Articles tagged fun

With the publicity around the new James Bond film building, a fun infographic reveals ten of the best Bond gadgets.

The infographic by MorphCostumes is as slick as the secret agent himself, with minimalist graphics and punchy colours.

From the explosive keychain in Casino Royale to Die Another Day's invisible car, these amazing gadgets really are the definition of ‘cool’, with playful images demonstrating each item's key features.

Others include a unique wrist dart gun, the spy's 'low-tech' briefcase, and, of course, a jet pack.

Take a look at the whole countdown here and tell us what other handy devices should be on the list.

Ever wondered from where you can get that crucial spark of inspiration? A clever new infographic by Lemonly for Entrepreneur will help get your creative juices flowing.

As we know, creative ideas don’t always just come out of nowhere; from time to time, you can find it impossible to push past that creative block.

The infographic reveals 21 handy tricks of the trade to help inspire your creativity, from questioning everything to daydreaming and doodling - and even starting from scratch.

Take a look at the whole chart here and tell us what you do to boost your creativity.

A Russian artist has travelled around Europe, creating beautiful 3D pavement art that you can interact with.

At the right angle, Nikolaj Arndt's creations come to life, transforming dull grey streets into rich, boldly coloured works of art.

Tourists in Westminster can encounter a Gothic scene looming up from the ground near Parliament, while passers-by in one German town can walk a lion down the road.

Spending just two days on each interactive piece, Arndt 'weather proofs' his work by mixing the colourful pigment with water and sugar.

Take a look at Arndt's work here and let us know what you think of it.

Have you ever wondered what your true social media age is?

The Guardian's new quiz finds out how old you really are in this new-fangled digital world of ours.

Being 'trendy', 'hip', and 'down with the kids' is often linked to the language you use on social networks: knowing your #YOLO from your LOL can determine your follower count and popularity in this day and age.

But of course, the quiz is tongue in cheek - play it here and tell us your social media age.

Adult colouring books have become a big trend this year: inspiring creativity and encouraging stress relief, the calming pastime has become a must have for grown-ups everywhere.

Creative Bloq has put together ten of the best colouring books that are perfect for those in the design industry, but we think everyone will love the choices, including 'Tropical Wonderland', which is full of intricate nature pictures.

Other books on the list include the architectural 'Fantastic Cities', the 'mind-bending' 'Querkles: Masterpieces', and 'Colour Calm', which describes itself as 'art therapy'.

Take a look at the whole list here and let us know which ones you'd while away an afternoon colouring in.

Summer may be coming to a slightly drizzly close, but thankfully is bringing back the fun to our holiday pictures.

The travel agency, which is known for its humorous approach to advertising, is now encouraging us to send in our snaps so they can be redesigned into animated GIFs.

This brilliant idea is part of the's ‘Wing Everything’ campaign, which promotes spontaneous vacations.

The sample GIFs include a standard beach scene interrupted by a dolphin rainbow, a pyramid of deckchairs, and an ice cream theft.

Take part in the competition by tweeting your picture with #WingItYeah and find out more about the campaign here.

Taxi Fabric has brought a dash of creativity to Mumbai’s taxis, covering them with bright art and transforming them into what some are calling an ‘iconic piece of culture’.

In a bid to stand out, each taxi has been reupholstered with unforgettable art work.

With the help of up and coming Indian designers and a successful Kickstarter campaign, Taxi Fabric's designs pay homage to India's rich culture, incorporating colourful tigers, sitars, and the national flag.

Take a look at the beautiful designs here.

Creative Bloq has put together an incredible list of 90 of the most innovative, inspiring, and informative infographics out there.

A great infographic has the perfect balance of words and pictures to illustrate a certain subject, a complex juggling act of facts and design which is essential to attract the reader.

Here are three infographics that caught our eye:

Imaginary Factory (pictured) was designed by Jing Zhang who imagined tiny workers inside our gadgets and what they do to make them work.'s advice on logo design, which highlights simplicity, colour, and adaptability as key guidelines.

And a fantastic tea and biscuit guide by Green Hat, which looks at how long to dunk your biscuit without incurring soggy disaster.

Take a look at the whole list here and tell us which infographics you like.

If you’re enjoying London’s hot weather this week, why not imagine doing so while swimming in mid-air?

Arup Associates has designed an innovative ‘sky pool’, a 25-metre-long swimming pool which will bridge two blocks of apartments in Nine Elms, south London.

The pool, inspired by aquariums, will be completely transparent, affording swimmers with striking views of the city as they paddle and tread water.

Apartment developer Ballymore Group’s CEO, Sean Mulryan, said: “The Sky Pool’s transparent structure is the result of significant advancements in technologies over the last decade. The experience of the pool will be truly unique, it will feel like floating through the air in central London.”

Find out more about the Sky Pool here and tell us if you would have a swim in it.

To celebrate the Malta Street Art Festival, artist Leon Keer has created 3D pavement paintings - of giant gummy bears.

Playing with perspective, Keer's bears look large and flat from the pavement, but from above, they look three-dimensional and the size of humans.

With professional shading, use of colour, and light, each bear has a surprisingly life-like feel, and with a deeper meaning behind the art, the painting provides a literally different perspective to the joyful sweet we all know.

Take a look at the art here and let us know what you think.

1 2 3 >