According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 is the "Year of the Tiger" and begins on February 14, 2010. A sign of courage, the Tiger is a fearless and fiery fighter that is revered by the ancient Chinese. The beast wards off the three main disasters of a household: fire, thieves and ghosts.
Designed by Australian firm LAVA, these gigantic origami tigers were made…
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Forward-thinking airline Air New Zealand has really taken a step into the future with a new cabin design that totally enhances the comfort of passengers on long-haul flights. And not just in First Class either! They made extensive changes in the Economy and Economy Plus cabins too. The picture above is actually from their new Economy seating where couples or families can purchase all 3 seats in a row for only 2 1/2 times the single price. The three… Continue
It's the vast amount of different perspectives this building offers that really intrigues me. It's almost like there is an infinite amount of different ways to view the structure.
Portuguese architecture firm Barbosa e Guimaraes Arquitectos aimed to create a sense of movement and irregularity for Vodafone's new headquarters in Porto, Portugal. The cross-section reveals an uneven…
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Sweet and ethereal, Milla Jovovich looks absolutely stunning in this photo shoot by Matt Jones. Model turned actress Milla graced the cover of Elle Italy last year. I love how Milla shows us an innocent side. Like a girl caught in between - she struggles, not wanting to grow up.…
If you ever dreamed about having furniture that looks like it belongs in a looney tunes cartoon, you'll love this post. Judson Beaumont of Straight Line Designs has designed some of the coolest furniture you have ever seen.
Photographer Vincent Peters has the privilege of taking intimate portraits of some of Hollywood's most respected actors. An artist with a camera, Peters evokes a heightened sense of drama within his actors. The results are magnificent.…
This massive bouncy ball installation has to be one of the coolest exhibits ever! Designed by Australian Nike Savvas, "Full of Love and Full of Wonder" represents the very atoms that are the fundamental structural units of all things.
The mesmerizing piece produces an extraordinary optical effect as brightly-colored miniature balls swing within the gallery space. When…
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British fashion photographer Craig McDean takes A-list actresses and turns them into steamy seductresses. Whether he's emphasizing their arresting eyes or their sultry pose, McDean reminds us why these gorgeous women capture our complete attention. The magic of Craig McDean's photos, however, lies in the fact that he portrays these women in a strikingly stunning way. Unabashingly beautiful, they come off looking just as strong as they do…Continue
Skateboarding has come a long way as an industry. Gone are the days of ripping off popular art for graphics and thinking no one is going to notice. Now days if you want to have Andy Warhol art on your boards you have to contact the Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts. The good news is that skateboarding as such a cultural and economic powerhouse these days they are likely to say… Continue
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Blink and you may have missed this totally awesome art exhibition from the World Wildlife Federation last year. Called Pandamonium, WWF invited top British artists and designers to create innovative and memorable artworks out of old panda collection boxes - helping spread WWF's message that the world's rapidly changing climate affects people, wildlife and the natural…
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Terry Border is a creative genius. Taking everyday objects, he adds bended wires to create satirical masterpieces.
When we asked where gets his ideas, he replied, "Basically, I get ideas for photographs when everyday objects remind me of something else. Then I try to think about how I can show others the connection I made. The next step - I try really hard…
In sync with Tim Burton's forthcoming Alice in Wonderland movie, Harper Collins decided to release an updated version of Lewis Carrol's classic tale with illustrations from Camille Rose Garcia. As Harper Collins’ states, “Think Alice goes Goth, and you′ve got the magic of this special book.” The illustrations were done in watercolor and acrylic and look just about…
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Designed by Michael Jantzen, the North Slope Ski Hotel gives the term "ski resort" a whole new meaning. The main feature of this eco-friendly luxury hotel is the 400 foot built-in ski slope, which is powered by the wind and sun. Eight large wind turbines are mounted on the top of the hotel, and a large array of flexible photovoltaic solar cells cover the lower portion of the structure.
Aside from the awesome ski slope, the 95-room…