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The Cartoon Wears Prada

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

Fashion house Prada is breaking new ground with multi-media creative content.

Its latest effort is a CGI short called "Trembled Blossom," in which a neutered cartoon  character strolls through an antiseptic forest to acquire a gender (high heels and a dress) and a handbag (a cloven character transforms a fish to make it).

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A New Can of Soup

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

(note: this is part 5 in this week's 5-part series on the brandification of our lives)

Although Andy Warhol didn’t exhibit his first art show until 1962, I think we've been seeing art as brands since the late 19th Century...or perhaps forever.

If we define a brand as "the perceptual aggregation of qualities that constitute the experience of something," then the corollary fits perfectly. Nobody experiences art separate from the influences of context:

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Is Good Design Art?

by: Design Translator

One of the great things I love about blogging, is you get to meet so many great people through your blog. One of them, whom I now consider a friend, is William Lehman from the Artist Hideout. Not only is he a talented Artist, he is a passionate blogger and a pastor (cool!). Discussions with him and reading his blog were ways for me to keep in touch on the more “raw and emotional” aspect of my design profession.

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The State of New York Graffiti

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It's Time To Kill The Art Department

by: David Armano

Let me be clear.  I'm not saying we shouldn't have a "creative" group,
or a strategy group or a tech group etc.  What I am saying is that the
"department mentality" needs to go away—like permanently.

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Avant-Garde Dating

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Zebra Crossing Memorial

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AddArt

by: Sebastian Campion

AddArt is a subversive Firefox add-on currently being developed by the American artist Steve Lampert.

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DNA Portrait

by: Sebastian Campion

The idea of using invisible information to generate visible forms has flourished in recent years, thanks to new sophisticated technologies as well as our increasing desire for things with meaning.

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The Secret Life of Expired Objects

by: Sebastian Campion

Why do we hold on to things long after they have 'expired'?

This question is the central theme in an art project called Best Before, which explores the relationship that people have with objects they no longer use.

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