Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'space' (20)

Sneak Peek of The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years

Mark your calendars! In what promises to be one of those fantastic photo exhibitions you won't want to miss, Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles will soon present The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years. Celebrating the iconic publication's 125 year anniversary, the exhibit will show everything from iconic images and…

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Added by alice on August 12, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Designer Paul Smith Has the Ultimate Creative Workspace

You may already be aware that designer Paul Smith has the ultimate creative workspace, but we're going to bet that you've never seen it quite like this. To make this one-of-a-kind portrait, Nottingham, UK-photographer David Baird shot and then meticulously stitched together, over a course of 20 hours, 180 high resolution still images of Smith's office. At…

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

Giant Puppies Inflate and Deflate in Mid-Air

How much fun is this? As part of the Belfast Children's Festival, which runs from March 8 to March 15, huge inflatable red and white dogs are being suspended in mid-air! It's a unique art installation, called Space Pups, at Ulster Museum in North Ireland. Every two minutes the puppies inflate and…

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Added by alice on March 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Gorgeous Art Tribute of Felix Baumgartner's Supersonic Jump



Spain-based artist Javier Gonzalez Pacheco recently created this gorgeous digital illustration of Felix Baumgartner's incredible jump from space in his recent mission for Red Bull Stratos. If you were like me, one week ago today, you watched in awe as the Austrian daredevil leaped out of his capsule, from more than 24 miles up to shatter not just the sound barrier, which is 690…

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Added by alice on October 21, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Space Invaders-Inspired Art Lights Up Toronto



Inspired by the legendary video game Space Invaders, artist Yves Caizergues created an awesome art installation that was displayed at Nuit Blanche, a nighttime art event held in Toronto this past September. For one night, Toronto's streets were filled with contemporary art, from smaller, intimate experiences…

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Added by alice on October 7, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Stunning Photos of Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flight



If you were like us, last week your Facebook feed was inundated with photos of people capturing space shuttle Endeavour as it soared right above our heads. Piggybacking on top of a modified 747, it was an incredible sight and, without a doubt, one that most people will remember forever. In Southern California, Endeavour cross-crossed the skies, flying just 1,500 feet above some of…

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Added by alice on September 23, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Stained Glass Window With a Piece of the Moon

Next time you're touring Washington D.C., drop by the Washington National Cathedral to a see a stained glass window like no other. If you'll believe it, there's actually a tiny piece of the moon inside of it. Where? In the center of the large red orb.

Called the Space Window, it was designed by artist Rodney Winfield and shows orange, red and white stars…

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Added by alice on September 13, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Special Preview: Rock & Roll's Most Memorable Photos



Ready to see some rare images of your favorite rock and roll bands? The Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles just sent us these preview images for an exciting new exhibition that opens there in two days, on June 23. Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present is the…

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Added by alice on June 21, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Mind-Boggling Furniture Space Illusion



This has got to be one of the craziest spaces we've ever seen! Architect Boris Banozic worked with students from the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt to create Trillusion, an installation that explores the relationship between furniture and space. Using three colors - black, white and orange - they formed an "abstract shadow of play" that messes with your mind. The piece asks…

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Added by alice on May 9, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Negative Space Typography Using String



Australia-based tactile typographer Dominique Falla recently created a large scale typographic piece using Illustrator, thousands of pins and hundreds of meters of string! Called Relax and Unwind, it was one of two pieces she made for…

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Added by alice on April 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Jonathan Mak's Clever Coke Swirl

Jonathan Mak, the now 20-year-old Hong Kong student who created that simply beautiful tribute to Steve Jobs right after his passing, is back with another fresh design. This time he's created it for one of the biggest brands in the world, Coke. It's of two hands in the…

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Added by alice on April 17, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Negative Space Illustration: The Housing Market



Though there seems to be small signs of hope that the housing market is finally turning around, by most all accounts we still have a long way to go. Stockholm, Sweden-based graphic designer Patrik Svensson sent word about some clever illustrations he created for Swedish monthly magazine Nöjesguiden that includes this negative space one that shows an upset face within a…

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Added by alice on January 23, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Astronaut's Stunning Shots from International Space Station

Vesuvio, Italia, May 17, 2011



Remember Paolo Nespoli? He's the European Space Agency astronaut who captured that epic shot of the International Space Station and Space Shuttle Endeavour.



Outside of that shot, during his 159-day mission aboard the International… Continue

Added by alice on June 9, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Get Inspired! The Annenberg Space for Photography



If photography is suppose to be experienced, then we must go to the Annenberg Space for Photography. Described as a "destination for ideas," this state-of-the-art space is sure to inspire anyone who sees photography as an art form.



I've yet to make the journey myself but it's definitely on my list of things to do.



Hours

Wed-Sun: 11am - 6pm



Location

Century Park

2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10

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Added by alice on September 15, 2009 at 9:46am — No Comments

Clean and Clutter Free - Oliver Schick (6 pics)



As I look through pictures of this apartment, designed by Oliver Schick, I wonder if I could ever live in such a clean, clutter free space. You can tell that a lot of thought was put into how this small space would be used - they designed it so that you could hide most of your belongings in well-positioned cabinets. The wood floors and white walls give this place an open and airy feel and the pops of color, here and there, make this place look…

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

Pic of the Day: Endeavour to Orbit

Space Shuttle Endeavour disappears into low clouds following an on time launch to the International Space Station from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Photo by James… Continue

Added by alice on March 19, 2009 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Modern Design: The Coolest Space Saving Desk

I want this desk! Talk about space saving. No one knows exactly if it's in production or just a design but regardless, a cool idea. More at MisoSoupDesign.

Found via… Continue

Added by alice on February 6, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Let's Ditch Starbucks, I Want My Business Meetings @ Meet

Goodbye Starbucks, Hello Meet! Meet is an innovative new concept in business meeting that is the brainchild of Sara and Marc Schiller. A two-story, 2,500-square-foot SoHo loft has been transformed by the duo, with the help of The Apartment (one of New York’s premier design consultancies), into a creative setting for meetings, conferences, pitches, brainstorming… Continue

Added by alice on October 31, 2008 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

the Met's new office, by Gensler (one day!)

Virgin Mobile USA (above) designed by Gensler. Gensler is the company that is bringing Lost Wages (Las Vegas) the MGM Mirage City Center. (That deserves a new post.) Click on the Gensler hyperlink to see a slew of amazing projects.



Whether it be at your work or at a store, companies are starting to realize more and more that people will not only like you more but… Continue

Added by alice on June 19, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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