Though you probably won't want to admit it, you're probably pretty attached to your iPhone. Really, who doesn't panic when you suddenly realize you lost it or forgot it at home? Yes, we're all culprit.
Apple introduced a level of design and sophistication to our tech products that made us feel not only attached to them but excited that we were owners of something "different." As art and design makes its way into the tech… Continue
Added by alice on December 12, 2011 at 9:00am —
If you're in London from now till August 29, may we suggest you make a special trip to the Roundhouse to experience Ron Arad's Curtain Call
? The artist/designer/architect has built a gargantuan curtain made of 5,600 silicon rods that are suspended from a ring 18 meters in diameter sitting three stories high. Watch as it comes alive through projected films, live performances, and even… Continue
Added by alice on August 19, 2011 at 10:00am —
The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall were created over a period from the mid-18th century up to the beginning of the 20th century. The gardens were neglected after the First World War and buried for almost a century. Overgrown with plants, broken trees, and hidden under blackberry brambles, it was only recently restored in the 1990s.
The botanical gardens have since turned into one of the… Continue
Added by Eugene on April 4, 2011 at 6:30pm —
Property developer Land Securities had a conundrum. It needed to divide up a vast floor space in London so that agents could show prospective tenants that there were four clear and distinct areas for office space. It's safe to assume that most would section off the space with boring signs or makeshift walls. In fact, no one would expect a creative alternative like… Continue
Added by alice on February 11, 2011 at 9:30am —
Brazilian street artist Herbert Baglione created this beautiful and amazing installation at Winterlong Gallerie in Niort, France. The giant shadow, made from thousands of dead leaves, starts from a tiny silhouette of a man cutout from the wall. It's unknown whether or not Baglione was trying to express any kind of symbolism through this piece, leaving it up to the viewer to find his or her own… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 21, 2010 at 2:30pm —
If you happen to live up in Northern California, you may have heard about the recent opening of the Walnut Creek library. The $40 million dollar library houses 17 original works of art at a cost of $300,000. Described as elegant, clean and refined as the stores that surround it, this library is meant to be a destination.
An eye-catching two-story-high sculpture… Continue
Added by alice on July 29, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Adam Santarossa is being paid thousands of dollars to watch the World Cup inside a giant football in Melbourne, Australia.
The 23-year-old says his friends are jealous after he was selected by Adidas to spend the month-long tournament watching football, tweeting and writing blogs inside the 20 foot (six meter) diameter Jabulani ball. "Other people have…
Added by Eugene on June 24, 2010 at 7:30pm —
Who let the giants out? In one of the most creative pieces of street art we've seen in a very long time, giant paper planes are seen thrown off the side of a building. One happens to land and then magically transforms into a sculpture made of metal and fiberglass!
Called Avionazo en la Plazuela (or Plane Crash in the Square), this was created by…
Added by Alice on April 22, 2010 at 11:30am —
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 is the "Year of the Tiger" and begins on February 14, 2010. A sign of courage, the Tiger is a fearless and fiery fighter that is revered by the ancient Chinese. The beast wards off the three main disasters of a household: fire, thieves and ghosts.
Designed by Australian firm LAVA, these gigantic origami tigers were made…
Added by Eugene on January 26, 2010 at 11:30am —
A mysterious giant spiral of light that dominated the sky over Norway yesterday has stunned experts, raising the possibility of an entirely new astral phenomenon.
Thousands of awe-struck Norwegians bombarded the Meteorological Institute to ask what the incredible light, which lasted for two minutes, could possibly be. Theories have ranged from a misfired…
Added by Eugene on December 10, 2009 at 12:00am —
Proving that true art can be experienced anywhere and on any medium, Giant Robot is proud to present Post-It Show 4. The show opens this Saturday December 5th 2009 at Giant Robot 2 on…
Added by alice on December 4, 2009 at 1:00pm —
A long, long time ago, giant children ruled the city. A force to be reckoned with, these gigantic cuties recklessly used the world as their playground. Picking up cars, and doing cartwheels in the streets, they threw temper tantrums causing many people to suffer. Here are some photos from Dmitriy Sklyarenko of Fafastudio that document that shocking scene.… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 5, 2009 at 9:00am —
Added by Eugene on May 28, 2009 at 1:00pm —
Got some extra time on your hands this weekend? Japanese paper toy creator and artist, Shin Tanaka, has teamed up with LA-based, Asian-American pop culture magazine; Giant Robot, and with Japanese car manufacturer, Scion, in a collaborative effort to provide cut-out templates of Shin’s elaborate paper toys, in various issues of Giant Robot… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 24, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Meet giant panda twins "Ping Ping" and "An An". These photos were taken on October 24th at the Bifengxia Base of the Chinese Giant Panda Research and Protection Center, in Ya'an County, southwest China's Sichuan Province. More than 30 giant pandas were transferred to the Bifengxia base from the Chinese Giant Panda Research and Protection Center in Wolong of… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 29, 2008 at 9:03am —