For those that love turning something 2D into something 3D, check out these adorable printable papercraft animals from Mibo. The UK-based design studio sells the cutest paper animals we've ever seen in sets like Forest Friends (squirrel, hedgehog, badger and fox), The Marine Team (whale, dolphin, sea turtle, bannerfish, octopus) and The Wild Bunch (giraffe, monkey, lion and…Continue
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Seems like everywhere you look these days there are lofts sprouting up. Concerto Lofts, by Warmington Homes, just opened up three weeks ago in Playa Vista. Here's their schpeil: If you long to live the ultimate urban lifestyle in a contemporary loft inspired home, you've come to the right place!
I've always thought Marketing was fascinating because of the psychology behind it. Where in Advertising you are showcasing a product, with Marketing you are involved in an intricate process of introducing something to the marketplace.
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Chinese artist Zhang Xiangxi uses old television sets to create intricately sculpted rooms. The sculptor's meticulous craftsmanship results in intriguing and unconventional dioramas with a wonderful sense of depth. He manages to not only recreate furniture like desks and beds, but Xiangxi also mirrors the genuine messiness of a real room.
Whether the artist is replicating his…Continue
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While many people use Instagram for different purposes - like sharing recent family photos or bragging about how much money one has - there's a huge segment of the Instagram population that's comprised of artists and photographers who use the…Continue
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Artist Dale Keys has an extensive collection of creative and playful drawings that will just make you smile. The illustrator and graphic designer uses vivid color and a positive attitude to develop each unique design. His artwork features cute cartoon animals, people, and monsters that are paired with word puns and messages of humor, sarcasm, and love.
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In what promises to be one of the most exciting dance performances to hit Scotland, contemporary choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and 17 Buddhist monks ages 10-26, from the Shaolin Temple in China, present Sutra. After a successful run in 2008, the show is back for two days, May 17 and May 18 at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Sutra blends martial…Continue
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While we're always on the hunt for mind-blowing, massively creative art, we're just as happy when we come across clever illustrations that can just brighten up our day. Threadless just released one of Jaco Haasbroek's funny works, called…
Bookworm or not, you can't help but enjoy these black and white illustrations of literary quotes by Evan Robertson. The New York-based graphic designer has taken some of the cleverest lines written by famous authors such as William Faulkner and Oscar Wilde and turned them into wonderful posters. These literature-inspired fine art illustrations are currently being sold…
The word mandala, which can be loosely translated to mean "circle," comes from the Indian language of Sanskrit. It is a geometric design that holds spiritual symbolism in Hindu and Buddhist religions. The basic form of each pattern is a circle contained within a square and arranged into sections that are all organized around a single, central point.
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London-based photographer Roman Sakovich gives us a glimpse of the drastic visual differences that substance abuse can cause in his series titled Half. By splitting his subjects' style choices and physical appearances straight down the middle of their portraits, the photographer presents a before and after composite image that shows us two timelines—one of the addict (on the right) and one of…
These playful graphic prints by graphic designer, filmmaker and artist Safwat Saleem are quite entertaining. Coupled is a series that features relationships between two inanimate objects or cartoons that are interacting with each other in very unexpected ways. The two-color designs incorporate simple silhouettes paired with clever captions that give surprising meaning to each…Continue
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Starting May 24 and running till June 10, a brand new interactive installation is making its debut at Vivid Sydney, the world famous light festival in Sydney, Australia that draws in crowds of more than half a million. Intel Australia has teamed up with Sydney-based…
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My love/hate relationship with Starbucks mostly just leaves me feeling empty inside. I want different and modern. I want a place with really good coffee but a really cool environment.
I've been to 3rd street in Santa Monica a countless number of times. So, when I walked into Bar Chloe and immediately loved the place, it was surprisingly refreshing. With no sign outside, it's no wonder I've never known about it. Bar Chloe has a beautifully designed interior and is decorated with flocked wallpaper, huge white lacquer mirrors, three small chandeliers, plush couches with animal print designs, and an elegant, antique, marble-topped bar.… Continue
The four-story mega-club has opened its doors and it's drawing great reviews. The impressive venue is owned solely by Mike Viscuso who is best known for turning San Diego’s gas lamp district into a booming night life mecca. (he owns On Broadway and Deco’s) He certainly spared no expense at The Kress, with a basement club straight out of Las Vegas, a ground floor restaurant, a third floor lounge and a rooftop deck with “fire pits, a full service bar,… Continue
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After a nice walk around the PDC, it's great to sit down and have a nice lunch at this chic little joint called Red Seven. (Puck's 7th restaurant in LA.) They are definitely going with the modern style here.
Service was very good as was the food...Puck brings us his take on… Continue
I heard so many great things about Urth Caffe I had to check it out for myself. Did it live up to all the hype? Absolutely!! This place is really creative in its menu and I love that every item has a healthy twist. They're known for there organic coffee's, but definitely have much more to offer than just an ordinary cup of Joe.
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