My, my, my! Is it that time already? The Standard's starting off the Summer a little bit early with their rooftop day parties this weekend.
On every third Saturday this summer, join The Honey Collective, a Los Angeles-based all-female DJ and Production team, for "Honey on the Rooftop" from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The first one starts tomorrow and then it'll be… Continue
Added by alice on May 15, 2009 at 10:30am —
Today, Banana Republic opens a new accessories store in the Westfield San Francisco Shopping Centre. The boutique, Edition, is a test store and an opportunity to explore merchandising and design ideas for the accessories sold in Banana Republic stores. Offering limited edition luxury accessories, all jewelry and handbags will carry an affordable price of less than $400… Continue
Inspired by a lone picture, Sandra Juto bought some soft alpaca yarn and started crocheting away. For sixty hours she toiled, determined to get the blanket just right. After a few setbacks, the poor unfinished blanket that was laying around for months finally got…
This is a beautiful film made by using 35,000 still photographs. Think about it, this was made entirely of still photographs not video. This allowed him to carefully choreograph every single frame and every transition with complete precision. I have not been able to find out much about Xavier and his work but I certainly hope he makes more beautiful videos like this one. A small amount of info is available… Continue
These photos are from flickr user powerpig's backyard of a squirrel named Billy. These photos are real and I have no idea how he got Chewbaca to feed Billy. I mean, isn't he supposed to be fighting The Empire or something? Lazy bastard...now we're all doomed.
Hop on over to Sacredart Murals to see some amazing 360 degree art that covers all of your walls! Then, lay on the floor and cry out to your mom and dad and ask them why you couldn't have had THAT room when you were a kid. (Don't blame me if you get a beat down.)
El Mac (or The Mac) is a Los Angeles born artist who's been studying art since childhood. He draws inspiration from LA's Mexican and Chicano culture as well as from pin-up and religious art. We love his photorealistic depiction of women and how uses color. Creating unique and one-of-a-kind murals and graffiti, he's been commissioned to paint all across the US as well…
All of us have at least one family photo that we can't help but laugh at. Whether it's a funny facial expression or an awkward pose, there's something priceless about capturing these moments with those closest to you. Here are some of my favorites from the website, awkwardfamilyphotos.com.
Russian artist Dmitry Maximov creates sad mini monsters that are trying to tell us something. Living amongst us, they live a simple life, all they want to do is help us through this crazy and chaotic world..if only we would listen.…
Angels & Demons
Critics are giving it good reviews saying Director Ron Howard and his crew have worked hard to make Professor Robert Langdon's return a thrilling, faster-paced walk in the park. When Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati -- the most… Continue
My new favorite commercial! Virgin really knows how to make a commercial entertaining. In this new tv ad, called Booty Train, Virgin let's us see what's going on in Becky's head as she takes off to see her boyfriend for the weekend.
I really like her stuff. Here's a video:
Here's a playlist:
I appreciate minimalist or deconstructed bands with few musicians--Hendrix, Yeah Yeahs, White Stripes, Black Keys. Traditional bands are great too; I like when small bands can pull it off. In the case of Keating she's representing sixteen cellists with… Continue
Added by Charles on May 13, 2009 at 4:12pm —
The release is still over two weeks away (May 29th) but I cannot contain my excitement! Pixar's new animated film, Up, just seems like it's going to be the movie of the Summer. Never one to cut corners, Pixar carefully and meticulously crafts beautiful stories and then marries them with beautiful imagery to create one-of-a-kind experiences for young and old alike. In… Continue
It's pretty impressive how Australian photographer and digital artist Alexia Sinclair is able to balance the beauty of fine art, history, and modern art techniques. "The Regal Twelve" series is a suite of pictures depicting powerful historical women combining photography, illustration, European backdrops, fashion…