Russian photographer Levon takes stunning shots of women contorting their female forms to create what could only be described as human origami. All staged on different geometric platforms, the models look like works of fine art as they are masterfully shot in…
I just couldn't resist posting about this magical sculpture of two VW Bugs fused together. Spotted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, photographer Claudio Lara titles the piece "Ying & Yang."
"Rio de Janeiro is one of the world’s brightest, most famous, colorful, and joyful cities in the world," says Lara. "The city is…Continue
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A beautifully calm and vast pink landscape carries an equally large history. Though it appears to be a land of fairy tales, it is, in fact, the tormented territory of the Congo. Photographer Richard Mosse ventured to the eastern parts of the African country with a new artistic perspective on the jungle war zone in his series entitled Infra. Mosse employed a discontinued…
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Makoto Hirahara's Bright Blinds are not what you would expect. At first glance, they look like an ordinary pair of blinds, but upon further inspection you'd be surprised to find out that there's actually no window behind them. So what do these blinds do if they don't block out sunlight?
Hirahara's Bright Blinds actually serve a lamp-like function. They are made of electroluminescent (EL) sheets, which means that you can control the amount of light the…Continue
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28-year-old artist Timm Schneider brings life to the town of Weisbaden, Germany by putting googly eyes on everyday objects on the street. He calls the series They Live and his technique is very simple. He creates eyeballs using either ping-pong balls or styrofoam balls and strategically places them on otherwise boring and overlooked objects such as toilets, poles and…Continue
After a fun four days in Miami for Art Basel, I'm now in New York enjoying my "babymoon" before our little bundle of joy arrives early next year. Though this is technically a vacation, I still wanted to make sure you had your normal helping of Creative Links of the Week. This time, however, we'll be pointing you to Herman Miller's list. Don't worry, these are all My Modern Met…
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There's nothing like taking a photograph at the perfect moment, especially if it's the split-second before your friends realize they're about to take an ice-cold shower in beer. As you can see, many of these people don't even know what's about to hit them, while others are…
Photojournalist Jonathan Auch takes pictures around the world, but it's his images of New York that have really resonated with me. I recognize each of these moments the photographer has captured. The faces may be different, but all native New Yorkers have experienced these moments that we often take for granted. Coming out of a subway station, walking down a busy urban street, being…
Like many of us, Kelley and Edmund fell in love with the Disney Pixar movie Up. In fact, they were so in taken with the movie (and with each other) that they decided to have an Up-inspired wedding. Taking on many themes from the movie including the bright, cheery colors to the bowties and argyle socks, they made it all about the details. They even replicated the…Continue
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We've heard the saying "you are what you eat" but photographer Ted Sabarese has taken it to a whole other level! The New York-based photographer has created a setup of people with distinct looks getting ready to dig into their fishy meal that, oddly, looks like them. A rotund, mustachioed man sits in front of a filling plate of catfish, while a proper young redhead prepares to…Continue
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BIG architects, a Danish architecture firm, has been selected as one of three finalists whose design has been selected for St. Petersburg's international pier design competition. Their design hopes to incorporate St. Petersburg's close connection with the bay area while channeling the activity on shore to walk down the pier and enjoy both the "wave walk," and "the wave" that lies at the end of the pier.
The pier is made up of three parts, the "tributary park," which is…Continue
Generally, one uses a handheld utensil like a pen or pencil to draw, but what's the fun in that when you have an innovative mind like artist Amanda McCavour? The Toronoto-based artist creates illustrations made of thread. The technique she employs is unconventional and entirely fascinating. Amanda uses a water-soluable fabric called…
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The iPhone's camera has been getting better and better with each new generation. However, due to some shortcomings, such as a small lens, they haven't been able to completely overtake the small personal camera market. With DeRosa's Italian designer Antonio DeRosa revolutionary iPhone case concept, that could soon change.
DeRosa's concept is a case that the iPhone fits…Continue
It may surprise you to know what type of vehicle this luxurious interior belongs to. It's not a jet, or a limo, but rather a Mercedes Benz Van. Called JetVans, the high end interiors of these vehicles were designed by Becker Automotive Design and take inspiration from private planes.
With features such as hide-away tables, built-in internet connections, and other…Continue
Indoor pools take up lots of free space and that could pose as a huge disadvantage for homeowners who would love to have them. Thanks to Hydrofloors, lack of space will never be an issue again!
The Belgium-based company developed an indoor pool that hides under a floor and can either be raised or…Continue
Magisso, known for their unique product designs, recently won the 2011 Red Dot Design Award. With the Tipping Teacup's innovative and creative qualities, there is no doubt that Magisso deserved the 2011 title.
So what makes this little teacup particularly useful and unique? Rather than resting flat on a surface, the teacup rests at an angle due to its triangular-shaped base. This allows the…Continue
Universally, children and teens always seem to brush off their parents' and grandparents' advice, believing that they already know everything and don't need to be told what to do. However, as Chacho Puebla grows older, he finds himself in his elders' shoes, giving his own son the same advice that he once thought was unimportant. As he reminisces about the kinds of…Continue
Designed by architect Mark Cunningham, with help of Michael Gilmore, Trump World Tower's 77B Penthouse features two-bedrooms, two-baths and a media room, all within 12-ft-high ceilings. On the east and south side of the 2,871 sq ft Manhattan apartment, bright rays of sunlight stream through the floor-to-ceiling windows while providing breathtaking views of New York City . All this…
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I'm usually in awe of a specially multicolored sky at sunset, but seeing Mitch Dobrowner's black-and-white photographs of Mother Nature's storms is equally awe-inspiring! Earlier this year, Alice introduced us to some of Dobrowner's spectacular shots and now the photographer has released even…
Conceptualized by architecture firm Fantastic Norway, Mountain Hill Cabin is nestled in the Ai mountains of Norway and would only be accessible in the winter with skis. An interesting aspect of the cabin is that the roof can be used as a small ski slope.
In an attempt to preserve the natural environment, building materials were carried up with the use of snow scooters so that…Continue
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