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Consumer brand badges

Consumer brand badges

Hope Chu adapted the military’s ribbons and decorations and created these “consumer badges” for her MFA thesis at RISD. Display your brand loyalties proudly!

This is art: color-coded grocery shopping

This is art: color-coded grocery shopping

I love Marco Ugolini’s photo series “Per Color” (in collaboration with Pedro Motto) that highlights color-coded grocery shopping at a local supermarket in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The artist explains: I see the supermarket space as a space of manipulation. The attempt, in this action, is to subvert this structure of power…None of the products have…

Soul 2 Sole: video collage of sneaker history

Soul 2 Sole: video collage of sneaker history

Parsons School of Design student David Park created SOUL 2 SOLE for his senior thesis, which explores the history of the sneaker culture. This energetic video highlights the sneaker culture’s interaction and relationship with various pillars that underpin “pop culture,” such as hip hop and b-boying, sports, fashion, street art, and unsurprisingly corporate consumer branding.…