Philadelphia-based architecture firm, KieranTimberlake recently won the competition to design the new US embassy in London. Called New London Embassy, it will be built at Nine Elms beside the River Thames, and will include developing the surrounding area into an urban park.
Regarding the “safety” issue, a semicircular pond will function as a protective…
If you're lucky enough to find yourself in London this weekend, I would definitely recommend checking out “Innocence,” a solo show by one of our favorite artists, Hush. His work will be on display at Urban Angel Art Lounge from Thursday, November 12th through December 12th, 2009.…
Lori Earley’s debut UK solo show, “Laments and Lullabies,” opened last week at London’s Opera Gallery. The beautiful redhead, who has been praised for her authentic portraiture, reportedly takes around a month to make each of her flawless oil paintings.
Born and raised in New York, Earley was an accomplished and gifted artist from a young age. As a…
So we just launched a new "blogging communtiy / citizen journalism" site called theblogpaper.
theblogpaper is a blogging community which enables bloggers, citizen journalists and other "content creators" to post, rate and discuss content (e.g. articles and photos). Our aim is to publish a weekly free newspaper by the end of September in London UK. We will release the official launch date as soon as possible.
Some cool street murals from London-based artist Tom Blackford, aka Inkfetish. “Getting into street art was a natural process,” he says. “I started out playing around with graffiti in my teens, then in my early 20’s, I met people that really inspired me to start realizing my illustrations on a bigger scale.”
Blackford about the future of street art: “London… Continue
Show runs from April 23rd-May 16th @ Andipa Gallery: London
This weekend's art+culture pick comes to us from London and features UK's leading urban artist, Banksy. From April 23rd through May 16th, Andipa Gallery presents 20 original works on canvas, pallet and steel. Measuring fourteen feet (4 meters) in length, Are You Using That Chair (above) will… Continue
Matthew Small’s work has strong urban roots. By painting directly onto found pieces of metal, he brings physical elements of the city directly into his work. The subjects of his portraits are also found anonymously on the streets of London. Executed with astonishingly textured brushstrokes, Matt's pieces feel both abstract and incredibly real and… Continue
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Opening Reception, February 27th 6pm-9pm @ Whitecross Gallery: London
This weekend's art+culture pick is for all you MET members in London. From February 28th-April 4th, Whitecross Gallery presents Domestic Zirkus, a wonderful and intriguing “theatre of the absurd”, created by brothers Tobias and Joseph Feltus, also known as… Continue
In a brilliant marketing move, T-Mobile created this viral ad of hundreds of people randomly dancing at Liverpool Street station in London which took place Thursday 15th January 2009. Although this is a HUGE bite-off of Improv Everywhere's frozen people at Grand Central Station in New York, it's still a highly effective ad, and I give them credit for…
Of French and Italian descent, Baldovino Barani is a fashion photographer who currently resides in London. You can really see the hard work put into his photos. I love the way he brings costumes to life and the bright, bold colors he uses in his shots. Definitely check out his website for more stunning photos.…
I like this modern yet simple ring calendar designed by Sebastian Bergne. The product description says: "This endless wall calendar will not only keep you informed but will also give you the everyday satisfaction of interacting with its calm composition." Laser cut from sheet mdf with white… Continue
I really admire the visual effects that Zena is able to create in her surreal underwater photography. Born in Bahrain and raised in London, Zena traveled around the globe working as a scuba instructor and developed a passion for underwater photography and film. The topper? Zena is a completely self-taught photographer.…
So a while ago we met up with D's cousin during her visit to LA from NYC. She was staying at this chic and cozy boutique hotel right off Sunset (steps away from Ketchup). I loved the room which had an unconventional layout .. felt more like someone's studio flat than a hotel room, so comfortable, one could live there for weeks. Also - awesome rooftop pools + cabanas.
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- All-suite Los Angeles luxury hotel, formerly known as… Continue