Sometimes I find myself looking up at the sky and thinking "Damn, that's beautiful." Adam Dobrovits of Hungary must share my sentiments as he has taken some gorgeous photographs of some really bright and colorful skylines. Although it looks like he may have digitally enhanced some of his photos, they're not too far off of what I've seen in real life.… Continue
“What Goes Around Comes Around. Stop the Iraq War.” A brilliant use of media and message, New York based agency Big Ant International won a Gold Pencil for Design at the One Show Design Awards with their work for Global Coalition for Peace. Four posters were designed to wrap around poles, campaigning for an end to the war in Iraq.… Continue
Modeled after the wings of a dragonfly, Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut designed this incredible vertical farm to ease the ever-increasing need for ecological and environmental self-sufficiency in the urban cityscape. The proposed development, designed around the Southern bank of Roosevelt Island in New York, would cultivate food, agriculture, farming and… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 18, 2009 at 10:00am —
Studio Daniel Libeskind has been named winner of the master plan competition for the Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea. The new large-scale district features a cluster of residential, office and retail neighborhoods in an extensive urban park along the Han River.
The plan, called "Archipelago 21" because each of the linked… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 17, 2009 at 7:30am —
Whenever I go out, Grey Goose seems to be one of the most popular drinks, especially by the ladies. In this post, we travel to Grey Goose's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium to check out their new, fully operating bar recently competed by Antwerp designers, Puresang.
Grey Goose asked Puresang to create a high-roller drinking environment that could also be used… Continue
The way American photographer Sean Crane is able to capture the beauty of animals is inspiring. His photos, with all their clarity, really bring out the best in them.
A native of Connecticut, Sean Crane has worked as an advertising copywriter at agencies in Boston, Denver, New York and Detroit. In 2002 he embarked on a 10-month journey across all 50 states,… Continue
All of us have at least one family photo that we can't help but laugh at. Whether it's a funny facial expression or an awkward pose, there's something priceless about capturing these moments with those closest to you. Here are some of my favorites from the website, awkwardfamilyphotos.com.
Angels & Demons
Critics are giving it good reviews saying Director Ron Howard and his crew have worked hard to make Professor Robert Langdon's return a thrilling, faster-paced walk in the park. When Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati -- the most… Continue
It's pretty impressive how Australian photographer and digital artist Alexia Sinclair is able to balance the beauty of fine art, history, and modern art techniques. "The Regal Twelve" series is a suite of pictures depicting powerful historical women combining photography, illustration, European backdrops, fashion… Continue
The way Italian designer Fabio Novembre set up this exhibition at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan is truly magnificent. As you walk inside, it's impossible not to be memorized by the enormous flower opening. Further in, mosaic-covered sections representing a flower separate each of his furniture designs, which are presented using illustrations, video and text.… Continue
Shenzhen is one of the fastest growing cities in China. In the last 20 years, it has grown from a fishing village, to the richest city in the country with a population of 14 million. Together with Hong Kong, this area is slowly but surely transforming into a world metropolis in terms of economy and population and will soon be among the top-5 in the world. Due to the… Continue
Some more fresh street art comes to us yet again from London. "Something about graf has stuck with me my whole life…maybe it's just because I wasn't really bad at it!", says graffiti artist and graphic designer Dep. We couldn't agree more!
Dep’s first clue that he could make a living from his art came when British hardcore rap group Son Of Noise asked him to… Continue
Anyone who has taken photographs before understands the importance of timing. It's not that easy to do, takes a bit of luck and talent, but is extremely gratifying when the perfect shot is captured. Collected here are some examples of photographs taken at the right moment.…
The best use of typography I've ever seen. Key words and economic phrases take the form of helicopters, fighter jets, tanks, and explosions—all obstacles we fight as we make our way toward a brighter future. The POV camera work and excellent sound creates a genuine sense of warfare and chaos as we duck in and around bunkers and dodge word-made… Continue
The guys at Atypyk take the iconic face of America’s first president to interesting artistic heights with the "One Dollar Project." With the $1 bill as their canvas, they give boring ole Georgie a crash course in pop culture with a much needed makeover. A great example of making the ordinary, extraordinary.…