All Blog Posts Tagged 'Make' (13)

Animated Illustrations Teach How to Make Films



How sweet are these animated illustrations? This set of 13 was recently made by illustrator Malika Favre and creative agency Airside for Varoom magazine. The series explains "How to" create films but it could apply to anyone in a creative field - especially when storytelling is involved.



"In the past few years, companies such as Intel and Nokia, that needed to inform business… Continue

Added by alice on July 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Top 6 Sites to Make You a Better Photographer



When one of your main tasks is to find and write about beautiful photography, you can't help but be inspired by all the incredible talent out there. Just like anyone who's viewing our posts (hello out there!), we're compelled to sharpen our own skills, to really understand what it takes to get that once-in-a-lifetime shot.



Intel asked us to put together 5… Continue

Added by alice on April 20, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

1,300 Speed Bags Make Muhammad Ali Sculpture (5 pics)



Coming to Nokia Plaza L.A. Live in Los Angeles on March 25, 2011 is a new, one-of-a-kind sculpture that pays homage to one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Muhammad Ali. Made up of 1,300 boxing speed bags, the piece stands 22 feet high and is held up by 5 miles of stainless steel cable and 2 miles of aluminum tubing. (Did we tell you it took three years to complete?) Internationally… Continue

Added by alice on February 28, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Thousands of Screws Make a 3D Portrait (15 pics)



"Most people are drawn to the portraits because they have something different about them (from a distance especially). Seeing them in person is a whole different feel than seeing the photograph. They have a sense of depth that the photo can't capture." - Andrew Myers



Meet Andrew Myers, one of the most patient modern-day sculptors around. This Laguna Beach, California-based… Continue

Added by alice on February 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — 13 Comments

Minimalist Comics That Make You Smile (15 total)



If you're looking for a little something to brighten your day, may we suggest these minimalist comics by Montrouge, France-based Dominique Dubois-Taine (DOM)? For over ten years, DOM has been creating these wordless, black and white pieces all centered around a very curious character named Bonom.



DOM doesn't make these comics as his full-time job (rather, he works in stage and… Continue

Added by alice on February 16, 2011 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Color-Bursting Illustrations (12 total)



Los Angeles, California-based Patrick Hruby creates bright and colorful illustrations that make us feel like a kid again! Not only are they playful and whimsical, they have that retro but completely modern feel to them...like a Michael Bublé song or like sunshine on your skin. …















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Added by alice on February 9, 2011 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Top 10 Photo Apps to Make Your Pictures Pop!

In our next list of useful tech tips, we bring you Top 10 Apps to Make Your Photos Pop! After careful consideration, these 10 were chosen because we felt that they were the best apps to help you take your pictures to the next level.… Continue

Added by alice on November 4, 2010 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Scary Staircase With No Handrail!

Is someone playing a joke on us? Are these stairs actually supposed to be used? No, not quite. Hanging high in the sky is a scary stairway made by conceptual artists and architects Sabina Lang and Daniel Baumann. The metal steps are attached to the exterior concrete wall of a towering Swiss skyscraper. They're ten stories off the ground and do not come with a safety… Continue

Added by alice on October 9, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

3,960 Books Make a Giant Sculpture

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 — 1 Comment

200 Speedos Make a Stunning Pavilion (7 pics)

An outdoor pavilion where you can find some shade? Not quite. Called the s_pavilion, it's a structure made out of 200 unusable Speedo swimming suits that was created by the Chelsea College of Art & Design for this year's Chelsea College undergraduate summer show and the London Festival of Architecture.



In order to challenge students to explore various…

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Added by alice on July 6, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Thousands of Dog Tags Make a Symbolic Robe



At first glance this may look just like a robe but look a little closer and you'll find that this enormous suit of armor is actually thousands of polished military dog tags all put together. Titled Some/One, the art piece, created by contemporary Korean artist Do-Ho Suh, asks the viewer to both understand and appreciate how a solider has his own identity yet…

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Added by alice on June 27, 2010 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

We Can Make It Happen - Matías Troncoso (8 pics)



A strange love story or something inspired by "Where the Wild Things Are"? If this set of photos by Matías Troncoso has you scratching your head, you're not alone. It was created for the magazine…

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Added by alice on August 18, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Make Love Not War - Steven Meisel (13 photos)

American fashion photographer Steven Meisel stirred up some controversy for this awesome photoshoot he did for Italian Vogue awhile back. His "Make Love Not War" series depicts sweaty, dirty soldiers in the middle of a war-zone interacting with models in a very “heated fashion." Critics say that Steven's images glamorize the war in Iraq, but I think they should just chill… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 3, 2009 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

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