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Action Hero Auto Ads
Action Hero Auto Ads
Jean Claude Van Damme Does the Splits in Between Two Moving Volvo Trucks
Action hero Jean Claude Van Damme appeared recently in the Volvo Trucks ad doing his famous split between two reversing trucks. The ad does a test to demonstrate the stability and precision of... MORE
African-Dancing Fashion Ads
African-Dancing Fashion Ads
Egg Films' Sunu Captures Daring Tourists Having Fun African Style
Egg Films’ Sunu recently directed ‘Nothing’s More Fun Than a Sho’t Left,’ for Ireland/Davenport, capturing the vibrant spirit of modern African dance styles. Sunu... MORE
Premium Foiled Tabloids
Premium Foiled Tabloids
The Joos Tabloid by Pure Publishing is a Luxurious Design
The Joos tabloid, created by Pure Publishing, is covered with a gold and orange premium foil on A3 white paper and adds a luxurious feel to the newspaper concept. Designed for Joos, a manufacturer... MORE
Imposed Drawing Photography
Imposed Drawing Photography
3D Management Model Rianne Van Dijk Stars in This Mixed Media Shoot
Photo manipulation has given rise to all kinds of interesting photo developments, and this 3D Management shoot captures its glory in a whimsical Paris-themed fashion. Combining playful mixed media... MORE
Pale Skeletal Fashiontography
Pale Skeletal Fashiontography
3D Management Anna Kliewer Captured Stunningly in Skeletal Swimwear
It’s evident in daily life that skeletal fashion is popular across the globe. You see it on television and in the streets and 3D Management takes this concept and embraces it in a beautiful... MORE
Tribal Dubstep Films
Tribal Dubstep Films
Silver Lining Pictures Combines African Culture with Ethereal Film Effects
This Viva Entertainment Production music video for Benedikt Sebastian’s song ‘LOS UIT MY TAAL’ (Leave My Language Alone) brings an unorthodox mix of Afrikaans, angels and dubstep. The... MORE
Unorthodox Paint Fashiontography
Unorthodox Paint Fashiontography
3D Management Model Triin Styles White Paint
Nowadays almost anything can be styled as a fashion piece, even paint. 3D Management super model Triin struts it gloriously in this African-inspired fashion shoot. The beautiful styled white paint... MORE
Cyborg Rugby Players
Cyborg Rugby Players
Lowe Bull's Award-Winning 'Don't Blink' Campaign is Futuristic
If you thought rugby and cyborgs would never meet paths, think again: Lowe Bull has done it and it looks fantastic. The cyborg feel brings a slick hardcore fantasy perception to rugby and I’m not surprised… MORE
Cross-Cultural Illustrations
Cross-Cultural Illustrations
Diane Victor's Paradoxical Lithograph Series Mixes Societal Fab
Designed in one to three colors, Diane Victor’s lithograph series will get you thinking and mesmerized. Taking on issues of China’s relationship to Africa, migrant labor, the poaching of rhinos and sexual… MORE
Skeletal Motion Puppetry
Skeletal Motion Puppetry
Bad Man He Comin' by Mr. Cat & the Jackal is Hilariously Bizarre
If you delight in old school puppetry and innovative musical videos then, Bad Man He Comin' by Mr. Cat & the Jackal will probably fill you with joy. Using skeletal puppetry and funny story plots, the… MORE
Adventurous Multicultural Ads
Adventurous Multicultural Ads
Roadtrip by Jason Fialkov Shows You How to Have a Good Time
The Wimpy and Engen Roadtrip commercial directed by Jason Fialkov captures multicultural South African people singing together in a fun adventure. With the famous theme song ‘I’m so Excited’ by Trevor… MORE
Family Utopia Ads
Family Utopia Ads
Chevrolet Captiva Gold by Jason Fialkov Captures the Magic of Family Adventure
The Chevrolet Captiva Gold commercial by director Jason Fialkov captures golden sunrays and the magic of a family adventure to bring a powerful ad. Taking place in the wonderful tranquility of nature,… MORE
See-Through Ad Effects
See-Through Ad Effects
Go on an Adventurous Journey with 'Always Visible' by Bruno Bossi
