Would you ever strut down the street with your hair looking like this? Japanese artist Takaya
created these "fresh" hair designs by adding raw vegetables and blossoming flowers to styled hair. The designs are worn at weddings and live performances and are not very common to see. Definitely interesting, these pieces must have taken a while… Continue
Added by Claire on November 15, 2011 at 5:30pm —
The ocean is like an entirely different world. That's why underwater ocean photography is always captivating and intriguing, there's always something new and unexpected to be found. Enric Adrian Gener's photography is especially interesting because of his ability to capture human forms as they peacefully interact with the clear blue waters.
When asked why the ocean… Continue
Added by Claire on November 15, 2011 at 5:19pm —
Is there anything peculiar about this photograph? If you look hard enough you may notice that standing in front of all those fresh vegetables is actually a man! You may have heard about artist Liu Bolin. If not, it's probably because he's always camouflaged. Working with a team, Bolin has seamlessly blended himself amongst many different backgrounds including…
Added by Claire on November 15, 2011 at 5:00pm —
The first thing you'll notice about this house is its gorgeous Victorian terrace. But then take a look inside and you'll be stunned at the difference. Skylight House was beautifully restored by Chenchow architects and designers. Even though the facade of the house had to be left intact because it is part of a conservation streetscape, the team made enormous changes to the… Continue
Added by Claire on November 9, 2011 at 2:42pm —
As we've seen before
, food isn't only for eating, it can also be used for art! That's the way Andrea Bricco also sees it. This Wisconsin native grew up working for her parents in the restaurant business. It was during this period of her life that she learned to appreciate the art of food… Continue
Added by Claire on November 9, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Imagine creating a mural with 250,000 Euro-cent coins, consisting of 3 different shades. There's no doubt that this would take a lot of patience. In fact, you would almost need to be obsessed with your work in order to complete such a hefty task. Stefan Sagmeister, a very talented designer, made his mural around this theme of obsession on Waagdragerhof Square in Amsterdam.…
Added by Claire on November 9, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Amy Shackleton, who is only 25-years-old, is a unique artist. While her paintings use tons and tons of paint, she doesn't use paintbrushes to create them! Rather, she squeezes paint onto canvases and then allows the paint to naturally drip. She then rotates the canvas to control the direction of the drips, making her paintings appear natural yet controlled.
The subjects of many… Continue
Added by Claire on November 8, 2011 at 2:11pm —
Great things take time and patience but are usually well worth the wait. This is evident in Australian photographer Lincoln Harrison's photographs of star trails in the Australian night sky. These long-exposure shots were taken over the course of 15 hours! Not only did these shots require a lot of patience but they also required a great deal of stamina.
In order to take these… Continue
Added by Claire on November 8, 2011 at 1:22pm —
Alexandre Bordereau, also known by his online pseudonym aRe-y0u-iN, is a self taught photographer and graphic designer. At only 22-years-old, Bordereau is definitely making a name for himself with his creative projects. Particularly, Oh My Head!
is a one-of-a-kind ongoing series that deserves some attention. His pieces represent a wide spectrum of emotions that are expressed without facial… Continue
Added by Claire on November 6, 2011 at 9:00am —
This November 12th to December 17th in Los Angeles, California, LeBasse Projects will be hosting Surface to Air
, a solo exhibition by Thomas Doyle. This will be a continuation of Doyle's Distillation series
which analyzes the uncanny differences between destruction and domestic life.
In Surface to Air
, the pieces are small scale models with immense… Continue
Added by Claire on November 5, 2011 at 9:00am —
The TSF crew is at it again! This past summer we wrote about graffiti done by the artists that looked like an Earth-Shattering Shout
. Here, they're back again with a larger design that reaches as far up as the ceiling!
This anamorphic graffiti tree plays with depth perception and shadows… Continue
Added by Claire on November 4, 2011 at 2:28pm —
Bryan Adams' crisp photos of Yasmin Le Bon for the photo shoot Yasmin Après la Nuit
are incredibly sexy and absolutely stunning. (Yasmin Après la Nuit
literally translates to Yasmin After Night.) In these photos, British-Iranian fashion model Le Bon looks seductive and cunning as she poses in gorgeously strong outfits. I'm in love with the black and nude contrast which… Continue
Added by Claire on November 2, 2011 at 2:30pm —
While double exposure photography continues to be a popular trend, every artist has their own style which makes each photo unique. 18-year-old photographer Liam Hart creates double exposure photography that's dreamy, combining two different worlds to form one. His photos evokes strong emotions from his viewers. With the combination of different subjects, who look lost in a daze of serene… Continue
Added by Claire on November 2, 2011 at 1:58pm —
Henry McCausland is both an illustrator and an animator whose style consists of wild brush strokes with hints of small line details. The color palette that he uses are out of the ordinary which causes his work to evoke strong moods of either calmness or energy. When looking at his pieces, it's hard not to be reminded of fauvist art.
Fauvism was a twentieth century movement in modern art.… Continue
Added by Claire on November 2, 2011 at 1:51pm —
Michael Peck is an Australian realist artist with an immense amount of talent. His monochromatic paintings have powerful meaning and symbolism hidden within each piece that relates to the WWII era. "I think that this exhibition for me is really my way of exploring and trying to understand what happened in my grandparent’s generation," says Peck .
The artist… Continue
Added by Claire on November 2, 2011 at 8:27am —
Born in France but currently residing in Japan, Emmanuelle Moureaux is an award-winning architect as well as professor at Tokyo University. Because most of her time is consumed pleasing her clients and meeting their requests, she has little time to explore her creative side. Therefore, she uses design events to experiment with different architecture and design concepts. Her wedding… Continue
Added by Claire on November 2, 2011 at 8:26am —
Japanese award winning artist Yuki Matsueda certainly knows how to think outside-of-the-box. His art, featuring everyday objects, look as though parts of them are attempting to break free! Egg yolk, puzzle pieces and the suits of playing cards are no match for the artist who retains ultimate control.
I enjoy how there's a sense of movement to each piece. While simple, Matsueda's… Continue
Added by Claire on November 1, 2011 at 2:23pm —
In his Shedim photo series, Aaron B. Heimlich alters his photos by substituting people with a funny looking character. According to Heimlich, it's a Shedim, which is the Hebrew word for benevolent demon. With these intriguing photos, Heimlich reminds his audience that demons are always out there, we just have to keep our eyes open and be more aware. While this set seem to… Continue
Added by Claire on October 30, 2011 at 11:03am —
Alexis Mirer is a 19-year-old photographer and creative writing student in Jacksonville, Florida. Though she's a self-taught photographer, this clearly does not hold her back. She currently has five photo series: Warm, Cool, Black, Nocturnal and Oath. Each has a different theme and the individual photos within the series share similar tones. Her photos are tranquil, vintage-esque and beautiful. You… Continue
Added by Claire on October 30, 2011 at 11:00am —
Vinyl wall stickers are a fresh way to add some flavor to a plain room. (Just look through Blik's website
and you'll see what we mean.) UrbanWalls on Etsy has particularly interesting ones that set the tone to one that's loving and comfortable. These wall stickers are typographic pieces of art that… Continue
Added by Claire on October 28, 2011 at 1:35pm —