Jeff Leatham, artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, has really outdone himself this year with the hotel's holiday decorations. Leatham created a unique Christmas tree out of thousands of hanging electric light bulbs! Surrounded by 40 live Christmas trees, the beautiful installation was even admired by Oprah Winfrey herself who, just two days… Continue
Added by alice on December 24, 2013 at 8:30am —
"My girlfriend celebrates Hanukkah. I celebrate Christmas. Here is our holiday card." Redditor byfuryattheheart made this clever image that shows classic Christmas decorations on one side and Hanukkah decorations on the other. Using no Photoshop, he merely decorated the studio he works at in the two distinctly different styles. See the pulled back version of the…
Added by alice on December 16, 2013 at 9:00am —
As it's the day before Christmas, we thought, what better way is there to wish you all a very Merry Christmas than with the help of some very creative people? So, just for you, we've put together this post of 20 different artworks or photos that each say "Happy Holidays!" or "Merry Christmas!" in their own unique way. Save for a few, they're all made by artists and… Continue
Added by alice on December 24, 2012 at 10:30am —
Standing more than 40 feet high at London's bustling St Pancras International Station is a Christmas tree made completely out of Lego bricks! Artist Duncan Titmarsh of Bright Bricks, the UK’s only LEGO Certified Professional, with the help of local primary school students and members of a local Explorer Scouts unit, took more than two months to construct this amazing work of… Continue
Added by alice on December 22, 2011 at 10:30am —
2011 World Tree of Hope
Have you heard about the The World Tree of Hope? Every December, thousands of origami cranes adorn a large, 20-25 foot Christmas tree in the Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall. These cranes aren't just there for decoration, they're inscribed with well wishes for the future. The holiday project that began in 2006 has since evolved into a… Continue
Added by alice on December 18, 2011 at 11:30am —
The cleverness doesn't stop! First I fell in love with this Christmas tree made out of old books and now I can't get enough of this rainbow, wool felt garland Christmas tree. Designed in Australia by Down To The Woods and handmade in Nepal using pure wool, this garland can be… Continue
Added by alice on December 13, 2011 at 10:00am —
It's time to get crafty! A Christmas tree made out of old books and now this! Inspired by Restoration Hardware's hot air balloon nursery mobile (which is adorable, by the way), one…
Added by alice on December 12, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Forget picking between a Noble Fir, a Douglas Fir or a regular old pine, just bust out your old books and create your own Christmas tree this year! Spotted on Reddit today is this picture that looks like it was taken at an Anthropologie store (though this has yet to be… Continue
Added by alice on December 11, 2011 at 1:00pm —
Not since Volkswagen's The Force have I seen a commercial I loved as much as this. It's a new ad for John Lewis (a UK retailer for furniture, fashion, toys, homewares, gifts, etc). Titled The Long Wait, it's a sweet story about a young boy who's impatiently counting down to…
Added by alice on November 12, 2011 at 9:30am —
He made us fall in love with his beautiful daughters. He showed us just how creative and cool a father could be. And now, I'm honored to call Jason Lee not just one of my favorite photographers, but a friend. Even before I wrote the post, A Father Who Creatively Captures His Kids
, I was a fan of… Continue
Added by alice on December 24, 2010 at 11:30am —
For your inspiration, today I wanted to put together a compilation of some of the most beautiful and clever Christmas bokeh photos around. It's my hope that these magical photos will make you want to pick up your camera and try this creative technique out. You can read more about bokeh in this older post
and you… Continue
Added by alice on December 11, 2010 at 2:30pm —
"To create an interesting and engaging invitation to The Creative Method Xmas party. It needed to illustrate what we do but also create a high level of interest and anticipation for the party. It needed to be humorous and memorable. It was also required to work as a new business piece outside of the Christmas invitation.
We based the idea on an imaginary pharmaceutical tablet that would solve their creative issues. Initially they were… Continue
Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 15, 2010 at 11:08am —
As a Christmas gift to its top advertising clients, Facebook typically gives money to donate to a charity of their choice, along with a special item like last year's reusable shopping bag. This year they decided to do an art poster and the in-house Communication Design Team got to work.
The result is a 19 × 19-inch-square poster that is printed, embossed and foiled with a delicate, intricate… Continue
Added by Yasmine Zalek on December 22, 2009 at 3:52am —
What a fresh idea! Created by Imagehaus
are greeting cards that wrap around wine bottles. Love some of these designs...…
Added by alice on December 19, 2009 at 10:30am —
is offering iPhone and iPod Touch user their unique Pantone color cases, available in 8 hot Pantone Colors with free personalization either with 2 lines of text and/or a logo. At only $19.99, this would make a great gift this Christmas season, for your designer-creative friends.
[via Design… Continue
Added by Yasmine Zalek on December 13, 2009 at 7:49am —
It's that magical time of year again. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping on your nose, yadda yadda yadda. I know you're all sick of all that warm and fuzzy stuff so let's just get down to business. Here are some interesting facts and figures about your favorite time of year.
Added by alice on December 11, 2009 at 10:00am —
After a crazy year like this, it's actually comforting to know that even Santa gets stressed. Here he is getting some much needed therapy. Moschino is behind this humorous holiday window display.
Added by alice on December 10, 2009 at 9:30am —
Why buy a slightly psycho Elmo
when you can permanently disturb that young mind with a much more psycho plush say .. kid being chomped on by alligator? Or a hug-able rabbit-carrot murder suicide?
Sadly, these stuffed wonder pieces made by Knitting for Psychos are not for sale. Otherwise I'd be stocking up for my future baby's nursery or buying up the lot for Christmas gifts for all of you .. kidding! It's not… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on December 19, 2008 at 4:58pm —
My girl wants lots of little things and my parents got her most of that already (damn them!). so i'm stuck being the crappy bf that can't remember the million and one times she squeeled, "I WANT THAT" as we pass something by.
she says she wants a "clutch" or "shoes" but how the hell am i suposed to pick that out? i'm a boy! i have no taste in fashion. and it's tacky to take her shopping for a present. we're saving for a trip, so we both… Continue
Added by Eli on December 17, 2008 at 4:00pm —
If you've followed us around here at theMET for the past six months you'll know that we have a mild obsession with photographer Annie Leibovitz. There is just something so unique and magical about her photos that immediately draws the viewer in, it's like nothing you've ever seen. What's even better than just looking at her photos, however, is reading about the stories… Continue
Added by alice on December 16, 2008 at 3:30pm —