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aug 19, 2011

london photoshoplooters

all images courtesy photoshoplooters

a tongue-in-cheek response to the ongoing riots happening in london, photoshoplooter is a collective blog that features images of looters stealing a variety of absurd items. images from the media has been edited using photoshop to illustrate civilians looting oversized stuffed animals, a team of pandas, a giant anteater and even playing a game of twister. highlighting the absurdity of the act and event, the blog is a highly relevant reply to the current cultural climate of the city.

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  • Haha, absolute genius. I’ve seen some bad photoshopped ones, but these a brilliant.

    tom says:
  • If only we all had this luxury . . . the world would just be a better place

    mstndvn says:
  • “a highly relevant reply to the current cultural climate of the city” – are you serious?! This is highly ridiculous.

    If you want to read a “highly relevant reply” to the riots in London from the perspective of a designer, then please read this: http://observatory.designobserver.com/feature/the-politics-of-desire-and-looting/29508/

    niloufar tajeri says:
  • I think it is highly relevant – it captures something inherintly British… particularly in dealing with unfortunate events, i.e humour

    iag says:
  • haha what a cappy PS effort. but funny though 😀

    cj says:
  • First with the news, Design Boom

    These were first circulated within hours of the riots happening

    Jerry says:
  • a bunch of criminals not on Designboom but jail with them! these series is not funny because the vandalism is not funny

    szilvia molnar says:
  • These are photoshopped??!!! OMG I THOUGHT IT WAS REAL!

    WTF says:
  • Super good , not sure why so many crabby comments. And it is within the all encompassing real of design / art.

    Timmy says:
  • The last picture proves what the REAL reason was for the riots. Eat your hart out Madonna.

    Simply Paul says:
  • DAMN THIS IS BRILLIANT…..The genius within you is showing in your photoshopping……….NICE IDEA BRo…..Thanks for inspiring me to learn photoshop 🙂

    Cobi says:
  • “This is highly ridiculous” [2]

    diogo says:

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