Posts tagged family
Posts tagged family
Everyone at Social Irony would like to wish you Happy Holidays and look forward to hearing of all your successes in the New Year!
Image: ‘The History of the Snowman’ by Bob Eckstein
John Travolta flew his family into Singapore as part of a round-the-world holiday, but spent today promoting a limited edition watch recently launched by Breitling to mark the 60th anniversary of its Navitimer Chronograph, touted as the oldest mechanical chronograph watch still in production.
Gay, straight, black, white, hispanic or Asian… Marriage is a civil right - even on Facebook. “Same-sex couples should be able to get married,” said Barack Obama. And Facebook acknowledges gay marriage with the icon.
In Singapore, it is a common practice for entire families to gather on special occasions for a formal picture, often at a studio, with the resulting image framed and prominently displayed at home. The growing tendency of younger family members to take jobs abroad, however, has left many modern portraits missing a relation or two. So the Singaporean photographer John Clang devised a solution, piggybacking on the video-calling technology that already helps ease the dislocation of separated family members: Skype.
Picture perfect portrait of how technology can bring us together, when we’re so far apart.
Technology bridges the gap.
Why waste time racking your brain trying to find the perfect Father’s Day gift, when Social Irony has amassed some of what we feel are the coolest gifts for dad? Let’s start with a fine bottle of Penfolds Grange.
Mention the ‘G’ word around anyone with even the smallest wine knowledge and they’ll immediately know you’re talking about Australia’s greatest wine, Penfolds Grange. Penfolds Grange is a legend with more than 50 vintages, a uncanny wine that has shown the world just how special Australian wine can be.
“If you really want to touch someone, send them a letter,” a handwritten letter that is. Australia Post delivers with a touching ad campaign encouraging citizens to send a letter. These clever print advertisements were developed at M&C Saatchi, Melbourne, by creative director Steve Crawford, head of art Murray Bransgrove, art director Rebecca Hannah and copywriter Doogie Chapman, with photographer Christopher Tovo and retoucher Ed Croll.
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The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
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Connected. A film Exploring Technology and Human Interdependence.