Last week, we featured this excellent black and white series titled Levitation by Franck Bohbot. The French photographer traveled to Paris, Madrid, New York and Barcelona to take these "magical" shots. I recently had the pleasure of catching up with Franck and he was kind enough to… Continue
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Here at theMET, we're all about creative living spaces. Hussein Jarouche's 3,200 sq. ft. apartment in Brazil is one of the most impressive we've ever seen in that it combines inspired architecture with bold interior design...
Jarouche gave Triptyque Studio full creative control of the design. The studio's goal was to obtain continuity without interfering in the richness of internal… Continue
Though you can appreciate all of the hard work that went into creating these amazingly detailed papercraft scenes, you can't help but laugh when you see the curious cat checking out all the commotion. By papercraft artists People Too from Novosibirsk, Russia. Just what could he be thinking?
Though Gemma Correll's illustrations may look like they're only meant for children, read the text and you'll soon realize that they're actually meant for adults. Her somewhat acerbic sense of humor is felt in every piece and the way she brings to life animals like dogs, cats and dinosaurs will make you giggle with glee.
Gemma uses pens for drawing and then scans her images into Photoshop to… Continue
Matt Gaser takes us on an incredible journey through his storytelling art. It's hard not to get lost in this whimsical world he's conjured up from his imagination. The bright characters he creates are so full of life, they make you feel as if you've seen them in a wonderful dream.
"The most satisfying moment in making art is not the final idea, but the process it took to get there,"… Continue
Using the very medium that made them famous, Erika Iris Simmons brings our favorite iconic film stars back to life! Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Fred Astaire are magnificently recreated with only an old, recycled film reel and tape.
The highly detailed projects takes the Atlanta-based artist at least a couple weeks to complete. "I don't… Continue
The Met is growing and expanding! Please welcome the newest addition to the My Modern Met family, Alyssa Anda. You may already know Alyssa as an active member of the Met. She's a student at my alma mater UCLA, and now Alyssa is also going to be your Community… Continue
Though Raleigh, North Carolina-based Valerie Chiang is not a professional photographer (rather, she is a student at Oberlin Conservatory studying piano performance), her photos certainly speak volumes. Like Flickr photographer Lucy Nuzum, Chiang is able bring to life the intangible, capturing our…
There's something about seeing beautiful gowns juxtaposed with abandoned or decrepit buildings that makes photos like these look fascinating. For the January issue of Marie Claire Turkey, photographer Ayten Alpun shoots model Kira Mazura as she comes home to her old and empty house. Somewhat haunting yet stunningly beautiful.…
It's not often that I run into an image as perfect as this... Set against an absolutely gorgeous backdrop in Toulbroc'h (an old fort town in France), a beautiful portrait of a girl can be seen on a rock wall by the shore. The work was completed by none other than French street artist Liliwenn. The… Continue
While we've heard of modern homes being built for grandiose views of the ocean, we've never heard of one being built for views of trees. But then again, the cherry blossom tree isn't like any ordinary tree. In Japan, cherry blossoms are richly symbolic. They are an omen of good fortune and a representation of love and affection. They're also an enduring metaphor for the fleeting nature of life,… Continue
By now you've all heard of the new system for controlling Xbox games: the Microsoft Kinect. You may have even seen one of the videos circulating around of people using hacked Kinect controllers to do some things never envisioned by its creators. If you haven't seen them then prepare to be amazed.
In this video, we see a prototype of using the Kinect to… Continue
LEGO is back with a follow-up to their Cl!ck video they released about a year ago today. Here's the synopsis to this one titled The Brick Thief: "One brick, two bricks, three bricks, four...What can you do with these few on the ﬂoor? Five bricks, six bricks, seven, eight... Don't think that's enough? Well just you wait. It only takes a few bricks to make something CL!CK"
Last month, we kicked off a new series called Content Curators. It's about the people behind some of the most influential websites around. They're the ones who sort through hundreds of blogs a day, who find the creative content that thousands, if not millions, of trendspotters see each month. They're our modern-day curators, the ones who not only possess the power to start trends,… Continue
He made us laugh with his undeniably awesome self-portraits and now photographer Kam Khan is back with a new series. "It's time for your closets to come to life and do battle," he explains. "The Series "Vs." will be about clothes fighting each other...(it) is one of my attempts to bring to life the clothes we wear everyday,… Continue
L Filipe dos Santos' See Saw collection fills in the pictures that one may see from a Rorschach's ink blot test. From Madrid, Spain, the artist also has a blog that is filled with further sketches that you may enjoy.…
While most people throw away toilet paper rolls, Paris-based Anastassia Elias turns them into elaborate works of art. Elias creates extremely detailed scenes inside the rolls. The collection is not only clever, it truly confirms that art really can be made with anything around… Continue
How much has the world changed over the last decade? According to this infographic by io9, worldwide temperatures have gone up, more people are being killed by natural disasters, and endangered species are on the rise. Also, the world's population is steadily growing, and many more people are using the internet and have cell phones. (… Continue