It's been awhile since we we wrote about Stanley Chow's cool and funny caricatures so we thought it was about time to show you some of his newer work. The Manchester, England-based illustrator has been very busy, creating everyone from Clark Kent in a telephone booth to good 'ol Leonardo DiCaprio in one of our all-time favorite movies, Inception. You can read our interview… Continue
After you made our Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate Intel's My Life Scoop #1 post of all time with a whopping 374K views, we were asked to provide even more tips to you, the early adopter/trendspotter/working… Continue
Next time you're in the mood to change up your Facebook profile picture, may you remember the name Lauren Lemon. Though her actual name is Lauren Randolph, this Los Angeles-based photographer also goes by that sweet (or should I say sour) pseudonym. With a specialty in creative portrait photography, Lemon has a way of making people's personalities, quite literally, jump off the screen.… Continue
When tasked with creating a synthetic urban tree for the City of Boston (or any city) that could provide all the benefits of a real tree (de-carbonization and protection) without requiring soil and water, a team from Paris rose to the challenge. Their innovative concept is called Treepods. The systems are capable of removing carbon dioxide from the air and releasing oxygen using a carbon dioxide… Continue
This content is brought to you by the new Hyundai Elantra which helps you "Snap Out" of your routine to live your best life.
Hello, Metropolites! Are you ready for an awesome sweepstakes? This time, we're teaming up with… Continue
Way to stay relevant, Sesame Street! In Smell Like a Monster, Grover talks about the word "on" in a way most of us can relate to...by parodying the first and most famous Old Spice ad! No doubt this was made for the parents...
Using Adobe Illustrator, designer Stanley Chow has created a very cool set of illustrated posters starring your favorite Mad Men characters. If you like his retro style, make sure to check out his website for more amazing illustrations.
If you'd like a little background on these, there's a good interview that Chow gave over at Digital…Continue
With a sweet name and a futuristic design, Kia's Pop looks like the new generation of electric cars. When Kia rolls out this new battery-powered commuter concept next month at the Paris Motor Show, we're sure all will swoon. Look inside and you'll notice a bench seat layout that has only enough room for three.… Continue
Added by alice on August 20, 2010 at 8:00am —
To many of us, Christopher Nolan's Inception will go down as one of the best movies of all time. These ten designers must feel the same way because they've come up with some cool and clever Inception inspired illustrations for all of us to enjoy.… Continue
Call it crazy. Call it ridiculous. Call it Banksy meets Martha Stewart. Yarn bombing is gripping the nation and there's just no stopping it! Just who are these rogue knitters and why are they invading our streets? Well, if you ask them they'll most likely give you this answer: to beautify and reclaim our public space.
There's actually several books and blogs dedicated to yarn…
Oh, Prada! How are you always able to push artistic boundaries with your creative lookbooks? (See Spring/Summer 2010 lookbook, here.) In fact, your fantasy Fall/Winter one was no exception, showing off your fabulous clothes in a peculiarly sweet but slightly surreal way. Under the art…
Though we've now seen our fair share of projection mapping, it's one trend that I still can't get enough of. Samsung just recently threw up this installation on an old Amsterdam building. For three nights, they gave those who passed by a free show to promote their new range of 3D LED TVs. Love how they really made use of the building and how they neatly tied up the story with their 3D TV in the end.
An exciting new book is being released in a few days called Big Book of Small, Cool Spaces. If you enjoy Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan's interior design website, Apartment Therapy, I'm sure you'll find a ton of inspiration in his book. Ryan promises to "help you transform tiny into totally fabulous" with forty… Continue
Added by alice on May 16, 2010 at 5:00am —
As a person who loves to be on top of pop culture, I'm super excited about Entertainment Weekly's iPad app. What's so special about it? Well, first Entertainment Weekly decided to only reproduce one part of its print experience, the weekly Must List. The Must List is the 10 things… Continue
For today's compilation post, I decided to put together some of my favorite sculptures. These ten have been chosen because they each possess a slightly dark feeling. I call them wickedly cool and though some lean more towards cool than wicked, they're all meant to give you a lasting memory and even, perhaps, a few goosebumps.
Who doesn't like to take a peek into the future? From Bonnier R&D comes a concept video that shows us how we may experience magazines in the not-too-distant future. Keeping those qualities we've come to love about our magazines, high-quality writing and stunning imagery, and adding in amazing interactivity, Bonnier shows us that we may be able to "have our cake and… Continue
With Christmas right around the corner I thought I would put together this quick list of inappropriate, cool and creative Christmas cards. These are the cards you might not want to send out to mom. Whether surprisingly… Continue