely new experience based on scent. Similarly, 'Instant' is an organization that carries out auctions for charities that involve the sales of Instagram photos.

Involving consumers in the process of creating art and designs for product packaging is also becoming a popular brand strategy that provides customization and a keepsake piece. Over the holidays, Oreo and Kellogg's both launched programs to help customers personalize the gifts they would be sending out for the Christmas season.

The top February 2016 art and design trends speaks to a movement where people are engaging with art in ways that are experiential.
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Literary Romance Apps
Literary Romance Apps
The Crave Platform Lets Users Bring Desirable Novel Characters to Live
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68
Rocker-Themed Running Marathons
Rocker-Themed Running Marathons
This Rock and Roll-Themed Marathon Supports 'My Friend’s Place'
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67
Cartooned Homepage Promotions
Cartooned Homepage Promotions
Movietickets.com Had a Live Peanuts Movie Video Wall All Day
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66
Prostate Cancer Awareness Guides
Prostate Cancer Awareness Guides
This Chart Features Prostate Cancer Tips to Ensure Proper Health
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65
Holiday Wine Festivals
Holiday Wine Festivals
This Mulled Wine Festival is the First of Its Kind in London
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64
Festive Coffee Blends
Festive Coffee Blends
This Christmas-Inspired Coffee is Reminiscent of Plum Pudding
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63
Online Charity Art Auctions
Online Charity Art Auctions
The 'Instant' Organization Sells Instagram Photographs for Charities
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62
Pain Awareness Projects
Pain Awareness Projects
'NERVEmber' #PainPOP Brings Awareness to Diabetes in November
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61
Gamified Kegel Gadgets
Gamified Kegel Gadgets
The kGoal Boost Encourages Men to Perform Their Kegel Exercises
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60
Hybrid Cornish Pasties
Hybrid Cornish Pasties
This Holiday Pasty is Filled With Both Mincemeat and Vanilla Custard
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59
Baseball Breakfast Promotions
Baseball Breakfast Promotions
The 'Steal a Base, Steal a Breakfast' Promotion Includes a Free Meal
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58
Social Media Movie Previews
Social Media Movie Previews
The 'Spectre' Channel on Snapchat Shares Behind-the-Scenes Snippets
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57
Fashion-Forward Discount Stores
Fashion-Forward Discount Stores
This Boutique Will Offer Major Discounts on Designer Clothing
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56
Chaotic Christmas Ads
Chaotic Christmas Ads
Sainsbury’s Holiday Ad Tells the Tale of Mog's Christmas Calamity
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55
Vampire-Themed Frappuccinos
Vampire-Themed Frappuccinos
These Bloody Starbucks Vampire Drinks are Made for Halloween
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54
Charity Christmas Sweaters
Charity Christmas Sweaters
Save The Children and Models are Creating Sweaters for Chairty
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53
Educational Beer Tours
Educational Beer Tours
The 'Beer Geek Tour' Allows Attendees to Learn About Craft Brewing
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52
Unlimited Data Smartphone Plans
Unlimited Data Smartphone Plans
T-Mobile BingeOn Provides Users with Unlimited Content Streaming
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51
Sneaker-Promoting Birthday Cakes
Sneaker-Promoting Birthday Cakes
Victor Cruz' Birthday Cake is Shaped Like the Air Trainer Cruz
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50
Generation Comparison Editorials
Generation Comparison Editorials
These Images Show Generational Differences Between Men and Boys
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49
Guitar Pick Holders
Guitar Pick Holders
The 'Pickpocket' is the Slimmest Guitar Pick Holder Yet
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48
Politician-Mimicking Mannequins
Politician-Mimicking Mannequins
These Donald Trump Dolls are Perched Inside Storefront Windows
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47
Mobile Phone Lane Footpaths
Mobile Phone Lane Footpaths
A Thailand University Has a Section of Sidewalk for Smartphone Users
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46
Discounted Couture Fragrances
Discounted Couture Fragrances
The Balmain x H&M Perfume is the Scent of the Co-Branded Collection
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45
Hot Cocoa Cookies
Hot Cocoa Cookies
These Holiday Biscuits are Inspired by a Seasonal Beverage
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44
Mogul-Inspired Nail Polishes
Mogul-Inspired Nail Polishes
Channel Cookie Lyon with the Empire-Inspired Deborah Lippmann Line
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43
Wizardly Coloring Books
Wizardly Coloring Books
This Harry Potter Coloring Book is Made for Children & Adult Entertainment
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42
Holotape Mobile Games
Holotape Mobile Games
The Fallout 4 Pip-Boy App Lets You Play Mini Games On Your Phone
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41
Topless Mannequin Campaigns
Topless Mannequin Campaigns
Havas Chicago Created a Cancer Awareness Peep Show
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40
Celeb-Styled Vaporizers
Celeb-Styled Vaporizers
PAX Collaborates with The Weeknd for a Limited Edition Vaporizer Design
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39
Senior Pet Adoption Pageants
Senior Pet Adoption Pageants
This Ad Features Senior Pets Participating in a Quirky Pageant
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38
Comic Strip Beer Branding
Comic Strip Beer Branding
Arcade Brewery 'The Adventures of Dutch Courage' Beer is Refreshing
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37
Animated Alien Picture Books
Animated Alien Picture Books
The 'Alien Next Door' Book Features a Martian form the Film 'Alien'
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36
Superfood-Inspired Sneakers
Superfood-Inspired Sneakers
The Nike Flyknit Racer 'Acai Berry' is Inspired by the Healthy Fruit
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35
Festive Holiday Punches
Festive Holiday Punches
This Scrumptious Christmas Sangria Can be Made With or Without Alcohol
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34
Unlimited Private Flight Plans
Unlimited Private Flight Plans
This Membership Plan from Black Jet Offers a Year of Private Trips
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33
Crystal-Covered Tech Acessories
Crystal-Covered Tech Acessories
The Latest BaubleBar Collection Will Be a Departure from Jewelry
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32
Crossover Metropolitan Headphones
Crossover Metropolitan Headphones
The KITH Beats by Dre Pay Homage to New York City's Epic Skyline
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31
Blue Haired Celebrity Covers
Blue Haired Celebrity Covers
The November Issue of Vogue Italia Features Gigi Hadid in a Blue Wig
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30
Java Personality Charts
Java Personality Charts
This Graphic Depicts Personalities Based on One's Favorite Coffee Drink
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29
Sustainable Premium Caviar
Sustainable Premium Caviar
Roe Caviar is a New Brand of Seasonally Available Caviar
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28
Limited-Edition Sci-Fi Toys
Limited-Edition Sci-Fi Toys
These Star Wars Plush Toys Awaken the Force of Cuteness
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27
Socialite-Inspired Clothing Collections
Socialite-Inspired Clothing Collections
This Line Features Pieces Named After the Kardashians
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26
Small Business Shopping Initiatives
Small Business Shopping Initiatives
The 'Shop the Neighborhood' Campaign Encourages Local Shopping
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25
Fragrance-Based Museum Tours
Fragrance-Based Museum Tours
The Museum of Feelings Features a Series of Curated Smells
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24
Pop Art Soccer Cleats
Pop Art Soccer Cleats
These PUMA 'evoPOWER' Pop Art Shoes are Inspired by 1950s Artworks
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23
Profile Picture Poppy Apps
Profile Picture Poppy Apps
This App Adds a Remembrance Day Poppy to Twitter Display Pictures
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22
Image-Sharing Equality Ads
Image-Sharing Equality Ads
The Faces of Love App Promotes the ‘Love Has No Labels' Campaign
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21
Celebratory Sandwich Promotions
Celebratory Sandwich Promotions
This Promotional Campaign Celebrates 'National Sandwich Day'
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20
Wine Store Bars
Wine Store Bars
'WineStyles' is a Retail Store During the Day and a Tasting Bar at Night
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19
Camouflage-Accented Boots
Camouflage-Accented Boots
These Custom Timberland Boots were Made by Sneaker Brand ‘amtos’
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18
Minimalist Holiday Coffee Cups
Minimalist Holiday Coffee Cups
The Red Holiday Cups from Starbucks Take a Simple Festive Approach
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17
Custom Cereal Boxes
Custom Cereal Boxes
This Holiday, Kellogg's is Creating Personalized Packaging for Consumers
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16
Retro Cartoon Totes
Retro Cartoon Totes
The Gap x Peanuts Tote Displays Snoopy and Woodstock
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15
Exclusive Pink Smartphones
Exclusive Pink Smartphones
The Not Released Oppo R7 is a Rose Gold Android to Rival the iPhone 6
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14
Co-Branded Sci-Fi Sculptures
Co-Branded Sci-Fi Sculptures
A hidden Lab.'s Star Wars Sculptures Reinvents Galactic Characters
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13
Superhero Shadow Art
Superhero Shadow Art
This Artist Transforms Children's Shadows Into Geometric Superhero Shadows
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12
Fairytale Designer Bags
Fairytale Designer Bags
This Luxe Handbag Collection Features an 'Alice in Wonderland' Theme
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11
Dazzling Sci-Fi Jewelry
Dazzling Sci-Fi Jewelry
The Justin Davis Star Wars Collection Glamorizes Iconic Sci-Fi Characters
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10
Self-Healing Phone Cases (Update)
Self-Healing Phone Cases (Update)
These iPhone Screen Protectors Repair Themselves in One Second
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9
Booze-Infused Candy Shops
Booze-Infused Candy Shops
The 'Eat Your Drink' Pop-Up Shop Offers Edible Cocktails in Candy Form
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8
Star-Studded Holiday Campaigns
Star-Studded Holiday Campaigns
The New H&M Holiday Campaign Features Singer Katy Perry
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7
Truthful Diabetes Posters
Truthful Diabetes Posters
This Awareness for Diabetes Campaign Tackles Misconceptions
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6
Body Positive Media Campaigns
Body Positive Media Campaigns
This Campaign Aims to Challenge Conventional Beauty Standards
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5
Volcanic Soccer Shoes
Volcanic Soccer Shoes
These Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 Cleats are Inspired by a Volcanic Island
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4
The Art of Leadership 2015
The Art of Leadership 2015
This Leadership Event Takes Place in Toronto on November 17th
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3
Scenic Meadow Editorials
Scenic Meadow Editorials
Vogue Ukraine's Fashion Story Blends Vintage Clothes With Edgy Piercings
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2
Opulent Punk Portraits
Opulent Punk Portraits
Astrid Holler Dons Dark and Dramatic Fashions in This Vogue Italia Feature
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Gourmet Convenience Retailers
Gourmet Convenience Retailers
Irish Convenience Store Has a New Food-Centric Retail Concept
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