Coming to select theaters on November 18 is a movie design enthusiasts will be excited about seeing. Eames: The Architect and the Painter goes inside the lives of famous creative couple Charles and Ray Eames, telling their personal story through interviews with family members and design historians as well as through archival material. This film also has never-before-seen… Continue
Using high-speed photography, Evan from Photo Extremist shows us the moment when a fist punches through the surface of water. While his original tutorial involves vegetables and a fish tank, that doesn't completely explain how he was able to pull this photo off. We've contacted him and await his response.
At this year's annual Edinburgh Art Festival, spectators marveled at the towering installations by David Mach. Over seventy of Mach's works were displayed, making this his largest solo show to date. The exhibition, entitled Precious Light, examines and modernizes the themes in the King James Bible on the 400th anniversary of the scripture.
The Sala Silver Mine was once Sweden's largest silver mine, but now plays host to the deepest hotel suites in the world. Found 155 ft below ground, and costing $550 a night, the two suites are surrounded by three stone walls and feature little else other than a double bed and a small seating area. The mine also features two dinning rooms that have live entertainment.
Fashion photographer Emre Guven does a wonderful job capturing model Polina Uagen’s beauty. With the help of stylist Hakan Ozturk, Uagen gives a dramatic performance for the Marie Clair Turkey November issue.
Guven’s graphic design background even comes into play as he experiments with lighting, framing and… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on October 29, 2011 at 7:55am —
It's finally here! Halloween weekend. Can't wait to see all of the creative ideas and costumes hit the web next week. A few weeks ago, we put together the Halloween edition of Creative Links which you can see here. This week, we'll just take a look at some of the coolest,… Continue
Microsoft just released a new video that visually demonstrates how the company believes technology is poised to evolve over the next five to 10 years. The results are based on the trends its researchers and engineers are seeing in software, devices, displays, sensors, processors and intelligent systems.
The video reflect Microsoft’s core belief that intelligent systems will provide information when we need it, allowing us to work effortlessly across devices… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 28, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Vinyl wall stickers are a fresh way to add some flavor to a plain room. (Just look through Blik's website and you'll see what we mean.) UrbanWalls on Etsy has particularly interesting ones that set the tone to one that's loving and comfortable. These wall stickers are typographic pieces of art that… Continue
Added by Claire on October 28, 2011 at 1:35pm —
What master sculptor Ray Villafane does with pumpkins is more than just carve a typical holiday jack-o-lantern. We've seen his past pumpkin sculptures before but his latest creation for The New York Botanical Garden is otherworldly. Or should we say... UNDERworldly!… Continue
Artist Luke Jerram has taken a 9 minute excerpt from the 2011 Tōhoku Japanese earthquake and tsunami seismogram and transformed it into a three-dimensional sculpture. By using computer technology, Jerram rotated the seismogram to find a successful 3-D image. He then created the image with the use of a rapid prototyping machine to get the sculpture you see now. The piece… Continue
Using long-exposure, artist Kaalam (aka Julien Breton) creates stunning light photography. Drawing inspiration from classical calligraphy, specifically Arabic and Eastern styles, the artist has created his own Latin-based letters and words. Kaalam practices a choreographed movement, until he has it completely down, before he starts… Continue
Famous Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei will debut a new exhibition at Taipei's Fine Arts Museum on Saturday. Well, except he won't be there. The outspoken artist is currently confined to Beijing. (The Chinese government says his previous two-month detainment was for tax evasion charges though many believe it was for his openly critical stance against their policies.) The exhibit titled… Continue
Added by alice on October 28, 2011 at 11:30am —
Reminiscent of All the Dogs Want to Kill Me, this photo series by Ed Panar will make you laugh. Titled Animals That Saw Me, the project has been in the making for over 16 years as Panar sneakily roamed the natural and urban world with his camera. Often alone and on foot, Panar always… Continue
Added by alice on October 28, 2011 at 11:00am —
Corrie White isn't like any other macro photographer. Sure, like many others she has a love for water drops but her passion doesn't stop there. In fact, White pushes creative boundaries, challenging herself to create new and interesting forms. She even introduced the three drop splash which had never been done before. It's hard to believe that she's only been doing this the past two years since her… Continue
Added by alice on October 28, 2011 at 9:30am —
If you thought watercolor paintings were a little too traditional for your taste, then you haven't heard of Daniel Mackie. After working over 10 years in Photoshop, the UK-based illustrator abandoned the software and picked up his pencil and watercolors.
As Mackie tells us, "My decision to abandon Photoshop was based on a frustration with the color. With Photoshop, all color… Continue
Added by alice on October 28, 2011 at 9:30am —
In Trondheim, Norway, there stands a building made up of uneven windows. From the outside, it looks like a wacky fun-house, but inside, it is a standard white cube fit for displaying amazing artwork. The gallery space, known as RAKE, was developed by four NTNU students who invited fellow architecture students from Trodheim, Oslo, and Bergen to materialize this idea.
Anyone remember Chia Pets? Well, now here's comes a rug you can grow! The designers at Piadesign proudly present GardenRug, a carpet that's made from felt-like organic material that helps the germination of mossy green plants. It starts off looking like a big grey pillow. Water it daily, and you’ll soon be growing… Continue
Architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh, partners behind the firm Gijis Van Vaernbergh, are in the process of installing their newest creations all around the Netherlands. It's a series of 34 ft. tall steel churches, each made out of 100 stacked layers of steel and 2000 steel column plates. The project is entitled "Reading between the Lines."
When advertising is as creative as this, one can't help but be impressed by it. When Faber Castell, one of the world's largest manufacturers of pens, pencils, and art supplies, decided to show how precise their artist pen was, they thought of something quite outside-the-box.
Working with agency Ogilvy and Mather, they asked illustrator and art director Chan Hwee Chong of Singapore to… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on October 27, 2011 at 3:27pm —
Artists Daniel Ting Chong & Jordan Metcalf have teamed up for a thought-provoking project. Entitled "Fear.Less," the exhibit examines the weapons used by both law enforcement and criminals in South Africa. By enlarging the objects and creating them out of wood, the artists hope for viewers to re-examine the everyday place and use of these items. The exhibit also hopes to show how society views… Continue