Featured Blog Posts – October 2009 Archive (189)

19 Awesome Pieces at the Hello Kitty Art Show

Camilla d'Errico



Yesterday, I made my way to Royal-T for Hello Kitty's kick-ass art show, Three Apples. What can I tell you? I was blown away! There was not only amazing artwork from some of our favorite artists, there were…

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Added by alice on October 31, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Limited Edition Halloween Pepsi Cans


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Added by Yasmine Zalek on October 31, 2009 at 5:45am — 2 Comments

Piglet Flu?!!!


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Added by Yasmine Zalek on October 31, 2009 at 5:43am — 2 Comments

Upcycled Bears Created With Old Fur Coats



A couple of masked German artists, who refer to themselves as Neozoon, upcycle old animal fur coats into urban street art. According to Wiki, "upcycling involves processing used materials into new products, or the re-use of a product with crippled functionality for alternative purposes, to prevent waste of potentially useful materials."



In Greek, neozoon…

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Added by Eugene on October 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Modern Architecture - Great Blue Whale: South Korea



I'm kind of bummed that Studio Nicoletti Associati's Great Blue Whale placed third in an international competition to design the Thematic Pavilion at the 2012 Yeosu Expo in South Korea. The magnificent structure emerges from Yeosu’s waters as a great blue whale hurling itself out of the port to represent the Expo's theme: The Living Ocean and Coast.



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Added by Eugene on October 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Windswept - Paul Samokhvalov

Russian photographer, Paul Samokhvalov, shoots Natasha Vyrostkova in this beautiful photo shoot. Not only is the lighting amazing, I love how you can feel the vulnerability in each picture.

Paul Samokhvalov

Added by alice on October 30, 2009 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Modern Mermaids - Emma Tempest (4 pics)



The most gorgeous modern mermaids have washed up on shore and who's there to capture it all than photographer Emma Tempest. Tempest's amazingly dreamy shots and shows us why she's a master at color and lighting. I love the soft glow.…

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Added by alice on October 30, 2009 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Trailer 2 for James Cameron's Avatar



I dont know about you but i think this is what film making is all about. Art, imagination, explosions,… Continue

Added by Jason Chen on October 29, 2009 at 1:22pm — 4 Comments

12 Cool and Clever Concert Posters - Jason Munn

If you love modern concert posters, make sure to check out The Small Stakes by Jason Munn. Even if you don't know the band, you can appreciate the clever thought behind his illustrations.…



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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Giant Robot Biennale 2

Show runs until January 24, 2010 @ Japanese American National Museum



Curated by Giant Robot co-founder and co-editor Eric Nakamura, Giant Robot Biennale 2 will highlight artists associated with the pop-culture magazine over the past 15 years.



In celebration of its 50th issue and in collaboration with the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, the magazine…

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Added by Eugene on October 29, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

The Clever, Unfinished Alphabet - Robert Samuel Hanson

What's better than illustrations with witty humor? Nothing, I say! Illustrator Robert Samuel Hanson has a new site filled with excellent work from Monocle, The Economist, and The New York Times. Check it out. My favorite? This unfinished alphabet set. Now if only I could get all of them framed and up on my wall...…

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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Beauty and Pain of Love - Martin Stranka (15 pics)

I Was Falling High



Martin Stranka is a Czech artist and photographer who asks us to experience the beauty and pain of love. It's those times in our life when we're consumed by our heartache and grief, when we feel as though no one could understand what we're going through. Stranka draws out those personal memories and for, but a fleeting moment, asks us to remember them again.…

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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Painting By Numbers

A Welsh shopping mall is now the home of the worlds largest Mona Lisa. This copy of the Da Vinci master piece is composed of 82 paint by numbers tiles and is 50 times the size of the original.

Added by Kevin on October 28, 2009 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

A Panda's Pursuit of Love - Ibai Acevedo (7 pics)



What happens when a brave panda bear decides to leave his group and pursue the woman of his dreams? He must dare to be different. This modern courtship with the red head, blue-eyed beauty is best told through the photographs of Ibai Acevedo.



Ibai Acevedo is a very talented photographer from Barcelona, Spain. He calls his style: Photography based on a…

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Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Sweet Ad: Porsche's Family Tree

I think we can all agree that Porsche makes some unbelievably awesome cars. In this clip, Porsche unveil their first four-seat sports car - the Panamera. To distinguish the Panamera from the competition and appeal to Porsche enthusiasts as well as potential newcomers, Chicago-based ad agency Cramer-Krasselt and Porsche leveraged one of the brand’s most valuable assets—its heritage and history—to welcome the Panamera to the family and reinforce the Porsche… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 28, 2009 at 9:36am — 3 Comments

A Heart a Day by Thomas Fuchs (5 total)

Feed It

A Heart a Day is a sweet blog by Thomas Fuchs, a New York based Illustrator and Designer. What is it about? It's "A blog of love. A blog of hate...Always a heart. Yet always not just that."



Love Bites I



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Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Web Preview: Babes in Toyland - Nicoletta Ceccoli



Welcome to the soft and surreal world of Nicoletta Ceccoli. We just received an email from the CoproGallery letting us know about the web preview to Nicoletta's show. Starting November 7th, 2009, the CoproGallery will present Nicoletta Ceccoli's, "Babes in Toyland." The show will take you to "a land where classic fairy tales meet 16th Century Flemish paintings, a…

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Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: Set Me Free

Incredible smoke art created by Mehmet Ozgur. Originally titled Cutting Edge. Mehmet has mastered a technique where he can photograph smoke and then combine multiple pictures into recognizable shapes and figures through digital manipulation. See more of his work,… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Stunning Whale-like Structure Can Float Away



Designed by Melbourne-based Peddle Thorpe Architects, Fluid is a whale-inspired pavilion that is sure to be a showstopper at the much-anticipated 2012 World Expo in Yeosu, South Korea.



The floating exhibition space is designed around the concept of adaptability, making the structure useful for many different scenarios. The interior of the pavilion is open,…

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Added by Eugene on October 27, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Today's Top 10 Tastemakers



The dictionary defines a tastemaker as one who sets the standards of what is currently popular or fashionable. I'd like to take that definition a little further. It's someone who not only has exquisite taste but someone who has the motivation, courage and passion to share that with the world. They are…

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Added by alice on October 27, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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