This past weekend, Dwell that modern design magazine we all know and love, put on the West Coast's largest design event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The fun three-day extravaganza, called Dwell on Design, focuses on modern living - everything from green and outdoor spaces to innovative… Continue
Astoundingly, in a population of less than 50 million, South Korea has more than 10 million smartphone users. That's one in every five! To cater to this constantly moving, tech-savvy demographic, Tesco Homeplus created a virtual store in Seoul subway stations. It's there where you'll find both virtual displays and merchandise that look exactly as the same as if they… Continue
Street artists Ben Slow and Fin Dac collaborated on this gorgeous mural for the Cannt Festival in London. To create the piece, the artists used stencils, spray paint, charcoal, ink, and acrylic to beautify… Continue
The only known authenticated portrait of the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid recently sold for $2.3 million at an auction in Denver, Colorado. It depicts the gunfighter in rumpled clothes and a hat, gazing at the camera, while holding a 1873 Winchester rifle in one hand and a Colt revolver at his hip.
The tintype, an early form of photo using metal plates, is believed to have been… Continue
When was the last time you stopped what you were doing and really thought about where your life was going? Or maybe even better, where you want it to go next? That's the idea behind Alyse Birsel's Design the Life You Love. It's a recipe with not just ingredients like paper and pencil but also things… Continue
It's been a few months since we first wrote about how gifs have been taken to a higher art form with Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg's Cinemagraphs. Since then we've seen others show us their own high quality work like Mike Pecci, who made us stop and stare at his… Continue
Wow, how pretty is this? Whether you're a beginner photographer or just someone who likes to reminded of the basics, we think you'll appreciate this Manual Photography Cheat Sheet by Miguel Yatco. Why did he create it?
"Well, the main reason I made this infographic was so that I could help… Continue
Street artist Iemza and photographer Thierry Gaude might just be from another world. If they are, they would most definitely be from the same planet. In actuality, the two artists are based in France and are both exceptionally skilled at what they do.
Iemza creates alien-like street art that… Continue
It's hard to imagine a place that could offer more peace and tranquility than Pretty Beach House in Australia. Located just north of Sydney, the seven-acre property is nestled amongst the trees at the edge of a beautiful beach.
With only three one-bedroom pavilions that surround the main home, the all-inclusive rooms are rented out to guests who are lavished with an in-house… Continue
New York native Rebecca Finch is a photographer with a sharp eye. Her series, The Sleepwalker, is a photo compilation of self-portraits that capture Finch in the most beautiful spots, all bathed in perfect light. (Ask any photographer and they'll tell you that having the right light makes all the difference in the world.) Finch nails every picture, producing wonderful photos that are rich with… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on June 27, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Wow, this is simply stunning! Gorgeous model Afroditi poses for Canada-born photographer Timothy Lee’s sexy series Color Code.
Lee shares that it is the expression and details that matters most when capturing a photo. Oddly enough, he does not consider himself a photographer or graphic designer. Instead, he believes that he is an "image maker" who will use any tool available to to best capture an image.
On his website, Lee calls his style “funky edged with…
If you haven't been watching Game of Thrones, you're missing out on one of the greatest fantasy series of all time. Every episode is packed with so much action and drama, you can't help but want to either watch them all over again in one sitting or voraciously devour all the details in the books.
To celebrate the epic show, artist Yehudi Mercado created this awesome Game of… Continue
Being that I consider everyone here at My Modern Met like part of my family, I wanted to share with you all a very special moment of my life. Last Thursday, I proposed to my girlfriend of three years inside a photo booth at Ace Hotel, Palm Springs.
After racking my brain for months, I finally decided to propose this way because I could A) Surprise my girlfriend B) Capture her real…
Mark your calendars! Starting July 7 and through July 23, 2011, street artist C215 and photographer RomanyWG (otherwise known as Jeremy Gibbs) will join forces in a new London Show based at Signal Gallery. For the past five years, RomanyWG has documented the work of C215 along with others in the street art and graffiti scene. RomanyWG will be showing photographs both from C215's…
Have you ever seen animals with this much character? After seeing the post Fantastic Portraits of Farm Animals, a man named David Boni emailed us to tell us about a similar project he had undertaken. Boni takes beautiful portraits of everyday animals, and in doing so, makes us believe in the power of… Continue