Featured Blog Posts – June 2009 Archive (268)

Ebon Heath's Typographic Mobiles

Ebon Heath's Typographic Mobiles

Ebon Heath is an artist from Brooklyn who created these typographic mobiles. Here's what he said when describing the origins of the project "I want our type to jump, scream, whisper and dance, versus lay flat, dead and dormant, to be used and discarded with no concern for its intricate beauty of form, function, and meaning." You can read the whole interview at…

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Added by Kevin Chung on June 30, 2009 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Could You Live Inside The Black Apartment? (7 pics)

New York-based creative agency “The Apartment" designed this apartment for Cindy Gallop. Gallop is an ad agency guru who used to be chairwoman of advertising giant BBH. Her brief was simple: "At night, i want to feel like I'm in a Shanghai nightclub." What she got was just that - an apartment that looked more like a bumpin' club than a comfy home.…



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Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 4:30pm — 9 Comments

Blossoming Flower Girls (13 photos)

Look up the colorful dresses of Daryl Banks' leggy models and you've got his project titled "Crinoline Flowers". Inspired by macro photography of flowers, Daryl sought out to "simulate the intricate beauty of those photographs with crinolines, legs and hosiery." One thing is for sure - the angle at…

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Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Shuffling Through Life With One Eye Open - Darcel (20 total)

If we were to walk through life with only one eye open, what would we see? Lucky for us the person who draws Darcel has the answer. Whether he's checking out the latest Koons sculpture or getting completely wasted in Vegas, Darcel shows us that our life experiences are more similar than we think.



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Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Elspeth Diederix



I recently came across the work of this amazing photographer, and had to share. The images are breathtaking, and sometimes dark, but never boring. Thought I'd share!



Elspeth Diederix studied at the Rietveld Academy and the Rijksacademie van Beeldende Kunsten (National Academy of Fine Art) in Amsterdam where she specialized in nature photography.…







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Added by Rachel Anne on June 30, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Contrary to Tweets, Jeff Goldblum Lives! (Colbert Report Video)

If you were on Twitter when news broke out over Michael Jackson's death, you may have also seen tweets about Jeff Goldblum's sudden demise in New Zealand. Though pal Kevin Spacey dispelled these lies over his own tweet, leave it to Steven Colbert to take this as a great opportunity to make fun… Continue

Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Do You Remember The Time...?

For anyone who grew up listening to Michael on their record player, this drawing is sure to bring back memories.… Continue

Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Plaza Hotel is the Coveted Venue for NBC's 'Today Throws a Wedding'

Following a search for the perfect wedding venue, NBC has selected the legendary Plaza Hotel as the venue of choice for this summer's "Today Throws a Wedding." This historical New York landmark will be the wedding reception location for one lucky couple. The wedding be live on "Today" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on July 15th. Make sure to set your Tivo!



As any girl knows, the Plaza Hotel is often spoken about as the ultimate wedding… Continue

Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The Hippest Baby Announcements

I love how completely original these baby announcements are! Designed by parents, Tosh and Victoria Brown, the announcements are hip and cool in a modern vintage kind of way. Love the spare use of color and the varying fonts.

The cards were letterpress printed at…

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Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Firefox 3.5 Final Officially Released!

Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Final is now officially available for download. Other than being the fastest Firefox ever, new features include a Private Browsing Mode to hide browser activity, a JavaScript engine known as TraceMonkey, new location services, Open Video, and HTML5 support. Only takes about two minutes to… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Finding Art in Unexpected Places

This picture made me smile today. I hope it does the same for you. Via

Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Madonna: New Louis Vuitton Ads - Fall/Winter 09 (5 pics)





New ads for Louis Vuitton and Madonna just surfaced that's taking Photoshop to the extreme. It's for LV's Fall/Winter 2009 campaign. Though we love the dramatic colors, we can't help but think that everything looks too overdone. You have to wonder if they're trying to knock down a few decades on Madonna.…

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Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Life in the Fantasy World (13 vector art illustrations)



Marsha Gubar (aka LimKis) certainly doesn't hold back with the bursts of color in her vector art. With the mastery of programs like Adobe Illustrator, the Russian illustrator takes us on a journey into the fantasy world, filled with magic, beautiful women, and weird looking creatures.



"I believe if a person isn't developing, he's slipping. It's not enough…

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Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Why I Hate That I Like Kanye West

There aren't many artists that I know that really get under my skin. I'm talking for the good and the bad. Let's see - we're talking Chris Brown (bad), Rihanna (good then bad), Ne-Yo (really good)...and then, and then there's Kanye West. Sure, most of might dismiss him because he comes off like the cockiest mo-fo you've ever seen. No doubt. I don't disagree with you…

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Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

A World of Entertainment On Your Virgin Mobile

Just like Apple, Virgin's one of those brands that you can always count on for some creative marketing. In this spot for Virgin Mobile, we're taken on a fun ride...through a passenger's head. (I particularly like seconds :16 -… Continue

Added by alice on June 30, 2009 at 9:36am — No Comments

Sweet Sneakers: Nike and Spike Lee's Blazer

There aren't many sneakers that stop me in my tracks but these new Nikes are just too fresh to ignore. A collaboration with film director Spike Lee, Blazers have bold African flag-inspired colors. Aren't they sweet?



$200 at…

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Added by alice on June 29, 2009 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

URBAN HOT SPOT: LAVO, LAS VEGAS (6 pics)



This weekend, Sam and I took a quick weekend trip to one of our favorite cities, Las Vegas. We checked out an urban hot spot with some friends on Saturday night, Lavo inside the Palazzo Hotel. Created by the same team that brought TAO to the Venetian, Lavo has a Mediterranean bathhouse theme. In fact, Lavo is Latin for "to bathe or cleanse." All of the…

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Added by alice on June 29, 2009 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

Folded Paper Art by Simon Schubert

Folded Paper Art by Simon Schubert



These pieces were solely by folding paper. They were create by German artist Simon Schubert.

via: here and here. Go to Chung Designs for more.…



Folded Paper Art by Simon Schubert



Folded Paper Art by Simon Schubert



Folded Paper Art by Simon Schubert

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Added by Kevin Chung on June 29, 2009 at 8:45pm — 2 Comments

A Sweet Story of Love Spoken Through Post-Its

If you have a few minutes to spare today, check out this cute video about workplace romance. It's a sweet story of love, spoken through… Continue

Added by alice on June 29, 2009 at 12:34pm — No Comments

A Pyromaniac's Dream (9 photos)

Did you ever play with fire as a kid? 22-year-old bast-86 must have. Hailing from France, he captures the natural beauty of fire spewing out of human dragons. The black background accentuates the great composition and contrast in these shots.…

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Added by Eugene on June 29, 2009 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

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