Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'New York' (12)

DeLorean Taxi Transports New Yorkers to Another World

Back to the Future is one of the most iconic 1980's films. Aside from its two brilliant actors, Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, the DeLorean took center stage as the dynamic duo time traveled through different periods in the history of Hill Valley, California.

One could only imagine the delight…

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Added by Eugene on December 2, 2012 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

I Believe I Can Fly by Slinkachu



Have you ever felt like a little person who was about to take flight in a big world? Miniature mastermind artist Slinkachu created a piece at New York's Brooklyn Bridge Park that symbolizes just that. Holding a bird feather with each hand, the miniature man braces himself for what's sure to be an…

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Added by Eugene on August 27, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Gehry Transforms Manhattan's Skyline (9 pics + video)



New York by Gehry has just become the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere at 870 feet. Formally known as the Beekman Tower, the 76-story apartment building in Lower Manhattan has already transformed the downtown skyline.



World-renowned architect Frank Gehry told the… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 23, 2011 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Modern Getaway: Sagaponac House (8 pics)

Designed by TsAO & McKown Architects, this incredible 4,500 square foot home provides a spacious, multi-level, modern living space that is anchored into the landscape.



Located in Long Island, New York, the Sagaponac House was designed without a client in mind, which typically brings out the more creative side in architects and designers. This allowed… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 5, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Urban Street Art: Beauty in the City

El Mac beautifies the streets of New York with this gorgeous mural on Tenth Avenue. The street artist opened his show, "The Humble and Sublime," at Joshua Liner Gallery last week. It runs through November 6.



Photographer Luna Park says: "The guys from the neighboring auto workshop swelled with… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 20, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

New York's Vertical Art Gallery (6 pics)

The Sperone Westwater gallery opened in New York last week, featuring a moving exhibition space that connects the floors. Not only does this structure by Foster + Partners encapsulate everything wonderful about modern design, the way it takes full advantage of its space is highly intelligent, as well.



The centerpiece of the Sperone Westwater gallery is a… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 28, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Walking Across America Timelapse (2 videos)

Having a Forrest Gump moment, Mike walked across America from New York to San Francisco over the course of two weeks. Here's a Google Map of his journey. Check out the process behind this time-lapse video, below.…



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Added by Eugene on July 24, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Poolside Beauty (7 photos)



I love looking through the eyes of New York-based fashion photographer Rony Shram. Masterfully using soft lighting along with shadows, Shram's images are subtly magnificent. Looking at his photographs, it's apparent he has a sharp eye for finding beauty.…

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Added by Eugene on February 15, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Modern Architecture: Taipei Pop Music Center (4 pics)



New York-based Reiser + Umemoto RUR Architecture PC, along with their Taiwanese partners Fei & Cheng Associates, recently won first prize in the Taipei Pop Music Center International Competition.



The three major zones of the Taipei Pop Music Center incorporate a Main Concert Hall, Outdoor Amphitheater, and Hall of Fame. The mixed-use complex…

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Added by Eugene on February 11, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Modern Architecture - Dragonfly Vertical Farm: New York (10 pics)



Modeled after the wings of a dragonfly, Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut designed this incredible vertical farm to ease the ever-increasing need for ecological and environmental self-sufficiency in the urban cityscape. The proposed development, designed around the Southern bank of Roosevelt Island in New York, would cultivate food, agriculture, farming and…

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Added by Eugene on May 18, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Urban Street Art - The Shadow Project: Brooklyn (4 pics)

Do you ever wonder if your shadow is playing tricks on you behind your back? "The Shadow Project" comes to us from the same imaginative mind that brought us "Thought Bubbles" and "Eye See You". Katie…

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Added by Eugene on May 4, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Urban Street Art - Reading Minds: Brooklyn, New York

Love the simplicity and creativity of this street-art piece by Katie Sokoler and Matt Adams. They make assumptions of what people think about on a daily basis and then attach thought bubbles on the walls of Brooklyn. As random people walk by, they snap a picture. What would be in your bubble?…



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Added by Eugene on January 23, 2009 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

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