If you haven't yet shed a tear for the loss of Steve Jobs, this may send you right over the edge. Apple's "Think Different" commercial has been changed to include only Steve Jobs. It was done by creative director Ken Segall.
"When Steve resigned recently, I remixed the old Think Different ad as a tribute," said Segall. "It feels so different today given Steve’s passing."
"If it feels like the world has lost a member of the family, that’s because it… Continue
In Focus has put together a wonderful photographic tribute to Steve Jobs. It includes this photo of Jobs standing beneath an old picture of him and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Taken during the company's early days, it's nicely juxtaposed with an older Jobs - still full of the same hope, courage and determination as he launches the iPad on January 27, 2010.
This minimalist illustration of Steve Jobs' silhouette replacing the bite within Apple's logo is quickly making the rounds on the Internet. Created by Jonathan Mak, a 19-year-old design student in Hong Kong, it's a sad but perfect way to pay respects to a man who believed in thoughtful design and beautiful simplicity.
Here are some of the comments on Mak's page about his…
Today is a sad day in the the creative world as we have just lost one of our greatest innovators of all time. The co-founder and former CEO of Apple died today at the age of 56.
“Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives,” Apple said in their statement. “The world is immeasurably better because of… Continue
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Netherlands-based photographer Ruadh DeLone is going to make you cringe with this creepy series he calls Never Grow Old. He's blended the faces of young kids, between the ages of 2 and 9 with the faces of older people in their sixties! DeLone took shots on his Canon 50D camera and then worked in Photoshop to create these images.
"I am working with the themes of life and… Continue
Out of all the photography competitions out there, the Hasselblad Masters Awards is easily one of the most prestigious. To show you just how serious it is, Chris Russell-Fish Hasselblad UK MD and global sales and marketing director said: “The Masters is a celebrated and highly influential photographic competition. It can change lives and careers. Claudio… Continue
Planning on creating some Halloween treats? With the spooky holiday only a few weeks away, it's never too early to start planning. For a little inspiration, check out these spooky cakes by 43-year-old food and prop stylist/crafter Paul Lowe. I particularly love that red candy heart he's laid over the skeleton and the little hands reaching out of the… Continue
"Ever wondered what happens to obsolete walkmans and out-of date video tapes? To blunt saw blades and to dead cell phones. To ancient floppy discs and fused light bulbs? What happens to what we generally call ‘scrap’? Just because they have out-lived their use, do they deserve to be forgotten away in attics, thrown into bins? Or, just piled up in one corner of a scrap yard?" - Haribaabu… Continue
Not since Paige Bradley' Expansion have I been this intrigued with a sculpture. A 20 feet long, 8 feet high sculpture called Freedom, is currently located in front of the GSK World Headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. In 2000, sculptor Zenos Frudakis created it around our universal need to break… Continue
Artist Ferris Plock is back at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco but this time he's mashing up samurais not with skateboarders but with cartoons characters we all know and love. Why are Daffy, Snoopy and and Hello Kitty wearing colorful samurai gear? They're not! It's… Continue
What happens when the "Invisible Man" has a little too much coffee? He gets wired! Sculptor Ruth Jensen created the Coffee Man in order to challenge her "wiring limits." It was only after he was listed on her Etsy shop for over a year that she was contacted by the craft company. Etsy asked Jensen if they could include Coffee Man in their collection. "Though he was extremely popular and had been… Continue
Our friend, New York-based photographer Navid Baraty, just sent word about an exciting series he's been working on. If you don't mind photography that gets you a little queasy, you'll enjoy this. Taken from high above, Baraty gives us incredible views of New York City - its historic… Continue
Ready for your daily dose of cute? Lauren Alane is the creator of these super sweet needle felted birds. For fall, she's made a set for back to school which include teachers, a headmaster, a bully and some students. Also love her summer series which shows off an inner…Continue
At Pulse LA, one of the most interesting works of art was from photographer Katrina Korfmann. Using different photographs taken at different times, she layers them together to create photo collages that look like a singular image. From far away, these photos look like… Continue
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If you've always wanted to see works by: Jen Stark, Swoon, Kris Kuksi, Nate Frizzell, Mike Stilkey, Jill Greenberg, or Gregory Euclide up close and personal, then head on over to PULSE at the Event Deck in LA Live right now. Through Monday, October 3, you'll get to see their works and more in a show where… Continue
Imagine walking into a silent room where a woman is mending. Now imagine that she's sitting underneath 1,500 pairs of sharp Chinese scissors that are suspended from the ceiling, precariously pointed downwards. This was the idea behind The Mending Project by Beili Liu.
In this ambitious, large-scale installation that was shown this past spring at the Women and Their Work Gallery in Austin Texas, Liu created an atmosphere of beauty and danger.… Continue
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Culturally, where do you consider home? Do Ho Suh is currently presenting a series of intriguing works that's about the artist's ongoing exploration of this question. Back in 1991, Suh left Korea and arrived in the U.S. to study at the Rhode Island School of Design. Leaving a country he once knew and adjusting to to a whole new culture caused him to feel out… Continue