How creepy yet cool are these? Legendary street artist Dan Witz, who Met member Inka Leoni wrote about
back in February 2010, recently collaborated with Blik to come up with three shocking "grate" graphics
: What the %$#@?… Continue
Added by alice on August 4, 2011 at 9:00am —
Colorado-based commercial and editorial photographer David Clifford has shot some of the best climbers in the world. As Photo Editor at Rock & Ice Magazine
, he's been able to create long lasting relationships with these adrenaline junkies, those who are so passionate about climbing that they, quite literally, push themselves to the edge.
Though Clifford's awesome adventure photos speak for themselves, you've… Continue
Added by alice on August 3, 2011 at 4:00pm —
We'll never look at CDs the same away again after seeing these images of Wastelandscape
, an installation by French artist Elise Morin composed of 65,000 old CDs. Care to see this in person? You'll find it in Paris at the Centquatre art space, which was formerly a funeral home. The space is now a unique center for creativity that's open to all types of artistic expression including music,… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 3, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Los Angeles-based Ninelle Efremova is, without a doubt, a skilled fashion photographer. Her fashion story Fire in the Blood
for the Ben Trovato blog
is a testament to such talent. What makes this spread so special is the dynamic relationship between the photographer and model Janelle Fishman. These two are unstoppable when brought together.… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 3, 2011 at 1:00pm —
Shiny Balls Mirror
A mirror is, quite simply, not just a mirror anymore. In this case, it has been transformed into a work of art by creative industrial designer Daniel Rozin. The New York-based artist, educator and developer specializes in interactive digital art. His speciality? Mirrors, of course! By working in an interactive field, he has the ability to create installations… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 3, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 3, 2011 at 12:00pm —
2011 has been another big year for social networks. The latest, major player to join the group has been Google+. Though it's still too early to tell if Google+ is going to give Facebook a run for its money, after seeing what happened to MySpace and Friendster, it's quite clear that anything can happen.
Classfinders created this funny infographic that shows how social networks… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 3, 2011 at 11:00am —
When the New York International Latino Film Festival wanted to get their point across that movies and films are drastically different, they worked with Wing agency in New York to create some hilarious posters that make fun of movies. Simply put, they made movie clichés, graphs and charts that show actions or ideas which are expected or predictable, based on our prior experiences.… Continue
Added by alice on August 3, 2011 at 11:00am —
Looking for some websites to give you that daily dose of culture? Then check out our next top 10 list for Intel's My Life Scoop. From powerhouse sites you probably have already heard of like the Huffington Post and Boing Boing to smaller but more focused sites like Cool Hunting and Ars Technica, we guarantee you'll find a site you connect with. If you're ready to open your… Continue
Added by alice on August 3, 2011 at 10:00am —
Starting today, August 3, head to Manhattan's East Village to see an interesting idea spring to life. The BMW Guggenheim Lab is a mobile laboratory that's described as a combination of a think tank, public forum, and community center, that offers free programs about urban living. More than anything it's a place that hopes to inspire public discourse and what could be better than… Continue
Added by alice on August 3, 2011 at 9:30am —
Bobby Bong is an Indonesia-based photographer who takes incredibly beautiful long exposure shots of the sky and the sea. Not only that, his thoughtful composition and the way he can get his photos looking tack sharp make you feel as though you can reach out and touch the rough rocks or the grains of sand on the beach. As the clouds roll through they're captured with a sense of movement, a perfect complement… Continue
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Added by Alyssa Anda on August 2, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Self-taught Australian artist Courtney Brims creates lovely and enchanting illustrations made of colored pencils and graphite. Her seemingly odd yet soft portraits are set against white backgrounds, making her dark drawings stand out even more. Her subjects seem caught in moments of wonder while being surrounded by absurdities. Brims balances the black and white portraits with splashes of color,… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 2, 2011 at 1:00pm —
In Trees, Paris 1963
American photographer Melvin Sokolsky played a major role in the revival of fashion photography in the 1960s. One of his most famous fashion photo shoots was the Bubble
series which he shot for Harper’s Bazaar
when he was just 21-years-old. The series shows fashion models floating through the air, contained in giant clear plastic bubbles.… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 2, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Designed by Singapore-based architecture firm Woha, the award-winning Alila Villas Uluwatu Resort is located on the southern coastline of the Bukit Peninsula in Bali, close to an ideal area for surfing.
The resort has 52 one bedroom villas along with 5 cliff-side three bedroom villas and 25 private villas, each with its own pool and private pavilion perched above the Indian… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 2, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 2, 2011 at 12:00pm —
All the Days
Miniature people are all the rage these days. It should come as no surprise because they're not only unbelievably cute, their worlds, often times, hold a deeper meaning.
Marin County, California-based artist Lisa Swerling’s Glass Cathedrals
are a series of artboxes that contain these tiny worlds. Each one makes a statement on our own… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 2, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Next time you're in Berkeley, California, drop by their art museum and you'll find some super sweet seating smack dab in the middle of the its large atrium. Merging multiple disciplines including art, architecture, and furniture, BAMscape is a free-form seating environment commissioned by the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive.
Installed for a two-year duration, it's a place… Continue
Added by alice on August 2, 2011 at 12:00pm —
This contest is sponsored by YPOC.com, believers that art is all around us just waiting to be made.
You now only have 3 days left! YPOC's Visual Storytellers Contest
just finished off its last full week and now you… Continue
Added by alice on August 2, 2011 at 11:30am —
After two hours and about 150 shots, Redditor smsilton
managed to take a relatively clear shot of a MC Escher painting through a water drop. His weapon of choice was Canon 60mm macro f/2.8, which he shot at ISO 640 and 1/250.
"The hardest part was focusing," he says. "In the set up picture you can see a piece of string above… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 2, 2011 at 11:00am —