Right next to Audrey Kawsaki, Stella Im Hultberg is one of our favorite modern day artists. These new 2009 paintings are currently showing at the Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle, Washington. As beautiful as they are frail, the women Stella paints all have a serious,…
A beautiful boutique hotel is getting ready to reopen its doors on South Beach's Ocean Drive. The Betsy (formerly the Betsy Ross) is a contemporary tropical colonial hotel with an interior design that is bright, open and connected. With its towering columns, expansive front porch, and tall windows, The Betsy evokes classic colonial architecture. Inside, antique… Continue
Our favorite robot has made its way into our modern life! He's as curious as can be; finding friends, understanding how we celebrate our seasons and even participating in mundane tasks like grocery shopping and cooking!
Hope you enjoy this Flickr set compilation. Wall-E rocks our world!
Australian fashion photographer Troyt Coburn must of had an epiphany. By setting his model in front of graffiti murals, he added an urban element to these shots. The stark contrast of colors only intensifies the dramatic effect.…
I was speaking with the fabulous artist, Hong Nian Zhang – one of the 100 Living Masters and one of China’s ten most influential artists of all time!
He is such a humble, sweet and interesting person. He was calling to tell me that he is in China researching the costumes for his next historical painting and he went to the Beijing National Museum for a meeting with Curators. To his shock, a painting he had done in 1984 was hanging… Continue
A new type of chic is upon us. A throwback to yesteryear but with a hip and modern twist. This movement is led by Jordan Silver and Erik Sacher of SoHo’s Silver Lining eyewear shop. Selling small-batch frames, they're dressing celebrities like Jay-Z and in doing so, creating a vintage style… Continue
Last week we dreamed about the outrageously insane, yet awesome Jetbike. Today, we turn it up a notch with the Audi Shark, a futuristic flying concept vehicle designed by Kazim Doku, who landed first prize in the Desire Design Competition launched in 2008 by Italian Domus… Continue
With theHOTEL, Palms and Hard Rock dominating the boutique hotel category in Las Vegas, is there room for more? Vdara, set to open on October 1st, hopes so. It is part of the $11 billion MGM Mirage CityCenter project that's unfolding in the latter half of this year. The 1,495-room boutique hotel is a non-gaming, non-smoking, all-suite hotel and spa that will cater to the design savvy.
Designed by RV Architecture, led by Rafael Viñoly, Vdara… Continue
On the March 2009 cover of Glamour Magazine, Jennifer Connelly gives us a beautiful reminder that Spring is right around the corner. Born on December 12, 1970 in the Catskill Mountains of New York, Jennifer is best known for her dramatic performances in the 2000 drama Requiem for a Dream, and the 2001 biopic A Beautiful Mind, for which she won an Academy… Continue
This elegant and poetic piece, directed by Shilo, mixes an epic performance by international spoken word artist Ainsley Burrows, with flowing, metaphorical CG elements. An amazing ad by Guinness, proving that their are some truly creative minds in advertising.
There's a very special school in London, The School of Life.
It's a very interesting concept for those who look for courses about big issues of life - love, politics, work, family, play. The courses have been devised by leading authors, artists, actors and… Continue
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Next time you have all your friends over, why not surprise them with some awesome ice cubes? From James Bond style bullets to ice that looks like your grandma's dentures, these are sure to get a few chuckles out of them. So sit back, relax,… Continue
If you've ever wondered what $70 million will buy you in San Francisco, well, my dear, here is your answer. Real estate mogul Victor MacFarlane put this St. Regis penthouse up for sale and in doing so smashed the previous record price tag for a San Francisco residence. Beautifully perched high atop the St. Regis Hotel, this razzle dazzle penthouse features over… Continue
As Robert Bringhurst, from The Elements of Typographic Style, once said, "Typography exists to honor content." I couldn't agree with him more. In fact, in this set of pictures words don't just honor content, they take on a meaningful life of their own.… Continue
These self-portraits by Sam Taylor-Wood are truly inspiring. As she explores notions of weight and gravity, she places herself in situations where her interior and external sense of self is in conflict.
Born in London in 1967, Taylor-Wood studied at Goldsmiths College and went on to become a prolific film-maker and… Continue