What Happens When Carpets Leave Apartments

What Happens When Carpets Leave Apartments

Russian people love carpets. Especially in Soviet Union there was an obsession with carpets, practically every apartment had one, not always on the floor, often hanging on the wall as decoration as well. But not always they keep carpets inside. Here are examples of use of carpets outside. Continue reading »

This Is What Happens When You Peel Off 30 Years Of Graffiti

This Is What Happens When You Peel Off 30 Years Of Graffiti

Paul De Graaf recently shared an amazing photo album that shows the layers of paint that have formed on a famous Dutch graffiti wall over the last 30 years. Continue reading »

What Happens When Two Designers Communicate With Only Infographics

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What happens then, when two information designers in different continents communicate through infographics and visual data on hand-drawn postcards? The result is an beautifully imperfect insight into the lives of the artists, titled ‘Dear Data’. The year-long project, which will be published into a book, documents the weekly exchanges between designers Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec. Having only met twice before the project, the two women each share aspects of their lives, communicating through hand-drawn infographics and visual patterns. Continue reading »

What Happens To The Environment When Humans Disappear? The Wildlife Inside The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zone

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A World War Two monument is seen near the 30 km (19 miles) exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, near the village of Babchin, Belarus, January 26, 2016. What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations of wolf, elk and other wildlife in the vast contaminated zone in Belarus and Ukraine provide a clue. On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in Ukraine, then a Soviet republic, sent clouds of smouldering radioactive material across large swathes of Europe. Over 100,000 people had to abandon the area permanently, leaving native animals the sole occupants of a cross-border “exclusion zone” roughly the size of Luxembourg. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters) Continue reading »

This is What Happens When Ordinary Women Try On Victoria’s Secret Swimsuits

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Buzzfeed writers decided to re-create a Victoria’s Secret photo shoot on a beautiful beach in Malibu. They each chose a model and attempted to replicate her pose — with interesting results. Continue reading »

Student Captures What Happens When People Are Told They Are Beautiful

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How would you react if someone told you that you’re beautiful? 18-year-old Shea Glover, a highschool student from Chicago, conducted a social experiment to find out. Continue reading »

This Is What Happens When Barbie Faces The Struggles Of Living In NYC

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If you’ve ever been brave enough to venture into the adult world pf NYC as a twentysomething, you know just how difficult normal, daily activities can be! As magical as the city can be, everything seems to be an expensive, uphill battle. Continue reading »

This is What Happens When Donald Trump is Cast as The Princess in Classic Disney Films

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Jen Lewis of BuzzFeed enjoys evenings alone watching Rug Rats, Full House, and Donald Trump speeches while waiting for inspiration to hit. And when it does, boy oh boy, is it good! Lewis’s hilarious illustrations and GIFs are always right on the money. Continue reading »

Artist Henry Hargreaves Decided To Show What Happens After The Water In A Popular Drinks Is Boiled Away

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When New Zealand-based artist Henry Hargreaves heard a health professional call soda “the cigarettes of our generation”, he wanted to find a way to represent the risk visually. Continue reading »

“It Happens Here” – Mutilated And Bloodied Union Jack Sends Strong Message About FGM

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The TLDR is that London-based organisation 28 Too Many has just released some provocative imagery tackling the subject of FGM in an original and shocking new campaign to #endFGM. The campaign “It Happens Here” (by Ogilvy) features six designs revealing the mutilated flags of European countries where Female Genital Mutilation is prevalent. It communicates a powerful message: that FGM happens in places you wouldn’t expect.
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