The C-Track Intelligent Tracking ‘Always Visible’ commercial by Bruno Bossi cleverly captures see-through film effects to show that nothing obscures from c-track. From rearranging buildings to reorganizing… MORE
Secret Society Illustrations
Secret Society Illustrations
One Horse Town Captures Esoteric Concepts and Illuminati Symbolism
One Horse Town uses a secret language with the use of symbols in the collective's Mexicana illustrations that has Illuminati written all over it. It’s not the subtle symbolism seen in advertisements, but… MORE
Playing Pretend Photography
Playing Pretend Photography
Kass Dea Captures Models in an Endearing Make-Believe Setting
‘Step Out of the Box and Step Into Make Believe’ by Kass Dea takes you into a world of make-believe. From Goldilocks reading storybooks in heels to a lady in pink and black striped leggings surrounded… MORE
Sci-Fi Scarytale Photography
Sci-Fi Scarytale Photography
The 'Project Aiko: Rise of the Machines' Series is Creatively Dark
'Project Aiko: Rise of the Machines' is shot by Stephen Greeff and is a dark sci-fi sensation. It captures three models in creative scarytale themes. Featured in One Small Seed magazine, the series showcases… MORE
Trippy Mirrored Photography
Trippy Mirrored Photography
'Lest We Forget' by Neil Acid Captures Real Life and Wonderland
Imagine everything you captured in the majesty of a drawing and mirroring yourself in a creative childlike portrait. After all of that, then it's possible you've grasped the magical photography style of… MORE
Emission-Free Solar Cars
Emission-Free Solar Cars
The Nau Ecco Design is a Zero-Emission Example of Mobile Living
The Nau Ecco car is the future of vehicles (or at least I hope so). The design is luxuriously futuristic and boasts itself to be a zero-emissions vehicle which offers an eco-friendly solution to commuting… MORE
Swarthy Skate Art
Swarthy Skate Art
The Joshua M. Smith Laser-Etched Pieces Capture Wicked Animal Prints
There are plenty of awesome skateboard designs around, but not many of them capture the swarthy complexion of Joshua M. Smith laser-etched pieces. Created for a show at 1AM Gallery in San Francisco,… MORE
Bizarre Festival Photography
Bizarre Festival Photography
The Sean Mcleod 'Afrika Burns' Series Captures Strange Vehicles
Sean Mcleod captures unconventionally strange and fun-looking vehicles with exciting detail in his Afrika Burns 2011 series. The series captures eight eccentric wagons each unique in concept and design.… MORE
Hunky Redhead Photography
Hunky Redhead Photography
The Michelle Viljoen Photo Series Captures Matching Hair and Fashion
The Michelle Viljoen Photo Series captures a redheaded hunk in a forest with matching fire-colored fashion. Viljoen focuses more on the model and the fashion than on the forest as the combination of… MORE
Racy Reversible Clothing Ads
Racy Reversible Clothing Ads
Zef Leopard Creates a Unique T-Shirt Idea With Sex Appeal
The Zef Leopard reversible clothing ad is racy and clever as it captures a hot chick demonstrating the company's newly launched reversible range of clothing by taking her shirt off and putting it on again… MORE
Faux See-Through Fashion
Faux See-Through Fashion
The Terrance Bray W11 Collection Captures Camouflaged Human Parts
Titled 'The Epidermal Little Mirrors to the Soul,' The Terrance Bray Winter 2011 collection explores camouflaged human parts and psychological duality. From handprints on a shirt's side pockets depicting… MORE
Surreal Scarytale Illustrations
Surreal Scarytale Illustrations
The Olivia Stephan 'Matters of the Heart' Series is Haunted
Olivia Stephan captures the haunting thrill of surreal scarytales in her series titled Matters of the Heart which features on acrylic washes on Fabriano paper. It will take you on an exciting journey of… MORE
Distorted Demonic Paintings
Distorted Demonic Paintings
The Intoxicated Demons Robert Proch Series is Ethereal
What drives people to buy art, especially expensive art? Is it the grand idea, the talented artist’s touch or just a pure love for art? Whatever the reason, the Intoxicated Demons Robert Proch mixed-media… MORE
Geektastic Retrography
