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Blackout

Custom77 has been designing original guitars since 2008. The Blackout is a mix of retro/vintage and futuristic concept, inspired by 50's american cars. The body shape really fits to the musician body and gives a feeling of confort. It's equipped with handwounded pickups and the highest hardware available. Terry Burrows, biggest selling guitar writers in the world, is "in love with Custom77 designs" and will introduce their work in the next "1001 guitars you must play before you die".

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War on Drugo

Drugo is a short animated film that offers an allegorical take on 40 years of worldwide “war on drugs”. The spot is part of an international campaign by The Global Commission on Drug Policy, which aims to foster a broader discussion about drug policy reform. The art direction, though heavily based on medieval imagery, also incorporates a few contemporary references like helicopters and modern-day favelas, which together with the archetypical language of the fairy tale imparts an atemporal feeling that echoes the convoluted, centuries-old relationship between humankind and recreational

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Brincante

Created exclusively in stop motion animation, with an art direction and production at the same time richly detailed and artisanal, inspired by Brazilian popular handicraft.The title sequence script recaps the main character’s journey through the Brazilian countryside, across different regions and landscapes. The whole voyage is deliberately shown as taking place within a single stage-like structure, with changes of scenery carried out through ingenious mechanical tricks that echo the theatrical essence of the full-length film’s narrative structure, which was based on two of Nóbrega’s plays.

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Meze 99 Classics

Objects handed down from parents to children are the ones you grow attached to. Why should headphones be any different? They should be high quality, beautifully crafted objects that gain personal significance for the owner over time. Meze's goal was to design headphones that have a technical flavor but are stylish and wearable at the same time; A marriage of traditional crafts of modern design with technical and aesthetic excellence. A product that targets those who already have a developed, mature taste and a good sense of self, know what they want and expect to be treated as such.

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Hibu

Hibu is paired to a mobile phone via Bluetooth and connects with an app, the phone provides a communication link to dedicated services when Hibu is triggered. Hibu allows a button to be greatly reduced in size, increased in reliability and longevity, and placed in more relevant locations as a wearable. Its minimal size and simple shape is visually acceptable to domestic and professional uses allowing for easy expansion and growth into various markets by simply modifying the dynamics of the app.

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World History

St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, Eiffel tower in Paris, Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy and Akshardham – Hindu temple complex in New Delhi were chosen for the ID of educational TV spot of the Russian “History” channel. People that are fond of history can discover a lot of exiting facts in the runtime of one minute, while the TV spot runs. For additional historical associations, a zeppelin and an ancient ship were added in the ID.

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Amazing design. Good design. Best design.

Good designs create value for society. Everyday we feature a special design project that demonstrates excellence in design. Today, we are pleased to showcase an award-winning design that makes a positive difference. We will be featuring more great and inspiring designs daily. Make sure to visit us everyday to enjoy new good design products and projects from greatest designers worldwide.

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