Chris Scarborough is a master at taking images of people and manipulating them to look like twisted Japanese anime characters. Just look at those huge eyes. His intent is to challenge us to think about the cultural concepts of cuteness, beauty and perfection. Scarborough enjoys creating images that… Continue
Sometimes it's the simple designs that put a smile on my face. Instead of trying to ditch wires altogether, or come up with a way to hide them, Microworks decided to embrace the cord and make it green. "Vine" was designed by Microworks, a the quirky design firm created by an up and coming designer, Shunsuke Umiyama. My only concern is if the maid waters it...… Continue
Screaming cat: "You've overstayed you'z welcome, Will! Now SCAT!"
Our ferocious friends are up to no good! We knew they were mischevious but are they really sipping cocktails and smoking cigarettes when we're not looking? Photographer Tim Barber thinks so. In Kitty City he shows us what our furry friends might be doing right behind our backs.
If you're looking for a funny and offbeat way to send some love this Valentine's Day, look no further than JibJab. I'm kind of getting tired of putting people's faces in these things but I can still enjoy their cards.…
An amazing photo set by Roger Horrocks, a marine and commercial photographer based in Cape Town , South Africa. Roger has one of the best jobs, he not only gets to travel all over the world, he gets to see an underworld that most of us could only dream of. Roger's perspective is one that only comes… Continue
Please excuse me but I'm on a major design kick today. This beautiful lotus tea light holder from Singapore's Trine captures my attention for many reasons.
First the symbolism:
"Inspired by the beauty and resilience of a lotus flower blossom, the structure of the candleholder comprises of three rings of petals. The intricate patterns on each ring of petals features one type of traditional… Continue
In The International, a gripping thriller, Interpol Agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) are determined to bring to justice one of the world’s most powerful banks. Uncovering myriad and reprehensible illegal activities,… Continue
Who's down for a geektastic party? (Not bagging on geeks...I want to be one.) All around the world, Twitterers are gathering tonight for a par-tay! In LA head downtown to catch some so-so funny comedians and so-so awesome DJs gather all in the name of Twitter and water. Charity:Water is an organization committed to drilling wells and bringing clean water to countries that… Continue
Added by alice on February 12, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Some things need to be left alone. Coke. Yeah 'nuff said. But the Rubik's cube? Well, that baby's ready for an update. The blogosphere has been abuzz about the Rubik's 360 but why change the shape when you can just make it… Continue
Matt Carr knows the way to my heart! His "Can't Get Enough" art installation is made out of tube lights, that are bent into the shape of the words, and hanging lenses. The most romantic part? When you use a lens you can see that each individual light bulb glows like a shape of a heart.…
Sometimes the best picture sets aren't the most complicated ones. I love this collection of photos taken in a corn field by podakuni. All the elements seem to be aligned - the model seems really comfortable with the lens and the scenery really enhances her beauty. Doesn't it make you want to play in corn fields?…
A beautifully created chair meant for public spaces, this design, by Addi Design Group, may be coming to an airport or train station near you. It acts like a sculpture and armature when it’s not occupied because the seats rise automatically when you leave and then return to their upright position. Both form and function in one. Brilliant. Let's just hope they're… Continue
If you're looking to buy your lady (or man) a bunch of flowers why not put them into these beautifully simple bird vases from catherinereece? All of her pieces are high fired for durability, lead free, microwave, dishwasher and food safe. So instead of heading to the… Continue
Hold 'em up or I'll shoot...ketchup?! Today's fun and random product is this Hotdog Gun from Decor Craft. This brilliantly designed sauce dispenser looks just like a comedy cartoon six-shooter. All you do is load up the Condiment Gun's cartridge (two supplied) with your favorite sauce and squeeze the trigger. Talk about a way to start a food fight. Just make sure you… Continue
Beautiful/Decay Magazine and the Kopeikin Gallery are excited to celebrate the release of Beautiful/Decay’s 26th Issue Z with a retrospective art show, “ Beautiful/Decay A to Z,” opening February 21st. 8810 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
To commemorate reaching the culmination of the alphabet,… Continue
Added by E on February 11, 2009 at 8:18pm —