Featured Blog Posts – January 2009 Archive (73)

Los Angeles Football Stadium? Yes, please.



www.losangelesfootballstadium.com/



So it looks like the football stadium project for the City of Industry is beyond just mere talk. I know I've said that I wouldn't get my hopes up before they broke ground on the project, but... Yayus!



I like the way the concept conserves on raw materials by building the stadium into an existing hill. Check… Continue

Added by Will on January 31, 2009 at 1:02pm — 3 Comments

The Pretty Pot is Actually Full of Secrets

At first glance you may just think this is just another pretty porcelain pot. But look closer and you'll see a dark world unfold before your very own eyes. A casual walk in the park takes you into a world you may not be ready for. Inspired by the idea of the Bonsai, miniature park scenes unfold beneath the shade of your ordinary houseplants. Each one portrays its own… Continue

Added by alice on January 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Coolest Cupcake

Just a little something to make you smile today!
Via: Isn't That Nice

Added by alice on January 31, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

A Little February Fun: A Free Ninja Monkey Desk Calendar

Anytime I see something neat, free, or fun, I love passing it on at theMET. Here's a free ninja monkey desk calendar courtesy of blog.spoongraphics. Just download the pdf from their site.



P.S. This was for Will, our… Continue

Added by alice on January 31, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

"Friday I'm in Love" By the Cure

Bump up the first song on our music player and then sing along while checking out this poster. Happy Saturday!

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Added by alice on January 31, 2009 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

A Beautiful Perspective by Andy Gilmore (15 Total)

Born, raised and based in Rochester, New York, artist Andy Gilmore has a beautiful way of combining form and color to create geometric works of art. He's like M.C. Escher with a modern twist. Often times using a full spectrum of color, he takes us into a trippy wonderland - in fact, we… Continue

Added by alice on January 31, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Most Beautiful and Badass Pin Ups

Sutura

If Audrey Kawasaki's beautiful girls got the shit kicked out of them, it would be by Gianluca Mattia's modern pin up girls. More bad ass than beautiful, these pin ups have more attitude in one pinky finger than Audrey's girl have in their whole being.



Artist Gianluca Mattia was born in Bari, Italy in 1975. He graduated from the…

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Added by alice on January 30, 2009 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun Entices You With an Alluring Moonlight Fest

It doesn't take much for us to want to pack our bags and head out of town for a relaxing beach vacation. Sure the thought of zipping through town in a Bentley or Lotus sounds completely thrilling, but mostly, we'd just like to feel the sand in our toes, smell that ocean breeze and hang out with our friends.



The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun has started "The… Continue

Added by alice on January 30, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Millions Strike in France (8 photos)

More than one million French workers took to the streets across France yesterday to protest against President Nicolas Sarkozy's handling of the economic crisis, saying too much had been done to bail out fat cats and banks, and not enough to protect jobs and help workers make ends meet.



Air traffic controllers, train drivers, teachers, nurses, and tax… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 30, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Art in Motion: Drive Gorgeous, Exotic Cars at Halekulani Resort

If you're going to plop down $7,000 for a Premier Suites at Halekulani, a super luxurious hotel in Waikiki, why not drive around in some hella expensive "art"?



The Halekulani in Waikiki has unveiled an exotic automobile amenity program called Art in Motion. The fleet includes a custom-designed Maserati Gran Turismo and Bentley Continental GTC, a Lotus Elise… Continue

Added by alice on January 30, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

I Contact - A Mouse Fitted to Your Eyeball

This product may not hit the market anytime soon, but it isn't that far-fetched and could revolutionize the tech world. I Contact is essentially a mouse fitted to your eyeball. The lens is inserted like any other normal contact lens except it’s laced with sensors to track eye movement The sensors then relay that position to a receiver connected to your computer… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 30, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Funny/Scary Talking Baby Ad by E*TRADE



Etrade's talking babies crack me up and freak me out at the same time. Either way, it definitely grabs my… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 30, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - MOVIES OPENING 1/30

PICK OF THE WEEK

Taken

Liam Neeson is an unstoppable gangsta in this flick. Bryan has taken early retirement from the CIA in order to live closer to his teenage daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace). When Kim announces that she's taking a trip to Paris with her friend Amanda, Bryan is apprehensive about her traveling on her own. His worst… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 29, 2009 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Affordable Modern Art is Sold Hassle Free at 20x200.com

Though our appreciation for modern art runs deep, it's hard for us to find places to actually purchase these pieces for our home. Sure we could download something off the internet and print them away but we'd rather have high quality art from emerging artist that we can collect. Jen Bekman must have heard our cries because she's come up with a great website,… Continue

Added by alice on January 29, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

10 Attempts At Making You Laugh

Just thought I'd throw up ten little pictures that might make you laugh. Enjoy!…

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Added by alice on January 29, 2009 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Modern Design: "Someone Give Me a Hand!" (3 Items)

The best kind of products are the ones that not only simplify your life, they're the ones that make life a little more fun. These three products from Thai company Propoganda all have that outstretched arm theme. It's like your little friend is stuck… Continue

Added by alice on January 29, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Amazing Digital Painting Portraits: Movie Stars (8 pics)



At first glance, these images look like someone simply photoshopped a photograph of these celebrities. The crazy thing is, that's not the case. These original images were created completely on a computer!



Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital tools by…

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Added by Eugene on January 29, 2009 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

I Love Modern Architecture - Dorobanti Tower: Bucharest, Romania



Designed by star-architect Zaha Hadid, Dorobanti Tower was designed to establish an iconic presence in the heart of Bucharest. The new tower is a unique mix of a distinctive form, ingenious structure, and spatial qualities of sky-high living. If approved, it will be the tallest building (656 ft) in the city and will provide a 5-star hotel along with apartments. The meandering exterior…

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Added by Eugene on January 29, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2009 CozmoDeck, For Your Palate and Pocketbook

If you want to save a little money while you're dining at some of the most fabulous restaurants in and out of town, pick up a CozmoDeck. In Los Angeles, that means checking out hot spots like Monsoon, Dolce, Citrus at Social Hollywood, STK, One Sunset, Ciudad, Geisha House, Tanzore and Tengu… Continue

Added by alice on January 29, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Modern Wallpaper That'll Mess With Your Mind (16 Total)

Pop Out, Peek a Boo by Ingela and we

Don't call this your grandmas wallpaper. Don't even utter the word traditional. Your Wallpaper Designers is a new concept of wallpaper that… Continue

Added by alice on January 29, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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