Mexico-based photographer Joel Sossa visually expands on themes of loving life and living forever young. While the carefree escapades of the young can't be contained in a bottle, a version of it can live forever in photographs. His mix of lazy summer days and sun-kissed adventures further enhance a sense of youth and freedom in the outdoors.
The wait is finally over! PressPausePlay, a documentary film that talks about how the democratization of creative fields, like art, film, music and literature, is affecting our modern culture is now available online! (Remember we watched the trailer back in February?) I just… Continue
Brooklyn-based photographer Joseph O. Holmes captures the magic of New York in this set he calls The Urban Wilderness. Set in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, the photos show a smattering of people enjoying a cold Winter's day. With blankets of snow covering the park's green grass, you could hardly tell that these photos were taken in a city.
29-year-old Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman is having the biggest year of her life. The engaged and expecting young thespian recently won a Golden Globe for her role in the critically acclaimed Black Swan. With everyone calling her a shoo-in for Best Actress at the Oscars, we'll no doubt be hearing and seeing a lot of the Harvard grad for a very long time.
As a National Geographic photographer since 1995, Stephen Alvarez has explored our world in ways most of us can only imagine. His global stories have won him numerous awards and taken him to amazing places, much like our all-time favorite photographer, Steve…Continue
To many people, death is a very uncomfortable subject. Perhaps it's because there are so many unanswered questions. What will happen when you die? Where will you go? Will anyone remember you? Leaving everyone and everything behind is a daunting task that is difficult to imagine.
Three Italian students, Andrea Pilia, Adriano Leo, Dario Cataldi, were studying… Continue
Stanley Chow's wonderful J is for James illustration has just been released as a limited edition print! "I felt compelled to do the James Bonds, because it's the festive season, and the festive television schedule in UK every year is James Bond film after James Bond film," he tells us. "Plus, I need to add to my self-initiated project 'My Random Alphabet' that… Continue
Though Jason Schwartzman's viral ad for The New Yorker iPad App will always hold a special place in my heart, this Google TV-powered Logitech Revue ad starring Kevin Bacon is just as charming (in a quirky sort of way). Kevin Bacon stars as his biggest fan. Watch it till the end. Brilliant.
You came (and are still coming) in droves checking out the incredible story of the coolest grandma ever, Super Mamika! Just to give you an idea of what kind of viral sensation she is, the story was shared last night (and today) on… Continue
Fashionistas around the world are going crazy over the return of Tom Ford to womenswear! Ford is famously known for bringing Gucci back to life in the '90s and, most recently, he made headlines for his critically acclaimed movie A Single Man.
It's been six years since the very talented designer left YSL and it sounds like he's picking up right… Continue
Since we're big fans of UK-based artist Byroglyphics (aka Russ Mills), we were thrilled to find out about his upcoming show. From November 18th to December 11th, you can enjoy a brand new collection of paintings, drawings and prints at Signal Gallery in London.
Byroglyphics first exploded onto the art scene in 2008 with his first solo show at Red Propeller in… Continue
Welcome to the first digital museum, Adobe has now opened their virtual doors. Showcasing the best of digital media, Adobe has created a place that only lives online called Adobe Museum of Digital Media. Their first exhibit, called Valley, is by Tony Oursler, an American multimedia and installation artist. Seventeen areas form a virtual flowchart which invites… Continue
As the head honcho of TED, Chris Anderson usually gives the floor to many of today's biggest and brightest stars. In this recently released TED video, he takes the stage himself at Oxford University to talk about what he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation. His speech is enlightening and engaging, making you truly feel as though we're at a significant and incredible time in our lives. Not only that, he gives us applicable tips on how organizations can use this… Continue
Added by alice on September 18, 2010 at 8:30am —
While NASA's Hubble is one of the largest and most well-known space telescope for astronomy, there are actually four large, powerful space-based telescope that fall under NASA's series of Great Observatories - Hubble, the now deorbited Compton Gamma Ray Observator (CGRO), Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO) and Spitzer Space Telescope… Continue
Call it campy. Call it crazy. Just don't call it boring. In the September issue of Harper's Bazaar, the magazine got some of today's biggest fashion designers make Rachel Zoe's killer catchphrase come to life. The "I Die" spread stars Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Vera Wang, Brian Atwood and Francisco Costa all trying to kill the celebrity stylist in their own, unique… Continue
Added by alice on September 9, 2010 at 8:30am —
We've all been waiting for the next breakout star...and ladies and gentleman, here she is. Jackie Evancho is a 10-year old opera singer who was discovered by viewers on YouTube. In America's Got Talent, she's competing alongside 16 others semifinalists for the $1 million prize and the title of the most talented act in America. This girl will go all the… Continue
You've just got to love this Rushmore inspired recruitment video from the people over at Twitter. The footage is of actual Twitter employees. As they explain, "The employees are the stars at Twitter, and that’s who we focused on in the video (which was conceived, scripted and directed by employees).”
Sign me up for The Finer Things Club!
If you'd like to compare it to Rushmore, you can do that,… Continue
Added by alice on August 10, 2010 at 9:00am —
If there is one thing the internet has taught me, it's to never underestimate the amount of creativity in this world. This hilarious Old Spice parody was created by BYU students for the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. A team of two full time employees and about 10 students at the Multimedia Production unit came up with the idea, shot it, and edited it in less than a month. The actor is BYU student, Stephen Jones...a dapper, young fellow, I might… Continue
Say what you will about the way Apple is handling the iPhone 4 debacle, just don't say anything about the design of their stores. This Shanghai Apple store opened on July 10 and what a beauty she is. Architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson not only designed this one, they were also the ones…
Oh, Prada! How are you always able to push artistic boundaries with your creative lookbooks? (See Spring/Summer 2010 lookbook, here.) In fact, your fantasy Fall/Winter one was no exception, showing off your fabulous clothes in a peculiarly sweet but slightly surreal way. Under the art…