All Blog Posts Tagged 'world' (52)

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition


I love this photo competition! The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Open, Youth and National Award competitions were just announced. After receiving over 70,000 entries from around the world, the World Photography Organization or WPO chose ten photographers as this year's Open winners. These individuals are not…


Added by alice on March 18, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Powerful Student Photos in Sony World Photography Awards

The ten finalists for the Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus were just announced. Students worldwide were asked to submit a single image that encapsulated the phrase "Tomorrow's News." Here was the brief: "Enter an image for the front page of a newspaper. This image can be sensationalist or low key, from a local cat rescue to an international environmental concern. It can…


Added by alice on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Photographers Beautifully Illuminate the World

Our partners over at National Geographic just created an inspiring new gallery with the photos submitted to their Your Shot community. Called National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World gallery, it contains spectacular, light-filled…


Added by alice on December 6, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Lonely Planet's Stunning Photos of Our Beautiful World

As any traveler knows, Lonely Planet creates awesome travel guide books that inspire people to explore far-flung places all over the world. Who hasn't bought a Lonely Travel book before they took off on their vacation?

In their latest book, Lonely Planet's Beautiful World, they take us on a journey to the planet's most breathtaking places, showing us a collection of…


Added by alice on October 15, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

6 Talented Artists Creating Magnificent Miniature Worlds

Throughout the years, we've seen tons of artists who create whimsical adventures in a miniature-sized world. Using everyday materials as well as toy props, these artists transport us into another world, sometimes even making us questions what is real and what is fake. Today, we've rounded up six of the most talented artists who are equally skilled at setting up…


Added by alice on August 20, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

World's Best Sand Sculptures 2011

What do the best sand sculptures in the world look like? Canadian Damon Langlois just won the title, best sculpture for a solo, at the World Championship of Sand Sculpting on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Out of 24 international sculptures, his magnificent carving, called "Fallen Empire," was chosen as…


Added by alice on November 27, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Glowing Transparent Specimens

Japanese artist Iori Tomita transforms the scientific technique of preserving and dying organisms into an art form with this series entitled New World Transparent Specimens. The images give us an breathtaking look at the inner workings of underwater life.

The process Tomita goes through is extremely extensive. First, he removes the scales and skin that have been preserved in… Continue

Added by Visnja V on June 19, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Spectacular Shortlist: Sony's World Photography Awards (15 photos)

Charge by Alex Bernasconi

The shortlist for Sony's 2011 World Photography Awards was recently announced and it includes some spectacular photography! What I love most about this competition is that it's meant to unveil stories seen and told by people from around the globe. Sony divided up the competition between professionals and photographers of all abilities (which they called the Open competition). With submissions flowing in from all over the world,… Continue

Added by alice on February 3, 2011 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

A Wonderfully Odd World (18 photos)

Award winning American photographer Geof Kern takes our world and turns it upside down. Inspired by post-modernist painters and cinematic actors/directors such as Buster Keaton and Jean-Luc Godard, Kern's storytelling style has an artistic as well as a deadpan nature to it. His black-and-white photos may remind you of another Met favorite,… Continue

Added by alice on October 12, 2010 at 8:00am — 10 Comments

¡Campeones del mundo!

I'm sure you fellas will forgive the title in spanish, 'cause... Spain won the World Cup! Even for those of us who are not much into footbal (soccer in the states), it was a historic moment, as our team had never played a final match in the World Cup before. And, indeed, Spain loves football. It is considered as the national sport because of it's league, best in the world they say. Anyway. We lived an amazing night that continued after the… Continue

Added by Guillermo on July 12, 2010 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

15 Creative Ideas Inspired by FIFA World Cup 2010

With the end of FIFA World Cup 2010 drawing near, we decided to put together a brief recap of some of the most creative ideas that surrounded this worldwide event. With everyone from big named brands flexing their marketing muscles to independent illustrators and artists displaying their raw and natural talent, we got to experience the games on a whole new and… Continue

Added by alice on July 2, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Banknote Jewelry

Jewelry made out of actual money using banknotes from 6 continents.

More pics.


Added by Yasmine Zalek on June 17, 2010 at 11:19am — No Comments

Touching Message of Hope from Nick Vujicic

You must have heard of Nick Vujicic, the man with no limbs, and his inspirational/motivational talks that gets you going, especially when you're down in life. Well, he has partnered with Hyundai, and he is giving another of his wonderful message of hope and his thoughts regarding the FIFA World Cup 2010.

If you never heard of Nick Vujicic, or want to…


Added by Amy Wong on June 7, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Japan's Massive Comic Book Mural is a Sweet Send Off

As a sweet send off for Japan's National Team's departure to the World Cup, TBWA/Hakuhodo and Adidas Japan have started a massive mural/comic book project called Sky Comic. Thirteen huge murals are being created in 13 different Japanese cities over a five week period. As they are completed, each of the murals are being photographed from the sky by a hot air balloon. On…


Added by alice on May 18, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

In A Perfect World

Oh so true! Catrin Dulay thought about what it would be like in a perfect world.

More pics here.…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 10, 2010 at 4:33am — No Comments

The World Can Change in a Day (4 total)

Monday, 10 September 2001 (day before 9/11)

Though I find most advertising that references a tragic event to be pretty distasteful, I also believe that when done in the right manner it can actually be not only respectful but powerful. In this older campaign for the newspaper Cape Times, these ads remind us that our lives…


Added by alice on February 8, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

An Overwhelming Augmented Reality Experience

Though there's no lack of creativity in Keiichi Matsuda's film, Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop, his glimpse into our future makes me feel a bit unsettled. Now I'm all about marketing and branding but augmented reality takes a nasty turn when it becomes too pervasive.

As Mastuda states, "Augmented reality may recontextualise the functions of consumerism and architecture, and change in the way in which we operate within it. [This is] a film produced… Continue

Added by alice on February 5, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

We are the World Gets Remade for Haiti

Very cool news. Quincy Jones has confirmed that "We are the World" is getting remade with proceeds going to help Haiti. It's been 25 years since QJ gathered some of the biggest stars to record this classic song. Recorded on Monday in LA, the day after the Grammy's, sources say Usher, John Legend, Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Will Smith, Jason Mraz,… Continue

Added by alice on January 29, 2010 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

When Zoo Advertising Gets Creative (12 examples)

You may think that zoos have an advantage over regular advertisers. Sure they've got adorable animals to work with but how do they compete with theme parks for our time? Just ask the creative minds behind these advertisements. Whether they're shocking us with wrapped buses or making us laugh with car stickers, they all serve to remind us that our friendly neighbors are just waiting for a…


Added by alice on January 28, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Spectacular Christmas Lights Around the World 2009

Surely you'll agree that there's no better time to experience the magic of Christmas than at night. Watching the Christmas lights come on, you can't help but feel the excitement in the air. As we take a look at these spectacular Christmas lights from around the world, may we appreciate just how much time and effort went into these artistic displays. Also, notice how each is so uniquely special to that city!

Added by alice on December 18, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

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