Today, I bring you some of the wittiest and cleverest graphic designers and illustrators around. What these designers and illustrators do so well is not just communicate a message, they make us laugh out loud with their hilarious take on life. Engaging, fun and imaginative, they take illustrations to a whole new level. From witty pop-culture references to the amazing use… Continue
If you're one of those people who doesn't believe art and commerce can exist in the same space, you have not seen Evian's designer bottle series! Paul Smith's design is the third in a series of designer bottles commissioned by Evian, following one by Christian Lacroix in 2008 and last year's model by Jean Paul Gaultier. Here, I've lined them all up for you.
Don't you just love how Paul Smith dressed up the bottle with his signature… Continue
Three Apples is a multi-dimensional exhibition and celebration of all things Hello Kitty running from October 23 to November 15. The three week celebration will kick-off with a VIP event, followed by a residence at Royal/T cafe / shop / art space in Culver City, CA. Three Apples is open to the public and free of charge and will feature an art exhibition, unique product… Continue
Added by alice on September 25, 2009 at 7:00am —
Guinness, the drink most closely linked to the concept of Irishness celebrates its 250th Birthday today. Throughout my 32 years on this planet Guinness has played a role in my social life. As a toddler there were photos taken of me trying to drink Guinness from my grandfathers glass. As a young boy i always admired the way a pint of Guinness was created in the pub or from a bottle and the special care and attention it received from the pourer.… Continue
If the unicycle and Segway had a baby, it would look like Honda's new U3-X. With a simple lean, the device moves forward, backward, side-to-side and diagonally. How? The large wheel is actually made up of several small wheels in a series, which can rotate independently. As of right now, the U3-X gets a single hour of battery and weighs under 22 pounds. Top speed on this… Continue
Saturday, September 26th @ Robert Berman Gallery: Santa Monica
Prolific street artists and long-time collaborators Mac and Retna will host their first-ever collaborative show, Vagos y Reinas, at Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica this weekend. Together, the two artists have an accomplished collective history featuring over 20 outdoor murals, and… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 24, 2009 at 11:00am —
Light projections are so advanced these days. Designed by The Popcorn Makers, "'Disturb Me' is an interactive installation that changes its pattern when in contact with different surfaces of a room. Sound emitted by spectators also alters the effects and changes the environment. Be sure to check out the video below to see it in action.…
Wow, this baby looks cool! While everyone is holding their breath for the Apple tablet, Microsoft unveils their concept called Courier. Gizmodo got the first sneak peek, which they're calling more "booklet" than "tablet."
Remodelista.com, a leading home design blog, today relaunched as the first design website to tightly integrate cutting-edge editorial content with a curated selection of products.
With a new array of tools and services, Remodelista has evolved into a full-featured online sourcebook for architects, designers, and consumers seeking to make better-informed home design decisions… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 24, 2009 at 8:41am —
Many of you have seen MUTO a grafitti-style animation created by Blu (blogged about here) and you may have also seen the stop-motion animations produced by David Ellis. Now they have collaborated on this piece of performance art. Filmed over ten days in Italy during the FAME festival it represents a huge amount of… Continue
Added by Mark Huckabee on September 24, 2009 at 4:30am —
While putting together this post, I had a hard time with the title. I was going to include the words retro or vintage but then I thought - Are most of these retro or are some of these modern? Here was my conclusion: While some of these illustrations have that retro-feel, most are a modern take on a movie classic.
What these artists have done so well is take a… Continue
Dolphinarium Exhibition, Valencia, Spain When most people go to a landmark or a tourist attraction, they take home a little souvenir to remind them of their trip. Then there's Michael Hughes's. He loves to take pictures of world famous landmarks - perfectly blended with cheap souvenirs.
No, this isn't Mars. A huge outback dust storm - 500 km (310 mi) wide by 1,000 km (620 mi) long - swept across eastern Australia and blanketed Sydney on Wednesday, September 23rd, disrupting flights and ground transportation and forcing people indoors for shelter from the hazardous air, gale-force winds, and in some places hailstorms.… Continue
This has to be one of the most outrageous aquatic vehicles I've ever seen! Inspired by dolphins, the Seabreacher is a submersible watercraft that is able jump, dive, and roll through the water at speeds up to 40mph, or 20mph underwater.
Designed and manufactured by Innespace Productions, the boat took over 10 years to develop and is easy enough to drive and…
Gorgeously poetic, Lilya Corneli's photos will undoubtedly stir an emotion in you. It's almost as if each of the woman in her photos are holding a deep, dark secret. Burdened with carrying these secrets, she struggles.
Photographer Lily Corneli's unique perspective has been "shaped by everything that has challenged her, or carried her, hurt her or given her…