Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'of' (237)

Pastel Sea of Clouds Over Taiwan's National Park



Photographer Yueh-Hua Lee captured these stellar photos of a sea of clouds rolling over Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park. The collection of peaks, located to the northeast of Taipei, are covered with a network of lit roads that give off the illusion that the clouds are colored in shades of pastel. The magnificent mountainous scenery seems like a surreal dream when shot from…

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Added by alice on June 23, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Thousands of LED Lights Create a Tunnel of Hopes



As part of Vivid Sydney 2013, Designworks worked with The Benevolent Society to create an amazing interactive light installation that consists of thousands of tiny LED lights. Called Hundreds and Thousands, it's a walk-through tunnel where the lights are controlled individually, responding to on-the-ground visitors who interact with them, or by Australians who share their hopes…

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Added by alice on May 30, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Hilarious and Heartwarming Stories Behind Facebook



Recently, photographer Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York was recognized for his incredible storytelling ability. HONY received this year's Webby Award for Best Use of Photography. To us, no one deserved it more.

This week, Stanton went to San Francisco and, while…

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Added by alice on May 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Japan's Spectacular Tunnel of Lights



If you happen to be in Japan from now to March 31, 2013, make sure to check out one of Japan's most stunning displays of light called Winter Illuminations at Nabana no Sato, a botanical garden turned light theme park on the island of Nagashima in Kuwana. Opened just yesterday, it's been called one of…

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Added by alice on November 4, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Making of the Massive Art Nouveau-Inspired Mural

We received a wonderful email yesterday from the art collective A'Shop, the creative team that made that massive art nouveau-inspired mural in Montreal. They wanted to tell us about a video they recently completed which shows the mural coming together over a 16 day period. If you haven't already, make sure to check out the related post to see the incredible…

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Added by alice on December 16, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Captured Photo Contest: Best of Week 1



This Captured Series is brought to you by Best Buy. Get unbeatable prices on all digital cameras to capture your family memories this holiday season!

Three days…

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Added by alice on December 8, 2011 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Creative Links of the Week #21



Did you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with fun, family and food? We sure did. Now it's time to sit back and relax while reading another edition of Creative Links of the Week! Next week, some of us will be on the road to experience Art Basel firsthand in sunny Miami. Can't wait to report from there so watch for those posts. Until then, my friends.…

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Added by alice on November 25, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Links of the Week #20



Hello and welcome to another edition of Creative Links of the Week! Hope you have something fantastic planned this weekend. As we do every Friday, here are some of the most creative and inspiring links from all around the web as well as My Modern Met's top five most popular posts. Enjoy!

Around the…

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Added by alice on November 18, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Pixelated Beagle Made of 221K Sprinkles



For a fine arts project at his university, Joel Brochu was tasked with using the pointillism technique, invented by post-Impressionist painter Georges Seurat, where small dots of pure color are repeatedly applied to a canvas until it forms an image. The original project called on him to recreate a piece of furniture. Using 22 different shades of paint to form a chair, he completed…

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Added by alice on November 18, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Beauty of a Second



How much beauty can be found in one second? That's the challenge Montblanc laid out for everyone, including professionals, amateurs, video fans as well as cell-phone camera enthusiasts. Working with Leo Burnett Milan, Montblanc wants to pay homage to the chronograph, and promote their own, with a creative short film challenge. The Beauty of a Second is a contest that asks you to submit a second…

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Added by alice on November 17, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Creative Links of the Week #19



Hello and welcome to another edition of Creative Links of the Week! A few days ago, we decided to finally change up the way we Twitter. That means we're not only sharing the best links from this site, we're also giving some much deserved attention to other sites that we love and respect. Twitter is also…

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Added by alice on November 11, 2011 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Creative Links of the Week #17



It's finally here! Halloween weekend. Can't wait to see all of the creative ideas and costumes hit the web next week. A few weeks ago, we put together the Halloween edition of Creative Links which you can see here. This week, we'll just take a look at some of the coolest,… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Links of the Week #15: Halloween Edition



It's only a few more weeks till Halloween! What does that mean? You're probably going to be seeing a lot more scary and spooky stuff from us. Love this time of year. In fact, I'm going to dedicate this week's Creative Links of the Week post to Halloween! Why? Because there's so many awesome ideas surrounding this holiday, we just have to share them.…



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Added by alice on October 14, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Links of the Week #14



Hello to you, again, and welcome to another helping of Creative Links. This week, we mourned the loss of one of the greatest innovators of all time, saw Amanda Knox become a free woman, and watched as the Wall Street protests grew bigger and stronger. We hope you had a nice and fulfilling week. We know we did. Now, sit back, relax and enjoy some of our favorite links of the… Continue

Added by alice on October 7, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Incredible E-Waste Sculptures



"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

Added by alice on October 4, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Crashing and Merging of Past Homes

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Culturally, where do you consider home? Do Ho Suh is currently presenting a series of intriguing works that's about the artist's ongoing exploration of this question. Back in 1991, Suh left Korea and arrived in the U.S. to study at the Rhode Island School of Design. Leaving a country he once knew and adjusting to to a whole new culture caused him to feel out… Continue

Added by alice on October 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Preview of Pulse: Contemporary Art Fair in Los Angeles



We're so excited about this! Starting this Friday, September 30, Los Angeles will be the place to be for contemporary art as PULSE LA makes its big debut! The art world will descend upon Los Angeles’ spectacular rooftop venue, The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE, where its more than 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space will be transformed into a place to see… Continue

Added by alice on September 28, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

School Supplies Made of Fabric



Take one look at these embroidered pieces and tell me you don't get nostalgic for school. Megan Whitmarsh is a fine artist living and working in Los Angeles who's made replicas of some of our most classic back-to-school items. Known primarily for her idiosyncratic hand embroidery, Whitmarsh makes us smile with these wonderfully whimsical pieces.…





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Added by alice on September 14, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Double Dragon-Inspired Wood Sculpture



If you're a fan of retro video games and you love art, you're going to get a kick out of this new sculpture by Aled Lewis. Called Double Discount, it pays tribute to the Game Boy title, Double Dragon II, and was made for the Old School Video Game Show coming on September 16 to Gallery 1988 in Venice,… Continue

Added by alice on September 14, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Dazzling School of Fish Sculpture



If you were in Australia this past September, you may have checked out the 9th annual Swell Sculpture Festival, an event that brings together artists to display their unique sculptures on Currumbin Beach. This year, out of the 50 sculptures, this one caught our eye.



It's called School and it's by artist Richard Howie. "There is something wonderful in the shining,… Continue

Added by alice on September 14, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

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