There's a lot of depth and symbolism in artist Do-Ho Suh's installations. Whether addressing the dynamic of personal space versus public space, or exploring the fine line between strength in numbers and homogeneity, Suh’s sculptures… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 21, 2010 at 3:00pm —
Taking paper-cut art to new heights, Hungarian artist Andrea Dezsö created 3D life-size paper-cut portals that transported viewers into another world. Known for her "tunnel books
" which are made by individually drawn, cut out, and painted paper that's then layered so that it's stacked one… Continue
Added by alice on September 21, 2010 at 11:00am —
Designer Stuart Haygarth, in collaboration with framing company John Jones, created this strikingly beautiful staircase using 31 types of frames in various colors, sizes, and styles.
In total, the frames' profiles reach over 650 yards (600 meters) in length and feature hundreds of individual pieces, cut, mitred, joined, sanded, and colored in special… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 21, 2010 at 11:00am —
Often times we drive our cars to travel very short distances. This requires gas, which can be costly to the environment and our wallets.
Volkswagen's folding electric bicycle could bridge the gap on these short trips. The pedal-less bike has a 12.5 mile range and a top speed of 12.5 miles per hour. All this, and it can fold down to the size of a spare tire.… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 21, 2010 at 11:00am —
Just who would be a better judge of sports and adventure photography than Red Bull? More than just the world's most popular energy drink, Red Bull has aggressively marketed itself so that the brand name is synonymous with extreme sports and daring stunts. In fact, who doesn't remember skydiver Paul Steiner showing us what a… Continue
Added by alice on September 21, 2010 at 7:30am —
We always knew that good jewelry was expensive but we never thought about showing just how much it's worth to the world! Tine De Ruysser is a professional jewelry designer who studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Art in Antwerp and the Royal College of Art in London. She takes paper currency from all over the world, including China, USA, Australia, Europe, South… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 21, 2010 at 7:30am —
What will the future of biking look like? At the 2010 Seoul Cycle Design Competition, designers from all over the world submitted their ideas and concepts. Nils Sveje of Inoda Sveje Design Studio emerged as the eventual winner.
Bike 2.0 is a next-generation bicycle that features a stepless gearbox, generator, and wires that replace the chain. An intelligent… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 20, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Are you a design obsessed freak who spends more time with your iPad than your girlfriend? Do you carry your MacBook Pro with you so much that you've now given her a name?
No need to be ashamed. Just make sure you protect your valuables! Core 77 worked with artist Lunchbreath to come up with some hilarious home security innovations for the modern man (or… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Artists rejoice! In celebrating of Peanuts' 60th anniversary, Moleskin just released a special, limited edition collection featuring our favorite Peanuts characters. Charlie Brown and Snoopy each have their own silkscreen print cover and an anniversary logo is debossed on every notebook. Look inside and you'll find illustrations and quotes from your favorite characters, a… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2010 at 11:30am —
With the last days of summer now upon us, what better way to reminisce about this spectacular season than with some breathtaking photography? Peruvian illustrator Daniela Carvalho takes us on a wonderful journey through her photo blog, 156 Non-Working Days. Not only do we get to experience the idyllic beaches of Costa Rica and Spain, we're left smiling after seeing some… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2010 at 11:00am —
Companies use logos to create global brand recognition. In fact, the tiny icon can be so powerful that, when we see them, we instantly think about their product or service.
In this set, we take a look at company logos that we all know and love. But instead of looking at them individually, we mash them up with another, as though a fictional merger has taken… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 20, 2010 at 10:00am —
I Dream a Dream
An illustrator and visual artist living and working in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Heng Swee Lim is the ultimate doodler. "I love doodling, this is why all these started." he says. "Thru illustrations and designs, i hope I’ll be able to doodle a smile on people’s face."
His website, in fact, is called I Love… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2010 at 9:30am —
Spilt Milk - Grottaglie, Italy
London-based artist Slinkachu has been traveling all over Europe this year, making a tiny imprint wherever he goes. His miniature street scenes are hardly noticeable, but when you see them up close, it's impossible not to be amused. As you can see in this series, Slinkachu's style is all about forced… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 20, 2010 at 7:30am —
While visiting friends' small apartments in SF in NY, designer Chris Brigham noticed that there was no way to elegantly store your bike. Enter the Bike Shelf. Brigham designed a beautifully crafted piece of solid wood (in this case, Walnut) and suspended it by a solid steel square rod mount. It acts as a multi-purpose shelf, able to gracefully display your books and… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 20, 2010 at 6:00am —
With a simple yet beautiful design, these Air Force-styled helmets will make anyone's head turn. Featuring a stitched neck protector, a removable and washable padded lining, and an interchangeable scratch resistant, polycarbonate, UV filtering visor, the helmets are as sleek as they are loaded with functional features. Coming in a wide range of matte and glossy… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 20, 2010 at 4:30am —
This is a wonderful series of black and white photos of the Taj Mahal by Thamer Al-Tassan. I love how all the photos were taken from a different perspective which gives you a much deeper and in depth look at the the surroundings of the world renowned building.…
Added by Kevin Chung on September 19, 2010 at 7:00pm —
As part of the Brisbane Festival in Australia, artist Cornelius Brown created 20 crate men who appear to be climbing the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Even though the idea and medium the artist uses are quite simple, it's still a very effective campaign.…
Added by Eugene on September 19, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Do power colors really exist? This interesting infographic shows us the distribution of colors across the top 100 brands of the web.
According to COLOURlovers
: "The web landscape is dominated by a large number of blue brands… but Red occupies a large amount of space as well. What’s driving this?… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 19, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Come and be part of a living exhibition.
In the creative spirit of Cape Town Creative Week, leading up to the Loerie Awards, Riaan van Zyl with Cape to Cuba (Long Street) has created a work of art that needs people to complete it.
The artwork titled "Marionettes & Manners" is centered around a special reserved table where guests can take on the role of a marionette and step into the artist's world.
Puppetry is an… Continue
Added by Riaan van Zyl on September 19, 2010 at 8:30am —
Why do we love stop motion? As Slashfilm's put it, "In the day and age of everything being whipped up in CGI, it’s really a testament to see people work in a medium that requires hours of tedious work on films that can take an extremely long time to produce." Not only does stop motion take an enormous amount of patience, it's unique and interesting, proving that with… Continue
Added by alice on September 18, 2010 at 10:30am —