Author: Rolf Coppens

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Image Consumption

Stereotype Packaging

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), unhealthy diet is amongst one of the leading causes of the major non-communicable diseases. Can design encourage people to rethink their relationship with healthy food to gain a balanced diet?

The series of food packaging were created from the observations on personal behaviors. Using the recognizable stereotyping packaging would make people feel more physically and physiologically connected with those daily objects. By giving the good food a little make over, it could contribute the availability of healthy food and encourages people to make a change for their everyday life.
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manufactured-landscapes

American Power

Amos coal powerplant in Raymond, West Virginia. Taken from the series “American Power” by Mitch Epstein.…

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Biomimicmarketing

CosmoCosmetics

Things that make us feel and look good. Branded nature? Created by Russian design agency Firma.…

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Corporature

Colalife

Coca-Cola© succeeds in what most NGO’s try to achieve: getting the goods to the poor in the 3rd world  Africa. For most people there, a Coke is easier to get and cheaper…

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Calm-technology

The Trillion Node Network

“I think there is a world market for maybe five computers”, a remark made by Thomas J. Watson of IBM in 1943. But what if the number of computing devices connected to…

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Nanotechnology

Nano snowman

This snowman is 10 µm across, 1/5th the width of a human hair. The snowman was made from two tin beads used to calibrate electron microscope astigmatism. The eyes and smile were…

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sexy-machinery

The anatomy of fun

This guy put his work as an x-ray technician and his gaming hobby together and put his (old) gaming devices under the scanner. I was surprised how some of them actually look…

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Officegarden

Inbox Victory

Have you ever been in the situation where you spend days trying answer all of your email only to accomplish your goal and have no one to share in your victory? All…

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Fake-nature

High Line Park

On elevated unused traintracks the city of New York created a park. Nice work, makes me think of the unnatural nature of parks I visit sometimes. Typically, the park is designed by…

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Global-Image-Economy

Carhenge

Jim Reinders, an experimental artist with a history of using curious media, became so enthralled by the beauty of the famous Stonehenge in England that he had to recreate it. However, Reinders,…

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Image-Consumption

The Human Printer

For a while now printer ink is probably the most expensive liquid per litre on earth. Still we need our images so badly that we accept this fact. The Human Printer manages…

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Corporature

Brand dating

Male – BMW, Armani, Durex – is looking for a Female – Dolce & Gabana, New York Times, Victoria’s Secret. Branddating.nl is a (serious) dating site that relies on the identification people…

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Fake-nature

Josh Keyes

There is something about the work of Josh Keyes. He might be the Bob Ross of our generation. He has site.…

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