The filmmakers give fresh life to the tried-and-true Western genre by inserting a left-field element into the mix: baked goods. Despite the short running time, the filmmakers create distinctive personalities and designs for all the characters. Dramatic shot composition, atmospheric lighting, and appropriate music complete this tongue-in-cheek tribute to classic Western films.
I’m a sucker for all things typography. Helvetica rules! Delicious City Prints is a typographic poster series from Philadelphia-based designer Roni Lagin that celebrates worldwide regional foods. He’s got several cities covered so far, like Boston, London, New Orleans and more. There’s a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to produce the prints. Do make a pledge.
You know how some people can take what’s seemingly garbage and make pretty things out of them? Yeah, artist Yuken Teruya is one of those people. The artist took a take-out bag from McDonald’s (an item which I imagine millions of are tossed each day) and sculpted some unbelievably beautiful trees out of them. Using the bag’s bright coloring for the tree, the bag itself is used as a frame for the sculptures.
It’s time for the Olympics. In that vein, stylist Sarah Parker and photographer Michael Bodiam, have put together a short series depicting the typical meal for several types of athletes. Or at least those suggested by Olympian nutritionist Dan Benardo. Each 2000 plus calorie meal has been recreated in tiny format – each component meticulously arranged.
Blu is a street artist, muralist, and sketch artist who does work all over Europe and beyond. He recently created a mural in Ordes, Spain to advocate and celebrate vegetarianism. It’s a change from his more political and thought-provoking work. It depicts fruits and vegetables gathered around a whirring blender, tossing themselves inside while a crowd of very happy and like-minded produce cheers them on.
If you’re a Simpsons fan you’re undoubtedly familiar with the Gummi Venus de Milo. At the Springfield Candy Convention the Gummi Venus was displayed. It was “carved by Gummi artisans who work exclusively in the medium of Gummi.” As is the case with the Simpson in general, this simple candy was the doorway to a much more complicated story. Now DeviantArt member, goosezilla, has made these delightfully shaped gummies a realty.