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Citi breaker - by CANDLE

Advertising could be a pollution, also known as "visual pollution" which acts as a mirror of our daily lives. We would like to tackle it by improving and interacting with new communication mean where general public can participate to "create" advertisement using a social media platform.

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We are a farm to table pop-up restaurant, that evokes excitement through the craft of food. We offer seasonal ingredients and a menu that reflects the area we travel to. Customers will experience great food in an interactive atmosphere.

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Princess Javel

To inspire young women around the world that no matter where you came from you can overcome any obstacle in life as long as you have a version, and believe in your dream. Princess Javel; is bigger than just me but my alter ego that has confidence, power, a star within me. Branding Princess Javel is my goal right now with the right funding and team behind me everything is possible. I am a urban model and a recording artist.

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