Who doesn't love miniature, edible art? During New York fashion week, the Bergdorf Goodman will launch its version of Prêt-à-Portea, an afternoon tea originally launched by the Berkeley Hotel in London. The girls’ club will feature confections inspired by the latest collections. We're talking cookies, petits fours and layered desserts based on designs from Christian… Continue
This Thursday one of our very own Met members is having a book signing in Silverlake! I met Kaz back when theMET was a wee little baby, we were introduced through John B, who I met at a play. Kaz and I have remained friends ever since and I cannot be more thrilled that she's having an… Continue
If an alien spaceship landed on Earth, this is how I would imagine it would look. Austrian architecture firm, Coop Himmelb(l)au won a competition to create the Dalian International Conference Center. The center is designed to “reflect the promising modern future of Dalian and its tradition as an important port, trade, industry and tourism city.” The design incorporates a public zone with shopping at ground level, a 1,900 seat theater, and a 2,500… Continue
The best kinds of speeches are the ones that not only capture your attention but make you think outside yourself. Check out this inspiring and amazing talk from Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love . If you haven't seen Amy Tan's talk last year (Where does creativity hide?), check… Continue
I guess none of us just took the time to really contemplate how expensive it is being an exec in New York City before.
$35,000.00 a year for gowns.
$16,000.00 a year for vacations.
$45,000.00 for a nanny.
$75,000.00 - $125,000.00 a year for a driver.
So even if they're doing a terrible job, we have to keep paying them tons of money. Who else would be motivated to run their bank into the ground if we didn't? Could… Continue
The state of Victoria in southern Australia has recently been hit with hundreds of bush fires during a record-breaking heatwave with temperatures well above 100°F (38°C). Unfortunately, these fires have proved to be the deadliest in Australian history, with at least 166 deaths reported so far. Most of the fires appear to have been started by lightning, however a few appear to have been arson, and are currently under investigation. Entire towns are being declared crime scenes. Twenty-four fires… Continue
Haven't had a chance to see any of the Oscar nominated movies? AMC is hooking you up on February 21st. They day before the Oscars are telecast, they'll be showing all five movies at select screens nationwide for $30. Bottomless popcorn bucket included. Come and go as you please.
Nicole Kidman and Baz Luhrmann - Moulin Rouge! and Australia.
As a big movie fan, I really appreciate dynamic chemistry between great actors and directors. Some of these actor-director teams have a history together while others hooked up just last year. In this set, Annie Leibovitz photographs 10 partnerships that helped generate more than… Continue
As you guys know, we're on a platform called Ning. They gave us a shout out back in October about our awesome community. I was checking out their blog today and it looks like we just got MORE LOVE! To be selected as one of now 740,000 social network to… Continue
Brock Davis' illustrations are really fresh. Some of his works make me laugh, others make me pause to figure out what's really going on. Brock is a graphic designer from Minneapolis whose designs can be found on t-shirts at threadless. He currently serves as a creative… Continue
Liv Tyler graces the cover of the March 2009 issue of Wonderland Magazine. The 31 year old Lord of the Rings actress doesn't have much going on with her career at the moment, but at least she's lookin' good! Props to photographer Miguel Reveriego who did a great job in making these shots look really artsy.…
The Danish are definitely representing at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. The Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in collaboration with 2+! and Arup won the national competition to create this magnificent structure. The pavilion is a big loop on which visitors can ride around on one of the 1,500 bikes available at the entrance, a chance to experience the Danish urban way. At the… Continue
As if the iPhone needed to get any prettier. This is the latest mockup of the next generation iPhone. The iPhone 4G Concept Is practically a MacBook in a phone. As you can see from the image above, the body of the Iphone 4G mimics Apple’s new unibody MacBook design. Although the final product will surely be tweaked a bit before production, the exquisite design… Continue
Sometimes a picture really does tell a thousand words. These ads were created for Rios Illustrations Studios with the slogan "We put anything on paper". I really like how the pictures have a 3D effect. Great work by the Brazilian ad agency Artplan, whose office is based out of Rio de Janeiro.…
Elle Magazine's March 2009 feature of Jessica Alba evokes vintage Victoria's Secret catalogs. Proof that old is new again. You'd probably want to steer clear of the article, in which Jessi-ba talks about Cash Warren and losing the baby weight.…