We first got to know Matt Mawson with his beautiful Queensboro bridge series and now the London-based photographer takes us to New York City's own Coney Island. Mawson does a fantastic job capturing the mystery surrounding the scene. I love his choice of color and saturation and how he emphasizes the… Continue
Remember Sarah and David? They're the creative couple who shared their sweet and funny love story with their wedding guests. A friend of Sarah's, who just happens to be an architectural designer in Los Angeles and an "urban savvy, a bloggo, and attuned to the culture" gal, came across our post and told the… Continue
“I’ve often wondered why so many people give up their uncrowded country lives for an uncertain existence in an urban slum," says Ed Ray, the photographer who took this shot. "The chances of striking it rich are staggeringly small. So when I read a UN statistic showing that more people were living in cities than in the countryside for the first time in human history, I decided to have a look at what… Continue
If you're on team CoCo, then you must see this. Student Jacob Gilbreath took the dialogue from Conan O'Brien's final episode of The Tonight Show on NBC and made this classy and cool video. Using Illustrator, Soundbooth, Cinema 4D, After Effects, he showed us what Conan's speech would look like if brought back to life through typography.
"This concept was achieved by creating a literal wall out of over 60 individual typographic layouts. These layouts reference… Continue
Banksy makes us think with his satirical street art. TED prize winner JR inspires us with his soulful portraits. But it's only OakoAk who can make us laugh with his cute and clever pieces. Lately, the French street artist has been on a tear, turning park benches, stoops and dilapidated walls into wonderful and unexpected places for art. We love his take on… Continue
Balloons are often used as props when it comes to fashion photography. I’ve compiled a set of photos where they become the stars! These playful balloons grab our attention, just like a model would. Enjoy!
Laz Marquez has a passion for creating art. He never goes a day without thinking about the power, execution and integrity behind it. While at work, he started thinking about his movie marathon of Oscar nominated best films and had a sudden burst of inspiration. Everyday for seven days he would tackle an original poster design. He ended up with the full set of ten because, as he says, “sucks at… Continue
Today's incredible Pic of the Day comes to us by Reykjavik, Iceland-based graphic design student Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason. "Me and my friend Hörður Ellert Ólafsson went on a photography road trip around Iceland in June 2010 to capture the Icelandic landscape at night on the brightest time of the year here in Iceland," says Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason. "During late June the sun does… Continue
Ready for an epic television event? In the same vein as Planet Earth and Life, Discovery will be airing Human Planet, a six-part series that was co-produced by Discovery and BBC. Shot in more than 70 locations over the course of four years, it looks at mankind's incredible relationship with nature and how people have braved the elements, overcome obstacles, and found… Continue
It's hard to truly appreciate JR's street art until you listen to why he does it. The French street artist uses his camera to show the world its true face, by pasting photos of the human face across massive canvases. At TED2011, he makes his audacious TED Prize wish: to use art to turn the world inside out. Learn how you can join in at… Continue
Inspired by Bruce Timm's angular and simplified style character designs in Batman: The Animated Series, Illinois-based illustrator Mike Myers has created a very cool set of vintage superhero illustrations.
"I really really love imagery that can express an idea without overdoing it visually," he tell us. "I'm a huge fan of Olly Moss, who has been really making a… Continue
Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen poses with male model Cole Mohr for the Azul by Moussy Spring 2011 campaign. Miko Lim photographs the duo as they seductively pose against a dark background. Erichsen was discovered in Denmark by a modeling agent who was passing by in a taxi. She debuted as a model in 2005 at the Fall Paris and Milan shows for Prada, Louis Vuitton and Miu Miu and continues to work the… Continue
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What a month! This past February, we discovered a new appreciation for Mongolian pop art, we were amazed by the amount of work and patience that went into Andrew Myers screw portraits and we all fell in love with a sweet-looking girl who just happens to levitate. To the creative people behind these amazing photos and works of art, we salute you. Thank you for making our world a wonderfully… Continue
Malaysian artist Munkao brings works of art to life with his Feng Shui Painstallations, a meeting point between age old metaphysics of Feng Shui and contemporary art.
Feng Shui breaks new ground by inviting a Feng Shui Master to curate the exhibition display based on his expert and authentic knowledge of Feng Shui. Through this exploration of a new curatorial strategy, the… Continue
Let husband and wife team Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison transport you to another time and place with their stunningly surreal photos. With degrees in Fine Arts, the duo construct mind-bending scenes and then ask you, the viewer, to imagine yourself in them. Robert is the main character in each of these photos, he wears a black suit to represent the archetype of the modern man.
With Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the BP oil spill in 2010, New Orleans has endured some really tough times. One could only imagine how hard it would be to stay upbeat when tragedy constantly surrounds you.
Candy Chang, a public installation artist, designer, and urban planner, decided to turn a negative into a positive. With the help of friends, she transformed the side of an abandoned house… Continue
You may remember the older woman in this series as Super Mamika, the grandmother who showed us that age is just a number. Sacha Goldberger, her grandson and photographer is back with this new set that brings together Mamika with a model named Therese.
Beginning May 4th, the Metropolitan Museum in New York will commemorate the remarkable fashion career of Alexander McQueen with the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty. It will highlight his significant contribution to the world of fashion from his postgraduate collection in 1992 to his final runway presentation after his death in February 2010. 100 pieces of work will be… Continue
If you're a germaphobe, I apologize for this post in advance...
If germs had faces, what would they look like? Artist Travis Louie must have asked himself that same question. Using graphite and chalk on toned paper, he came up with these humorous, slightly disturbing illustrations.
Louie was born in Queens, New York. His early childhood was spent drawing and… Continue