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Vintage futurism of retro inspired ads

Vintage futurism of retro inspired ads. Facebook - striking, miraculous social team-up

Facebook – striking, miraculous social team-up. Vintage futurism of retro inspired ads

Vintage futurism of retro inspired ads
Sao Paulo ad agency Moma Propaganda has created some hilarious vintage 1960s-style ads for Facebook, YouTube, Skype, and Playstation.

Well, just imagine how these net sites would look in the past. Outdated and aged images still inspire advertising campaigns today. Undoubtedly, the charm of passed era will never end. Its style, design and typography will always belong to the future. Meanwhile, Vintage powerfully conquers the fashion world. These wrapping and presenting current products and brands in ‘vintage’ style appear as Vintage futurism. And the creative connection between past and future will always attract us. According to Leo Burnett (October 21, 1891 – June 7, 1971), advertising executive and one of the most ‘creative’ men in the advertising business, ads should be simple. “Make it simple, memorable, and inviting to look at. And make it fun to read.” This is also true about retro inspired ads – simple, memorable, and fun to look at”.
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Metro stations hidden architecture

Warsaw Metro stations hidden architecture

Warsaw underground. Metro stations hidden architecture

Metro stations hidden architecture
All the great cities of the world have their metropolitan net. At the most part of the cases, they are only functional infra-structures with thousands daily passersby. In other cases, like Moscow, lines and tunnels link stations with grandiose and retro architecture, where the passengers feel like guests of a solemnity. Through all over the world, we can find beautiful metropolitan stations, ancient or modern ones. It’s a pity that, at the daily rushing around, we have no time to take a long lasting kind of look…
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Live photographs by Arthur Mole

209th engineers camp Sheridan, 1919. Live photographs by Arthur Mole

209th engineers camp Sheridan, 1919. Group photography by American commercial photographer. Live photographs by Arthur Mole

Live photographs by Arthur Mole
British-born American commercial photographer Arthur Samuel Mole (January 7, 1889, – 14 August 1983) became known for the series of his human photo compositions made during World War I. In particular, Woodrow Wilson, the Liberty Bell, Statue of Liberty, an American eagle, an emblem of the YMCA, and the Allied flag. Some massive compositions required the placement of to 30,000 people – soldiers, members of the military. John D. Thomas was his partner in this endeavor.

Noteworthy, Arthur Mole is a pioneer in the field of performed group photography. Executing photographs using such large numbers, and relying on lines of perspective stretching out more than a hundred meters, required a week of preparation. In addition, hours to actually position the formations. Mole would stand on his viewing tower and shout into a megaphone or use a long pole with a white flag to arrange the tens of thousands of soldiers into position.
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Georges Melies the First Cinemagician

Georges Melies the First Cinemagician

Talented French film-maker Georges Melies the First Cinemagician

Georges Melies the First Cinemagician
French filmmaker Georges Melies was born on December 8, 1861. He was famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest cinema. Very innovative in the use of special effects, he accidentally discovered the stop trick, or substitution, in 1896. Besides, was one of the first filmmakers to use multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color in his films. Because of his ability to seemingly manipulate and transform reality through cinematography, Georges Melies – often referred to as the First “Cinemagician”.
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Russian actress Evgenia Kryukova

Russian actress Evgenia Kryukova

Russian actress Evgenia Kryukova

Beautiful Russian actress Evgenia Kryukova was born on June 11, 1971 in Moscow. She is a Soviet-Russian theater and film actress, Honored Artist of Russia (2005), laureate of Youth Award “Triumph” (2005). Evgenia was born into a family of engineers. After leaving school she entered the Moscow Institute of Architecture, but left it. In 1988 Kryukova became an artist at the Moscow Youth Theater. Then she married an actor Mikhail Zhukov, with whom began to appear on stage as an actress. Her husband helped her acting career. In 1990 Evgenia entered GITIS. One day Evgenia was invited to star in a movie at “Belarusfilm” studio. However, her debut in the movie did not take place, but the desire to become an actress had become stronger.
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Seahorse facts

Seahorse facts. swimming side by side holding tails or grip the same strand of sea grass with their tails and wheel around in unison in what is known as a “pre-dawn dance”.

Swimming side by side holding tails or grip the same strand of sea grass with their tails and wheel around in unison. Known as a “pre-dawn dance”. Seahorse facts

Seahorse facts
According to the Guinness Book of World Records (2009), seahorse if the slowest moving fish. In fact, the dwarf seahorse speed is about 5 feet (150 cm) per hour. Meanwhile, when seahorses find a mate, they wrap their tails around each other so the tide doesn’t drift them apart. During this time they may change color. Also, swimming side by side holding tails or grip the same strand of sea grass with their tails and wheel around in unison, so-called “pre-dawn dance”.
Noteworthy, they have that one mate for the rest of their lives! And when the mate dies, its partner dies too.
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German dancer and actress Camilla Martha Horn

German dancer and actress Camilla Martha Horn (25 April 1903 – 14 August 1996)

Retro beauty German dancer and actress Camilla Martha Horn (25 April 1903 – 14 August 1996)

German dancer and actress Camilla Martha Horn
Born April 25, 1903, in Frankfurt am Main, Camilla Martha Horn is a famous German dancer and theater and film actress. Icon of beauty, she was especially popular in 1930-1940s, playing in Hollywood, and European cinema. The daughter of a railway employee, trained in sewing, she undertook a variety of jobs to pay for acting lessons from Lucie Höflich and dance art from Rudolph von Laban. For some time she worked as an extrasist in the theater and cinema. And in 1925 German film director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau invited her to the role of Gretchen in his adaptation of Faust. Thanks to the success of this film, Camilla Horn received a contract at United Artists in Hollywood. There, her partners on the set were Ernst Lubich and John Barrymore, but she had to play all the same roles of naive girls. In 1929, Camilla Horn returned to Germany, and starred in diverse roles in Britain and France.
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