Friday, July 28, 2017

Kito The Advertising Dog

Thai ridgeback, Kito, is the star of multiple advertising spots for Electrabel, a Belgian energy company. They use Kito, the energy consuming dog, to address the issue of energy consumption in a humourous way. In the video below we see him in his new role as a dogfather as he tries to manage his life and is now consuming even more energy.

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The Medieval Fantasy City Generator

The Medieval Fantasy City Generator is a web application that “generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size."

Click here for interactive image


Xerox Is Not A Verb

The typewriter-written letter, dated August 2, 1979, is directed to a mis-gendered "Mr. Michiko Kakutani" in response to an article in which Xerox's name is used as a verb.


Bento Box Backpack

Japan’s iconic boxed lunch serves as inspiration for a bag big enough to hold multiple meals. It comes with three removable zippered pouches bearing lifelike images of bento favourites.

The Bento Backpack can be ordered here.

My Old Desktop

Nova Scotia-based illustrator and photographer Chris McVeigh's “My Old Desktop” series features computers from the ’80s and ’90s made from Lego bricks, complete with office accessories and illustrated, step-by-step construction instructions for each kit’s assembly.

See more of McVeigh's Lego building kits here.