Happy Friday! It's that time again where we spread the love by showing you some creative, cool and inspirational posts from all around the web. We've also rounded up the most popular posts from My Modern Met from this past week. Of course, we start it all off with this adorable photo of Louie the Cavipoo or mix between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Poodle. He melts my heart!… Continue
If you could rebrand the United States Postal Service (USPS), how would it look? Washington D.C.-based designer and illustrator Matt Chase must have asked himself that very same question when he recreated their whole mailing system including everything from the logo and letterhead to the front store signage. Love how he still used the red, white and blue color scheme but freshened… Continue
In last week's Inspirational Links post, I told you that I'd be posting about our special trip to Pixar where we met with story artist Josh Cooley. We're close to getting that post approved by the big P so stay tuned for it next week. (All I can say about it now is that the Steve Jobs designed… Continue
MOCA just announced that the Art in the Streets exhibition, which ran for 81 days or from April 17 to August 8, 2011, was the most attended exhibition in the museum's history! With 201,352 visitors, it exceeded the previous two records for Andy Warhol Retrospective (2002) and MURAKAMI (2007), which welcomed 195,000 and 149,323 visitors, respectively.
When movies mix with art in ways that make sense, something magical happens. Such is the case for these new graffiti murals made to promote the 20th Century Fox Film movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Agency Beatwax commissioned several different street artists around the UK to create works based on the storyline of the film and on the slogan: Evolution becomes Revolution.
"In any revolution, the first signs of civil… Continue
What are you up to this weekend? I received some cool news today. I'm going to interview an artist and get a personal tour of his headquarters one week from today. Where you might ask? You'll just have to wait and see. (It's been on my bucket list, however, so you know it's going to be good!)
Today, we're rounding up some of the coolest links around that we hope will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Most of the time, these links will come from… Continue
Added by alice on July 29, 2011 at 2:30pm —
If you could put together the perfect office, which products would you choose? Tasked with that question, we came up with 10 awesome items that we think you're going to love. From digital wireless speakers with dynamic bass and sound to a desk that slides to fit your body (no more hunching!), these products were carefully selected with you, the modern professional, in… Continue
Look though Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek's website and you'll find a set called The Days Off under his Personal section. If photos can do anything, they can transport you to another time and place, making you recall fond memories you've long forgotten; the sweet smell of summer vacation, staring out into a vast and never-ending ocean, standing in complete awe as you take in the beauty of this… Continue
Last week, space shuttle Atlantis ended its final mission. This photograph, taken by the crew of the International Space Station, gives us an unprecedented view of the shuttle during its final descent path. It appears like a bean sprout against clouds and city lights. Airglow over Earth can be seen in the background. See a larger version over at… Continue
It's Friday! What does that mean? Yoga Bear is ready to share with you some fun and creative links...
Every Friday, we're going to round up some of the coolest links around that we hope will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Most of the time, these links will come from websites we love. So don't just check out the links, hang out on these sites and see if their style… Continue
Get ready to pack your bags! Let's take a trip and seek out some clear waters where we can capture shots like this.
Called over-unders, split-shots, or just splits, this photographic technique helps you see both what's inside the water and outside of it at the same time. The lens (usually fisheye) is positioned half above the water and half below the water. If you're… Continue
It's time to start a new series on My Modern Met called Inspirational Links of the Week. Every Friday, we're going to round up some of the coolest links around that we hope will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Most of the time, these links will come from websites we love. So don't just check out the links, hang out on these sites and see if their style speaks to… Continue
If you ever thought about making a music video but stopped short because you thought you needed tons of money for all that equipment (lighting, cameras, etc), then let us show you something. More and more, we're starting to see really high-quality videos shot entirely on that little gadget we all hold near and dear to our hearts...our smartphones. (Really, how great was… Continue
When was the last time you stopped what you were doing and really thought about where your life was going? Or maybe even better, where you want it to go next? That's the idea behind Alyse Birsel's Design the Life You Love. It's a recipe with not just ingredients like paper and pencil but also things… Continue
Strange, surreal, but so well-executed. Love this crazy but interesting portrait. "Personally, I have a hard time seeing a specific style through my work — I am also okay with that," says Karrah Kobus, the photographer, to Henry Nahurski. Although, I would describe the style I love, and aspire… Continue
Talk about a Picture of the Day! Look closely and you won't just see the International Space Station, you'll see the first image ever of a space shuttle docked to it! Released on June 7, 2011 by NASA, this sweet portrait shows a match made in heaven!
NASA calls the Endeavour space shuttle, "the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade."
A big congrats to Denise Farinsky from Sacramento, California for being the winner of our Facebook Fan Giveaway of the Tim Burton prize pack! In just 4 days we received over 160 entries, making it our biggest Facebook contest yet!
Get ready to feel as though your problems are small and insignificant (in a good way, of course). There's nothing like an incredible view to give you a new perspective on life.
Banff-based photographer Paul Zizka will guide us not only around his home turf, the Canadian Rockies, but also to remote locations around the world. By specializing in adventure, travel and outdoor, he…
If your sweet Maltese turns into a rabid beast when a stranger comes to your door than you might understand what Ryan Bradford must endure day in and day out.
All the Dogs Want to Kill Me is a funny photo series taken by Bradford, a postman that wanted to document his all-too-real experiences. After graduating with an English degree at the University of Utah, he couldn't find… Continue