Featured Blog Posts – December 2010 Archive (186)

Dolls from Fashion Week 2010 by Andrew Yang (9 total)

This is a ridiculous set of dolls created by Andrew Yang for Fashion Week 2010. Can you believe that they typically range in price from $1,000 to $12,500?

Each doll is cut from a pattern, sewn into muslin, and then stuffed and attached by hand. The faces are all hand painted and after the sewing is over, he gives them a name and a… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on December 31, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Dramatic Papercraft Couture (10 photos)

Doberman Studio is comprised of Russian duo Ilya Plotnikov and Alexandra Zaharova who specialize in styling, fashion, and photography. They've created this beautiful papercraft series for l'Officiel, a French fashion magazine. How incredibly inspiring!…


Added by Wen Duan on December 31, 2010 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Creative Dentist Business Cards (6 total)

When Dentistry is mentioned, the picture that comes up in my mind is that of a boring old doctor or worse, scary images of the boring old doctor causing pain to a patient as he fixes up their teeth. After seeing these business cards however, I'm reminded that this is the 21st century after all and Dentistry has gone modern since then, and maybe a little creative.…


Added by Mandy Santiago on December 31, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

A New Year Rolls In

Hong Kong's Times Square on Saturday Jan. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Believe it or not, It's already 2011 in some countries. The Big Picture created this awesome photo set that constantly updates, showing people all over the world celebrate as the new year rolls… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 31, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Artists and Photographers: 20 Best Pieces of Advice in 2010

Though we've evolved over the past few years, there's one central theme to My Modern Met that's never changed. By sharing today's best modern day experiences - in art, design and photography - we hope to inspire others to find their own creative spirit. This year we challenged ourselves to go deeper - to not just find the most interesting work out there - but to get to know the people who are… Continue

Added by alice on December 30, 2010 at 2:00pm — 11 Comments

Strong, Conceptual Photography by John Wright (10 photos)

John Wright is a superb and talented photographer who's shot modern-day rock and roll royalty like U2, Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson. At 42 years old, he hails from Glasgow but works and lives in Los Angeles. Coming from a working class background and, despite the fact he's now working in the field of celebrity photography he still stays true to his roots saying, "What I do now doesn't define… Continue

Added by Marica on December 30, 2010 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Animals Who Think They're Human (15 photos)

In this day and age, there are some crazy people who'll do anything they can to look like animals. But, does it ever go the other way around? Do animals try to fool us and attempt to pose as humans? You may think that this suggestion is far out, but don't make any hasty conclusions until after you've seen these photos...…


Added by Eugene on December 30, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Art of Levitation (15 photos)

Levitation is one of the oldest tricks in the book. Appear as though you're floating in mid-air and people just flip out. If you don't believe me, check out this video by world-renowned magician David Blaine.

French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to Paris, Madrid, New York and Barcelona to take these… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Content Curator: Mike Payne of TheCoolist (Part 2 of 2)

As part of our new Content Curator series, we present to you part two of our interview with Mike Payne of TheCoolist. (Read Part I here.) For those who like to be on the cutting-edge of trends or for bloggers who are interested… Continue

Added by alice on December 30, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Cut-out Portraits That Mess With Your Mind (7 total)

These are some incredibly interesting cut-out portraits by Lucas C. Simões. He takes a seemingly normal portrait and transforms it into something completely unique and interesting. These cut-outs are made from the same stacked image and have up to thirteen layers. I love the abstract geometric figures and shapes he has created with these portraits.…


Added by Kevin Chung on December 29, 2010 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Top 10 Most Popular Posts in 2010

To wrap up 2010, we've put together our list of the 10 most popular posts on My Modern Met this year. We had over 9 million unique visitors to our site who came in to see some of the most incredibly creative art, design and photography on the internet. A big thanks to photographers like Jason Lee and Sacha Goldberger for not only sharing their creative photos with us but for inspiring us with… Continue

Added by alice on December 29, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Congrats to Our Canvases Winner, Paula!

Thanks to the hundreds of you who participated in the contest to win two canvases from Your Photo on Canvas (YPOC). We've now selected our winner and she is...Paula Bennerman from Ashburn, VA!

Paula entered the… Continue

Added by alice on December 29, 2010 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Secret Light Graffiti World (15 photos)

If you're like me, you believe that a secret world exists. It's a wonderfully whimsical place where mysterious shadows come alive, where monsters invade our memories, and where… Continue

Added by alice on December 29, 2010 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Infographic: What Does Your State Do Best?

The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and with over 310 million people, the U.S. is the third largest country by total area, and the third largest by population. So, what does each state do best? Check out this infographic for those answers... (… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Bio Bag (2 pics)

Thorbjørn Ankerstjerne came up with this visually stunning shopping bag that sends a strong eco-friendly message. "6,000,000,000 plastic bags are being used every year in the UK. The environment suffers enormously from it, so please take care and use this bag, and save nature," it states.

Thorbjørn… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 29, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Interview with Photographer Kalie Garrett (6 photos)

We fell in love with photographer Kalie Garrett's self-portraits, calling them beautifully vulnerable, powerful, emotional and surreal. Indeed, the talented 20-year-old takes photos that undoubtably stir in emotion in anyone who sees them. Looking through… Continue

Added by alice on December 29, 2010 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

StumbleUpon's Top 50 Most Popular Sites: We're In!

StumbleUpon just created a Best of SU 2010 list where they chose 50 of the most popular sites submitted to StumbleUpon this year out of over 20 million new pages. It "reflects some of the most interesting (and in some cases, unusual) issues, trends, ideas, photos and videos of the year." (To… Continue

Added by alice on December 29, 2010 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

Film on the Radar: Women Are Heroes

JR was thrust into the spotlight after he won the TED prize earlier this year. Now, the French street artist continues his incredible journey with the film “Women Are Heroes,” which has been selected for the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

The movie documents his travels around the world photographing victimized and impoverished women and then pasting them up in… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 28, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Nature's Frightening Skull (2 pics)

Could you imagine walking alone in the forest and stumbling upon this incredibly awesome skull made from fallen leaves? My guess is that some of us would probably have a heart attack...

"I spent a long weekend at a beautiful modern mountain cabin, and at the owners' request created a temporary skull on their property," says artist Noah Scalin.

"It was a gray and rainy day,… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 28, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Skateboard Skatepark

New Zealand-based artist "nansei" aka Shannon created this extremely cool skateboard skatepark, which has an Inception-like theme going on. "It's a skate park, on a skateboard, in a skate park," she says.


via [… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 28, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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