All Blog Posts Tagged 'Met' (14)

Thousands of Wood Slivers Form Amazing Cathedral Artworks

Each artwork by Hungarian artist Kalman Radvanyi can contain up to a thousand pieces of natural timbers. These timbers are sourced from dozens of countries around the world and are often only 1/10 inch thick. One of his art pieces may take up to six months to complete, incorporating up to 130 species of natural timbers,…


Added by Beau Killett on August 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

My Modern Met Featured on Flipboard!

If you have an iPad, you've probably already heard of Flipboard. Apple named it the 2010 iPad App of the Year and TIME listed it as one of the top 50 innovations in 2010. Flipboard lets you quickly flip through all of your favorite websites or your personal streams on Twitter or Facebook… Continue

Added by alice on August 9, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Mouse Finds Love at My Modern Met

Boy, do we love our illustrators! After we wrote the post Fred Blunt's Fantastically Funny Love Story, we received a wonderfully warm message that we just had to share (with his permission, of course).

"Thanks so much for your piece on The Crush!," Blunt wrote. "Really nice,… Continue

Added by alice on June 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

When Obama Met Osama

Just like the real Osama bin Laden was shocked to see Navy SEAL Team 6, Francisco Helder Braga Fernandes was surprised to see Ananias Rodrigues da Silva enter his bar in São Paulo, Brazil.

You see, Fernandes, 51, closely resembles Osama bin Laden. Most find it funny, but not all customers have reacted so nicely. In fact, he's been harassed to change his look three times in the past ten years.… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 12, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Met Exclusive: Trey Ratcliff's 9 HDR Tips

With the #1 travel photography blog (called Stuck in Customs) on the internet, Trey Ratcliff is known as one of the biggest and brightest stars in modern-day photography. His career really took off when he was honored with having the first HDR photo ever to hang in the Smithsonian. He's been called a “pioneer of HDR photography” by… Continue

Added by alice on March 10, 2011 at 10:30am — 9 Comments

Met Exclusive: Interview with Rodney Smith (Part 2 of 2)

Last week, we gave you an inside look at New York-based photographer Rodney Smith's life, as he discussed everything from the importance of order and composition to finding the right location. Today we bring you Part II of our exclusive interview with him. Continue on our journey, as we learn… Continue

Added by alice on February 14, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Met Exclusive: Interview with Rodney Smith (Part 1 of 2)

Today, it is with great pleasure that I bring you a Met Exclusive - a rare, one-on-one interview with photographer Rodney Smith. Smith isn't your typical photographer. Though he graduated from the University of Virginia, he earned a Masters in Theology from Yale and later taught at that prestigious university. He's worked with editorial and corporate clients that include New… Continue

Added by alice on February 7, 2011 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

Met Exclusive: Butterfly by Lily Dong (10 photos)

When I first laid eyes on Met Member Lily Dong's action photos, I was instantly captivated by the athleticism and artistry involved. A breakdancing crew contorts their bodies while acrobatically jumping in mid-air. They use all their muscles in their bodies to hold those poses!

"This photoshoot… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 9, 2010 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Met Member Spotlight: Max Lugavere

If there's one thing this website has done, it's allowed us to connect with creative and passionate people from all around the world. As a filmmaker, journalist, musician, and co-founding producer and host of Current TV, Max Lugavere is definitely one of them. Not only does he know a thing or two about where business, technology, and art intersect, he's always exploring… Continue

Added by alice on November 7, 2010 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Win Trips of a Lifetime by JustLuxe and My Modern Met

Paris? Greece? St. Lucia? Which destination would you choose for your trip of a lifetime? My Modern Met and JustLuxe, an affluent lifestyle site have teamed up to help you win the ultimate getaway. Five prizes are still up for grabs including the ultimate Hawaiian vacation. The grand prize winner will enjoy four… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2010 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

My Modern Met Meets Swissmiss and GOOD Magazine

I had the incredible privilege of meeting one of my all-time favorite designers and bloggers today, Tina Roth Eisenberg, otherwise known as Swissmiss. Tina calls herself the "Swiss designer gone NYC" and she's been running these off-line events called CreativeMornings for over two years now in New York.… Continue

Added by alice on October 8, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Met Member Spotlight: Jenni aka Waffles

This piece was just completed by one of our very own Met Members, Jenni aka Waffles. It's her first piece at Otis College of Art and Design. The object of the assignment was to “pick 2 colors and show that we understand “value” and warm/cool colors.” Pretty amazing, right?…


Added by Eugene on June 10, 2009 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

The Met Ball: Winning Looks

Ashley Olsen in The Row

Designers, models and celebs were out in full force on Monday night for this year's Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City (or to the city's society folk, the Met).

Whereas 2008's "Superheroes" exhibit paid tribute to Catwoman and the gang, this year's spring dance for the ultra chic and fashionable was themed "The Model as Muse".

Dolling up for New York's fashion event of the year is… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on May 5, 2009 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Official Met Event! - "The Drawing Room" Presented by Audrey Kawasaki & Friends

Official Met Event - November 7th at 7pm @ The Thinkspace Gallery: Silverlake

Attention all Metropolites! Let's all meet up to catch the opening reception of Audrey Kawasaki's "The Drawing Room" on November 7th at 7pm. Hope you can make it!

The group show is curated by Audrey Kawasaki and features:

Audrey Kawasaki | Stella Im Hultberg |… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 5, 2008 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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