What happens when your favorite comic strip characters get "off the strip"? Do they go a little crazy? Would Snoopy really roast Woodstock? WWA Gallery answers those questions and more with their recently opened art exhibition. The show runs now till September 4th.
Pack of Dogs is a series of wooden pieces in shape of dogs in different sizes and positions. Each piece is named after a famous Mexican wrestler (Dos Caras Jr., Aguayo, El Santo, Alushe, and Místico), it works as a side table, magazine rack, bookshelf, a bench... etc.…
It's almost as if Alexandra Pacula paints what she sees while driving drunk at 100 mph. "My work investigates a world of visual intoxication; it captures moments of enchantment, which are associated with urban nightlife," says the New York-based artist born in Poland.
"I am fascinated by the ambiance of the city at night and its seductive qualities. The… Continue
Darek Sepiolo created this stunning seven minute video showcasing the underwater wildlife beneath Galapagos Island. Inspired by Hans Zimmer's melodramatic music, he intentionally changed the lighting in certain frames. "The music is from Dark Knight so I purposely made some shots darker to reflect the music. A bit more drama," he says.
Sepiolo adds: "The [Sony] EX1 worked great. I shot most of the clips with ND1 actually. Regarding the sharpness... it looks… Continue
If there's one television channel that's constantly on in my house, it's Discovery. Deadliest Catch has got to be one of the best shows on television not just because we get to see what one of the most dangerous jobs in the world is like, but because these charismatic crab fishermen let us into their personal lives. (RIP Phil Harris, you were a good… Continue
If you enjoy flipping through magazines and you find your Facebook and Twitter friends interesting, this iPad app is for you. Flipboard takes popular news sources you choose as well as your Facebook and Twitter feeds and uses the information to create an interactive magazine or "your personal magazine--that includes not just status updates, but links, photos, videos, and whatever else your friends have shared. So it's not a static list of tweets, but rather an amalgam… Continue
Here is a teaser of the new project to come from Medicom Toy and Original Fake. It’s a new Bearbrick, although we’re sure it isn’t the 400% variety. This piece is a nice “Chogokin” reinterpretation of the vinyl toy, into Bearbrick form. Stay tuned for more information and pictures regarding this one.…
Freeze dried to survive the trip into outer space, then vacuum sealed for freshness, you can now get your own pack of Astronaut Ice Cream, and eat like they do at 300 km above the earth. Surprisingly delicious, this isn’t the same brand of rations used by NASA’s men and women, but prepared in the same way, and no less novel. Available online in Neopolitan… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on July 21, 2010 at 8:23am —
One of the important things about being a man is also being a good host, and part of that sometimes includes offering your guests things like drinks, be it liquor, coffee, or tea. Add a touch of class to your hospitality with this Paul Smith Tea Pot. Made by Thomas Goode, the bone china is decorated with the trademark Paul Smith stripe, and finished with 22 carat… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on July 21, 2010 at 8:22am —
Controversial actress Lindsay Lohan is heading to jail today to start her 90 day sentence. Even through publicity like that, she still has time to pose for Complex Magazine, who brought on KAWS for the project as well. Lohan will be on the cover of the August issue of Complex Magazine, but we don’t think she’d be around to see herself on the news… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on July 21, 2010 at 8:20am —
In a shock publicity campaign to create awareness for water-related diseases, UNICEF has installed a nasty vending machine on the streets of New York.
The Dirty Water vending machine pumps out eight different flavors of water, but they not your Perriers or Evians. Choose from a lovely concoction of malaria, dengue, salmonella or dysentary, just a few of the diseases that kill 4,200… Continue
The new Marc Jacobs Collection flagship building on Tokyo’s Omotesando-dori in Ayoma isn’t expected to open at least until November, but it’s already getting top accolades by the architectural community. The American Institute of Architects just bestowed Stephen Jaklitsch Architects, which designed the three-story, 2,800-square-foot building, with an Award of Excellence for it. Jaklitsch is Jacobs’ go-to architect for stores around the world, but this is the first time he has created a store… Continue
Born in 1963 in Lyon, France, artist Xavier Veilhan creates multifaceted sculptures that are strikingly modern. Though he works across a variety of mediums, his sculptures stand out because of their jagged edges or brightly lacquered paint. Back in 2009, his work was displayed in the Garden and Royal Court of the Palace of Versailles, including a 50 foot long coach and…
Designed by Andres Remy Architects, this modern above-ground outdoor pool in Devoto, Argentina is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen!
When planning the placement of the swimming pool, the architects carefully studied the path of the sun. The pool is elevated from the ground creating a glass wall that allows views from within and outside. Even people… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 20, 2010 at 2:00pm —
"The Russian advertising company “Good” has created this funny ad showing different helmet designs, like for example diamonds, a globe, different kinds of balls and even body parts. Imagine how cool it would be if someone really produced helmets like these."…
This façade by Australian firm Lyons is incredibly eye-catching. The new campus building for Warrnambool College in Australia has a glazed exterior made up of hexagonal apertures tilted down towards the street. The glazed apertures have a steel structure finished with zinc, and provide solar shading along with natural ventilation.
After a cool collaborative piece with Becca, which we saw yesterday, Phil Lumbang is back, this time with a solo piece. "Mathematics" answers the question: What happens when a black and white bear get together? Looks like the answer is a cute panda bear. It was spotted by the other…
Boston.com has put up a great collection of recent photos from Iraq that show both the ugliness and the hope for a brighter future. The photos are inspiring, sad, amazing, and even bewildering. Some are a little hard to look at. In the photo above students attend class at Mama Ayser, a private school in Baghdad June 28, 2010. Once banned under Saddam Hussein, private schools have flourished in Iraq since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion as Iraqis become… Continue