Though the official first day of summer doesn't kick off till June 21st, why not call your friends over and get the unofficial party started with some mojitos and sangrias? This 2 gallon hourglass beverage jar and… Continue
I like to consider myself an artist. As a profession i am an actor but as a human i enjoy expressing myself artistically. I have, in the past few months, been turning it over in my head not only what is Acting to me, but art in general. I love acting because i feel i have a talent for expressing myself freely in it. Poetry is the next venue i feel i have a grasp on manipulating to document my feelings and thoughts of that moment in time. The visual arts however is something i enjoy doing as a… Continue
Zaha Hadid Architects have unveiled plans for a new project called the Stone Towers in Cairo, Egypt. Providing office and retail facilities to a rapidly expanding Cairo, the unique 5.6 million square foot (525,000 sq m) Stone Towers development also includes a five-star business hotel with serviced apartments.
Inspired by the patterns and textures of ancient… Continue
Ok so I feel there's a lack of gadget content on the MET. So today I'm gonna present one of my favorite one (and god knows I'm a gadget freak !!): the Chumby.
What's that thing with that funky name ??
Well that's an adorable little box, super design and sexy. It's squishy all around and made of leather (different colors) and plastic. No button apparent. The only way to interfere with it is by pressing on its top (equivalent to home button on… Continue
With an incessant attack and a focus on possession, Barcelona defeated the defending champion, Manchester United, 2-0 to win the European Champions League title, Europe's most prestigious club soccer tournament. The final was played at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome yesterday, May 27, 2009.
Samuel Eto'o drew first for Barcelona, scoring in the 10th minute off… Continue
This is why I sometimes wish I lived in NY! Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is hosting an event June 3 with two of my favorite artists: Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman. Neil Gaiman is of course the creator of such works as Fragile Things, Anansi Boys, Coraline, and MirrorMask. To date he has won: 3 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, 1 World Fantasy Award, 4 Bram Stoker Awards, 6 Locus Awards, 2 British SF Awards, 1 British… Continue
Show runs May 22–June 13th @ Signal Gallery: London
One of our favorite artists, Russ Mills aka Byroglyphics, is at it again. In his first London solo show at Signal Gallery, Byroglyphics presents "Domestic Science’", a series of large mixed media canvases.
In a span of a year, Byroglyphics has found himself in a fortunate position. He originally… Continue
I don't know about you but I hate having my laptop look just like everyone else's. However I do have to occasionally dress for success so a Hello Kitty laptop is out of the question. I was happy then to find the Skin Weaver Executive Collection.
They have a really nice set of skins that… Continue
Does this mean that Darth Vader is everyone's daddy? Matt Brown created a complete set of Star Wars Russian dolls for his brother’s Christmas present.
"I bought a set of blank Matryoshka dolls online and painted them with acrylic. It took several evenings to finish, whilst watching the original trilogy. There was quite a bit of cursing here and there, and… Continue
TimeBomb is the brainchild of digital artist Lukasz Karluk (Holler) and Sydney sculptor/painter Maddi Boyd (KissKiss). Merging interactive programming and traditional wild-style graffiti painting (“bombing”), Time Bomb allows the audience to unlock the secret history behind a graffiti wall.
Over four days nine urban artists contributed to the TimeBomb piece: DMOTE, Ben Frost, Kid Zoom, Numskull, Roach, Creon, John Doe, Bennett and KissKiss. Painting layers… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 27, 2009 at 8:54am —