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27 Innovative Shadows as Art

These Innovative Silhouettes Make the Best Use of Light and Dark

— March 5, 2010 — Art & Design
I never thought such simple but creative uses of shadows as art could turn into clever marketing innovations. Ever since I discovered shadow puppets at the age of about 4, I never really seemed to notice anything too much more creative in the way of a silhouette.

Once again though, the contributors of Trend Hunter have provided ample examples of the greater potential of shadows as art. See some of my favorites above.

Implications - While many businesses in today's industry work furiously to provide cutting-edge design and innovation, it may be beneficial to turn to once traditionally popular concepts. In doing so, businesses can appeal to consumers on a nostalgic level.
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Amplified Pedestrian Shadows
Amplified Pedestrian Shadows
Big Shadow Project
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Solar Powered Ads
Solar Powered Ads
VW Eos "Shadow Poster"
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Terror-Inducing Chairs
Terror-Inducing Chairs
Horrific Furniture Features Chopped-Up Bodies and Shadow Hands
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Dancing CGI Figures
Dancing CGI Figures
Computer Generated Art by Erick Sakal
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Secret Shadow Signs
Secret Shadow Signs
Hotel Sign Seen Only At Night
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Shapely Shadow Playgrounds
Shapely Shadow Playgrounds
'Shadow Play' Inspires Imagination and Learning in Children
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Silhouette-Centric Architecture
Silhouette-Centric Architecture
The Multiple Shadow House by Olafur Eliasson
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Shadow Design
Shadow Design
Transform Your Roof Into Art With The Rosett
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Stark Shadow Portraits
Stark Shadow Portraits
The Matt Bomer Men's Health Spread is Sexily Revealing
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'Broken Shadow' Fashion
'Broken Shadow' Fashion
Helena Horstedt's Latest for Fall 2008
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Adam Frank's oil lamp shadow projectors
Adam Frank's oil lamp shadow projectors
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Interactive Video Shadows
Interactive Video Shadows
The Under Scan Project
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3D Shadow Art
3D Shadow Art
Adding an Extra Dimension to Shadow with Computer Graphics
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14
Olympic-Inspired Centerpieces
Olympic-Inspired Centerpieces
Decor to Get You Pumped for the 2010 Winter Games
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Dark Shadow Street Art
Dark Shadow Street Art
Sam3 Brushes The Streets of Spain With His Counter-Culture Touch
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Chalked Shadow Street Art
Chalked Shadow Street Art
Ellis Gallagher Brings the Streets of New York to Life
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Recycled Garbage Projections
Recycled Garbage Projections
Eco Shadow Sculpting
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10
Recycled Animal Corpses
Recycled Animal Corpses
Shadowy Art from Macabre Mummified Critters
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9
Chiaroscuro Magazine Shoots
Chiaroscuro Magazine Shoots
Jessica Biel's Sultry Shadow Poses for GQ
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8
Soccer Players as Strippers
Soccer Players as Strippers
David Beckham Shows Armani He Has Balls
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7
Rubbish Shadow Art
Rubbish Shadow Art
Tim Nobles & Sue Webster's Trashtastic Masterpieces
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6
Masked Chiaroscuro Editorials
Masked Chiaroscuro Editorials
‘Show of Masks' in Vogue Russia
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5
Arabesque Shadow Interiors
Arabesque Shadow Interiors
Vegas Beijing Noodle No. 9 Provides a Surreal Dining Environment
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4
Shadow Tattoography
Shadow Tattoography
Luis Sanchis Captures Stunning Fashion Photography
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3
10 Photoshop Shadow Illusions
10 Photoshop Shadow Illusions
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Guerrilla Street Shadows
Guerrilla Street Shadows
Katie Sokoler's Playful Street Art Project
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Shadow Fashion Shoots
Shadow Fashion Shoots
Photography by Solve Sundsbo
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