The Interactive Illustrations of Cesar Del...
The illustrations by Columbian artist Cesar Del Valle are incredibly realistic. His finely illustrated characters appear to interact with the materials and actual space around them. Figures lean against walls, balance on strings, or crush paper above their heads. Some of his figures dangle on the edge of a paper hole…. You might think the people are actually in the room with you! ...
Paintings in Motion !!!
Korean artist Ho Ryon Lee’s series entitled “Overlapping Images” incorporates a double exposure technique that is typically used in photography. The remarkable thing about this body of work is that the images are, in fact, oil paintings. The realistic renditions of the multitude of scantily clad women in these works employ a layering method that plays with opacity. There is a...
The "Reduction" House...
This is the first “reduction” of a home by MAKE Architecture Studio. Located in a densely populated area of St Kew, Victoria, Australia, the planning of this new portion of the house resulted in a real reduction in its domestic space. This project is an interesting example of how smaller spaces and increased functionality can still provide high quality living for a large family, while...
"Circus Maximus" ... A clown story!!!!
The new Spring 2012 “Body Issue” of Acne Paper features “Circus Maximus”, a story photographed by Julia Hetta and styled by Mattias Karlsson with makeup by Peter Philips. The editorial features models Thomas Sottong, Peter Bruder, Paul Lasfargues, Andrey Smidl and Hedi Hammam, with hair by Joseph Pujalte and set design by David White.
The Tutu Project!!!
Bob Carey is the author and subject of the ‘Tutu Project.’ The ‘Tutu Project’ is an admirable mission to raise awareness and money to help fight Breast Cancer. According to Carey, the ‘Tutu Project’ originally began as a joke in 2003. However, later that year his wife Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer. She beat the disease only to have it return a few months later; of this Bob Carey says,...
A Perfect Metaphor by James Grashow!!!
James Grashow’s ‘Houseplants’ appear at first glance to be delicate and beautiful flowers, but are actually intricately crafted buildings and houses evolving from carved stems and leaves. A tiny cottage replaces a rose; irises and lilies become Victorian homes. The word Houseplant is a perfect metaphor for the fragile relationship between nature and man.
Best of the Best of Street Art!!!!!
From all around the globe… Best Street Art of the year 2011
Stories by Juliette Bates!!!
Conceptual photos by talented photographer Juliette Bates entitled “Histoires Naturelles”.
Crazy Martin Schoeller....
Martin Schoeller is a New York based photographer whose style is distinguished by similar treatment of all subjects whether they are celebrities or unknown. Take a look at his last series of celebrities photo-shoot.
The "Letterbox House"...
‘Letterbox house’ by Australian firm Mcbride Charles Ryan is a shortlisted entry at this year’s world Architecture Festival for the completed house category. Located in a modest beach suburb of Blairgowrie, Australia, the dwelling features a sculpturally formed facade that dynamically changes and grows in shapes and scale. Clad with panels of multi-coloured wood, the design looks...
Let's Legolize it!!!!
‘Legolize it’ is a personal project of Fabien Bouchard, creator of art and design blog ufunk, and French artist Mademoiselle Maurice: a self-portrait series where a LEGO figure’s head stands in for the face. The photographs were shot without special effects or post-production montage; chosen to be displayed as Polaroid’s because of the nostalgic feel of both this photography...
The Smart Phone Notebook!!!!
Smart phone note, by Korean designer Jin-Woog Koo of Nothing Design Group, combines the multimodal utility of the iPhone with the time-tested ease of traditional note-taking. Hailing itself a notebook for the post-digital generation, the product provides iPhone storage together with a paper notebook for ease of portability in the many situations that might require both objects.
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Designed by Gogel Mogel, here’s a book that delivers exactly what the title promises. Blah, blah blah blah blah blah blah. Blah, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah. Blah, blah blah blah blah. Blah, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah.
Wonderful Adam Oehlers...
Adam Oehlers was born in Coventry in England, then grew up and studied in Adelaide before returning to the UK where he is currently based. In 2002 Adam completed his studies of Visual Communication at the University of South Australia majoring in Illustration. “I like to think that all of my images and sculptures belong to the same little universe. Built by the stories of each of the characters...
“GVAL” chair by Vanesa Moreno Serna !!!
“GVAL is a product that brings surprising and playful use to an object as ordinary as everyday’s chair. In doing so, it pays homage to the most archetypical of all production materials, wood, in its most natural form: a tree.”
For a special feature in French culinary magazine Fricote, French food designer Emilie De Griottes developed dessert tarts that recreate pantone color swatches. Berries, carrots, lemon, candies, and other foods are arranged upon a tart base, whose bottom is iced in white and marked with the pantone color represented. Recipes for making the tarts are available in Fricote issue number 6 (2012). ...
"I'm Not There"...
At first glance at these photos by Pol Úbeda Hervàs may seem normal. After a few seconds you will notice that there is an invisible man at play… This is an amazing example of illusion in photography.
Clockwork Love Gold and Paper!!!
Amazing detailed mechanical heart paper sculptures by Frank Tjepkema aka Tjep.
Lovely “La Bohème”(entre amis)...
“La Bohème”(entre amis) by AVA Architects is a new trendy restaurant in Oporto, Portugal. The three floors of La Bohème include a first-floor mezzanine and a basement. The walls between the wooden ribs are painted black, while all furniture is made from wood and black fabric.
"Dancers, Magic Angle Sculpture"
J. V. Muntean makes solid 3D sculptures that are hard to figure out by looking directly at them, but the shadows they throw depict three different images, depending on the angle! This one is called Dancers; you can see quite a few others at his site. And they are for sale, too!
"We do not know how to see reality"...
A series of beautiful, monochrome portraits by Hisaji Hara who has modelled his photographic compositions upon paintings by Balthus (1908-2001), one of the most revered and controversial artists of the twentieth century, will go on display to the public at Michael Hoppen Gallery this Friday.
“Product Placement” by Alez Gross
California-based pop surrealist painter Alex Gross is currently holding an exhibit at NYC’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery entitled Product Placement. The exhibit includes a series of Alex‘s new paintings and mixed media artworks, for what will be his third solo exhibition at the gallery. Sticking to themes that Alex Gross fans are accustomed to, “Product Placement” addresses branding, consumption,...