In a world where everything is turning digital, Finnish artist Sami Havia keeps it real by painting eco-friendly cassette tape canvases which feature album covers of some of our favorite bands and musicians throughout time. By using old school cassette tapes as his medium and blending in images that we associate with musicians, Sami authentically creates a beautiful combination of music and art.… Continue
As Coco Chanel once stated, "“Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” In this set of photographs we look back in time to see how women used to dress, how glamour wasn't just a word mentioned during special occasions but one that symbolized everyday life. Adorned in statement hats, pearls and furs, these pictures show us… Continue
I've been a huge fan of James Perse clothing for years now. Their soft t-shirts are like nothing I've ever experienced, simple and clean, understated yet stylish. He's just come out with limited edition t-shirts that were inspired by artist Mona Kuhn's monotypes (seen below).… Continue
The History Channel's first foray into webisodes brings us a storyteller with a thick British accent (lovely!) and some cool animation (rad). Twelve historical tidbits are neatly packaged and delivered on the History Channel website. Great and Telling Tales by Timothy Dickinson has subjects that range from Charles Darwin and Rasputin to Halloween's Origin and The… Continue
Added by alice on March 6, 2009 at 11:10am —
To deal with the lack of fresh water in Dubai and other Arabian nations, Italian architectural firm Studiomobile created the Seawater Vertical Farm to cool and humidify greenhouses. This innovative concept produces adequate humidity to convert seawater into fresh water, necessary for irrigation.
The global financial crisis just got its very own mascot! El Tiburon (Spanish for the shark) is the title of Blu’s latest mural, located in the streets of Barcelona. The shark, which took 12 days to make, is made out of painted €100 bills, and serves as a poignant statement about the doom and gloom currently surrounding the world's economy. Because of the great detail and creative concepts in his large scale installations, Blu is definitely one of the… Continue
Take one look at these photos and you'll see that August Bradley is more of a storyteller than a photographer. Filled with drama and mystery, the images "explore the notion of external constraint and the desire for freedom, and the fantasy of what freedom is from the perspective of someone without it." Bradley carefully crafts scenes out of his imagination and brings… Continue
The 79th annual Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland is currently hosting one big car party. The show, which started in 1905, is held at the Geneva Palexpo, a giant convention center located next to the International Airport. Because Switzerland lacks an automobile industry, this show is regarded as the most level playing field… Continue
Absolutely love the colors of Liya Kebede's scarves. Red and turquoise blue, gray and orange? Amazing! Lem Lem, launched last year, are beautiful hand woven and hand embroidered clothing made in Ethopia from natural cotton. The fall collection includes these lightweight scarves.
Liya Kebede is an impossibly beautiful Ethopian supermodel that's graced the… Continue
Added by alice on March 5, 2009 at 10:52am —
The long awaited hype is over! The complex, multi-layered mystery adventure is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the outlawed masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill… Continue
Reflections can create brilliant natural effects in photography. It's especially awesome when the reflective water is really still and the mirrored optical illusion is really crisp. Collected here are some magnificent reflections of architecture and landscapes.…
One of the feature length animated films was "The Adventures of Prince Achmed", was made in 1926 by Lotte Reiniger, a German artist who made intricate cut-out figures that are underlit. She made a number of shorter films, and another feature, Dr. Doolittle, in 1928. Contemporary independent animators, including Paul Fierlinger and Bill Plympton, Pink Floyd have also made features outside of the studio system.
Because animation is very time-consuming and expensive to produce, the vast… Continue
Added by Youri on March 5, 2009 at 12:30am —