Called the "Olympics of Art," the Venice Biennale brings together some of the best contemporary artists from around the world, making it a must-visit art show at least once in a person's lifetime. (In other words, let's add it to the bucket list.) This year, it opened to the public on June 4 and it will run until November 27. The… Continue
Photographer Robert Trachtenberg and fashion editor Anna Bromilow must have had some fun putting together this creative fashion spread! Called Don't You Know Who I Am?, the editorial was created for Tatler magazine's August issue. Are those some of the most iconic celebrities of our time or are we just fooled into believing so? Love the mystery.…
As cycling enthusiasts know, it's the final week of the 98th Tour de France! Having started at the Passage du Gois on July 2 and continuing till July 24, 2011, the Tour de France is made of of 21 stages and covers a total distance of 3,430.5 kilometers. The race culminates with a dramatic finish at the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Clad in yellow, one rider will eventually stand triumphant, wearing… Continue
Now this seems like a sweet idea to get behind! +Pool is an initiative to build a floating pool for everyone in the rivers of NYC. Seem far-fetched? Well, then you'll be surprised to find out that the three designers behind this have feverishly spent the last year working with experts to make you a believer.
At 23-years-old, Sam Wolfe Connelly doesn't just have an incredible amount of talent, he seems wise beyond his years. The Alexandria, Virginia-born illustrator made this for 1200 Posters. On the 12th of every month for a year, 1200 Posters releases a new limited-edition art print based on a line from Margaret Wheatley’s book… Continue
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Ron Weasley as David Bowe
Recently. Red Old Jalopy re-imagined classic album covers starring, who else, but those famous Harry Potter characters! With the last movie - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, raking in an estimated $42.5 million at midnight screenings in the U.S. and Canada, we all knew that it would smash box office records. But could we have… Continue
The cinematic gif trend is sweeping the globe and we just can't get enough of it! Ana Pais, the person behind those every so subtle ones, opens up to us about how she ended up making such a mesmerizing set, explaining how her past experiences all played a part in creating a career defining… Continue
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It's Friday! What does that mean? It's time for another weekly round-up. Every Friday, we're bringing you the coolest links around the web that we hope will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Most of the time, these links will come from websites we love. So don't just check out the links, hang out there and see if their site speaks to you.
The ever-talented Jeremy Blincoe just reached out to us to tell us about a brand new series he'll be showing starting August 5 and through August 27, 2011 at Lindberg Galleries in Melbourne, Australia. (Lindberg Galleries represents emerging and established Australian contemporary artists.) Similar to his stunning series…
There will always be a handful of creative people whose work we'll be drawn to. Though they may never know it, they're the ones we look to for inspiration. These creatives have found success, making us believe in the power of hard work, passion and perseverance. They're the photographers, artists, and designers we aspire to be.
British fashion photographer Tim Walker will always be that… Continue
Sometimes, all we need...all we seek...is encouragement....some good advice. Here's Ira Glass, an American public radio personality, and host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life, sharing what he's learned throughout the years. It's applicable to anyone who's pursuing a creative path.
Listen to Glass speak these words (and then some) in this great video.… Continue
Here's one of my favorite excerpts: A growing body of evidence shows that historically, domesticated animals likely played a large part in their own taming, habituating themselves to humans before we took an active role in the process. "My working hypothesis,"…Continue
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Laguna Beach, California-based artist Scott Moore loves sharing his creative process. Visit his online gallery, click into one of his images, and you'll see this sentence below each one: "If you would like to see the step-by-step process Scott used to design and paint this image,… Continue
Like so many others in his generation, Santa Barbara-based photographer Nick Presniakov grew up watching one of the famous film franchises in history - George Lucas' Star Wars. That's why when he decided to take up a personal project, picking the star would be easy. It would, of course, be Darth Vader. Enlisting the help of his friend Alex, he decided to give the Supreme Commander of the…
Michael Myers, who you remember as creator of those vintage superhero illustrations, has a few new sets and this time they don't just involve masked macho men, they involve George Lucas' famous Star Wars characters.
How did these sets come about? "I've always been a huge fan of pixel art, and my… Continue
Forget everything you ever knew about creative kids photography (except for anything by Jason Lee) and then take a look at this. Jan von Holleben, the talented photographer who made a name for himself with… Continue
You’ve taken in photography exhibits at tucked-away NYC galleries, traipsed the country with a DSLR camera in hand and stood amazed before realist paintings. Now, it’s time to show off your colorful memories in a manner… Continue
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