One of our favorite (and most talented) iPhone photographers Aik Beng Chia just sent over some very cool photos that pay tribute to street artist Banksy. Chia shot strangers on Singapore's streets and then used the Blender app to combine Banksy's pieces with his subjects. Finally, he used the Cross… Continue
When tasked with creating a synthetic urban tree for the City of Boston (or any city) that could provide all the benefits of a real tree (de-carbonization and protection) without requiring soil and water, a team from Paris rose to the challenge. Their innovative concept is called Treepods. The systems are capable of removing carbon dioxide from the air and releasing oxygen using a carbon dioxide… Continue
Nagano Toyokazu from Ishikawaka, Japan
You may remember Hideaki Hamada as the father of two sweet sons growing up in Japan. He recently started a Flickr group to get the word out that Japan needs our help. He tells us that there are "suffering people in disaster areas that… Continue
If you're looking to get your hands on a brand new iPad 2, don't get bamboozled by spammers, look to Intel to hook you up.
As you may (or may not) be aware, over the past two quarters we've been working with Intel to put together some tech tips for their My Life Scoop website.
Some of the most popular articles we've written are:… Continue
Way to go, Nicholas!
A big congrats to our 2nd and 3rd Hyundai "Snap Out" winners! Both of you guys were quick on the draw! You snagged some sweet prizes by being the first ones to find our "hidden" Hyundai posts.
Nicholas, we're sending you BookBook's hardback leather case for MacBook Pro (retail value $80), which was in the post… Continue
Natsumi Hayashi is a sweet-looking Japanese girl who, one day, decided to take self-portraits..of herself levitating. She can be spotted in and around Tokyo, equipped with her SLR and her self-timer. When she feels the moment strike, she presses the shutter button down and then, quite literally, "jumps" into place.
What I love most about her shots is that they don't…
It was a week ago today that we witnessed history being made. Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak stepped down on February 11th, after an 18 day revolution that ended his 30-year rule. Now, as Egyptians celebrate his fall and look to the country's military to implement democratic reform, we look back on those 18 days through the eyes of an American photographer Joel Carillet as he shares with… Continue
He made us laugh with his undeniably awesome self-portraits and now photographer Kam Khan is back with a new series. "It's time for your closets to come to life and do battle," he explains. "The Series "Vs." will be about clothes fighting each other...(it) is one of my attempts to bring to life the clothes we wear everyday,… Continue
Kudos to Donatella for choosing January Jones for Versace's latest advertising campaign. This gorgeous new photo of the 32-year-old Mad Men's star was just released. Shot in black and white by none other than Mario Testino, the Sixties-inspired photo is classic yet sexy.
"I am always on the lookout for the next Versace blonde...and in January I feel I have found a perfect Versace… Continue
If you're a professional looking to find fulfillment outside of the daily grind, you now have a whole host of websites to help you develop your creative side. These ten sites will not only inspire you with their visually intoxicating imagery, they'll often provide real-world tips on how you can actually execute on ideas. See all ten at… Continue
First, I want to thank all of the Met members who participated in our Windows Phone 7 contest! Your productivity and creativity boosting tips were excellent and I'm sure many of us will refer back to that post to seek your advice when we find ourselves in a slump.
One of the best parts of my job is finding the inspiring stories behind incredible art, design and photography. It's that person brimming with talent that caught a lucky break and whose life changed because hard work finally met opportunity...through an enthusiastic audience. So it was for Matteo Civaschi, executive creative director and senior designer at H-57… Continue
Intel asked us to present to you some of our top tech tools that can save you time and money. Though we're all about art, design and photography here, we're also all about anything that gives us more time to do the things we love. Check it out at… Continue
Added by alice on November 18, 2010 at 4:30pm —
With a title like Influencers, this short film could have easily looked like it was trying too hard. But it doesn't. In fact, with this line, it'll grab you from the very beginning. "I think an influencer has a certain confidence that probably not many people have, that they know that what they're doing is the right thing because they're comfortable in it,"… Continue
In our next list of useful tech tips, we bring you Top 10 Apps to Make Your Photos Pop! After careful consideration, these 10 were chosen because we felt that they were the best apps to help you take your pictures to the next level.… Continue