Featured Blog Posts – October 2010 Archive (195)

T-Mobile Flashmob at Heathrow Airport

After choreographing a massive dance routine at London's Liverpool Street station and a singalong at Trafalgar Square, T-Mobile just shot their latest flashmob commercial at Heathrow Airport in London.



The most impressive thing about this particular flashmob? No instruments were used. The… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 31, 2010 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Typomaps (4 pics)

We've been seeing some incredibly creative maps lately, and this one by Dirk Schächter is no exception.



Combining geography with typography, the German designer handcrafted each country's name to correspond with its respective land mass. The double-sided poster is dark blue on one side… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 31, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Rays of Light (16 photos)

As the sun's rays pour through brightly colored trees, the forest turns into a magical place. Only nature could create scenes as beautiful as this...



It's almost unbelievable that self-taught photographer Lars van de Goor didn't use Photoshop to digitally enhance these images. "All the sun-rays in my images are real," he says. "My composition are 99% genuine,… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 31, 2010 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

Achingly Beautiful Cemetery Sculptures (20 photos)

While cemeteries are often only visited after a loved one has passed, they also serve as important places to mourn. One very famous cemetery that is frequently visited for completely different reasons is the Staglieno in Genoa, Italy. Opened in 1851, the cemetery is filled with artistic sculptures that leave us with questions about our own mortality and our relationship with… Continue

Added by alice on October 31, 2010 at 10:30am — 10 Comments

Epic Halloween Light Show



Forget Christmas. What better time to put on a light show than during Halloween? Just make sure it's to an epic song like Thriller. Can't believe how well synchronized this is. Fantastic.



via [The… Continue

Added by alice on October 30, 2010 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

As If By Magic: Shu Uemura x Aya Takano

Collaborating with Japanese artist Aya Takano, Shu Uemura has launched a magical makeup collection.



With names like "reindeer kiss xxxx" and "magical windfalls", and "dream coaster," the limited edition line of eyeshadow palettes, lip balm, and false eyelashes… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on October 30, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Movie to Watch: Vik Muniz's Waste Land



Vik Muniz is a New York based visual artist who takes ordinary materials and turns them into extraordinary pieces of art. His work has been exhibited in museums around the world and he even has a book called Reflex: A Vik Muniz Primer. Muniz is now the subject of a new documentary called Waste Land which follows him as he travels to the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim… Continue

Added by alice on October 30, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Damián Ortega's News Inspired Installations (6 pics)

Acclaimed contemporary artist Damián Ortega is back with a new set of works for The Curve in the Barbican Art Gallery, London. Known for his incredible, suspended sculptures, this time Ortega challenged himself by creating different pieces inspired by the daily news. Called The… Continue

Added by alice on October 30, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Clever Blog: Paris vs New York (10 total)

Paris vs New York is a clever blog that visually matches the subtle, cultural differences of two major cities. Cliché as they may be, the comparisons are a treat for anyone who has visited either metropolis or has been lucky enough to have lived in them. Love the tagline: A Tally of Two Cities. With the quick and viral success of this blog, I'm sure other city… Continue

Added by alice on October 30, 2010 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

An Unforeseen Homecoming by Nathan Ota (11 pieces)

For years, Los Angeles-based Nathan Ota has been pursuing new worlds, both dark and fantastic, to explore in his paintings. With a highly precise technique, he creates wonderful characters - a blind bird, a drunk monkey, a one-eyed robot lost in the woods - who travel through surreal dreamlands.



"My paintings will always leave little clues to what I'm… Continue

Added by Marica on October 30, 2010 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Sneak Peek into the Surreal Pop Art Show of the Year

Yosuke Ueno

If you're looking for one art show to attend this year, I'd like to suggest Thinkspace's upcoming 5 Year Anniversary blow out. Established in 2005, Thinkspace is one of the few galleries who doesn't follow trends, they start them. They've been a part of the contemporary art movement for years now, showcasing groundbreaking… Continue

Added by alice on October 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Bed Jumpers 2010 (11 photos)

There's no better way to summon your inner child than with some good ole' fashion bed jumping. Carefree people let go of all their inhibitions and jump to their hearts' delight. Some of these shots make us laugh out loud, others make us wonder how they pulled it off, but all of them share one common quality - they are all outrageously fun!…



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Added by Eugene on October 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Beautifully Photographing the Flamenco (12 photos)

As hard as it may be to photograph movement or dance, Alexi Lubomirski seems to have nailed it with this amazing editorial. First released in Vogue Germany back in 2008, the spread is timeless in that it captures Spanish style and culture in an effortless way. Beautiful model Julia Stegner shows off stunning outfits by Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton as she performs… Continue

Added by Marica on October 29, 2010 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

10 Photographers Who Will Get You in the Halloween Spirit

With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to get into the spooky spirit than by checking out some creative photography? These ten have been chosen because they don't just bust out costumes on Halloween, rather, they make them a part of their everyday life. So whether you need a last minute idea on what to wear or just need some fresh photography… Continue

Added by alice on October 29, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Beautiful and Tragic Fashion Stories (21 photos)

Born in Afghanistan, Azim Haidaryan has an envious job - he gets to travel the world as a fashion photographer. His gorgeous photos have graced the pages of Italian and Vogue China as well as Vanity Fair and GQ magazine. With a client list that includes Bergdorf Goodman, Ferragamo, Lanvin, and Christian Dior among others, Haidaryan is also credited with helping to… Continue

Added by alice on October 29, 2010 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Ferrari World Opens to the Press! (11 pics)

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor theme park, recently opened its doors to the international press. The park opens to the public on November 4, 2010, with general admission tickets costing just over $60.



"This park combines innovative technology and tradition, it is dedicated not only to Ferrari fans and car enthusiastic, but to the whole… Continue

Added by thinkpossitive on October 29, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

A Milan Hotel Fit for a Fairy Tale (10 pics)

Enter a new Milan hotel by the Italian fashion brand Moschino and you'll feel as though you've fallen down a rabbit hole. The dream starts as you walk through the hotel's entrance and you're greeted by the image above – a lamp in the shape of one of Moschino’s famous dresses. As they say, “The common thread connecting the rooms is a fairy tale theme, because to sleep… Continue

Added by Marica on October 29, 2010 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

10 Apps to Enhance Your Offline Experience

Happy Friday to you all! Just wanted to share an exciting piece of news. Recently, we were asked by Intel to give people useful tips on ways to improve their lives with technology. In the first of four posts, we present… Continue

Added by alice on October 29, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Incase iPhone 4 Ping Pong Covers



Be the talk of the workplace with Incase’s new iPhone 4 ‘Ping Pong’ case. An excellent design made to keep your phone feeling safe, beautiful, and original, it features rubber cases inspired by the surface of a ping pong paddy. Melding style and functionality, this… Continue

Added by Mike Gusto on October 29, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Pic of the Day: Crying Woman Illusion

Just why is this woman crying in the window? Don't worry, she's not. What you're actually looking at is an advertisement on the street! Photographer Pat Padua took this photo in New York on one rainy day. His amazing illusion is achieved by his thoughtful composition and his ability to see a story where most of us wouldn't look.



"I keep my eyes open and look… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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