All Blog Posts Tagged 'design' (2,031)

Electric Bookcase by Airan Kang (3 pics + video)

I guess this is one way to light up a room... This bright neon art installation named “109 Lighting Books” was created by Airan Kang. The glow-in-the-dark bookcase changes color and is part of the group exhibition “Textual Landscapes” at the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York City. Although I can't really see how this piece would fit in at a home, it does provide a…


Added by Eugene on November 9, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Money Sculptures (7 pics)

I think money sculpture is amazing. What humors me is the idea that "In God We Trust" is shown all over dogs & guns. I hope you will enjoy. I wish I knew who did this.....

Added by Fatima on November 7, 2009 at 11:57am — No Comments

Psychedelic Alice and Wonderland Bathroom (5 pics)

Going to the bathroom has never been so trippy. Maybe this is where the rabbit hole ends up...

Award winning live painter and illustrator both in London and Europe, Joanna Henly is barely in her 2nd year of working under the guise of Miss Led. She created this awesome installation for Hello Magazine, but the feature was pulled.

"Even though this was…


Added by Eugene on November 2, 2009 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

12 Cool and Clever Concert Posters - Jason Munn

If you love modern concert posters, make sure to check out The Small Stakes by Jason Munn. Even if you don't know the band, you can appreciate the clever thought behind his illustrations.…


Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Clever, Unfinished Alphabet - Robert Samuel Hanson

What's better than illustrations with witty humor? Nothing, I say! Illustrator Robert Samuel Hanson has a new site filled with excellent work from Monocle, The Economist, and The New York Times. Check it out. My favorite? This unfinished alphabet set. Now if only I could get all of them framed and up on my wall...…


Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

A Heart a Day by Thomas Fuchs (5 total)

Feed It

A Heart a Day is a sweet blog by Thomas Fuchs, a New York based Illustrator and Designer. What is it about? It's "A blog of love. A blog of hate...Always a heart. Yet always not just that."

Love Bites I

Love Bites… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Today's Top 10 Tastemakers

The dictionary defines a tastemaker as one who sets the standards of what is currently popular or fashionable. I'd like to take that definition a little further. It's someone who not only has exquisite taste but someone who has the motivation, courage and passion to share that with the world. They are…


Added by alice on October 27, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Remodeling a Townhouse From 1912 - Metropolitan Home

How can you make-over a Washington DC 1912 townhouse so that it respects the traditional space yet fulfills your contemporary design taste? For the Lohnes, the answer was to bring in the design professional, Lori Graham. By balancing and juxtaposing all the little details, from the furniture to the wall color, Graham fulfills the Lohnes' wish.…


Added by alice on October 26, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Lexus LFA 2011 - The Supercar That's Super Exclusive (5 pics)

Watch out... Lexus is coming out with the LFA! A new flagship atop the F portfolio, the LFA is a $375,000 supercar that's going to rival the current reigning Japanese supercar, the Nissan GT-R. Powered by a lightweight (aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy and titanium alloy) 4.8-liter V10 engine, this rear-drive, two-seat supercar pushes over 550 horsepower and a 0-60…


Added by alice on October 24, 2009 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

A Retro-Modern Dressing Table - Angela Adams (2 pics)

Interesting lines, that Kelly green, I'm intrigued by this dressing table by Angela Adams. Dwell once called it a combination of "very serious Swedish modern and a praying mantis." I call it eye-catching and interesting. What do you think?…


Added by alice on October 24, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Stunningly Transparent Lexus LFA Supercar (6 photos)

This amazing transparent sculpture of the new $375,000 Lexus LFA supercar is absolutely mind-blowing! The full-size sculpture, which was constructed by Japanese architect Scu Fujimoto, was first displayed at Milan Design Week earlier this year.

What's most impressive is that details like the seats, instrument panel, engine, suspension, and transaxle can…


Added by Eugene on October 23, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Stella McCartney Designs For Gap Kids and Baby

Great, now even 5 year olds are going to dress better than me. Back in April, when I first saw this picture at The Sartorialist, I was shocked. How could this little boy, with his pinstripe shirt, sporty blazer and cool kicks, make a 33 year old woman jealous?… Continue

Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Paper Shoes by David Brownings

This guy has a thing for paper. Check out more of his work here.…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on October 21, 2009 at 12:08pm — 3 Comments

Furry Puppet Studio

Furry Puppet Studio in Brooklyn is run by Zack Buchman and Maria Gurevich. These two mastermind puppets of all kinds, write a blog, and offer puppet-building workshops. They even post pictures of how they build their puppets. No strings attached.

Added by Puppet master on October 21, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Cool Concept: Single Line Workstation (4 pics)

How cool is this workstation? Currently a concept, the Single Line Furniture was created by Yuppie Hippie from Tokyo, Japan. Clean lines, a neon…


Added by alice on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Modern Motivational Posters - Right Brain Terrain

I got a lovely message from Frederic Terral, the Founder and Designer of Right Brain Terrain, in my inbox this morning asking me if I wouldn't mind writing about his modern motivational posters. I always feel honored when an artist, graphic designer or company finds our site and thinks it might be a great place to showcase their work (or product).

I… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

A Beautiful Bookshelf

I've been looking for a sweet little bookshelf for quite some time now. I came upon this beauty at SwissMiss and immediately fell in love! Created by Korean designer, Shawn Soh, this bookshelf would make me smile every time I looked at it. Did you see the… Continue

Added by alice on October 17, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

25 Funny Mixed Messages

Have there ever been times when you've said one thing, but had a completely different thought in your head? That's the idea behind these clever typography compositions created by Peter Sebastian. It's funny to see how one word can totally change the entire meaning of a message.

If you're interested in purchasing these designs on t-shirts, you can check out…


Added by Eugene on October 14, 2009 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Disney Stores are Getting a High-Tech Make-Over

Interesting news coming out of the NY Times about Disney's stores. Soon you'll be seeing an expensive and ambitious floor-to-ceiling reboot of its 340 stores in the United States and Europe — as well as opening new ones, including a potential flagship in Times Square. What's going to be different?

"Theaters will allow children to watch film clips of their… Continue

Added by alice on October 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Brilliant! Modern Hitchcock by Matt Needle

Oh, how brilliant are these posters? Matt Needle created these as a "“personal project I set myself, to design a modern series of posters for Hitchcock’s most famous films.” Don't you just love the modern reinterpretation?

See more of Matt's work at… Continue

Added by alice on October 11, 2009 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

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