Look through the website of Jan Chipchase and you'll instantly notice that this man's been places. As Executive Creative Director of Global Insights at Frog Design, a global design and innovation company, Chipchase has not only traveled the world, he's also called major metropolises like London, Los Angeles, Berlin, Tokyo and… Continue
There's a pretty neat visualization over at Nmap.org that shows the 300,000 biggest websites on the internet, according to Alexa. Early in 2010, they performed a large-scale scan of the top million websites and then retrieved each site's icon or favicon. They then pared it down to the 288,945 most heavily trafficked sites. Each area of each icon is proportional to… Continue
So simple yet so very clever. This is the video that played when the names of Conan's Tonight Show writers were read at the Creative Arts Emmys. They're all looking for jobs! Love Chuck E Cheese. Did you also notice Conan's ends with… Continue
Added by alice on August 25, 2010 at 7:30am —
"Together with Giulio Ridolfi the Milan based designer Patricia Urquiola was assigned to create a conceptual installation for the Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat and the German carmaker BMW. The result of this fruitful collaboration are these huge cone-like structures that seem to be growing out of the car’s body.
The installation will be showcased during this year’s London Design Festival 22nd – 26th September 2010 at… Continue
President Barack Obama jokingly puts his toe on the scale as Trip Director Marvin Nicholson, unaware to the President’s action, weighs himself as the presidential entourage passed through the volleyball locker room at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, Aug. 9, 2010.
Lukas Vasilikos is a photographer from Athens, Greece who brings incredible stories on the street to life. Using light and shadows, he finds ways to highlight certain subjects, creating melancholy moods that seem surprisingly authentic. He also somehow manages to capture decisive moments all the while taking into consideration how the composition of the photo will help… Continue
Henry Jun Wah Lee shot this incredibly beautiful video of the Perseid Meteor Shower and the galactic core of the Milky Way as seen from Joshua Tree National Park. It was taken from August 12 and August 15, 2010. Best part? His soundtrack choice. Samskeyti by Sigur… Continue
A lamp shade made of 40 mirrored aviator glasses, inspired by celebrities who never take their shades off. When switched on, the lenses become translucent and cast oval shades all over the surrounding walls.…
It's been over five years since the Gulf Coast was hit with Hurricane Katrina but after seeing these photos, the haunting feelings still remain. Ogden Museum in New Orleans is now displaying 53 of the most memorable photos from the days and weeks following the storm in their new exhibit, Telling Their Stories: The Lingering Legacy of the Hurricane Katrina…Continue
How exactly do you photograph a bullet in mid-air? Just ask Dutch photographer Lex Augusteijn, who specializes in this exact craft, and captures the moment a flying bullet hits objects such as eggs, light bulbs, and drops of water.
"The images are frozen by the flash speed," says Augusteijn, who works a scientist in the…
It always sucks to not get what you asked for. In a humorous way, Brazil-based ad agency Mohallem/Artplan illustrates this very point through a campaign for Mais Printing House. The tagline: Avoid disappointing results.
City dwellers walk past scaffolding everyday, hoping that the eyesore will disappear as soon as possible. Some of the scaffolding joints have yellow balls on them which are put in place to avoid accidents.
Art collective Luzinterruptus created urban nests within the scaffolding to make the scenery look a bit more pleasant. In their classic "guerrilla-style"… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 24, 2010 at 10:00am —
This is just the temporary video until he films the official one, but I quite love the typographic style and karaoke sing a long factor. It's such a happy sounding song despite the lyrics. I especially love the lyric "Guess he's Xbox while I'm…Continue
Added by Mia Hood on August 23, 2010 at 8:30pm —
"Automotive Concept from John Villarreal is an attempt to envision where automotive design might go in the future. As the car design is evolving with each passing day, the designer thinks supercars would get even more visceral and engaging.
As a result, Automotive Concept is bold and its shape communicates stability."…
A couple of beds for your little one. Little one as in little furry fellow or ma’am, animals under 25lbs and inside the tiny customer dimensions. What’s inside this post are two beds, both of them designed by Corey Drew of Pet Lounge Studios. One is called the Bambu Hammock, the other is called the Bambu Lounger. Both are made with solid bamboo and both are made for your soon-to-be completely… Continue