Geektastic Retrography
The Hot Fashion Photography of Theunis Stofberg is Weirdly Nerdy
Theunis Stofberg’s fashion photography captures models in nerdy fashion ensembles and geeky glasses with an overall old-school feel. Excellent photography is what Stofberg is all about and this concept… MORE
Coral Accented Ensembles
Coral Accented Ensembles
The Terrence Bray SS11 Collection Will Inspire You to Go Tropical
Lively, imaginative and elegant, this Terrence Bray’s SS11 collection captures these three qualities with an exotic and tropical overall feel. The ladies will love the Japanese-inspired hats, sumptuous… MORE
Spiritual Sci-Fi Illustrations
Spiritual Sci-Fi Illustrations
This Intoxicated Demons Radical Art Will Put You in a Trance
The Intoxicated Demons Danny Figueroa series is filled with enlightened characters of a sci-fi world. Its art style is quite hypnotic and makes you feel the power of this strange and wonderful world depicted… MORE
Detached Skate Art
Detached Skate Art
The 7 Skate Deck Totem by Pale Horse Design Adds Tribal Value to Skating
The 7 Skate Deck Totem from Pale Horse brilliantly captures a unique set of tribal figures. If you’re into art, skateboarding or enlightened themes, you’ll really love this series. The totem pole installation… MORE
Submerged Splash Photography
Submerged Splash Photography
Underwater Splashes by Ilse Moore is Playfully Tempting
The Ilse Moore Underwater Splashes series captures model Anel in a delightful underwater photoshoot. The submerged splash technique is actually quite simple. It seems really fun and can be played with… MORE
Inspiring SOS Films
Inspiring SOS Films
Michael Cina's Creative Boxed Messages Show You How You Can Save People
This film with box art direction and design by Michael Cina for Doc to Dock captures the influential art of boxed messages in films and its powerful SOS social good ploy that aims to save many. Created… MORE
Freaky Family Tale Art
Freaky Family Tale Art
The Andy Hixon Series Shows that Family Should Stick Together
The Andy Hixon series for the graphic novel 'The Tale Of Brin and Bent and Minno Marylebone,' a book written by Ravi Thornton, conveys a freaky family tale through brilliant artworks. There's no doubt… MORE
Massive Monument Installations
Massive Monument Installations
Anish Kapoor's Cathedral-like Installation in Paris is Incredible
Leading artist Anish Kapoor recently created a temporary, site-specific massive monument installation inside the nave of the Grand Palais’ Monumenta glass-domed hall. Created for the 2011 edition of Monumenta,… MORE
Playful Ball Accessories
Playful Ball Accessories
Henry Holland Brings Colorful Fluffy Pom Pom Earrings
Following a fringe theme, the Man Alive 2011 collection by Henry Holland (of House of Holland) embraced retro fashion with decorated fashion pieces that will get you looking like a hot fashionista from… MORE
Submerged Bubble Photography
Submerged Bubble Photography
Ilse Moore Captures Francois Rocking a Guitar Underwater
Francois en sy kitaar by Ilse Moore is a striking series of images that feature an underwater guitar-rocking photo shoot with bubbles. Moore’s photography showcases Francois wearing ordinary clothes… MORE
Witty Interactive Illustrations
Witty Interactive Illustrations
Infiltrate Media Challenges You With Their Ambiguous Designs
Infiltrate Media, an independent creative studio based in Johannesburg, South Africa, created a series of illustrations with double meanings for an FNB campaign launched in February 2011. There are ambiguous… MORE

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Momentous Moment Photography
Momentous Moment Photography
Ann He's Photography Captures Moments Everyone Can Relate To
Everyone has shared similar peaceful, momentous moments like those seen in the personal moment series by Ann He, making her photographs very easy to relate to. From the moon shine sparkling on your face… MORE
Robot Light Bulbs
Robot Light Bulbs
The Alessilux Project Features Lavish Re-Imagined Light Bulbs
