Another luxury hotel just opened in New York, this one called Smyth Tribeca from Thompson Hotels. The 100 guestroom newly constructed building is just minutes from both SOHO and Wall Street on West Broadway and Chambers Street. The rooms promise Kieh's products and pantries stocked with Dean & Deluca snacks. The rooms have walnut paneling, chrome-accented… Continue
Added by alice on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm —
One of our favorite street artists, Banksy recently created this new piece to auction off at a charity event for The NNLS (New North London Synagogue). In the auction, celebrities literally donated their underwear to raise money for the charity. In a remix of one of his former works, “Very Little Helps” (seen below), he replaced the Tesco shopping bag, with a pair of… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm —
Pilot Chuck Gardner, of Orlando, Fla., flew a P-51c WWII fighter aircraft named “Betty Jane” through an inverted roll, near Tyler, Texas, Sunday. The plane and with other WWII-era aircraft, part of the Collings Foundation collection, are touring the country offering rides, and will be in Denton, Arlington, and Dallas, Texas over the next week.(Scott M.… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 2:30pm —
If you've ever been a smoker in your lifetime, you may find this design by Myan Duong amusing...
Myan Duong's behance portfolio
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 1:00pm —
No, you're not looking through beer goggles - these beer glasses give off the optical illusion that you're drinking your beer upside down! The Hopside Down Beer Glass is hand-blown, precisely crafted, and with it's double walled design, your warm hands won't take the chill off your beer! Designed by Perpetual Kids
, you can get one of… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Taquitos are often overlooked for tacos and burritos but, when done right, are just as if not tastier than either of the abovementioned. Cielito Lindo makes my personal favorites because there's something about the avocado sauce that really rounds out the flavors.
It's cheap too, so if you have nothing better to do on a Saturday afternoon, go on over and pick yourself up… Continue
Added by Esteban on March 30, 2009 at 11:14am —
Check out this sweet ping-pong table that doubles as a dining table. Designed by Hunn Wai for Mein Gallery Shanghai, PING-PONG Dining table harks back to the origins of table-tennis with its duality of both being a table fit for dining and playing on. What started off as impromptu after-dinner amusement mimicking tennis in an indoor environment for upper-class Victorians became an international phenomenon with rules and standards.
"This is… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 11:00am —
This Pictures was taken for the spanish newspaper El Pais. These cute lynx (protected iberian lynx) has born in Doñana, Spain, in a captivity-breeding programme.
Added by Platero on March 30, 2009 at 6:01am —
I love clouds... I love typography. Seriously, I just died when I found this! Created by Simon Bent. Check out his work here... http://www.behance.net/simonv2a/frame/118562
Added by Avy on March 30, 2009 at 5:27am —
There aren't many things in this world cuter than these baby animals. Even the biggest and most dangerous animals look adorable in their early stages of life.
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 12:00am —
If this isn't the most brilliant sticker for your computer I don't know what is. The artwork was lifted off of the DVD cover of Disney's Snow White. After a little modification using Illustrator and Photoshop, it was then printed on an adhesive foil. The creator… Continue
Added by alice on March 29, 2009 at 10:30pm —
What happens when you take a highly popular old school children's toy and mix it with other pop culture figures? Well, you get something as wacky and weird as Mari Kasurinen's
My Little Ponies. For those of us that can remember the early 80's, My Little Pony was a cultural… Continue
Added by alice on March 29, 2009 at 10:30pm —
Although it's only a concept, this campus building designed by Geotectura and Malka Architects would be like no other. Lifted high into the sky by a zeppelin, students would be able see the world and learn about architecture from different perspectives. The designers describe the experience as “more than a building - a way of life,” that will encourage architecture… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 29, 2009 at 6:30pm —
You may have seen Catalina Estrada's colorful illustrations from Alice's previous post
, but I wanted to spotlight some of her more recent work. Born and raised in Colombia, and living in Barcelona since 1999, Catalina brings all the colors and power of Latin-American folklore and refines… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 29, 2009 at 12:30pm —
The pic of the day comes to us from one of our newest members, Jonathan Wood
. The composition of this shot is perfect. Thanks for sharing,… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 29, 2009 at 11:00am —
Some great photos by the Boston Globe
documenting the flooding that's going on in the Midwest.
Added by Eugene on March 29, 2009 at 10:30am —
This set by Marcin Cecko of Poland is absolutely hilarious. He does a great job distorting reality by creating kid-like adults in childhood situations. Very trippy, to say the least.…
Added by Eugene on March 28, 2009 at 5:30pm —
I like to collect alternative artwork. Video game characters, cartoon characters, real life, or otherwise; I always thought it was interesting to look at.
Here are some of my favorites…
Added by David on March 28, 2009 at 5:07pm —
Tadaomi Shibuya's use of straight lines and shadows transcends into some really original artwork. He creates a perfect sense of balance with his geometric patterns. Born in 1973, Tadaomi graduated college with a degree in product design, and began working as an illustrator/designer/artist. He currently lives in Yokohama, Japan.
"My art has many straight lines… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 28, 2009 at 12:30pm —
Located on the top of Motta Grande in Calabria, Italy, the new Art Museum Strongoli in Calabria is the third Coop Himmelb(l)au project in Italy. Viewable from the city on a hilltop, the museum will not only be a cultural center but a step towards future development in Calabria, a place for cultural entertainment and recreation.
Featuring a cone-shaped design,… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 28, 2009 at 10:30am —