Ten pictures that will make you love advertising

This right here is what advertising should be. Not sexualizing men and women. Just clever little things like this.

the van gogh and shark one though

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Games, Movies, and Anime: A Poster Collection by David Goh

You can find all of David’s posters for sale at his RedBubble Shop. You can also find him on Tumblr and Facebook.

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"The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder."
— Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own (via larmoyante)

"Life is not like water. Things in life don’t necessarily flow over the shortest possible route."
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 (via larmoyante)

List of Words to Know #24


Words to know that don’t exist in the English language (part VI)

Fernweh (German) - feeling homesick for a place you’ve never been to

Komorebi (Japanese) - the scattered, dappled light effect that happens when sunlight shines through trees

Pochemuchka (Russian) - a person who asks too many questions

Gökotta (Swedish) - to wake up early in the morning with the sole purpose of going outside to hear the first birds sing

Aware (Japanese) - the bittersweetness of a brief and fading moment of transcendent beauty

Tsdundoku (Japanese) - the act of leaving a book unread after buying it, typically leaving it in a pile of other unread books

Shlimazl (Yiddish) - a chronically unlucky person

Waldeinsamkeit (German) - the feeling of being alone in the woods

Hanyauku (Rukwangali) - the act of walking on tiptoes across warm sand

"Summer was here again. Summer, summer, summer. I loved and hated summers. Summers had a logic all on their own and they always brought something out in me. Summer was supposed to be about freedom and youth and no school and possibilities and adventure and exploration. Summer was a book of hope. That’s why I loved and hated summers. Because they made me want to believe."
— Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (via larmoyante)

"I’m afraid of
a lot of things,
but mostly,
most sincerely,
I am afraid of
being completely
unraveled by you,
and you finding nothing
you want in here."
— L.M. Dorsey (via larmoyante)

"I do want someone, need someone. You were right. And when i’m with you, I feel like i’m a better person. I feel happier, less alone. Less lonely. But it’s not as simple as that, is it? Being with someone."
— Naomi Campbell, Skins (via larmoyante)