Rives - "If I Ran The Internet" Technology Entertainment Design (TED) Conference 2006
Rives (rhymes with 'weaves') designs interactive narratives for grown-ups. Part poet, part storyteller, Rives offers audiences uniquely intelligent and creative entertainment—too impossible to categorize for a print medium like this bio, in fact. Thus, for Rives more than for most speakers, we recommend viewing the video clips on our… Continue
Adding to our list of favorite photographers, today I bring you the beautiful work of Max Abadian. Born in Iran and raised in Germany, Max Abadian is a prestigious fashion and advertising photographer, who's work can be found in magazines like In Style and Blender. He has that amazing ability to capture the many sides of a woman - from their sweet and innocent…
"I'm mellllttttiiinggg!!!" That what I would say if I were one of these ice soldiers melting away in the Berlin sun.
Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo carved 1,000 miniature figurines out of ice and placed them on steps in central Gendarmenmarkt square. It was all part of an effort by the World Wildlife Fund to draw attention to melting ice caps in Greenland…
If you're one of those people who has ever wondered what Picasso meant by the phrase "Good artists copy, Great artists steal," check out this video. Designer Jeff Veen explains that it's not about copying someone else's idea, but instead, it's about looking for elegant solutions and intentionally taking what you need. I like how he ends with "we should steal and stand on the shoulder of… Continue
Added by alice on September 3, 2009 at 1:10pm —
Opening Reception: September 5, 8pm-11:30pm @ CoproGallery: Santa Monica You may have seen Dan May's dreamlike paintings in Alice post earlier this week. If you find yourself in Los Angeles this weekend, you can check out his artwork in person at CoproGallery in Santa…
For a few months now, HP's been putting on a contest to make you the star of their kick ass commercials. Though HP's no longer taking submissions, you can watch and vote for your favorites, here. Sure, they're not as slick as Gwen's or Jay-Z's, but there's something raw… Continue
Added by alice on September 3, 2009 at 10:53am —
The wildfires throughout Southern California have been out of control! Angeles National Forest, in the hills outside of Los Angeles currently has several wildfires tearing through it, the largest of which - named the Station Fire - has so far burned over 140,000 acres,… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 3, 2009 at 9:30am —
Designed by Atelier Feichang Jianzhu, the Shanghai Corporate Pavilion for the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai will be made out of thousands of plastic tubes from used CD cases. Multi-colored LED lights will be installed throughout the exterior of the structure, meaning the building could…
Koto-in Temple, Kyoto [hi-def] Could there possibly be a more serene place than a temple sanctuary in Kyoto, Japan? Highly influenced by Zen Buddhism, these Japanese temples and gardens create a perfect environment to meditate and leave life's troubles behind.
If you're one of those people who believes you have to watch certain movies on the big screen, make sure you catch the Wizard of Oz in hi-def on September 23, 2009. For just one night, 440 movie theatres nationwide will play the remastered classic.
In addition to the movie, this event will include some behind-the-scenes goodies. This includes a special… Continue