the vertiginous style of Freddy Mamani

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 in Creatives I admire | No Comments

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Freddy Mamani has been credited with founding the Neo-Andean style, a contemporary architectural movement largely situated in Bolivia. A vertiginous style combining dizzying ly colorful bold architectural elements. Think old temple crossed with something from outer space. Over a hundred buildings in El Alto have now been created in true Freddy Mamani style.

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Houses in El Alto, Bolivia, Design by Freddy Mamani

On the edge of impossible

Posted by on Jul 3, 2020 in Abso-effing-lutely, Ipso Fabulous | No Comments

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On the edge of impossible lies brilliance.

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Leaky roofs and broken promises

Posted by on Jun 6, 2020 in Brand Thinking, Creatives I admire | No Comments

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The leaky roof analogy by the brilliant Seth Godin

In many situations, a leaky roof is worse than no roof at all.

If there’s no roof, we’re not surprised or disappointed if we get hit with some raindrops. But a roof that leaks has raised expectations and then failed to meet them.

Promising us a roof and then breaking that promise might be worse than no roof at all.

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Think “Michelangelo” but with tattoos

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Creatives I admire, Ipso Fabulous | No Comments

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For your daily inspiration: Italian sculptor Fabio Viale works in marble to make it look like styrofoam. He also recreates famous classic Italian sculptures (think Michelangelo’s David or Pieta) and adds tattoos. His tattooed marble sculptures are not colored on the surface — not painted over — the ink infiltrates the marble in a very similar way that tattoos penetrate human skin.

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Pop culture dystopia at its finest

Posted by on Apr 15, 2020 in Creatives I admire, Designers I Like | No Comments

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Filip Hodas, illustrator, computer animator, and visual effects artist, has become well known for his pop culture dystopias.cartoon fossils, a digital art series that envisions the preserved remains of our pop icons as if they were fossils.

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I got 99 problems

Posted by on Mar 28, 2020 in Abso-effing-lutely, Creatives I admire | No Comments

money“Money was invented long after humans arrived on the scene, and commerce can’t solve all problems.”

Seth Godin

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