Recently, London-based illustrator Stephen Cheetham created this nice set he calls Nice Pairs
. We love the sweet simplicity of it all. Here are some of our favorites.
Can you guess them all? (Pretty easy, if you ask us, but we enjoyed his titles nonetheless. Answers below.)
1. Gin +… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2011 at 11:00am —
This cute shot was taken by Jay Myrdal, an advertising and commercial photographer, for Nokia. "Far from digitally manipulated, the dog really did this pose," Myrdal shares on his website. "He only held it for a moment after being positioned by his trainer but it was enough for the shot."
Jay Myrdal's… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2011 at 9:30am —
30-year-old longboarder and photographer Elmo Hernandez recently reached out to us to show his beautiful surf photos. Combining his two passions, he's created a dazzling set of images all taken on the north coast of Spain (mostly in Asturias).
"I've been taking pictures since 2007, when I owned a little compact camera, but I definitely fell in love with photography when I bought my… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2011 at 9:00am —
If you've been looking for a story that will not only inspire you but will also make you laugh out loud, then let us introduce you to UK-based illustrator Fred Blunt. His whimsical illustrations have that retro Hanna-Barbera feel to them that will remind you of your favorite childhood cartoons…
Added by alice on June 25, 2011 at 8:00am —
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
Added by alice on June 24, 2011 at 3:00pm —
While Tim Walker will always amaze us with his magical photography
that's filled with fabulous costumes and dreamy sets, we have been aching to see his work truly come alive. Lucky for us, Walker recently turned his attention to filmmaking.
Scheduled to show at film festivals… Continue
Added by alice on June 24, 2011 at 11:00am —
About a week ago, I got an email from Galerie Sakura
about the launch of their new website. It's a Parisian gallery or shop that "breaks the rules of the art photography market" by letting the general public buy real art photographs, in limited editions, for an affordable price.
While perusing their site, I was immediately… Continue
Added by alice on June 24, 2011 at 8:30am —
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 —
While Matilde Berk has only been a wedding photographer for the past two years, she's already on top of a growing trend. For years, the Lisbon, Portugal-based photographer shot landscapes. It was only after she realized just how much she enjoyed photographing people that she dove into commercial portraiture.
One day, out of the blue, Berk started a creative series about "trashing" wedding… Continue
Added by alice on June 23, 2011 at 10:00am —
Say what you will about these masquerading animals, just don't tell me they didn't make you laugh! teNeues publishing group recently released two books that will have you giggling with glee. Called Famous Faces
, the bigger hardcover version
Added by alice on June 23, 2011 at 9:00am —
Now showing at ClampArt gallery in New York is Jill Greenberg's beautifully riveting series Glass Ceiling
. While Greenberg is known for her incredible portraiture that includes crying babies
Added by alice on June 23, 2011 at 8:30am —
Have you ever wondered what Darth Vader tastes like? Apparently, he's a combination of blueberry and licorice! STOYN Ice Cream is a fun and refreshing design experiment that takes some historic and pop culture figures and turns them into lick-able art.
STOYN is an independent agency that specializes in ambient advertising.
See how the flavors correspond to the… Continue
Added by alice on June 22, 2011 at 11:00am —
I can easily say that out of all the interviews I've ever conducted on My Modern Met, this one with Sage Vaughn has got to be the strangest. Before reading it, I invite you to enjoy the work of the Los Angeles-based artist who will make you feel all mixed up inside with his interesting juxtapositions.
In his… Continue
Added by alice on June 22, 2011 at 10:30am —
While it's easy to proclaim our love for big metropolitan cities like New York
Added by alice on June 22, 2011 at 9:30am —
Sponsored: This content series is brought to you by Autodesk - Accelerating Better Design.
Bring up the words "sustainable design" and it quickly conjures up images of a greener, more environmentally friendly world. But what does sustainable design really… Continue
Added by alice on June 22, 2011 at 8:18am —
Twenty Dollars Continue
As a commercial photographer, William Castellana's challenge is to make an object stand out for its texture, its reflective quality or its overall design. Having created some stellar work for New York Magazine and Los Angeles Magazine, you could say that he's not only achieved his goals, he's also at the top of his game.
Added by alice on June 21, 2011 at 10:00am —
From movie stars and musicians to dictators and politicians, Dominic Philibert is able to recreate some of the most famous faces in the world, ones most of us can easily recognize. By carefully observing his subjects (or photos and videos of them), Philibert doesn't just look at their faces, he examines their expressions, their posture, their subtle gestures. Then, Philibert is able to distort their… Continue
Added by alice on June 21, 2011 at 9:30am —
Remember Pei-San Ng? She's the talented architectural designer and multimedia artist who makes incredibly beautiful art out of the red tips of matches!
Ng just told us about a few new pieces she's created including a stunning half-burned phoenix. It's calls Out of the Ashes
"It's a… Continue
Added by alice on June 20, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Artist Jason deCaires Taylor shocked us when he first announced that he was submerging over 400 cement sculptures
for a new underwater museum in the National Marine Park of Cancun
. The installation, called The Silent… Continue
Added by alice on June 20, 2011 at 11:00am —
Oh no! The tiny people are back and this time they're not just eating our food, they're invading our fashion photo shoots! The brave little bunch can't help but crash the party, especially when there's a bevy of beauties around. Photographer Sacha Goldberger catches them in the action as… Continue
Added by alice on June 20, 2011 at 9:30am —