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Berlin Wall Gets Street Art Makeover



The Wende Museum in Culver City, California has an incredible exhibition called Behind the Wall. It features a mural on remnants from the original Berlin Wall that fell in 1989. The first to leave their mark was duo Herakut and now D*Face and RETNA have painted their…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 17, 2011 at 2:44pm — 2 Comments

Multifunctional Sofa Bunk Bed



Is that a sofa or a bunk bed? Trick question, it's both. For those who love practicality mixed with modernism or even for those who live in tight spaces, the geniuses at Bonbon have a treat for you! Their sofa bunk bed is their most recent and popular innovation. It's not only an ordinary sofa, it's also a comfortable bunk bed. The convertible sofa is great for maximizing your modern…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 17, 2011 at 2:39pm — 4 Comments

Amazing Anamorphic Medusa



Anamorphic art has been all the rage these days! As we all know, Medusa is a horrific creature from Greek mythology. The story goes that if you look into her eyes you’ll be turned into stone. This anamorphic street art version of her can be seen only from a certain viewpoint. Located in the factory hosted by Sub Urb Art, this mystical piece was created by two talented artists, Ninja1 and…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 17, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Impressive LEGO Wall Divider



The genius men at NPIRE, a small agency in Hamburg, Germany have truly stuck to their philosophy: “Work and Live.” It took over a year to complete their LEGO wall divider, and it was definitely worth the precious time and effort. In addition to their daily duties, they worked on this project. Of course, cleaning up the office would have been easier, but that’s not living. “That would be clean…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 15, 2011 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

Breathtaking Water Goddess: Charlize Theron



There is no questioning Charlize Theron’s beauty and exceptional talent. The South African actress amazes the readers of Vogue for their December 2011 issue with her Venus-like cover. She effortlessly rises from the waves of Bushkill Falls, Pennsylvania donning stunning gowns from high fashion labels such as Marchesa,…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 15, 2011 at 1:44pm — 1 Comment

Hilarious Muppet Cake Pops



With the impending release of the Disney's The Muppets (in theaters November 28th), the furry, lovable characters can be found everywhere. Just on this site alone, we've seen retro concert posters,…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 15, 2011 at 1:35pm — 1 Comment

Sisterly Love

What glamorous girls! Who knew that Dakota Fanning’s younger sister Elle would be such a shining, rising star? The December issue of W Magazine features the beautiful actresses on the cover. They really impress on screen and off, especially in sparkling gems. Talented photographer Mario Sorrenti captured Dakota and Elle in stunning… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 14, 2011 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

Back to the Future - Part 2

Lea B 1980 & 2011 Paris

Irina Werning is back with a Part Two of her incredibly awesome series Back to the Future. The Buenos Aires-born photographer impressively captures the same tone and essence of old photos in her recreations. She… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 14, 2011 at 4:49pm — 5 Comments

Computer Parts World Map Symbolizes Digital Future

Susan Stockwell up-cycles with intense ingenuity. The parts the UK-based artist uses for each piece adds to the message she attempts to relay to the world. World is a giant world map made from recycled computer parts commissioned by the University of Bedfordshire. What began in 2010 is now completed with motherboards, electrical wiring, fans and other components donated by the… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 13, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Herakut's Mural on the Berlin Wall



After visiting Norway and Tel Aviv, the incredible street art duo known as Herakut worked on a mural for the Behind the Berlin Wall exhibition at the…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 13, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Curious Pets and Strange Owners



The ever talented Travis Louie will start showcasing his recent series Curious Pets for the Merry Karnowsky gallery in Los Angeles this weekend November 12th. The New York-based painter is famous for his fantastically…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 11, 2011 at 7:38am — 1 Comment

McDonald's Cracking Breakfast Billboard

Ad agency Leo Burnett amazes us once again with their ingenuity. The impressive McDonald’s billboard we previously covered featured an “M” sundial. This time we've discovered a giant egg! It was installed… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 10, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Occupy LEGO Land



With the Occupy movement gaining ground, it comes as no surprise that interesting and creative works would pop up from virtually nowhere. Occupy LEGO Land is a tiny toy protest that is…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 10, 2011 at 2:54pm — 1 Comment

Shape-Shifting Space Invasion



Has something or someone infected these surfaces? It's actually the work of Miharu Matsunaga, a Japanese artist and photographer who hand-paints over everything from human bodies to garages, lockers and floors. She calls this particular body of work "Ten-Ten." Using small and large circles, she creates amorphous shapes that…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Dreamy Window Collage Structures



Don't these beautiful digital montages remind you of the title sequence from Monsters, Inc? French artist Anne-Laure Maison manipulated images of lighted doors and windows she took at night. The lights came from within the homes as she stood outside to capture their beauty.

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Room 42: Where Bizzare Happens



Ready for a world of bizarre situations and absurd possibilities? If so, then enter Room 42, an odd series by Swiss photographer Stefan Rappo. The Paris-based photographer focuses on the connection between the strange and the ordinary, explores the notion of beauty, according to society, and makes us come face to face with our internal fears and joys. What’s magical… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 9, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Spiritual Encounter Building Mural



Street collaborations are all the rage these days, as we've seen by that magnificent Montreal mural. DAL and Faith47 painted a masterpiece in Greece for the 15th Biennial of Young Artists’ project FaceArt-Public Murals. During the course of a week, the duo worked… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 8, 2011 at 1:26pm — 1 Comment

McDonald's Brilliant Sundial Billboard



If you don't believe that advertising has become more innovative these days, just take a look at this. McDonald’s sundial billboard is the perfect example of such creativity and ingenuity. Displayed is their (delicious) breakfast menu as well as their (tasty) lunch menu. The sun casts a shadow on each item that corresponds to the time of day you would normally eat it.



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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 8, 2011 at 1:18pm — 3 Comments

Pic of the Day: Little Horses and a Giant Table

What a funny sight! These horses look like children’s toys standing in the shadows of the giant wooden table set. It was captured in the wonderful autumnal weather at a meadow near Doellstaedt in central Germany. The world is full of cute surprises, don't you think?

via [Design You Trust]

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Classic Scarlett Johansson in Vanity Fair



In 2009, talented photographer Mario Sorrenti and blond-haired actress Scarlett Johansson worked together for Mango’s Fall/Winter print. Photographed by Sorrenti again, but this time in the Elstowe Manor in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, Johansson shows us what the true meaning of elegance… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 7, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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