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Bite of the Golden Bee

Mirko Ilic showcases 10 of his favorite designs from the 2014 Golden Bee Global Biennale in Moscow.

Equality in Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow

Mirko Ilić has produced an analog interactive logo for the 7th Zagreb Jewish Film Festival in Croatia, with the theme “Equality.” Below are a few designs with applications of the logo by Sanja Kuzmanovic. See if the optical illusion meets the …

Very Dirty Pictures

The Nazis occupied most of Yugoslavia by April 1941. After a Serbian uprising in July 1941, Milan Nedic was appointed the titular ruler. Under his auspices, the “Grand Anti-Masonic Exhibition” (a code for anti-semitic) opened in occupied Belgrade on October …

Dude Looks Like A Lady

Recently in Holland there appeared a series of ads designed by Doom&Dickson for a HEMA’s push-up bra, using this tagline: A push-up bra that gives you 2 cup sizes extra. Modeled by Andrej Pejic. A man. So imagine what it …

How to Cover a Revolution

Every publication makes a decisive choice about the tone it wants to set when it comes to covering a revolution. One obvious approach over the years is to use edgy, gritty, journalistic photography on the cover to capture the seriousness …

Mad Man: The Long Strange Tale of Kim Jong-Il's Advertising Career

On Saturday, December 17th 2011, traveling on his train, Kim Jong-il, president of North Korea and star of the advertising world died. Here are some highlights of his advertising career.   If you liked this Check out more of Mirko’s slideshows: These Boots …

These Boots Are Made for Walking, Walking Over You

Since WWI, the image of the Jackboot has been used repeatedly as a symbol of totalitarianism and military aggression, often embellished with a symbol—just so you know who is oppressing whom. Why the sole of the boot (funny choice of …

From ? to !, Part 2

After posting “From Question Mark to Exclamation Point: A Visual History,” quite a few of you have sent me more samples which I did not include in my collection. Thank you, especially to Chisholm Larsson Gallery for their continued support …

The Decorated Bride

In Lubinje, a small, picturesque village of 3500 inhabitants, a few hours from Prishtina, the capital of Kosovo, members of the Trebesh community live in colorful houses. They also have a colorful custom – or rite – of “beautifying brides …

Boy "O" Boy

Merchandise such as toys, cups, t-shirts, towels, bed coverings, bags, lunch boxes, pencils and notebooks are financially very important for movies. Therefore the branding of a movie is very important to studios. But not all movies have cute animated characters …