Monthly Archives: July 2012

The first Olympic Stadium of the modern Olympics in Athens

The Panathinaiko or Panathenaic Stadium (Greek: Παναθηναϊκό στάδιο), also known as the Kallimarmaro (Καλλιμάρμαρο, i.e. the “beautifully marbled”), is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Reconstructed from the remains of the ancient Greek stadium, the Panathinaiko is the only major stadium in the world built entirely of white marble (from Mount Penteli) and one of the oldest stadiums in the world.     In Read more [...]

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Olympic Rings Infographics About Global Issues

The project, that is known simply as oceaniaeuropeamericasafricaasia by artist named Gustavo Sousa, includes a total of 16 prints, representing each day of the Olympics. The artist never revealed a key for the infographics. He said: “You can almost figure that out as you read through; I thought that process of discovery was interesting.” The topics range from general facts like the world’s population, to staggering statistics that reveal the ratio of people living with HIV, as symbolized by the Read more [...]

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Yahoo! London 2012 Games coverage by Charis Tsevis

The Yahoo! team asked mr Tsevis to create 6 illustrations for their campaign. 3 pairs of images for 3 different sports (diving, gymnastics and running). He has developed 4 images for running because he wanted to represent celebration and victory too. He describes the project : “I remember watching the Olympiads since I was a kid. Moments full of emotions, people who stand higher than all of us, colorful pieces of a united world. I also recall discovering Yahoo! since cyberspace is a great interest Read more [...]

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Is this for real? Hyper-realistic paintings of food!

Ben Schonzeit – American artist-hyperrealist. Born in 1942 year in America. In 1964 graduated from New York City Cooper Union. Lives and works in New York.                     Read more [...]

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In caffeine we trust

In caffeine we trust – track caffeine consumption info-graphic Info-graphics are hot. They turn out to be a nice and useful way to present data online. But what about producing info-graphics using traditional print techniques and a drop of imagination. C5 put together a little project to share their love for two important staples: caffeine consumption and data visualization. They released 500 prints of this interactive coffee poster, which provides a canvas to track caffeine consumption over the Read more [...]

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