Frustrated by stupid client criticism, Irish graphic designers Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy decided to turn their “favorite worst feedback” into posters. The guys worked together on so-called “Sharp Suits” series with a team of other ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more, who must’ve all appreciated a chance to let out some of their exasperation in a creative way. [Read more…]
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When we think of human beauty, most of us think of someone young and sexy and in their low to mid 20s. But photographer Anastasia Pottinger makes a strong case for the idea that someone over 100 years of age can also be beautiful in her beautiful and fittingly named “Centenarians” photo series. [Read more…]
At 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, San Franciscans woke up to a quick shake. For the next 20-25 seconds, everything was silent. And then the great earthquake broke loose. Buildings fell, the city’s downtown crumbled and broken gas lines burst into flame. The city burned for three days and over 80% of San Francisco was destroyed.
Now, more than 100 years later, photographer Shawn Clover decided to combine the photos taken right after the 1906 earthquake with the modern-day San Fransisco. [Read more…]
A women opens the door to her Mercedes on Sacramento Street while horses killed by falling rubble lie in the street.
Pedestrians cross Jones St towards a pile of rubble on Market Street. The Hibernia Bank building is burned out, but still standing strong.
Two girls stand before the partially destroyed Sharon Building in Golden Gate Park while students work on their art projects inside.
A cable car heads towards the California St incline while shocked residents walk aimlessly through street amidst the devastation.
Passing cable cars offer a view of the destruction of California Street. Old St. Marys Cathedral has escaped destruction.
Cable car #455 rests halfway in the partially-destroyed cable car barn.
People walk up California St amid charred scraps of lumber.
People stroll by the original adobe Mission Dolores which survived, while the brick church next door was destroyed.
Horse carriages and cars park in front of Lafayette Park while a destroyed city looms in the background.
A bicyclist rides towards the fallen Valencia St. Hotel and a huge sinkhole that has opened up in the street.
A woman walks dangerously close to a pit of rubble on 5th St by the US Mint. The Mint has done a remarkable job surviving the quake.
Cars park in front of the brand new US Courthouse which faired well in the quake.
Japanese art student Chooo-San, aged 19, uses only acrylic paint and her incredible talent to transform herself into a mutant or cyborg. Multiple mouths, six eyes or even batteries protruding from her forearms – these are just a few examples of what she can do with a human body.
Everything began when Chooo-San was studying for university admission exams. She would draw eyes and other objects on her hands while taking breaks from her studies. [Read more…]
Helmut Smits created a beautiful Skirting Board Sunset lamp which can beautifully light your way to the bathroom or kitchen without disturbing other family members. On your way back, you can even sit and watch the sunset for a while.
Slovenian artist Franc Grom, aged 72, makes unbelievably intricate egg sculptures using just a tiny electric drill and enormous patience. According to National Geographic, when finished, each egg contains approximately 2,500 to 3,500 holes. While Slovene artisans usually paint their eggs using a technique called drsanka by lightly scratching intricate patterns into the surfaces of colored eggs, carving them was solely Grom’s idea.
The word “epic” is thrown around a lot these days to describe art or other media that people like. If you want a good idea of what “epic” really looks like, however, you need to see Desert Breath, a truly epic art installation near the Red Sea in Egypt. 17 years after its completion, this mystical desert spiral is still clearly visible on Google Earth. [Read more…]
If you saw some people flying over New Your City lately, don’t worry, you are not crazy! To promote their new movie Chronicle, 20th Century Fox hired viral marketing agency Thinkmodo which flew three human shaped RC planes around Manhattan creating the illusion of people flying.
Michael Krivicka from Thinkmodo explains: [Read more…]