Articles tagged fun

The Stockholm office for games producer King features cartoonish designs fit for its products.

The company behind the famous Candy Crush Saga game now greets visitors with an egg-shaped reception desk.

Swedish design agency Adolfsson & Partners oversaw this colourful project: the 1940s building is split into areas such as Magic Forest, Green Hills, Treasure Island,

Countryside, and Deep Sea.

Discover the imaginative scheme here and let us know if you'd work in an office like this.



An American artist has created an innovative style of street art, which can only be seen in certain conditions.

Peregrine Church has taken advantage of Seattle's rainy weather with his new style of street art, which only appears when the pavements are wet.

He uses non-toxic superhydrophobic coating to create his temporary graffiti, rendering his project completely legal.

Have a closer look at this cheerful yet revolutionary street art here and tell us what you think of it.



Specsavers has launched a new advert, showing the different ways children manage to lose their glasses.

Directed by HLA’s Simon Ratigan, the video sees glasses lost on a teddy tied to balloons, underwater, and on a sushi bar.

The campaign started last weekend, supported on social with the hashtag #TeddyinSpace.

Watch the video below and tell us what you think.




A free online tool can turn your handwriting into a font in less than ten minutes.

‘MyScriptFont’ is perfect for when you get bored with the usual fonts or want to create a unique typeface.

To use it, you just need to download a template, write on it with a marker, and scan it back into your computer.

Take a look at the innovative tool here and tell us if you would transform your handwriting into a font.



Valspar has unveiled its UK launch campaign with a piece of illusionary street art on London’s Clerkenwell Road.

Tying in with the campaign’s theme, the artwork by the paint brand was made to look like a family home with a wall knocked through.

The art installation, which was designed by Will Taylor and painted by Nina Camplin, is part of Valspar's ‘Colour Outside the Lines’ campaign . 

The artwork will be on display throughout March.

Have a look at the installation here and tell us what you think.



Samsung has decided to target a new market with its DreamDoghouse. 

The technology company has unveiled a kennel at its latest product launch, claiming to offer ‘the ultimate in doggy luxury’.

This product represents the growing part technology plays in our pets' lives and is part of the firm’s sponsorship of Crufts 2015.

Andy Griffiths, President, of Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland, says: “with the Samsung Dream Doghouse, we wanted to reflect the nation’s growing trend for using technology."

The kennel is on display at Crufts at Birmingham’s NEC. 

Watch the video below and tell us what you think about the product.




An infographic has been made about what happens on social media in an internet second. 

Each second online represents a tremendous amount of data being processed all over the world.

However, how is this illustrated on social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube?

In a single second, 8,195 tweets are sent, 1,558 Instagram images are uploaded, and 1,636 Tumblr posts are created.

Take a look at the whole infographic here.

Infographic courtesy of Irish Telecom

 


The most popular event in Montreal's cultural calendar has unveiled amazing artworks. 

Nuit Blanche is the last day of the Montréal en Lumière festival, which takes place in the Canadian city every year.

The festival transforms the city into a massive cultural show where visitors can enjoy more than 200 activities around art, music, and good food.

Nuit Blanche, which has been going on for twelve years, is the most attended event in a single night in Montreal.

Have a look at the best art here and tell us which ones you like.



A photographer has released a series of  pictures showing the world’s most famous places from day to night.

Richard Silver carefully takes pictures of each landmark before 'slicing' the images into strips and arranging them into a single photograph.

His work includes compositions depicting Milan, Shanghai, and even Easter Island.

Have a look at these unique photographs here and tell us which one is your favourite.



Have you seen the intriguing ‘infinite chocolate trick’?

The grainy video, which has been on YouTube for eighteen months, is gaining a new lease of life on social media.

It shows a chocolate bar being cut across three angles, with the pieces then moved around - except when it’s supposedly reconstituted, there’s a piece of chocolate left over.

Watch the trick below and tell us if you’ve worked out the secret.




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