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Human Birdcage

If humans lived in birdcages, I would want this one.

Design Ontwerpduo
Project: Garden of Eden
Photo: Lisa Klappe

Added by Eugene on December 23, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Zontik Excellence Extravaganza

"Zontik believes that recreation is exactly that: the re-creation of something that is more than the sum of its parts."

I remember my sister telling me that if you've work hard and always striven for excellence, you should indulge yourself sometimes with things that are made with the same ingredients. So I guess she's gonna purchase one of those Zontik's Rubik cubes one day.… Continue

Added by Inka Leoni on December 23, 2009 at 1:07am — 1 Comment

Modern Architecture - Reaching Toward the Heavens (6 pics)

Yesterday, we looked at Asymptote's "Dream Hub" proposal for the Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea. Today, we take a look at another aweome proposal that was shortlisted for the same project, this time by London-based architecture firm Foster + Partners.…


Added by Eugene on December 22, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Pic Of The Day - Stock Wars

Darth Vader visits the New York Stock Exchange looking for some new recruits for The Empire.

Added by Kevin on December 22, 2009 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Social Media Christmas Logos (8 pics)

Christmas is almost here and what better way to celebrate than to decorate our favorite social media logos!

There is no doubt that social media has come a long way these past few years. Companies like Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Digg have seen tremendous growth, and new sites are sprouting up every day. This is a very exciting time in social… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 22, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Santa Saves Christmas - Current

Will Santa, Rudolph and Frosty resort to grand larceny? Or will Christmas be deemed "too big to… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 22, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

My Modern Vixen - Isabeli Fontana: Vogue Brazil

Brazilian bombshell Isabeli Fontana covers the December 2009 issue of Vogue Homem Brazil. Born on July 4, 1983, Fontana caused controversy in 1999 when she appeared in the Victoria's Secret lingerie catalogue at the age of 16. Soon after the Victoria's Secret shoot, she was signed by Versace, Ralph Lauren and Valentino.

photo credit: Jacques Dequeker

Vogue Brazil…


Added by Eugene on December 22, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Range Hoods That Will Blow You - And The Smoke Away!

above: Legend ceiling mounted range hood

The Elica collection of ceiling and wall mountable range hoods from Italy are so beautiful and innovative that even if you're not in the market for one, they are worth sharing.

They go beyond their technological function of sucking… Continue

Added by laura l. sweet on December 22, 2009 at 9:51am — 4 Comments

Shoe Store Design by Visiondivision

Visiondivision has designed the interior of three "Mangrolia Chaussures" shoe stores situated on Reunion Island. The design is based around a plexiglas shoebox. The see through shoe boxes are cleverly used as flooring, wall, sculpture, showcase and more. The images will give you a clear view of the idea behind this project.

For the flagship store the boxes are arranged in way that… Continue

Added by Inka Leoni on December 22, 2009 at 8:40am — 1 Comment

Facebook Holiday Gift

As a Christmas gift to its top advertising clients, Facebook typically gives money to donate to a charity of their choice, along with a special item like last year's reusable shopping bag. This year they decided to do an art poster and the in-house Communication Design Team got to work.

The result is a 19 × 19-inch-square poster that is printed, embossed and foiled with a delicate, intricate… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on December 22, 2009 at 3:52am — 4 Comments

Animal Based Logo Marks Sweater

Designer Karl Grandin takes 180 animal-based logo marks and compiles them into a pattern which is then made into a lovely sweater!

[… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on December 22, 2009 at 3:58am — 1 Comment

Pic Of The Day - East Coast Weather

As you can see from this picture it's a little cold right now on the East Coast of the United States. This picture was taken by NASA, here they explain how:

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this view of the Chesapeake Bay region as the clouds were clearing on December 20. The snow highlights the course of the Potomac and Susquehanna Rivers from the Appalachian Mountains to the… Continue

Added by Kevin on December 21, 2009 at 8:05pm — 4 Comments

Gorgeous Engagement Session at Viceroy (5 pics)

Not only do I absolutely love the fact that this couple chose Viceroy in Santa Monica as their engagement photo shoot location, this post is extra special to me because it features one of my very best friends from high school. Grace and I have been friends for over 22 years! Through bad… Continue

Added by alice on December 21, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Adidas Brings The Star Wars Saga To Your Feet (8 Pictures)

The designers over at Adidas are obviously fans of the original trilogy. The details are what makes these shoes great. From the orange on the Skywalker's that matches his jumpsuit in the movie to the Tie Fighter wing pattern these were made for fanboys. Adidas has taken the whole footwear collaboration to a whole new level and in the process assured I will be broke next year!…


Added by Kevin on December 21, 2009 at 4:18pm — 7 Comments

Modern Architecture - Singapore's Super-Tall Solar Trees (6 pics)

Designed by architecture firm Grant Associates, Bay South is set to become Singapore’s largest garden project when it opens in 2011.

The project’s most striking feature is its super-tall tree structures, which function as towering vertical gardens that collect rainwater and solar energy to sustain the garden. The supertrees will range from 100-180 feet (30-55 meters) in height and will be…


Added by Eugene on December 21, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Pretty Postcards From Paris - Liz Rusby (5 pics)

Be whisked away to Paris for a day with Liz Rusby on Flickr. I can't get enough of her photos - the pinks tones and the texture she's added makes me feel like I've stepped into a beautiful dream...or at lease the perfect Paris postcard.…


Added by alice on December 21, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Where the Wild Things Are (8 paintings)

When looking at his paintings, you've got to wonder what the hell is going on inside the head of Portland-based artist Andy Kehoe. To escape personal anxiety, Kehoe creates monochromatic pastoral environments with undertones of unease and conflict. Animals and human figures symbolize power, truth, anxiety, and fear.

"I think people get my work and relate to…


Added by Eugene on December 21, 2009 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Isse Bejeweled Luxury Mobile Phone, The Monaco.

Seems we can't get enough of luxury mobile phones these days. And when Russia's Isse is involved, you should know not to expect simple cell phones of any sort. And right now their newest model, The Monaco, is reduced in price by over $1000 each. And P.S., each comes in an exotic wood music box.

ISSE was established in 2005 and unites the efforts of…


Added by laura l. sweet on December 20, 2009 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Modern Architecture - The Merging Towers: Seoul

Although this proposal by Asymptote did not win the "Dream Hub" master plan competition for the Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea, I'm totally blown away by their ambitious imagination.

The FCD Yongsan Landmark Tower was conceived and designed to be among the most important and elegant tall buildings of the century. The design of…


Added by Eugene on December 21, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Multi Exposure Lomography (13 photos)

This picture above is taken by Jeansman....using a type of lomography that focuses on multi exposure. The film is used twice and sometimes even more often than that. In some collaboration projects, one photograph is composed out of three images from three different photographers. This results into surprising compositions.…


Added by Inka Leoni on December 19, 2009 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

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