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[Australia, UK] The gruesome cigarette packaging that could become a design classic

The Design Museum in London includes controversial cigarette packaging in list of possible 'Designs of the Year 2013'
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:34
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[UK] The Australian cigarette packet that puts you off smoking

The Australian cigarette packet has been shortlisted for a Design Museum award. The world is full of design classics. George Carwardine's anglepoise lamp. Harry Beck's tube map. That sofa that looks a bit like someone's mouth. And now we have the Austral
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 02:08
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[Australia, UK] Cigarette packet nominated for Design Awards 2013

Should a cigarette packet beat an Anish Kapoor book design at this year's Design Awards? The olive green packaging is now universal across all cigarette packets in Australia regardless of brand
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:29
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[Greece] Tobacco Art Masterpiece Returns to Thessaloniki

The Cultivation of Tobacco, the monumental artwork created in 1960 by one of the greatest Greek engravers Tassos (Anastasios Alevizos) and his wife, also an engraver, Loukia Maggiorou, is returning to Stavroupouli in Thessaloniki. The Greek masterpiece
Greek Reporter
added Feb 10, 2013 21:26
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ZARAL Ugly for the Greater Good: Australia's Disgusting New Cigarette Packaging Is Up for Design of the Year | Object Lessons

London's Design Museum nominations for Design of the Year, one candidate in the graphic design category totally jumped out and struck me in the face: Australia's new, really disgustingly graphic cigarette packaging, implemented just last month.
ArtInfo (Louise Blouin Media)
added Jan 18, 2013 06:46
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NEWCOMB: The Kiddy Pool: Childhood Innocence Up in Smoke

I don’t think that children should smoke (or adults for that matter), and I don’t think that’s Janssens’ argument either; the purpose of her art seems more about deconstructing social norms rather than advocating personal or social policies. To that end,
Patheos.com [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Jan 15, 2013 13:26
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[New York] When I Grow Up I Want To Be A Cooker

she shot film footage of her two-year-old son playing with a fake cigarette and added wisps, rings, and puffs of smoke, generated using Hollywood special-effects software. The video is both frighteningly real and blatantly fictitious, echoing the anxious
Metropolitan Museum of Art
added Jan 11, 2013 11:23
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[New York] Smoking Kids: You've Come a Long Way … Baby

For the Belgian Janssens, the series is simply another way of looking at the idea of smoking around the world. ... “My series is not pro- or anti-smoking,” explained Janssens. “My goal is to make people think about the meaning of it.”
Slate
added Jan 11, 2013 09:24
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[New York] 5-Year-Olds With Cigarettes: Glamorous or Hideous?

Frieke Janssens does not want you to hate smoking. For Smoking Kids, an exhibit running from January 10 through February 8 at New York's VII gallery, the Belgian photographer placed cigarettes in the hands of children, most of them ages 4, 5, and 6. In
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 10, 2013 10:47
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[Georgia] Burning a hole in how cigarette ads used blacks

Hank Willis Thomas' primary focus in the Trois Gallery exhibition "Believe It" is the kind of 1970s-era cigarette ads featuring stylish black women and hyper-confident black men that appeared in magazines such as Ebony.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 1, 2012 11:43
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