Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
I'm not sure what it is about them, but I just love photographs of modern infrastructure. Perhaps it stems from my childhood inheritance of a million Wallpaper* magazines leftover by my older siblings after they moved out. Or perhaps it stems from my general disgust and subsequent fascination with all things relating to humankind's supposed dominance over nature. Either way, these photos have a real gravity to them and I think they nicely capture the sprawling nature of human civilization as well as its (inherent?) (ironic?) beauty.
Check out the rest of Jason Koxvold's Flickr stream.
photos by Jason Koxvold
Sunday, September 27, 2009
If I had enough money to spend on ridiculous extravagances like this jumpsuit, my descent into madness would surely accelerate. Instead, I first have to get up the energy and will to construct this out of old towels before I can shamelessly indulge myself by acting the fool and building a tiny paper forest in my apartment.
If you do have the cash, the jumpsuit will be available online at Opening Ceremony starting this Monday.
That being said, this is probably going to be one of the most popular Halloween costumes this year. This and Michael Jackson.
via We Love You So
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Graphic animal illustrations by Nacho Gil. The market is already oversaturated with ironic wolf tshirts and Christopher Kane gorillas, but if these were emblazoned on some kind of fabric I would definitely wear it. I'm wondering how hard it would be to make 3D folded paper masks out of these images. Project?
via human resources
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
Bookmark it! Click here for some really great business advice for struggling visual artists written by Alexandra Hedberg (who created the image above). And for great business advice in general, go to Bakery. Bakery was created by Erin Loechner (Design For Mankind) and Jaime Derringer (Design Milk) and is all kinds of useful for those wistful, day dreaming sorts who lack focus or common business sense (hey, that's me!).
image by alexandra hedberg
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Inspired by artisan blown glass, Mary Katrantzou's spring ready to wear collection utilizes the newest digital printing technologies to create amazing trompe l'oeil patterns. I absolutely love how she used to patterns in the fabric as inspiration for how to fold and drape the dress. So brilliant!
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Guy Sargent somehow manages to transform real things into surreal images. He photographs both man-made architechture and the natural environment as part of an ongoing portfolio series entitled, What Lies Beneath the Surface, which he began in 2006. See the rest of his portfolio here.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Thursday, September 17, 2009
I could never live in one of those minimalistic, white, sterile sort of homes. I think part of the reason why I'm such a messy person is because I just think it looks better, as crazy as that may sound.
photos via the selby