At first glance, it looks like an earthquake destroyed the walls of this building. Amazingly, it's just an optical illusion - even the woman looking inside is fake.
The paintings, which have fooled many, were created by Californian-born artist John Pugh, who specializes in trompe l'oeil or "trick of the eye" art. He works on large scale murals in public and… Continue
Stockholm-based Sommarnöjen (Summer Enjoyment – or Entertainment - in English) has just unveiled the designs for five new beautiful 15-square-meter second houses. Sommarnöjen houses are designed by Sweden’s top-tier architectural offices Kjellander + Sjöberg Arkitektkontor, Sandellsandberg Arkitekter and Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter.
Sommarnöjen provides the houses ready-built on site. Some are… Continue
I'm a big fan of foreign films and South Korea has produced some gems in the last decade.
Director Park Chan-wook may have invented a new genre with "Thirst," his film about a priest turned bloodsucker who doesn't like to kill. The movie combines horror, suspense, social satire and humor in the story of a man of faith transformed into a vampire by a medical… Continue
Jeremy Elder is an advertising copywriter in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His website shape+colour has a lot of great stuff including this ticket (above) he wrote for Virgin Festival Canada 2008. He also did the copy for this ad (below)
The last line reads "You probably already guessed it, but no celebrity endorsement is intended or… Continue
There's nothing like being on a lake and taking in the beauty and grandness of a mountain range. It's almost like nature has a way of healing and replenishing the soul that is so easily jaded in the city. Even more amazing, a beautiful optical illusion is created on sunny days when the lake is still. Collected here are some breathtaking photos of mountain range… Continue
Today I found a fantastic application in labuaf that I want to share with you.
In http://soytuaire.labuat.com/ can paint a song while its playing, seeing how different effects appear based on the movements of the mouse.
one way to see a music video a thousand different ways. A real interactive video.
Designed by Canadian architect Hongbo Lu, The "Flying Colors of Dubai" was the third place entry in the Zaabeel Park Tall Emblem Structure Competition. Hundreds of colorful flakes positioned around a curved elevator rise to a height of 525 feet (160m). The flakes act like little individual solar panels that not only provide shading, but also have the capability to… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 25, 2009 at 10:00am —
Today is observed as Memorial Day in the United States, a day for remembering the men and women of our armed services who died while at war. Collected here are a handful of photographs for remembrance, acknowledging some of the men and women who have passed in… Continue
A short film for MTV Worldwide to help raise awareness of the effects of global warming which contains a combination of live action and animation. A globe in a classroom was shot on 16mm which was then tracked and populated with cg toy-like clouds, cars, planes, and cities.
A lot of what I do is to find ways of taking huge amounts of information and distilling it down so that top management can understand it and act on it. I also need to employ this same process in my own life to take the vast firehose of new info appearing on the web every second and digest it down to something I can understand and use.
Did you know that every second 20 hours of new video is uploaded to…Continue
Forget those horrible high heel shoes that make you curse the day you were born as a women! Put away those 5" Louboutins that make you teeter totter like a two year old! Then, go to ShopBop and check out these super awesome flats for Marc by Marc Jacobs. Sure they're a little child-like but who cares? If you look down and these happen to put a smile on your face then… Continue
Speckyboy Design Magazine takes us back to our childhood with these movie posters recreated using our favorite plastic building blocks. Kudos to LEGO for creating a product that has always spurred our imagination and encouraged creativity. Which one is your favorite?…
This video will make you want to savor every single minute of every single day. Our fast paced modern life sometimes makes us forget just how quickly time can fly by. This short vid from Chris Milk will remind you. Life in 42 seconds. Don't blink or its…