One of our favorite street artists, Blu, just completed these amazing large scale murals in Europe. Using the facade of high-rise buildings as his canvas, Blu sends very relevant political messages through his works.
"Global Warming" is extremely clever and features a melting…
Spanish Architect Santiago Calatrava just unveiled his design for a new rail station at the Denver International Airport. The new South Terminal Redevelopment Program is made up of four independent yet physically integrated projects: a new rail station that will connect the airport to downtown Denver, a signature rail bridge, a multi-use plaza with retail and… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 30, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Two popular modern artists, Sam Flores and Jeremy Fish, collaborated on a street mural in Gudalajara, Mexico. It's cool to see the styles of both artists infused into one piece, especially since we usually see their work in galleries, not on city walls.…
Although this couch concept by Igor Chak doesn't look that comfortable, how cool would it be to have it in the game room? You could play Space Invaders while sitting on the Space Invaders couch. It's like a dream come true...…
Here's a funny street art piece by zed1 which features two of our favorite pop culture icons. Apparently, Yoda and E.T. have become good friends. Hopefully Alf doesn't find out or he's gonna be pissed....
The way this giant ant hill was designed will surely blow your mind...
After pouring ten tons of cement into the ground to take to the shape of all the tunnels, a team removed about 40 tons of soil to reach the ant hill. The underground network is an intense system of main tunnels and branching side routes with short connections to decrease circulation time.
Bottled water is really convenient, but it appears to be a shame. "Just look at the bottled water labels or ads: deep, pristine pools of spring water; majestic alpine peaks," the infographic say. "In reality, bottled water is just water; however, that fact isn't stopping people from buying a lot of it."
Here's a lovely site-specific piece titled "Tara" by Toronto-based street artist Dan Bergeron aka Fauxreel. It's the latest addition to his "Face of the City" series, which features "portrait-based works that combines the abrasive charm of the distressed…
If you're a traveler at heart, you may appreciate these posters by Antrepo Design Industry which look at taxi cabs from different cities. Included are the Blackcab from London, Yellowcab from New York City, Panelvan from Istanbul, and VW Beetle from Mexico City. Current taxi fare information is also displayed on the bottom of the posters.…
Last week, President Obama signed into law the most comprehensive financial regulatory overhaul since the Great Depression, vowing to stop risky behavior on Wall Street that imperiled the U.S. economy. Here is a infographic that clearly shows the highlights of the bill. See the large version,… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 27, 2010 at 10:30am —
Adele is an advertising copywriter from Helsinki, Finland. While her infant daughter Mila sleeps, Adele positions baby Mila in front of different household objects in an effort to recreate what she is dreaming. Adele titled the project, “Mila’s Daydreams.”
"This blog is my maternity leave hobby," says Adele. "While my baby is taking her nap, I create scene around her and take quick snap photos. I use only few minutes per picture, including creating idea, implementation and editing,… Continue
When artist Bohyun Yoon entered the military in South Korea, his superiors tried to brainwash all the new soldiers in regards to who their enemy was, and why they had to obey them. This training methodology and military law was very well structured and very effectively organized to control new troops.
He then learned about how Western governments have… Continue
This is one of the most powerful photojournalistic sets I've ever seen. Portuguese photographer João de Carvalho Pina positions himself so close to the action, it's feels like we're right in the middle of the drama.
"The metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro with about 10 million people is one of the most violent cities in the world where an average of 18… Continue
Shot over a four year period in America, Britain, Lebanon, and Pakistan, Holy Wars follows a danger-seeking Christian missionary and a radical Irish Muslim convert, both of whom believe in an apocalyptic battle, after which their religion will ultimately rule the world. Tracking their lives from the onset of the “War on Terror” through the election of Barack Obama, Holy Wars shows that even the most radical of believers can be transformed by our changing… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 26, 2010 at 11:16am —
Here's a really stylish way to serve your ordinary chips and salsa. Designed by New York-based design studio MyDesign Group for Nambé, "Scoop Chip and Dip" features a dip bowl that hovers effortlessly over a larger serving bowl.
"The inspiration for the Scoop Chip and Dip came from the sweeping, fluid motion one performs when scooping an actual chip into… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 24, 2010 at 11:00am —