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48 Sweet and Simple Silhouettes

Demonstrating That a Lack of Detail Can Be a Good Thing

— May 24, 2012 — Marketing
These subtly recognizable silhouettes demonstrates what's popular enough to incite recollection from shadow. Anything can eventually be recognized if enough detailed is put into it, only a few things can be identified through their general outline.

You can tell something has reached pop-culture status when it's able to be recognized in silhouette form. The Iconic Hair Pictorials or Storybook Character Silhouette Ads use the bare minimum of details necessary to illustrate which characters are being represented. Super Heroes often times make appearances in silhouette form; the color, shape and general outline of Superman or Batman are quite distinguishable.

Fashion too will draw inspiration from the allure of a shadowy outline. The Misty Sunrise Spreads are captivating precisely because of their lack of detail, the contours of the female form are enough to draw in audience's attention.
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Sultry Stick Figure Animations
Sultry Stick Figure Animations
The Colorful Animated Video From Michal Socha is Seductive
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46
Pop Culture Cartoon Campaigns
Pop Culture Cartoon Campaigns
The New Ads for Top Gear Auto Point are Visually Comical
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45
Graphic Surreal Silhouettes (UPDATE)
Graphic Surreal Silhouettes (UPDATE)
Andrew Pommier Illustrates Emmotion Through Imagery
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44
Ad Exec Silhouette Remixes
Ad Exec Silhouette Remixes
Matt Cowan Re-Imagines the Title Card for AMC's 'Mad Men'
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43
Parodied Ad Executive Openers
Parodied Ad Executive Openers
The 'Alternate Mad Men Intros' by CollegeHumor are Hilarious
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42
Provocative Crucifix-Clad Clocks
Provocative Crucifix-Clad Clocks
Nono Muaks Combines Wilderness with Religion in this Home Object
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41
Intergenerational Poverty Ads
Intergenerational Poverty Ads
Girl Hub in Nigeria Promotes Speech Without Words
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40
Crimson Fairy Tale Adaptaions
Crimson Fairy Tale Adaptaions
RED by Jorge Jaramillo and Carlo Guillot is Stunning and Dark
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39
Hidden Hazard Auto Ads
Hidden Hazard Auto Ads
The Mercedes-Benz Trucks Campaign Promotes Danger-Detecting Breaks
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38
Sullen Avian Silhouettes
Sullen Avian Silhouettes
'Angry B*tches' Depicts Game App Characters as Sultry Models
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37
Simple Luminous Seats
Simple Luminous Seats
Kristen Smith's stoo(L)amp Will Light Up a Room
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36
Minimalist Anime Attire
Minimalist Anime Attire
Dean Lord's 151 Pokemon Shirt is for True Pokemaniacs
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35
Whimsical Silhouette Portraits
Whimsical Silhouette Portraits
Norma de Leon Illustrates Shadowy Figures in a Wonderland
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34
Celestial Silhouette Captures
Celestial Silhouette Captures
Photographer Jaime Martinez Shoots Starry Scene Portraits
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33
Disconnected Dog Bookends
Disconnected Dog Bookends
Spisani Releases a Line of Canine Shelf Accessories to Keep Novels Neat
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32
Entomological Alcohol Branding
Entomological Alcohol Branding
Or Wine Packaging is Regionally Labeled by Bugs
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31
Shelterless Light Shows
Shelterless Light Shows
Fanny Allie Crafts a Lit-Up Silhouette of a Homeless Person Resting
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30
Metropolitan Shadow Captures
Metropolitan Shadow Captures
Photo Silhouettes Merges Cities and Civilians
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Faux Strip Shows for Real Estate
Faux Strip Shows for Real Estate
Window Dancers to Sell LA Apartments
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28
Pop Culture Dancing Posters
Pop Culture Dancing Posters
Niege Borges Alves Breaks Down Famous Moves Step by Step
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27
Celeb Silhouette Smartphone Cases
