Displaying DNA is no longer an art form perfected by Monica Lewinsky. With DNA 11, you can have your DNA displayed on your walls or even on your desk
These DNA portraits come in various colors and make great gifts to that one person in your life that has everything already. You'll have to sneak in a swab of their cheek cells while they're sleeping if you want to surprise them with one of these portraits. Prices… Continue
Fred Flare is one of those stores where you can find modern design accessories that are fun and entertaining. Their products range from the cute to the slightly crazy. In fact, they have everything from bacon wallets to… Continue
What happens when you take the the artworld’s most powerful figure (by ArtReview) and have him display his art for the world? You get a rare chance to see François Pinault's collection. Called the most important show of contemporary art ever seen, it is currently being held in Moscow at the Garage Center for… Continue
Welcome to a new week. Hope you had a nice relaxing weekend. In my first post, I bring you the most creative shopping bags I've ever seen. These bags goes to show that with a little creativity and imagination, you can turn a plain old shopping bag into a shockingly funny statement.…
Over the course of his 30-year career, Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. His stunning images interpret and record the world's fast-disappearing wildlife and act as a lasting inspiration to those who seek to preserve the very subjects recorded in his images. Art's photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of… Continue
If you happen to find yourself in New York City anytime soon, you should check this out. Located on 7th Avenue, just north of Times Square, the new NYC Information Center opened its doors to the public on January 21st. Designed by WXY architecture+urban design and Local Projects, the new center transforms a storefront into an "information space", seamlessly integrating… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 23, 2009 at 6:00am —
Crowded. Cheap. Whatever. I didn't think the food was particulary tasty, but the sake bombs were. I took a lot of photos but the next day, saw that most were blurry and I think it might be because I was pretty close to having alcohol poisoning by the time I left.
I don't know why I drank so much, but it might be because I was with annoying people from USC. And the only way they're tolerable is if I'm drunk. Plus, I wanted to show…
Ok, got back from Kyoto last night. While it was definitely cool, things got a little hectic. A few must sees were hit. Friday morning we got out to Fushimi Inari (the hike with the red gates), saw another temple (can't recall the name right now), and saw the Gion district at night.
Saturday we took the express to Osaka to meet up with a friend since we couldn't get out to Himeji. I (Phil) thought going to Osaka for a day was a waste of… Continue
You don't have to love your Mac or iPod or iPhone to enjoy this retro Apple logo fruit salad by Richard Thomas on Flickr. A self-professed apple geek, Richard is a student studying primary teaching at Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln. It was made to commemorate… Continue
In the Madagascar movies, if there is one set of animals that consistently steals the show, it's got to be the penguins! Thanks to Dreamworks partnership with Nickelodeon, we're not going to have to wait till the next Madagascar movie, we'll be able to watch our tuxedo wearing friends in the cartoon, The Penguins of Madagascar. The animation is said to… Continue
There exists a house high atop the Hollywood Hills called the Skyline Residence. Beautifully modern, its angular surfaces make the house a piece of art in and of itself. Designed by Belzberg Architects, the Skyline encompasses everything you'd want in a house, clean and modern, with an eco-friendly heart.
What draws me to this house, though, isn't just that it's modern. It's that outdoor patio. It's the way friends are lying on the concrete… Continue
In these times if there is anything modern luxury is trying to become it is economical. But how do you keep costs low when you start up a hotel? How about by fabricating modular units off-site and then stacking them together to make a building? CitizenM is trying this out with their new modern design hotels.
From the outside it looks like a stack of a few hundred… Continue
Here's another reason it would be cool to be rich. Check out this ultra-luxurious motorcycle, the MV Augusta F4CC. It is the worlds most expensive and exclusive production sport bike, sculpted by Massimo Tamburini in titanium and carbon fiber. Only 100 of the hand-built bikes are being produced, and each one comes with a Girard-Perregaux Swiss watch and a limited edition leather jacket by Italian fashion house Trussardi. The limited edition superbike… Continue
A wonderful, unexpected thing happened a few days ago, I discovered Napkin Drawings by Marty Coleman. At first glance, I thought, cute...just some funny artwork on a napkin. And then..I read Coleman's story.
Napkin drawings are "a series of drawings and quotes on napkins put in my daughters' lunches for jr. high and high school every day over a 5… Continue
There's something almost sinfully sexy about Luke Lucas's work. As an art director from Melbourne, Australia and co-founder of creative studio Lifelounge, Lucas is known to create new typography that's breaks new barriers. His work isn't just sinfully sexy, by combining images mixed with… Continue
Added by alice on March 21, 2009 at 10:30am —
What's completely amazing about these murals is that it unites hundreds of artists together to create one unified masterpiece. Started in 2004 by Lewis Lavoie, Phil Alain and Paul Lavoie, mural mosaics are assembled after taking a single painting from an individual and placing it in sequence. (The painters have to is adhere to some color and shape guidelines.) I love… Continue
Do you remember the first time you saw a flip book? The movement and life they create are nothing short of magical. To promote the Q5 in South Aftica, Audi seamlessly blends the motion from flip books with real-life settings to create stunning optical… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 21, 2009 at 9:30am —