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Kids' drawings of their grandparents brought to life with photographs

These are adorable.

CHILDREN’S DRAWINGS ARE not known for their flattering characteristics, but Netherlands-based designer Yoni Lefevre thinks that this is a good thing.

The Design Academy Eindhoven student asked a group of children to draw their grandparents before drafting the pensioners in to pose as they were drawn. The project, entitled ‘Grey Power’, is an attempt to create an image boost for the grandparents’ generation.

The point is that the children each interpreted their grandparents as vibrant and exciting characters, not frail or grey.

Lefevre writes:

Older people are perceived as standing on the sideline, having lost their independence. But I see the great value this generation can offer. Children do not regard their grandparents as grey and withered, but as active human beings who add color to their lives.

Raf, aged 10

GREY-POWER2 Source: Yonilefevre

GREY-POWER3a Source: Yonilefevre

Anne, aged 11

GREY-POWER4 Source: Yonilefevre

GREY-POWER5a Source: Yonilefevre

Lance, aged 11

GREY-POWER6 Source: Yonilefevre

GREY-POWER7a Source: Yonilefevre

You can see the rest over on Yoni’s website.

h/t Design Boom

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