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Clean Energy Highways… Solar Powered Smart Roads in 2025

January 9th, 2013

Wouldn’t it be lovely to wake up one day, lets say in a major city or in an urban area in America, and just smell clean pollutant-free air? I always took breathing fresh air for granted when I was a kid growing up in the suburbs near a forest, but after college and after working […]

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Welcome To Gingerville by Sacdzn.com

December 17th, 2012

Hey folks happy holidays to you all! I thought I’d share what a local development and design studio shared with me last week. It’s a game called “Welcome to Gingerville”. It’s as simple and mindless and addicting as they come by. And of course as a gamer I had a bit too much fun with […]

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Maguire Family Crest

September 10th, 2012

The History Behind The Maguire Family Crest As a labor of love I always enjoyed all things historical. So it came natural to me that eventually I’d get around to finding out more about my family history. One thing that always caught my eye about my family history was the family crest. How cool it […]

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Tsaritsyno Poster & Desktop Wallpaper

June 26th, 2012

Years ago we visited Tsaritznyo after its reconstruction in Moscow, Russia. It’s an  amazing palace, and I wish I had my camera that day to take photographs of the magical snowy fortress / party house that Catherine the Great decided to have built. Feel free to download the wallpaper or the poster by Elephantik LLC. […]

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Heineken Sunrise Belongs to Moderate Drinkers

June 18th, 2012

Great new ad by Heineken. Straight and to the point. I also dig the tune. Well done. “See how to stay up ’til the break of dawn in style. http://on.fb.me/mysunrise. Tweet your sunrise and celebrate with the world #mysunrise. The latest Enjoy Heineken Responsibly initiative “Sunrise belongs to moderate drinkers”. With an exclusive track ‘#mysunrise’ […]

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Jellies in the sky Poster

June 10th, 2012

After being inspired by the movies ‘Leviathan’ & ‘Sphere’, I just started messing around with the concept of placing Jelly Fish floating in the night sky. And then I discovered that some jelly fish not only glow in the dark, they give off some gorgeous purple and blue colors with their luminescence. So I created […]

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Twitter Brand Update

June 7th, 2012

Twitter launched their new brand guidelines and updated their bird icon, and their brand color. This will be a tiny review, mainly because their is not much to critique: In my opinion it’s sharper, it reduces it better and without the logotype its generally better looking.  It reminds me of the leap Nike took when […]

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New Mayan Poster & Wall Paper

June 6th, 2012

This Mayan poster was inspired by a comp that I was working on a few years ago for a budget film poster th.  I picked it up where I left off after starting to use a Cintiq 12x. Enjoy. Click to download full size images.. And the poster which if there is demand, I will […]

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Elephantik Wall Paper

May 29th, 2012

Created by Elephantik as part of an original poster series. View full size by clicking on the picture and download it as a desktop wallpaper. Enjoy!

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My Dad is a Space Alien – Audi A6

May 29th, 2012

Wife and I just discovered this new ad for the Audi A6. Cute!

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Coke Zero Jimmy Kimmel

May 23rd, 2012

” She likes what’s in my pants, sir. It’s Coke Zero.”… Jimmy Kimmel & Guilermo you rock!

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Dr Pepper Ten – Now with half the potential customers

May 23rd, 2012

One of my relatives told me about the Dr Pepper Ten ad and told me how sexist it was, I have to say that caught my attention. The line stuck with her, “it is not for ladies”. Now I was really intrigued, that takes some guts to tell half of the potential audience that its […]

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Keep Walking

May 21st, 2012

Just found this version of the Johnny Walker campaign creative clever. Keep Walking indeed.  On Facebook it looks like this in its square image format. It looked cooler on the news timeline, than it does here but just the same it is really eye catching in both formats.

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Schweppervesence

May 15th, 2012

This European advertisement was created for Schweppes Beverages back in 2008. And we love it. Enjoy.   Credits & Description: Product : Schweppes Agency : George Patterson Y&R, Melbourne Editor: Jack Hutchings @ The Butchery Executive Creative Director: Paul Catmur Creative Director: Ben Coulson Art Director: Ben Couzens Copywriter: Jim Ingram Agency Producer: Romanca Jasinski […]

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Dire Straits – The 80s Ruled…

May 9th, 2012

One of the first music videos I remember seeing when I was like 5 or 6 years old was this Dire Straits video. If you have seen it left me inspired, and I hope you enjoy it too. If your seeing it for the first time, the video came out around the same time the […]

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A Tribute to Maurice Sendak,

May 9th, 2012

Maurice Sendak passed away today, you might remember him from his book, that he illustrated and wrote, Where the Wild Things Are (WTWTA ). Since I never met the author, my only connection to him is through this piece, and I should preface this tribute by saying this is merely my way of saying thank […]

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Brooklyn Nets New Logo

May 1st, 2012

First off I am biased straight out I like the new look for the Brooklyn Nets. It’s cleaner, simpler, and maybe a little bit off the cuff. But I like that bare bones approach giving the team a new black and white brand identity. That’s the visual side of my opinion, now the reasons why […]

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Spreadshirt Facebook Timeline CSS

April 30th, 2012

So for the fast few weeks as facebook re-launched facebook timeline, I was planning to figure out how to incorporate our facebook fan page shop ( it couldn’t quite fit in our responsive site application because it was being resized, and it couldn’t fit quite right using the basic edits to the css I provided […]

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Adobe CS6 Updates

April 11th, 2012

Today I discovered this quick preview of the new Photoshop CS6 Content aware tool from PSDtuts. And I wanted to do some research to discover more about all of Adobe CS6 updates. First off if you have not seen the Photoshop update view the video below. This is a preview of the major update to […]

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Throwback Marks a Pepsi Comeback

April 6th, 2012

Americans love soda.. So without shock I too love Soda.  As a consumer Soda hasn’t been on my mind to purchase for sometime, Coke had their commercials during the Super Bowl that were classic, but not ground breaking. And that brings us to today where Coke & Pepsi, two Soda kings are fighting to stay […]

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Google Visitor Flow

April 4th, 2012

Check out Google’s new tool for website owners and interactive site managers, called Google Visitor Flow. Its a new improvement to Google Analytics, which is a free helpful online tool that allows webmasters to track and discover where their visitors are coming from and what their looking and how long their looking at it. I […]

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Prometheus Alien Connection

March 26th, 2012

The summer blockbuster Prometheus is set to be released in the next few weeks by Ridley Scott and they’re some things about the film that you may not realize. If you know Ridley Scott’s films, you know he directed the first Alien that was released in 1979. I wasn’t even born at that point, but I […]

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Swedish House Mafia – Absolut Vodka

March 22nd, 2012

I am as confused as the rest of you are about the marketing strategy behind this Absolut Vodka commercial. It is part Mad Max, part European techno is that making a come back again? Well whatever the case it reminds me of Tron’s car racing scene and it is trying to be visually unique… so […]

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Original Desktop Wallpapers by Elephantik

March 20th, 2012

1. Spring Desktop Wallpaper By Ksenia 2. Beginning Desktop Wallpaper By Joseph 3. Another Desktop Wallpaper By Joseph Maguire 4. Another Desktop Wallpaper By Joseph Maguire

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Skógafoss, Iceland

March 17th, 2012

Skógafoss, Iceland Photographer unknown.

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