Celeb Silhouette Smartphone Cases
The Mr./Mrs. Who iPhone 4 Makes Celeb Obsession Fashionable
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26
Geeky Disco Tees
Geeky Disco Tees
DDR Saturday Night Fever Fashion Combines Retro Dance with Modern Gaming
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25
Silhouette Self-Portraits
Silhouette Self-Portraits
Tatiana Biryukova Captures a Breathtaking Photo Series of Shadows
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24
Simplistic Silhouette Cinema Posters
Simplistic Silhouette Cinema Posters
Mark Welser Strips Down Movie Favorites to Bare Essentials
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23
Silhouette Fashion
Silhouette Fashion
Louis Vuitton Opts for Illustrated Accessory Advertisements for 2009
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22
Morbid Victorian Silhouettes
Morbid Victorian Silhouettes
Killhouettes Has Viewers Stopping and Staring at Deadly Scenarios
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21
Space Story Silhouettes (UPDATE)
Space Story Silhouettes (UPDATE)
Travis English Returns with a New Collection of Star Wars Posters
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20
Sci-Fi Cinema Silhouettes
Sci-Fi Cinema Silhouettes
These Dean Walton Movie Posters Capture the Spirit of Each Film
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19
Aging Child Cartoon Icons
Aging Child Cartoon Icons
Dora the Explorer Grows Up and Outrages Some Parents
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18
Wall Climbing Comic Silhouettes
Wall Climbing Comic Silhouettes
Nicholas Hyde Depicts Superheroes Scaling Skyscrapers
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17
Sunset Silhouette Photography
Sunset Silhouette Photography
Artist Pink Sword Captures Stunning Still Frames of Inspiring Scenes
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16
Meme Movie Posters
Meme Movie Posters
Stefan Van Zoggel Morphs Internet Jokes into Cinematic Promos
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15
Silhouetted Models
Silhouetted Models
Lily Donaldson in Vogue Nippon December 2008
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14
Playfully Romantic Paper Art
Playfully Romantic Paper Art
Show Some Love with the 'Papercuts by Joe' Handmade Creations
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13
Toonified MP3 Posters
Toonified MP3 Posters
The 'iSimpsons' Love Their Beats
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12
Minimalist Villain Visuals
Minimalist Villain Visuals
Adam Dello Buono Renders Batman's Rogues Gallery with Famous Quotes
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11
Minimalist Superhero Metropolises
Minimalist Superhero Metropolises
Greg Guillemin Shows Vigilantes Protecting City Silhouettes
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10
Storybook Character Silhouette Ads
Storybook Character Silhouette Ads
The Colsubsidio Book Exchange Campaign Promotes Used Literature
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9
Misty Sunrise Spreads
Misty Sunrise Spreads
The Arman Zhenikeyev 'Morning of Kyoto Girl' Series is Suggestive
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8
Modified Vader Masks
Modified Vader Masks
Tamer Elsawi Remixes Star Wars' Most Iconic Helmet a Myriad of Ways
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7
Paper Silhouette Movie Posters
Paper Silhouette Movie Posters
Alex Clark Emulates Saul Bass in this Cinematic Collection
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6
Animal Silhouette Rocking Chairs
Animal Silhouette Rocking Chairs
Manny & Simon Wooden Rockers are Perfectly Sized for Tots
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5
Miniature Bodily Landscapes
Miniature Bodily Landscapes
Allan Teger Uses Bodies as His Theaters
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4
Superhero Silhouette Posters
Superhero Silhouette Posters
Lily's Factory Produces a Series of Shadowy Comic Book Graphics
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3
Display Photo Pranks
Display Photo Pranks
These Default Profile Picture Silhouettes are Hilariously Deceitful
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2
Pop Culture Cinema Posters
Pop Culture Cinema Posters
Daniel Norris Reinterprets Iconic Films in these Fan Movie Promos
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1
Disturbing Pop Art Posters
Disturbing Pop Art Posters
Aad Goudappel's Illustrations are Playfully Sinister
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