Can you imagine walking into a room, looking up and seeing a thousand heavenly bells sparkling above you? Brazilian visual artist Laura Belém has created this very experience for us in The Temple of a Thousand Bells
, a new installation that's part of Liverpool's 2010 Biennial. The work features a thousand hand-blown glass bells and an accompanying polyphonic… Continue
Added by alice on August 27, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Anyone who has been to a Daft Punk concert will tell you that it is a life changing event. The French duo put on a spectacular show featuring insane beats and visual components associated with their musical productions. Their music breaks language barriers and speaks to the entire world. As a tribute to the… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 27, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Alex Prager is one of those people who can create cinematic style photography that makes you feel as though you're watching a silent thriller. She's a Los Angeles native who finds inspiration not just in film and fashion but in the City of Angels, herself. In this city she says, "The sky is always blue, the birds are always singing. It's a strange picture of perfection -… Continue
Added by alice on August 27, 2010 at 11:00am —
Just like Audrey Kawasaki
had once done, Toronto based artist Sarah Joncas inspires us by graciously giving us a sneak peek inside her creative workspace. These photos were taken as she was preparing for her second solo exhibition at Thinkspace Gallery, which starts next Friday, September 3rd.… Continue
Added by alice on August 27, 2010 at 10:00am —
The concept A.WAY by Berlin-based J. Mayer H. Architects
has been announced as the winner of the Audi Urban Future Award - Building a Vision for 2030.
The award aims to establish a dialogue on the synergy of mobility, architecture and urban development by means of a tangible view into the future, without losing sight of… Continue
Added by Visnja V on August 27, 2010 at 6:30am —
Nicely styled editorial featuring Marloes Horst, photographed by Marc de Groot for Jackie, September/October 2010.
Added by thinkpossitive on August 27, 2010 at 3:00am —
So what exactly is this bizarre orange structure? The designers of ‘Bus Stop Symbiosis’ would like you to think just that. Participants of the Bairro Criativo design competition, organized by the Portuguese city of Porto, were tasked to create an easy-to-dismantle structure that would liven up the allocated public space.
Designed by Diogo Aguiar and Teresa… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on August 27, 2010 at 12:30am —
Completed in April, these gigantic candy-colored parasols really brighten up the neighborhood. But they’re not just good-looking white elephants—they’re fully-functional shelters too.
Built in Cordoba, Spain, the ‘Centro Abierto de Actividades Ciudadanas’ was designed by Fernando Pino and Manuel de Paredes of ParedesPino Architects. The varying heights of… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on August 27, 2010 at 12:30am —
James Hance is an incredibly talented character artist and painter. His art features a wide range of Stars Wars, Muppets, celebrity and pop culture references.
Here's an excerpt from his website explaining his three distinct styles:"James appears to have three styles of painting, extremely expressive… Continue
Added by Kevin Chung on August 26, 2010 at 7:00pm —
Mark Alsweiler is an artist from New Zealand currently living and working out of Sydney. He has been involved in several solo and group shows at galleries such as China Heights, Palmer Projects, Nine Lives and Monster Children.
Read the rest,… Continue
Added by HollowMan on August 26, 2010 at 7:00pm —
My gut is telling me that this is going to be the hottest Halloween costume this year... Introducing the SlipQuit - an inflatable slide that mimics the one JetBlue attendant Steven Slater used to jump out of. Now you have the perfect way to get out of any awkward conversation. Two beers also included.
Made by the geniuses at… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 26, 2010 at 5:00pm —
The element of rain adds so much character to a city. As we look through the lens of Brooklyn-based photographer Navid Baraty, we see how rain takes on a classic and romantic feel when shot in black and white, while color transforms the setting completely, making the scenes appear more vibrant and lively.…
Added by Eugene on August 26, 2010 at 1:30pm —
The Architect's House
In this thought-provoking series, Jonathan Wateridge gives us clues, but expects us to solve the mystery. Another Place
consists of seven, large oil paintings depicting scenes from the production and narrative of a fictional American film that is centered around an unseen catastrophic event.
The production… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 26, 2010 at 11:30am —
Here's the last 3D animation by Pantural, a short video sequence featuring a very realistic 3D dinosaur T-Rex. Some of the tools he used were 3DS Max 2008, Vray, PFTrack, Mudbox, and After effects.…
Added by Marica on August 26, 2010 at 10:14am —
The Oatmeal has been on fire in 2010, and for good reason. The one man team creates comic strips that are not only hilarious, they're right on point.
Anyone who has ever worked from home can relate to this hilarious piece. There are pros and cons of working from home, and the Oatmeal illustrates it beautifully in this perfectly-executed comic.…
Added by Eugene on August 26, 2010 at 10:00am —
Here are some outstanding artwork illustrations by Francisco Perez, also known as Pacma23. He is a freelance artist/illustrator located in Miami, Florida. I really like his work, specially his character creations. They are awesome and very creative.…
Added by Marica on August 26, 2010 at 9:30am —
After watching the Henry Jun Wah Lee's incredible timelapse of the Perseid meteor shower
, I was inspired to find the best timelapse videos on the internet. A cinematography technique where each film frame is captured at a rate much slower than it will be played back, timelapse makes us feel… Continue
Added by alice on August 26, 2010 at 9:00am —
launched a slew of new items at the New York International Gift Fair, and several were doggie-themed!
Poodles Salt & Pepper shakers and Doggie Salt & Pepper shakers
Added by thinkpossitive on August 26, 2010 at 7:08am —
Eric Ogden is an American photographer with a fantastic portfolio. He's worked for everyone from Vogue, W, and Vanity Fair to Rolling Stone and Esquire. Eric Ogden takes amazing photos of celebrities such as Jamie Foxx, Penelope Cruz, and Sienna… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on August 26, 2010 at 6:30am —
Everyone of us has taken pictures and sometimes we stumble upon difficulties in capturing a particular image, especially those that involve great contrast differences. The classic example of taking a photo through a window, for instance. If we want to capture what's going on outside, the entire room becomes dark, whereas if we want the room to be well lit, the exterior explodes into light.
This behaviour comes from the fact that… Continue
Added by Marica on August 26, 2010 at 4:30am —