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A framed, non-vintage billboard for BlackBerry, which I’d captured on camera. This ad gives expression to the rushed lives we lead, today.

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A house billboard? Ah, ah, that’s not a real home, yet. But some homes could start looking like that.

Adzookie [a mobile advertising] start-up based in Anaheim, Calif., will paint its ads on at least 100 homes, keeping them in place for between three months to a year, after which the home will go back to a color of the owner’s choice. It’s possible other companies might be brought on as advertisers, he said.

Homeowners get their mortgages paid while the billboards remain in place.

(Via WSJ)

When brands get as well-known as this, the need to have the brand name on a billboard, no longer exists.

A giant, wall-mounted KRAFT billboard for salad dressing, in Madison Square Garden, in Midtown Manhattan. 

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Whether you’re plump or svelte, have muffin tops or a convex pelvic, strike a pose. “American Apparel” will make you look like a million dollars—as long as you’re topless. 
Is that the message I’m supposed to get?
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Whether you’re plump or svelte, have muffin tops or a convex pelvic, strike a pose. “American Apparel” will make you look like a million dollars—as long as you’re topless. 

Is that the message I’m supposed to get?

(Photo: Picture Book)

A billboard? No, a nillboard.

A U.S. art studio called Lead Pencil Studio has created a sculpture on the border between the United States and Canada that consists of a blank space in the shape of a billboard, surrounded by tangled metal.

(Via WIRED)

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