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CARTA DA PARATE

CARTA DA PARATE

This is a first in wallpaper design. It was commissioned to us by Klockner&Plintz, to celebrate its 100th anniversary. It’s called “Carta da Parate” (a pun between parade and parete, the Italian word for wall), and it’s printed with natural, vivid colors on recycled, extra heavy, washable paper. This design, initially thought as a temporary wallpaper decoration ... Read More »

HOW TO SAVE AN ELEPHANT

HOW TO SAVE AN ELEPHANT

We are spending a lot of money every year to advertise against the ivory trade and the gruesome massacre of African elephants. We love elephants and we would like to contribute to the cause with a simple, cost effective idea. Instead of new media, we thought of an old media. Probably one of the oldest one, since the ... Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHED N°7

PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHED N°7

Photography, photographed N°7. This time we present a brief essay, with snapshots taken from hotel magazines. The eye of Lily Rose Depp – Chanel’s latest testimonial – breaks in the page, lacerating the skin of its former muse, Gisele Bundchen. Success has always a successors. Broken eyes and broken hearts. What is left? A glass bottle, shattered crystals, crumpled paper. ... Read More »

INK

INK

The exhibition took place in San Francisco last week, late spring 2016. We were able to publish the book on time, too, which is quite unusual for us, due to the endemic disorder of our office and the lack of a proper press editor. The title of the book is, simply put, INK. It collects 250 portraits made ... Read More »

THE BROKEN PICTURE

THE BROKEN PICTURE

Brandpowder already published a few essays on the broken picture : you can see them on Paper Surgery and Photography Photographed, for instance. This time we wanted to explore the topic from a new angle, exploring image manipulation from different sources. The new Millennium witnessed a passage from the culture of pictures to the cult of pics. The ... Read More »

A NEW LOGO FOR QUEEN MARY MATHS SOC

A NEW LOGO FOR QUEEN MARY MATHS SOC

Mathematics, for us, is a mystery. It’s like putting science, art, religion and chaos into a blender, then switching to top speed. So, when the Queen Mary Maths Soc called us for a new logo, we felt more embarrassed than honored. Did it ever happen to you to be totally fascinated by something you don’t understand at all? Well, ... Read More »

MISTER DROP

MISTER DROP

  It’s shaped like a drop and it’s called Mister Drop. Who is Mister Drop? Simply put, he’s a bullshit detector, somebody that accepts no shit whatsoever. So, every time you are faced with something fake or simply imbecilic, Mister Drop comes at your rescue. Look at him as a shield against the germinal stupidity ... Read More »

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