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Lost in the Sheets (6 photos)

This beautiful set by photographer Patrycja Soltan makes me wish I never got out of bed. In Blink, stunning nude women look like they're lost at sea, as they're seen wrapped up in vibrantly colored, satin sheets. The lighting, colors, shadows, and textures all stand out in this set, and beautifully complement the elegant long lines of the models.…



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Added by Eugene on March 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Creative Ad: What Makes an Athlete Great?

Designed by Marque Creative, this short film dramatizes the most important skill athletes work on throughout their entire lives. The short films was created for the 2014 Glasgow 20th Commonwealth Games and "depicts the symmetry between the city and the games culminating in the final reveal of the new identity."



Commissioned by Marque Creative. Directed, Edited, Animated, Composited and Graded by Rob Chiu. Additional Logo animation by Hoss Gifford. DoP Paul… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 9, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Pier Pressure (12 pics)



Ibán Ramón's series of portraits are special because they each bring out a different emotion. Several factors come into play in creating a mood. These include the stance or disposition of the subject, the weather and its effect on lighting and the angle at which Ibán Ramón takes his photos. Looking out into the still or choppy water, the subjects are all lost in their own…

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Added by alice on March 9, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Creative Photo Manipulation (10 photos)

When done properly, advertising can be an art form. Take these photo manipulations by Indonesian photographer Heru Suryoko for example. Using a little bit of humor and imagination, Suryoko makes us think less about product placement, and more about the creative scene that's taking place.…









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Added by Eugene on March 9, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Mystical Surreal Art (10 total)

Earthbound





Using Photoshop, Jay (or One Tainted Angel on DeviantArt) creates mystical, surreal art that's beautiful yet haunting. His photomanipulations are somewhat subtle but his stories are spectacularly clear. Like digital artists Stanislav Odyagailo and…

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Added by alice on March 9, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Green Meals To Go - Go Green Lunchbox



The typical American child generates 67 pounds of lunch packaging waste each school year. After reading this statistic, Kimberly Castner, a Southern California mom, knew she had to make changes. She came up with the design for Go Green lunchbox, an insulated bento box.







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Added by Annie on March 8, 2010 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Handsome Men's Club



Sometimes... you just can't put into words how amazing something is. Kimmel, you've done it… Continue

Added by Rachel Anne on March 8, 2010 at 10:16pm — 7 Comments

Skinput = Body + Touchscreen Interface (Plus video)

Skinput is like a whole new way of controlling things me thinks. It could become part of a skin-based interface that effectively turns your body into a touchscreen. Developed by Chris Harrison from Carnegie Mellon University, and Desney Tan and Dan Morris of Microsoft Research. More details here.…

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Added by Amy Wong on March 8, 2010 at 5:14pm — 3 Comments

Beautiful Paper Graphics by Yulia Brodskaya

I noticed that Yulia Brodskaya had been featured here on My Modern Met before, and it's great that she's receiving some recognition for her work. I decided to post more of her recent(which I assume are from 2009-2010?) artworks and they continue to dazzle and amaze me on what paper, scissors, and glue(the only tools I can think of at the moment) can do when… Continue

Added by Amy Wong on March 8, 2010 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

Breakfasts Around the World (7 pics)

France

Inka's post on What the World Eats made us truly appreciate how our cultural diversity plays into our food choices. Hamburg-based German photographer Oliver Schwarzwald delves specifically into our most important meal of the day with his series, "Breakfast." Here, he… Continue

Added by alice on March 8, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Exposed Superhero Sculptures (11 pics)

In this series titled Heroes: The Route of Exposure, sculptor Adrian Tranquilli shows us the rarely seen, vulnerable side of our favorite superheroes. Tranquilli wanted to focus less on the heroes' superpowers and psychic abilities, and more on their human fragility. As a result, Batman is positioned on his knees looking for answers while Superman is coming out of…

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Added by Eugene on March 8, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Urban Street Art: Tough Love (3 pics)





A sweet collaborative piece by Resto, Roa, and Santos spotted in Doel, Belgium. The mural on the other side of the building is pretty cool, too!



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Added by Eugene on March 8, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Large Companies Use Social Media

This great chart from Flowtown shows how companies in the Fortune 100 use social media sites like Twitter and FaceBook. This is just a subset of the whole infographic they produced. The complete picture is shown below.





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Added by Mark Huckabee on March 8, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Introducing Our New Health Editor: Annie Lee

Though we all love our design, photography and art, here at theMET, we believe that you come here for more than that. It's the social interaction, it's learning from each other that keeps this site fresh and interesting. As a modern lifestyle site, we also believe that we're not just pigeonholed into a few categories. Rather, we're all about expanding our knowledge and… Continue

Added by alice on March 8, 2010 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Let Yourself Feel, Video by Esteban Diácono



Official music video of Ólafur Arnalds - Ljósið, this stunning animation is directed by by Esteban Diácono, and though it may look simple, the combination of the colours, syncing of the trail of smoke, and the light/beautiful music, really puts you in sweet serenity. Let yourself feel on this one.… Continue

Added by Amy Wong on March 7, 2010 at 8:08pm — 2 Comments

The Ultimate Geek Cards

Here is the proof that geeks can also use good old-fashioned means of communication :)…

















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Added by Aurel' on March 8, 2010 at 7:17am — 7 Comments

GAP Upside Down Store



"Shopping turned on its head" isn't just a meaningless tagline for GAP. They literally mean it. To promote their new loyalty program, Sprize, the GAP in Vancouver, BC turned its entire store upside-down. All of the mannequins, displays and even the sign were flipped, as well as some cars and a hotdog stand outside of the store.



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on March 8, 2010 at 12:50am — 3 Comments

Behind the Scenes: Alice in Wonderland



This great video from Wired takes us behind the scenes of Alice in Wonderland and shows us how Tim Burton worked his magic to make the familiar story come alive in a new and exciting way. Using a green screen and "whatever works" Tim Burton combines a wide variety of techniques to develop these complex scenes. In many cases he couldn't even see the results until very late in production when everything was put together for the first time. He says "It’s been such a weird… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on March 8, 2010 at 3:18am — 1 Comment

Pebble Mat


Bring a bit of nature into your home.
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Added by Yasmine Zalek on March 8, 2010 at 12:42am — 2 Comments

Helveticaca: Helvetica For Babies


Helveticaca onesie! Hilarious!


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Added by Yasmine Zalek on March 8, 2010 at 12:52am — No Comments

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