The Alessilux project brings a series of re-imagined light bulbs that are lavishly redesigned by three magnificent young designers. Giovanni Alessi Anghini, Gabriele Chiave and Frederic Gooris set out… MORE
Surreal Scarytale Illustrations
Surreal Scarytale Illustrations
The Olivia Stephan 'Matters of the Heart' Series is Haunted
Olivia Stephan captures the haunting thrill of surreal scarytales in her series titled Matters of the Heart which features on acrylic washes on Fabriano paper. It will take you on an exciting journey of… MORE
Trippy Mirrored Photography
Trippy Mirrored Photography
'Lest We Forget' by Neil Acid Captures Real Life and Wonderland
Imagine everything you captured in the majesty of a drawing and mirroring yourself in a creative childlike portrait. After all of that, then it's possible you've grasped the magical photography style of… MORE
Utopian Fashion Videos
Utopian Fashion Videos
The Juicy Couture S/S 2011 Ad Campaign is Dazzlingly Dreamy
Model Viktoriya Sasonkina joins veterans Daria Strokous and Hanne Gaby Odiele for the Juicy Couture Spring/Summer 2011 ad campaign. The team lounges in a utopian scene with girly colors and laid-back musical… MORE
Apocalyptic Digital Art
Apocalyptic Digital Art
The Karim Fakhoury Feel the Power Series Captures a Boy's Eerie Ascension
The Karim Fakhoury Feel the Power art series features powerful and potent apocalyptic images of a boy ascending and ready to die. Fakhoury's fateful, violent and somehow serene art style is gripping.… MORE
Serenely Secretive Photography
Serenely Secretive Photography
The Haruki Horikawa Photo Shoot is Gorgeously Ethereal
The Haruki Horikawa photo series is serenely secretive as it captures a model in an array of white frilly fashion. Each photograph boggles the mind as you try to make sense of the beautiful imagery with… MORE
Clashing Spring Collections
Clashing Spring Collections
The Junko Shimada SS 2011 Collection Combines Patterns and Styles
Dots are cool, stripes are dazzling, and feminine sailor couture is hot--but combine the three together as seen in the Junko Shimada SS 2011 collection, and it’s total genius. The Junko Shimada SS 2011… MORE
Eerie Mirror Photography
Eerie Mirror Photography
The Laetitia Bica 'Twins' Series Captures Ethereal Photo Effects
The Laetitia Bica ‘Twins’ series is a superb photo shoot featuring mirror-like effects that captures two devilishly eerie models. With a touch of ghostliness, this series brings a combination of creative… MORE
Crystalline Editorials
Crystalline Editorials
The Noire Photo Shoot of Ali Lagarde by Alexis Marcou Exudes Realism
The Noire photo shoot of Ali Lagarde by Alexis Marcou shows off photo-manipulation skills that are detailed and highly original, bringing a new concept to digital illustration. This black-and-white series… MORE
Hunky Mirror Photography
Hunky Mirror Photography
Karel Losenicky Embraces Sensational Photo Effects from All Angles
Karel Losenicky captures model Brian Shimansky in high fashion menswear in a sensational mirror effect photo shoot for Made With Style Magazine. Not all of the photographs have the effect but the ones… MORE
Falling Fantasy Photo Art
Falling Fantasy Photo Art
Edmar Cisneros Highlights 11 Steps to Expert Fantasy Art
From simple stock images to wild inventive fantasy artwork, pieces by Edmar Cisneros involve imaginative power and serious digital savyy. The best thing about Edmar Cisneros is that he shows you how to… MORE
Family Utopia Ads
Family Utopia Ads
Chevrolet Captiva Gold by Jason Fialkov Captures the Magic of Family Adventure
The Chevrolet Captiva Gold commercial by director Jason Fialkov captures golden sunrays and the magic of a family adventure to bring a powerful ad. Taking place in the wonderful tranquility of nature,… MORE
Prismatic Beaded Bikini's
Prismatic Beaded Bikini's
The Agua Bendita Swimwear 2011 Collection is Slick and Artsy
The Bendita Carosella Agua Bendita swimwear 2011 campaign showcases a number of hot bikinis modeled by Bar Refaeli. Featuring special luxury ethnic beading and stitching throughout, the Agua Bendita Swimwear… MORE