"Ever wondered what happens to obsolete walkmans and out-of date video tapes? To blunt saw blades and to dead cell phones. To ancient floppy discs and fused light bulbs? What happens to what we generally call ‘scrap’? Just because they have out-lived their use, do they deserve to be forgotten away in attics, thrown into bins? Or, just piled up in one corner of a scrap yard?" - Haribaabu… Continue
If you just love it when new technology makes life more fun and enjoyable, then you'll get a kick out of this. Disney AppMATes is a a new line of toys that comes to life digitally when used with an Apple iPad. (This is mostly for kids but don't we all have a kid still living inside of us?)
Your iPad can now be turned into a virtual play mat! First up is Disney/Pixar's Cars 2. Each vehicle has sensors that are recognized as a unique footprint by the app which… Continue
Have you ever thought about turning one of your memorable pictures into a work of art? If so, you'll want to know the name Paul Ferney. He's the artist behind Commission Project; it's where Paul creates limited-edition paintings from a picture you provide.
I caught up with Paul to ask him a few questions about this interesting project.
It's a spectacular and almost surreal sight - discarded subway cars getting tossed into the sea. Over a course of two and a half years, Stephen Mallon took photos of New York City's subway cars as they found a new home and a renewed purpose. Called Next Stop Atlantic, the series sheds light on how these modern-day machines take on their next challenge - being artificial reefs for… Continue
Finally...a reason to get the new iPod Nano! The idea of turning the Nano into a watch is one thing, but actually making it look and feel right is completely another. Enter Scott Wilson, formerly the global creative director for Nike Watches. He's the man behind TikTok and LunaTik, well-designed, engineered and manufactured watch kits that snuggly and beautifully… Continue
If you're looking for one art show to attend this year, I'd like to suggest Thinkspace's upcoming 5 Year Anniversary blow out. Established in 2005, Thinkspace is one of the few galleries who doesn't follow trends, they start them. They've been a part of the contemporary art movement for years now, showcasing groundbreaking… Continue
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Though you'll have to wait till Halloween for AMC TV's new zombie series, The Walking Dead, you can enjoy an incredibly creative, fan-made title sequence right now. Created by writer/director Daniel Kanemoto, the video was originally inspired by Drew Struzan's poster that Struzan designed for Comic-Con. After seeing that poster, Kanemoto decided to create his own cinematic introduction by… Continue
As if NIke wasn't killing it enough these days with their Write the Future print and video ads, they've now come out with a special press kit that includes incredible crayola crayon carvings by artist… Continue
The Museum of London has just launched an iPhone app that makes use of its extensive art and photographic collections as well as geo tagging and Google Maps to guide users around London where, via the iPhone screen, you can look into the past! By overlaying old photos, The Museum of London gives you a unique experience, making you want to explore the hidden history…
Just how cool is this new ad campaign for Brooklyn Industries? Taking old 60s images and superimposing them with fresh, new photography, Brooklyn Industries not only shows off their stylish clothes, they make us smile with their wonderful creativity. You can also find out about how Brooklyn Industries' employees…
What better way is there to honor the past than this? By placing an older photo into a present day shot, these creative photographers have given us a unique, one-of-a-kind experience. On Flickr there's actually a group for this called Looking Into the Past. It's like taking a beautiful and haunting trip down memory lane.…
Designed in the shape of a water droplet, the Water Building Resort will be the first building ever to convert air into water, using solar power energy. A sunny, southerly facing facade made of photovoltaic glass will harness solar energy, allowing light to pass through. The northern facade will contain a ventilation system that will convert humid air and condensation…
Cool Girls, Cure on the Soundtrack, Could it be Good?
The film is based on the bestselling book of the same name, which was written by former Sex and the City writers Greg Behrendt and Liz Tucillo, and is about modern day relationships and how men and women often misconstrue the intentions of the opposite sex. Movie is produced by Drew Barrymore who stars along a great cast that includes Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly, Ginnifer Goodwin and Jennifer Aniston.… Continue