In an age of mass media and the rapid emergence of the internet, we thrive on information at a heightened pace. Everyone is looking to be a bigger and better version of themselves by absorbing as much as they can. Some of the best resources for improving yourself, swelling your proficiency, and expanding your skill set can be found on YouTube, an excellent…
Added by alice on April 2, 2012 at 10:30am —
Ready for some more
awesome sites to bookmark? In our next post for Intel's My Life Scoop we take a look at some amazing Tumblr blogs.
Founded in 2007, Tumblr is a quickly growing blogging service that attracts over 72 million visitors a… Continue
Added by alice on October 24, 2011 at 12:30pm —
I stumbled across this striking glass and steel sculpture by Danny Lane, called Stairway
, that seems to be reaching towards the heavens. Its blue/green water-like appearance would surely make anyone do a double-take. With no ending or landing, the surreal stairway asks the viewer to imagine where it would ultimately lead to. The artwork consists of stair treads formed by layers of glass.… Continue
Added by alice on October 17, 2011 at 9:30am —
In Focus has put together a wonderful photographic tribute to Steve Jobs. It includes this photo of Jobs standing beneath an old picture of him and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Taken during the company's early days, it's nicely juxtaposed with an older Jobs - still full of the same hope, courage and determination as he launches the iPad on January 27, 2010.
See the whole In… Continue
Added by alice on October 6, 2011 at 8:30am —
This minimalist illustration of Steve Jobs' silhouette replacing the bite within Apple's logo is quickly making the rounds on the Internet. Created by Jonathan Mak, a 19-year-old design student in Hong Kong, it's a sad but perfect way to pay respects to a man who believed in thoughtful design and beautiful simplicity.
Here are some of the comments on Mak's page about his…
Added by alice on October 6, 2011 at 8:00am —
"Ever wondered what happens to obsolete walkmans and out-of date video tapes?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 —
Ready for your daily dose of cute? Lauren Alane is the creator of these super sweet needle felted birds. For fall, she's made a set for back to school which include teachers, a headmaster, a bully and some students. Also love her summer series which shows off an inner… Continue
Added by alice on October 3, 2011 at 10:40am —
If you're in Sydney from now till October 23, 2011, make sure to walk around town and take in all the art! Art & About Sydney
is the city's annual public arts festival that's basically like one big, open-air art gallery. Projects by Australian and international artists are creatively re-imagining the streets, turning the city into a… Continue
Added by alice on September 26, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Ready to live a more simple yet stylish life? In our latest post for Intel's My Life Scoop
, we're taking you shopping! Check out these six sites where you can score some sweet deals on modern design items for your everyday life.
Find them all at… Continue
Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 11:00am —
The excitement is building! Can you believe that we're now less than one year away from the start of the 2012 Olympic Games? London has already started the final countdown with "One year to go" celebrations throughout the city. (The Games will begin July 27, 2012.) According to CNN
, "14,700… Continue
Added by alice on July 28, 2011 at 9:00am —
Next week, watch for NYC's High Line, to open a new, outdoor roller-skating rink! As if the elevated park
wasn't amazing enough, it's adding this fun-filled area for a limited time this summer - Thursday, July 28 to Monday, September 26. As one of the only open-air roller-skating venues in… Continue
Added by alice on July 22, 2011 at 9:30am —
How sweet are these animated illustrations? This set of 13 was recently made by illustrator Malika Favre and creative agency Airside for Varoom magazine. The series explains "How to" create films but it could apply to anyone in a creative field - especially when storytelling is involved.
"In the past few years, companies such as Intel and Nokia, that needed to inform business… Continue
Added by alice on July 21, 2011 at 12:00pm —
If you come to My Modern Met, you're probably an art or photography enthusiast. (I don't know how many times we've been asked, "Where can I get that print?") Today, we round up 10 places, online, where you can scoop up some affordable art. From sites you may have heard of like 20x200 and Society6 to smaller, more niche shops like Poster Cabaret or Eye Buy Art, we know you'll… Continue
Added by alice on July 20, 2011 at 9:30am —
If you can't get enough of Derek's Eads' movie-inspired illustrations (see Actors in Multiple Characters
), you'll appreciate this sweet series by him. Created as a tribute to director Cameron Crowe, these feature Crowe's male protagonists as well as lyrics to songs that are usually associated with the… Continue
Added by alice on July 8, 2011 at 9:30am —
After you made our Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate
Intel's My Life Scoop #1 post of all time with a whopping 374K views, we were asked to provide even more tips to you, the early adopter/trendspotter/working… Continue
Added by alice on July 5, 2011 at 9:00am —
Just wanted to take a moment and say congrats to Marian Rios for being our latest Facebook Fan Giveaway
winner! Last week, we asked you - "Who's your favorite artist and designer is and why?"
Marian will be… Continue
Added by alice on June 24, 2011 at 7:30am —
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
Added by alice on May 18, 2011 at 10:30am —
Can you believe that it's been over 20 years since the movie Edward Scissorhands
first debuted? Starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder, it will live on as one of those classic and artistic Tim Burton films that beautifully rode the edge between romance and fantasy.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, artist Seb Mesnard set up a blog where he asked talented and aspiring artists… Continue
Added by alice on April 20, 2011 at 10:30am —
When one of your main tasks is to find and write about beautiful photography, you can't help but be inspired by all the incredible talent out there. Just like anyone who's viewing our posts (hello out there!), we're compelled to sharpen our own skills, to really understand what it takes to get that once-in-a-lifetime shot.
Intel asked us to put together 5… Continue
Added by alice on April 20, 2011 at 8:30am —
If you live in NYC, this is one show you're not going to want to miss! Starting April 16th and running until May 14th, you're going to see skateboard decks like you've never seen them before. Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting Future Primitive
, new works by Tokyo-based artist Haroshi. You may remember Haroshi as that madly talented self-taught artist who takes old skateboard… Continue
Added by alice on April 12, 2011 at 8:30am —