A real grizzly bear looms large in a recent campaign for Off! shot by Fulvio Bonavia

Energy BBDO in Chicago recently commissioned Fulvio Bonavia to shoot a series of humorous ads for Off! bug spray—including one featuring a live grizzly bear, which he photographed in a Los Angeles studio. (He shot the woodsy location in the San Francisco area.) Here’s a look… . . .

Fulvio Bonavia’s colorful accessories story for Italian Vogue

Conde Nast‘s Vogue Gioiello, which is devoted to the design and production of fine jewelry, goldsmithing, and watchmaking, commissioned Fulvio Bonavia to shoot still lifes for a story with recycling as its theme. He worked with fashion editor Georgia Tal. . . .

Fulvio Bonavia creates still lifes from plants and food for Vogue Italy feature on jewelry

Vogue Italy commissioned Fulvio Bonavia to produce still lifes from plants, food, and food-related items (like pastel drinking straws) that would evoke the archetypal businessperson while also showcasing fine jewelry. Below, cigars, a keyboard, a cellphone, and more astonishing of the creations that Fulvio dreamed up for “Surprising Status Symbols.” . . .

Presenting SMart Book 2014, our latest photo annual showcasing the work of the entire Stockland Martel roster

SMart Book 2014, our new photo annual, is hot off the presses and was recently shipped to our clients and colleagues in the creative industry. Designed by Design: MW and printed by GZD in Germany, it showcases images—and new self-portraits—by the entire Stockland Martel roster. We’re very proud of the book and even more proud […]

Fulvio Bonavia photographs “olive objects” for Italian bank campaign

Saatchi & Saatchi Milan recently commissioned Fulvio Bonavia to photograph items made of green olives for a campaign for Italian bank BPM. He shot 10 different “olive objects,” as he calls them, and these are among the first to be released… . . .

New work: Fulvio Bonavia for Foxy

Fulvio Bonavia recently shot this photo for Foxy Supersoft Color, an Italian toilet tissue that comes in three pastel shades. Who says toilet paper can’t be funny? . . .

Fulvio Bonavia creates a photographic memento mori for French exhibition

For “Vanités,” a recent exhibition organized by Publicis Paris, 12 different artists were asked to create a memento mori—a piece of art symbolizing their own mortality. Fulvio Bonavia is one of the artists who was asked to participate. Below, the memento mori he produced for the show, which was on view on the Champs-Élysées, as […]

Fulvio Bonavia’s still-life mashups featured in ad campaign for Britain’s John Lewis department store

Popular British department store John Lewis recently installed a mini version of its equally popular Waitrose supermarkets inside the store, inspiring an ad campaign that called on Fulvio Bonavia’s clever still-life mashups of hard goods and foods and plant life. Here’s a look at the ads promoting the new Waitrose store at the Watford location […]

The photos that caught your eye

The Stockland Martel Blog turned 4 this spring, so we thought it would be fun to look back at the posts that attracted the most views over the years. But instead of a list of links, our retrospective takes the form of the gallery below. Click on any image to view the whole thing as […]

Fulvio Bonavia creates conceptual still lifes for Swiss brand Firmenich using food and flowers

In 2012, the venerable Swiss fragrance and flavor maker Firmenich commissioned photographer Fulvio Bonavia to create a campaign highlighting the company’s heritage and craftsmanship, which date back to 1895. Fulvio responded to the challenge by producing still lifes of accessories and arts-related items like a camera and a guitar crafted from ephemeral materials such as […]

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