Ask anyone who's watched Breaking Bad and they'll tell you that it's, hands down, the best show on television. The critically acclaimed drama stars Bryan Cranston as Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher turned meth "cook." AMC is splitting the fifth and final season into two parts which will air later this year (in July) and in 2013.
Russian graphic designer and illustrator Tatiana Plakhova enjoys combining art and science. We were blown away by her futuristic vector illustrations here, and this time she charms us with her series entitled Biosphere. In the collection of…Continue
Adorable kids taking mugshots? How can you not get behind an idea like this? Very French Gangsters is not only a great name for a company, it's also a license to create imaginative sets like this. Selling eyewear for kids has never been this much fun.
As it says on their website, "Our collection consists of three styles offering a hot and contemporary look, creating a universe of nice…Continue
After we wrote about Valentino Fiadini's mini Lego rooms that look like life-size locations, we saw his work spread around the web on sites we love like…
Added by alice on April 24, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Just like any cake decorator would, Montreal-based artist Shelley Miller uses sugar icing to create delicate patterns of lines, shapes, and flowers. The one main difference with Miller, though, is that she’s not baking cakes. Miller is an installation artist who creates many of her intricate artworks outside. She uses edible blue paint on white sugar tiles, and then affixes the tiles on to the…
In his Alternative Perspectives series, photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin creates surreal images of the world around him. He has figured out ways to distort a normal landscape into a magnificent swirl of circular patterns. The foundation of the landscape is always visible but he takes up to one hundred pictures to build the final, distorted scenes.
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 24, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
If you liked Malaysia-based graphic designer Marcus' minimalist UP poster, you just might enjoy his simple yet creative silhouetted superhero posters. The series of works, which are available in the artist's Etsy shop known as Poster Inspired, feature four famous superheroes including…Continue
Added by Pinar on April 23, 2012 at 1:40pm — No Comments
New Delhi-based Indian artist Subodh Gupta's sculptural installation titled Line of Control mimics the dismaying mushroom cloud that forms from the deployment of nuclear warfare, most historically recognized from the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The piece features 26 tons worth of stainless steel utensils, including spoons, cans, pots, and pans.
While we're most…Continue
Street artist Liqen was invited by the “Collectivo Tomate” to paint a mural in Xanenetla, a neighborhood with lots of rich history in the Mexican city of Puebla. As corn is a staple food in this country, he wanted to express the idea of how strong the family is there, making each…
Added by Eugene on April 23, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Here at My Modern Met, we're big fans of Ben Heine's work. The Belgian artist busted out into the art scene back in April 2010 when his incredibly creative series, Pencil Vs Camera, captured the hearts and minds of people from all around the world. Heine melds his love and…
In these photographs by Joschi Herczeg and Daniele Kaehr, the artistic team captures a single, exciting moment in a mundane, domestic surrounding. For this series Explosion, the team synchronized a camera with a custom-built detonator to snap a photo at the exact moment of explosion. The results are these mysterious blobs of light within domestic settings—a cloud…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 23, 2012 at 8:48am — No Comments
How wonderfully whimsical! Quarch Atelier, a group of young designers in Milan, Italy, has designed a lamp for all ages. Inspired by fairy tales, the two-part lamp, made of white porcelain, comes with an owl that sits inside. Called "C'est Chouette," the shape is suppose to be reminiscent of a bird cage or a very modern one at that.…
Added by alice on April 23, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
As you may know, lately I've been on a minimalist kick. As a huge fan of the movie Up, however, I just had to share this fantastic poster by Marcus from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Poster Inspired. Has that…
These German garbagemen, also photography enthusiasts, decided to make their jobs a little more interesting by turning their garbage cans into pinhole cameras. Calling it the Trashcam Project, the men are creating some amazing black and white photography around the city of Hamburg. According to the project website, Christoph Blaschke, Mirko Derpmann, Scholz &…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 23, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Danish carpet manufacturer Ege Carpets and young designer Brian Frandsen were recently teamed up to create the project Face to Face. Ege Carpets is traditionally known for their innovative designs, environmental considerations, and uncompromising quality. Frandsen is a recent industrial and fashion design graduate. The collaboration brought standard 2D carpet designs to new,…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 22, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
How much time do you spend doodling? Latvia-based artist Alex Konahin spends anywhere from a few dozen hours to a couple of weeks creating his incredibly detailed illustrations. Each piece, made by hand, simply uses black ink, patience, and raw talent. The monochromatic symmetrical designs exhibit a diligent attention to detail in their floral and abstract embellishments. There is even a…
Added by Pinar on April 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
We've been big fans of the social magazine app Flipboard since near its inception. In addition to Zite and Pulse, it's a must have on our list. My Modern Met was selected, early on, as one of its publishers they wanted to work with to share incredible art and creative content.
If you haven't checked it out, make sure you do. You…Continue
Added by alice on April 21, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Added by alice on April 21, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
France based Sherif Elhage just wrote to us to tell us about a series he's created that's simply called Black. Shot during the last few years in different locations around Europe and the Middle East, these photos all have one thing in common - the predominant color is black. I love how he makes us hone in on certain subjects and how he gives us a new appreciation for the color…
Added by alice on April 21, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
If you enjoy seeing a complicated theory or idea boiled down to its essence, you'll appreciate this new set of posters by London based designer Genis Carreras. In fact, it should come as no surprise that Carreras claims to love "minimalism and Swiss style" especially after seeing this. Here he takes complex philosophical theories, like existentialism and utilitarianism, and…
Added by alice on April 21, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments