Archive for the ‘Chews’ Category

Fantastic Bubblegum Portrait

January 7, 2010

Only just found this now, ’tis a pity I’ve already finished my magazine as this would have been an excellent feature to include. This portrait is by Artist: Beatrix Mira and can be purchased via the following link for a very reasonable price.

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“The Chewing Gum Man”

January 6, 2010

Above is one of Ben Wilson’s amazing gum arts! The artist, also known as “The Chewing Gum Man”, turns eyesore discarded chewing gum into something good to look at! Certainly one answer to the problem of chewing gum litter I say! Check out more of his work here.

Solving the gum litter problem

December 22, 2009

Introducing gummy bins!

“Solving the chewing gum problem isn’t about cleaning gum off pavements. It’s about changing people’s behaviour so that they will put their gum in a bin.

Gummy Bins® is a breakthrough in solving the chewing gum problem. It’s about prevention, not cure. It’s appealing and quirky. It’s fun and different! And it has serious and proven effects.”

Example of one of their bins:

Gummy Street®

  • High traffic areas, gathering places, city centres, schools, etc
  • High risk security areas (with the clear cover)
  • Indoor and outdoor use
  • Informal, everyday use
  • 500 piece high capacity cartridge
  • Available with a Granite finish in black, stone and light grey.

A.E. Barrow Newsagent | London

December 14, 2009

Another example of oversized gum packets, makes for a very nice window display:

Witty Ad Campaign

December 6, 2009

That reminds me, have to put a how to get gum out of hair article in my mag somewhere…

Taste Test?!

December 5, 2009

While a little out of date, this article is still quite interesting and could end up as content in my mag. Click the image to read the taste test:

Wrigley’s Poster

November 26, 2009

A really cool poster from Wrigley’s, not sure of it’s origin but it sure is a inspiration for the sort of ads I want in my mag:

Chewing gum Truck

November 26, 2009

Came across this image of a chewing gum truck, which looks exactly how I want my magazine to look – a large scaled chewing gum packet:

It even has that elusive foil I need to get hold of.. if anyone knows where to get some let me know! (it’s the foil which is shiny on one side but paper on the inside)

So just how is gum made..

November 26, 2009

Hopefully will be able to include a make your own bubble gum section in the Chew ‘n’ Review magazine after watching these vids:

Amazing Chewing Gum Sculptures

November 19, 2009

I found these brilliant sculptures by Italian artist Maurizio Savini and thought they were definitely worth a post up. Check ’em out: