September 2010 Blog Posts (263)

Top 10 Clever Business Cards

10.) Divorce Lawyer

With so much competition out there, job seekers need to find ways to separate themselves from the pack.



A business card is an extension of who you are. It's a great, non-verbal way to let your potential employer know that you're a creative person who thinks outside the box. And, you know what they say,… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 30, 2010 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Mixed Media Collages by Marek Haiduk (7 total)

Marek Haiduk's digital art collages are defined by a mixture of shapes and vintage photos. I love the way each piece has a unique feel and avoids a set pattern.



Haiduk is an illustrator and designer from Germany, currently living and working in Vienna.…



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Added by Kevin Chung on September 30, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Introducing BlackBerry's New PlayBook (5 pics)

Earlier this week, BlackBerry announced that they're joining the tablet party. Claiming to be the world's “fastest" and first "professional” tablet, the new BlackBerry PlayBook has a 7-inch LCD screen with a 1024 x 600 WSVGA display, and capacitive multi-touch control.



Here are the highlights:



- The BlackBerry PlayBook is powered by… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 30, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Disneyland's Mickey Mouse Penthouse (4 pics)

Disneyland's Mickey Mouse Penthouse is the ultimate "Mouse Pad." Decorated with classic Mickey Mouse imagery and three-dimensional artwork, the 1,600 sq ft penthouse includes an open living room, dining and kitchen area, two bedrooms, and two and one-half bathrooms. Photos and sketches from the Disney library are prominently displayed, featuring images of Walt and Mickey… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

Sebastian Seung - I Am My Connectome: TED

People like Sebastian Seung inspire me. Seung is a leader in the new field of "connectomics," currently the hottest space in neuroscience, which studies, in once-impossible detail, the wiring of the brain.



In the brain, neurons are connected into a complex network. Sebastian Seung and his lab at MIT are inventing technologies for identifying and describing the "connectome," the totality of connections between the brain's neurons -- think of it as the wiring… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 30, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

If These Old Hands Could Speak (10 photos)

If these old hands could speak, just what would they say? What incredible stories would they tell? In a series where we're left with more questions than answers, Alex (or Algo on Flickr) shows us just how powerful faceless photos can be. For years he took pictures of aging hands, sometimes providing a simple story to accompany the piece.



For the one… Continue

Added by alice on September 30, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

20 Great Pieces of Non-Preachy Advice

If you need a little help to get you through the day, these community service announcements by artist Jeremyville are just the ticket. They each serve as little reminders to stop and look around, to take a moment for yourself and appreciate what's around you. In this crazy and chaotic world, it's easy to get bogged down. The harder part is muddling your way through… Continue

Added by alice on September 30, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Omega 2010 Calendar by Aleksey Marina (10 pics)

This is an amazing set of photos by Aleksey Marina for the Omega-Print publishing house promo-calendar 2010. Each image brings you to a strange, beautiful, and elegant place.…



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Added by Kevin Chung on September 29, 2010 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Business Cards Transform Into 3D Metal Sculptures (10 total)

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These fold-out business cards by Sam Buxton are insane! Three-dimensional miniature environments are folded out from a single, flat sheet of stainless steel, in a similar way to origami paper folding. Buxton discovered the idea through a chemical milling process while working in the electronics industry.



When a manufacturer spotted… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 29, 2010 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Vogue Italia's High Style Cover

It's not often that I get taken aback by a magazine cover but this one from Vogue Italia's October 2010 issue has me in a tizzy. Shot by Steven Meisel, it features 30-year-old Italian model Mariacarla Boscono decked out in a strikingly retro outfit. She dons a three-button wool jacket with vertical ribs and embroidered silk bermudas by Giorgio… Continue

Added by alice on September 29, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Vulnerable Beauty (15 photos)

Born in Hendek, Turkey, Serkan Emiroglu is a photographer who describes his work as "intimate, introspective and quietly beautiful." He seems to encapsulate somber moods, showing us a vulnerability that's not often seen in fashion photography.



In 2007, Emiroglu was chosen as one of… Continue

Added by alice on September 29, 2010 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Taxicab Bokeh (12 photos)



Take me home (I ♥ Tokyo cabs) is a set that Fabio Sabatini, an Economics Professor in Italy, has created that shows us that magic can be found right on our cities' streets. Taken all over Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, including Shinjuku and Ginza, Sabatini's photos are filled with beautiful bokeh, that out of focus effect that makes us feel like we're looking into a dream.



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Added by alice on September 29, 2010 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Surreal Street Art by Kislow (9 pics)

Kislow's characters look like they escaped from a 19th century Brothers Grimm fairy tale, tacking themselves up onto 21st century walls. The Ukrainian street artist uses bright, vibrant colors, which make his three-dimensional works appear to pop out. The amount of detail found in each piece is quite impressive...…



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Added by Marica on September 29, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Mikro Man Business Card

metal business cards


This is one of the coolest metal business cards i have ever seen! It's like mini-installation art. If you have a business card like this it will surely make you memorable. Created by Sam Buxton.

Added by Mandy Santiago on September 28, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Urban Street Art: The Slums (2 pics)

This large scale mural by Brazilian street artist Raul Zito really struck a chord with me. Combining graffiti with photography, Zito depicts urban life and condemns unbridled consumerism. Completed in Pompéia, São Paulo, it's a stark reminder that people all over the world face hardship, especially during the global economic crisis.…



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Added by Eugene on September 28, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Modern Design: It's Pouring Light! (9 pics)

Designed by South Korean Yeongwoo Kim, the "Pouring Lamp" is a fun lighting concept perfect for those who love optical illusions. The lamp freezes "tea" as it spills in mid-air. Simply give the tea bag a tug to turn it on.…



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Added by Eugene on September 28, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Must Visit: Byblos Art Hotel in Italy (7 pics)

If you're looking for a hotel that speaks to your love for modern and contemporary art, check out Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amistà in Italy. Tradition blends harmoniously with modern design in a hotel that's filled with an impressive permanent collection of contemporary art from the likes of Cindy Sherman, Damien Hirst, Anish Kapoor and Takashi Murakami among… Continue

Added by Marica on September 28, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

One Dead Tree (20 photos)

It's a familiar tale you hear all the time. What starts out as an accident turns into something amazing. So it was for Kevin Day, a graphic designer who's created a beautiful and moving story about one dead tree.



For over five years now, Day has been photographing the same tree on different days, through different seasons and in different lighting conditions.… Continue

Added by alice on September 28, 2010 at 12:30pm — 13 Comments

Vogue Paris Celebrates 90 Years with Fantastic Photo Spreads (10 photos)

To mark its 90th anniversary, French Vogue is pulling out all the stops, starting with this incredibly sexy cover of model Lara Stone. At 622 pages, the October issue is an instant collectible because it not only features beautiful and artistic shoots like this one from Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott but also new ones from a whole list of famous fashion photographers -… Continue

Added by alice on September 28, 2010 at 10:30am — 9 Comments

Violent Naomi Campbell in Interview Magazine (5 photos)

Call it artistic, call it violent...just don't call it uninspired or boring. Reminiscent of something Steven Klein might do, this new editorial by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott will make you afraid of Naomi Campbell even more. Shot for the October 2010 issue of Interview magazine, it features a cold-hearted Campbell acting like she's part of the Russian mafia. Who… Continue

Added by alice on September 28, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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