Alice's Blog – October 2009 Archive (84)

Stella McCartney Designs For Gap Kids and Baby

Great, now even 5 year olds are going to dress better than me. Back in April, when I first saw this picture at The Sartorialist, I was shocked. How could this little boy, with his pinstripe shirt, sporty blazer and cool kicks, make a 33 year old woman jealous?… Continue

Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

The First Family - Taken By Annie Leibovitz

You may not agree with his policies, heck, you may even cringe when you hear his voice, but you probably can appreciate this new family photo taken by Annie Leibovitz. It was just officially released to the public yesterday through the White House Flickr account.

President Barack… Continue

Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: Daydreaming


Added by alice on October 22, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The Everyday Life of Darth Vader (15 pics)

Adapting - Esteban

What would happen if Darth Vader really lived on this earth? How would he survive? What would he do? No longer the Supreme Commander of the Galactic Empire, Darth's mission has changed from hunting down members of the Rebel Alliance to just surviving on this strange and… Continue

Added by alice on October 22, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Honda's New Electric Vehicle Concept

At this week's Tokyo Auto Show, Honda unveiled this sweet little number. An electric version of its Super Cub motorcyle, the concept looks like a nice throwback to yesteryear, doesn't it? I'll take one, please.

Read more about it at… Continue

Added by alice on October 22, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Stunning Celebrity Portraits - Lorenzo Agius (12 pics)

We've profiled a lot of celebrity photographers here at the Met, but we haven't ever seen such stunning photos like these. Is it really possible to take some of our favorite celebrities and make them look even cooler?

There's an effortlessness to Lorenzo Agius's work, things never look forced. In fact, it seems as though Agius only brings out the God-given…


Added by alice on October 22, 2009 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Terry Border Makes Everyday Objects Come Alive (18 pics)

Mail-Order Bride

Artist Terry Border is one of those people who has a secret gift. He can take boring, everyday objects and make them come alive! In fact, his art can be appreciated for the clever thought behind it.

What I love most about his work, though, is that it can be enjoyed by everyone. Young or old, we can all get a good chuckle out of his hilarious, bent…


Added by alice on October 22, 2009 at 9:30am — 18 Comments

10 Simple City Stories - Heiko Waechter

Explore Heiko Waechter's fotoblog and you'll instantly feel calm. After being inspired by street photographers on Flickr, Heiko bought his first digital SLR. What I personally love about his photos is that he keeps things very simple. He lets the title of the photo guide you down a path but asks you to find your own story.

"I like taking photos of the…


Added by alice on October 21, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

The Men Who Stare at Goats: Trailer 2

George Clooney + Ewan McGregor + Kevin Spacey + Jeff Bridges = Movie Magic. I can't wait for this!


"A reporter, trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails, gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, psychic military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. The founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier… Continue

Added by alice on October 21, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Cool Concept: Single Line Workstation (4 pics)

How cool is this workstation? Currently a concept, the Single Line Furniture was created by Yuppie Hippie from Tokyo, Japan. Clean lines, a neon…


Added by alice on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Pictures From Wonderland - Cade Martin (14 pics)

"It appears cameras can capture the soul." So it says on photographer Cade Martin's website. Take one look at his amazing portfolio and you'll see what he means. Martin tells magnificent, intriguing and beautiful stories. It's in the movement, the light, the composition. His dreamy photos remind me of…


Added by alice on October 20, 2009 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Inspiration: Metropolitan Home's Glamour Book (5 pics)

Truth be told, I am an interior design junkie. Shoot me up with some inspirational design blogs, books and magazines and let me imagine that I am laying in a modern designed home. I've collected books from Kelly Wearstler and Jonathan Adler to Nate Berkus and, of course, Domino (RIP, I miss you dearly.) And I scour design blogs like…


Added by alice on October 20, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Ultimate Light Show - Alan Jaras (10 pics)

What happens when a beam of light travels through transparent textured materials? If you are Alan Jaras (or Reciprocity on Flickr), you can make it refract into a gorgeous array of colors. Bridging the gap between art and science, Jaras bends, twists and turns you've never seen.…


Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

25 Magnificent Modern Day Music Illustrations

If music is art, these concert posters are just an extension of the artist. As we showed you in 25 Magnificent Modern Day Movie Illustrations, art is all around us. What it's the designer's job to do, is to create an illustration that not only captures our attention, but…


Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Love and Heartbreak - Ryo Tomo (10 pieces)

Ryo Tomo calls himself a lowbrow street illustrator. I call his work beautiful and emotive. If you've ever felt the sheer joy and utter loneliness that comes with love, you will enjoy Ryo's work. Each illustration awakens something in you, doesn't it?…


Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Modern Motivational Posters - Right Brain Terrain

I got a lovely message from Frederic Terral, the Founder and Designer of Right Brain Terrain, in my inbox this morning asking me if I wouldn't mind writing about his modern motivational posters. I always feel honored when an artist, graphic designer or company finds our site and thinks it might be a great place to showcase their work (or product).

I… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Capturing Authentic Wedding Moments - Twin Lens (15 pics)

It has often been said that your wedding day is the happiest day of your life. Having lived through my own, I can attest to that statement. It's a day filled with joy - your family and friends are together in one place, celebrating a new chapter in your life. Capturing that beautiful day in a way that's true and authentic, and not posed or forced, is something most… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

A Beautiful Bookshelf

I've been looking for a sweet little bookshelf for quite some time now. I came upon this beauty at SwissMiss and immediately fell in love! Created by Korean designer, Shawn Soh, this bookshelf would make me smile every time I looked at it. Did you see the… Continue

Added by alice on October 17, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Linda Evangelista in W Magazine's Nov Art Issue

Though we love seeing interesting artists inspiring fabulous fashion shoots (i.e. Tim Burton in Harper's Bazaar), we can't help but scratch our heads at this. Crazy contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan directs Linda Evangelista in W's November Art issue. Maurizio is…


Added by alice on October 16, 2009 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Summer's Soft Glow - Marcus Ohlsson (10 pics)

Does fashion photography get any more soft and sexy than this? Photographer Marcus Ohlsson and stylist Laura Bianchi give us our last glimpse of summer in this gorgeous spread for Velvet magazine. Model Lonneke Engel is simply stunning.…


Added by alice on October 16, 2009 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

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