Today, we've compiled an extensive list of 22 modern day sculptures that are as cool as they are freaky. These three-dimensional pieces of art are mind-blowing not just because of the materials that have been used but because they leave an indelible mark on our memory. From the hyper-realistic sculptures from Ron Mueck and Duane Hanson to the magically moving…
Have you seen this awesome apple? A random genetic mutation caused this apple to have two colors, split perfectly in the middle. It turned up in the village of Colaton Raleigh, Devon UK where Mr Morrish, 72, who has been harvesting the apples from trees in his garden for 45 years, was picking a few apples for his sister-in-law.
A basic wood table gets new life as a fun and interactive centerpiece for meals. The project is simple enough - sand and prime a table, apply paint, allow to cure - that even I would be willing to take it on. Chalkboard paint is available from a number of different vendors and most hardware stores carry it now or can special order it (RustOleum and…
"The Festival reflects the growing worldwide recognition of the power of design to change things for the better, to help deliver economic prosperity and to improve quality of life." -- Sir John Sorrell – Chairman, London Design Festival
Last week, across the Atlantic (for those residing in North America), the… Continue
Three Apples is a multi-dimensional exhibition and celebration of all things Hello Kitty running from October 23 to November 15. The three week celebration will kick-off with a VIP event, followed by a residence at Royal/T cafe / shop / art space in Culver City, CA. Three Apples is open to the public and free of charge and will feature an art exhibition, unique product… Continue
Added by alice on September 25, 2009 at 7:00am —
Many of you have seen MUTO a grafitti-style animation created by Blu (blogged about here) and you may have also seen the stop-motion animations produced by David Ellis. Now they have collaborated on this piece of performance art. Filmed over ten days in Italy during the FAME festival it represents a huge amount of… Continue
Added by Mark Huckabee on September 24, 2009 at 4:30am —
While putting together this post, I had a hard time with the title. I was going to include the words retro or vintage but then I thought - Are most of these retro or are some of these modern? Here was my conclusion: While some of these illustrations have that retro-feel, most are a modern take on a movie classic.
What these artists have done so well is take a… Continue
Gorgeously poetic, Lilya Corneli's photos will undoubtedly stir an emotion in you. It's almost as if each of the woman in her photos are holding a deep, dark secret. Burdened with carrying these secrets, she struggles.
Photographer Lily Corneli's unique perspective has been "shaped by everything that has challenged her, or carried her, hurt her or given her…
If you've ever been curious about what the difference is between art and design, check out what Web Designer Depot has to say. I'm a huge fan of both art and design myself and this article really helped me figure out what the difference is between the… Continue
Charis Tsevis is a Greek artist who creates incredible modern day mosaics for everyone from Time magazine and Sports Illustrated to IKEA and Toyota. A part time professor and a regular columnist to some of the most respected design and computer magazines in Greece, Tsevis doesn't just spend his days creating art. In fact, reading through… Continue
If art is to be experienced, nothing could bring me more joy than seeing art installations that are inspired by rainbows. Using a whole spectrum of colors, these artistic expressions prove that we don't have to wait for Mother Nature to create just the right conditions. Instead, we can create rainbows ourselves. Whether that's through the colorful smoke of the Red Arrows… Continue
If you've ever wanted to get some one-on-one time with your favorite artists, bust out $2,500 and your dreams will come true. Yes, this is a helleva lot of money but when will you get the opportunity to spend the whole weekend with them at Riverside's famous Mission Inn? The event is called Baby Tattoville and it's a time where you'll not only be able to rub elbows with… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2009 at 10:30am —
If you've ever been curious about the art and design that went on behind-the-scenes during the Obama campaign, you'll want to check out this new book, Designing Obama. The Design Director of the Obama campaign, Scott Thomas, collaborated with artists… Continue
Shepard Fairey and Upper Deck recently collaborated to create the upcoming Michael Jordan Hall of Fame Tribute Series. The three piece set portrays Jordan throughout different stages of his life - UNC, Bulls, and his Hall of Fame induction portrait. The first release of the complete set (signed by both Jordan and Fairey) will be available… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 16, 2009 at 11:30am —
Anarkitty (Emma Geary) is a 31 year old artist from Northern Ireland. I stumbled onto her work today and immediately fell in love. Though it's easy to see that she's been influenced by pinup girls, manga, graffiti and toys you may not have guessed that her main source of inspiration comes from cats. Why? It is their "esoteric attitude encased in elegance and cuteness"…
`thundercake Back in July of 2008, when a girl named thundercake (aka Alexandra Prillaman) decided to ask her fellow artist friends to draw their past and present self together, I wonder if she knew it would become an internet…