Alice's Blog – October 2009 Archive (84)

19 Awesome Pieces at the Hello Kitty Art Show

Camilla d'Errico



Yesterday, I made my way to Royal-T for Hello Kitty's kick-ass art show, Three Apples. What can I tell you? I was blown away! There was not only amazing artwork from some of our favorite artists, there were…

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Added by alice on October 31, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Windswept - Paul Samokhvalov

Russian photographer, Paul Samokhvalov, shoots Natasha Vyrostkova in this beautiful photo shoot. Not only is the lighting amazing, I love how you can feel the vulnerability in each picture.

Paul Samokhvalov

Added by alice on October 30, 2009 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Modern Mermaids - Emma Tempest (4 pics)



The most gorgeous modern mermaids have washed up on shore and who's there to capture it all than photographer Emma Tempest. Tempest's amazingly dreamy shots and shows us why she's a master at color and lighting. I love the soft glow.…

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Added by alice on October 30, 2009 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

12 Cool and Clever Concert Posters - Jason Munn

If you love modern concert posters, make sure to check out The Small Stakes by Jason Munn. Even if you don't know the band, you can appreciate the clever thought behind his illustrations.…



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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Clever, Unfinished Alphabet - Robert Samuel Hanson

What's better than illustrations with witty humor? Nothing, I say! Illustrator Robert Samuel Hanson has a new site filled with excellent work from Monocle, The Economist, and The New York Times. Check it out. My favorite? This unfinished alphabet set. Now if only I could get all of them framed and up on my wall...…

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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Beauty and Pain of Love - Martin Stranka (15 pics)

I Was Falling High



Martin Stranka is a Czech artist and photographer who asks us to experience the beauty and pain of love. It's those times in our life when we're consumed by our heartache and grief, when we feel as though no one could understand what we're going through. Stranka draws out those personal memories and for, but a fleeting moment, asks us to remember them again.…

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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

A Panda's Pursuit of Love - Ibai Acevedo (7 pics)



What happens when a brave panda bear decides to leave his group and pursue the woman of his dreams? He must dare to be different. This modern courtship with the red head, blue-eyed beauty is best told through the photographs of Ibai Acevedo.



Ibai Acevedo is a very talented photographer from Barcelona, Spain. He calls his style: Photography based on a…

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Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

A Heart a Day by Thomas Fuchs (5 total)

Feed It

A Heart a Day is a sweet blog by Thomas Fuchs, a New York based Illustrator and Designer. What is it about? It's "A blog of love. A blog of hate...Always a heart. Yet always not just that."



Love Bites I



Love Bites… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Web Preview: Babes in Toyland - Nicoletta Ceccoli



Welcome to the soft and surreal world of Nicoletta Ceccoli. We just received an email from the CoproGallery letting us know about the web preview to Nicoletta's show. Starting November 7th, 2009, the CoproGallery will present Nicoletta Ceccoli's, "Babes in Toyland." The show will take you to "a land where classic fairy tales meet 16th Century Flemish paintings, a…

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Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: Set Me Free

Incredible smoke art created by Mehmet Ozgur. Originally titled Cutting Edge. Mehmet has mastered a technique where he can photograph smoke and then combine multiple pictures into recognizable shapes and figures through digital manipulation. See more of his work,… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Today's Top 10 Tastemakers



The dictionary defines a tastemaker as one who sets the standards of what is currently popular or fashionable. I'd like to take that definition a little further. It's someone who not only has exquisite taste but someone who has the motivation, courage and passion to share that with the world. They are…

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Added by alice on October 27, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

New, Modern Illustrations for Lord of the Flies - Sam Weber



For those of us who had to read Lord of the Flies in high school, we can all remember this haunting story. Now, the classic tale by William Golding gets repackaged with amazing illustrations from Sam Weber. They're gorgeous yet simple illustrations that will make you remember why you loved this book.



Artist Sam Weber took his job of recreating the…

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Added by alice on October 27, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The Sexiest Silhouettes - Kareem Iliya (15 total)



Just how gorgeous are these silhouettes? Using just watercolor and ink, artist Kareem Iliya creates simple and elegant illustrations. Some day I'd like to grow up and be one of these very fashionable girls...



Kareem Iliya was born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1967. He moved to Texas in 1976 and studied fashion design at the University of Texas, Austin, USA. Then, he…

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Added by alice on October 27, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Remodeling a Townhouse From 1912 - Metropolitan Home



How can you make-over a Washington DC 1912 townhouse so that it respects the traditional space yet fulfills your contemporary design taste? For the Lohnes, the answer was to bring in the design professional, Lori Graham. By balancing and juxtaposing all the little details, from the furniture to the wall color, Graham fulfills the Lohnes' wish.…

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Added by alice on October 26, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

KAWS and Vogue Paris Make Graffiti Glamorous - Nov '09



What happens with photographer Mario Sorrenti asks artist KAWS to help him work over some photos? Well, you get two creative worlds merging into creating this fabulous spread.



The…

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Added by alice on October 26, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Lexus LFA 2011 - The Supercar That's Super Exclusive (5 pics)



Watch out... Lexus is coming out with the LFA! A new flagship atop the F portfolio, the LFA is a $375,000 supercar that's going to rival the current reigning Japanese supercar, the Nissan GT-R. Powered by a lightweight (aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy and titanium alloy) 4.8-liter V10 engine, this rear-drive, two-seat supercar pushes over 550 horsepower and a 0-60…

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Added by alice on October 24, 2009 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

A Retro-Modern Dressing Table - Angela Adams (2 pics)



Interesting lines, that Kelly green, I'm intrigued by this dressing table by Angela Adams. Dwell once called it a combination of "very serious Swedish modern and a praying mantis." I call it eye-catching and interesting. What do you think?…

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Added by alice on October 24, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

All Together Now - Sweet Stop-Motion



Are you sick of stop-motion videos yet? Yeah, me neither. This video was created as a side project by Isaac Bell, a photographer, editor and designer for DDB London. Spoofed after the Budweiser commercial we wrote about back in July, the video was all shot on digital SLR and took about a month to complete. Asked on YouTube what prompted him to create this, Bell… Continue

Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 5:40pm — No Comments

All Together Now - Sweet Stop-Motion Animation



Are you sick of stop-motion videos yet? Yeah, me neither. This video was created as a side project by Isaac Bell, a photographer, editor and designer for DDB London. Spoofed after the Budweiser commercial we wrote about back in July, the video was all shot on digital SLR and took about a month to complete. Asked on YouTube what prompted him to create this, Bell… Continue

Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Buff Diss is the Master of Masking Tape (12 pieces)



With the city as his canvas, Melbourne based Buff Diss uses masking tape to create amazing graffiti art. He purposely decided to stop using spray paint a few years back, and instead now uses masking tape as his sole medium. More than just the designs, I love how much thought he puts into finding the perfect place for his pieces. That extra thought elevates his work…

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Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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