Artificial Paradise, inc

Artificial Paradise, inc est un court métrage expérimental de Jean-Paul Frenay. Un jeune réalisateur et artiste visuel belge qui travaille dans différents domaines tel que la publicité, les installations audiovisuelles, la musique et la photographie.

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ARTIFICIAL PARADISE, Inc from Jp Frenay on Vimeo.

Artificial Paradise, Inc is an experimental film anticipating a future where a major corporation has developed an unique software, based on organic virtual reality, which holds all the lost memories of humankind. A user connects to this database of the forgotten…what is he searching for?

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The Most Beautiful Bookstore in the World?



Could this be the world’s most beautiful bookstore? Architects Merkx and Girod have preserved an ancient Dominican church and built a new world of knowledge within it. The Selexyz Maastritch bookstore in the Netherlands has become an historical landmark in the town, attracting a new pilgrimage of book lovers from across the Nordic landscape. More at TheCoolist.

The Ruins of Detroit Photo Series by Marchand and Meffre




Walk just a few steps away from Detroit’s bustling central thoroughfare, you’ll be met with empty skyscrapers, abandoned lots and the slow reclamation of nature. As the American auto industry has crumbled, the city of Detroit has crumbled with it. It is this emptiness which creates some of the most beautiful scenes of urban decay in the United States– and photographers Marchand and Meffre have captured it perfectly. See the Ruins of Detroit photo set at TheCoolist.

LAVAL 23.08.2009 Timelapse

Waiting for the sunset, i met a friendly little tiger under the bridge…
Shot with both HV20 & 5DmkII + sigma 12-24mm / 70-200mm

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Zaragoza World Expo’s Austrian Pavilion by Solid Architecture



Solid Architecture devised this visually arresting throwback to the “cyclorama” theater art form of the 19th Century. Shown at the 2008 Zaragoza World Expo, this Austrian Pavilion is one of the most technically progressive theater designs in recent history. [more at archdaily via notcot]

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LAVAL Station, a 5DmkII UWA T-lapse

At the railroad station, 7pm-10pm…
Canon 5DmkII + Sigma ultra wide angle 12-24mm f4.5-5.6
Wonderful summer skies over departures & arrivals from the TGV and good old trains…

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threatening skies T-lapse

Summer times doesn’t always mean bright hot sunny days…
This afternoon awesome grey shades invaded the place !
Captured from 16:00-19:00 with canon 5DmkII + sigma ultrawide lens… enjoy!
Cut to a fantastic soundtrack from Aaron Marshall at http://noct.us

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timelapse 19th aug 2009 Place Jean Moulin

From sunrise to noon continuous shoot with the 5DmkII & HV20 capturing the city waking up from the limbs…
testing the acuter merlin pan/tilt motorised head which you can see running in the intro… enjoy !

the gigantic statue is called “la joie” (joy) from our world famous local sculptor Louis Derbré http://www.derbre.com
music by steve.e! (available under cc at jamendo)

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Journey to the City of No Horizon – Tang Yau Hoong


A Surreal concept for T-shirt design, the horizonless city.
Read more about it here.

U.S. Cellular Ad: Shadow Puppets.

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Released: August 2009
Avertiser: U.S. CELLULAR
Agency: PUBLICIS & HAL RINEY
Country: USA
Category: Commercial public services
Tags: Cellurar Operator
Credits:
Agency: Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco
Chief Creative Officer: Roger Camp
Creative Director/Art Director: Rich North
Creative Director/Copywriter: Adam Koppel
Agency Producer: Sara Krider
SVP, Director of Integrated Production: David Verhoef
Production Company: Anonymous Content, Los Angeles
Director: Garth Davis
Producer: Karen Sproul
Director of Photography: Ellen Kuras
Editing Company: Rock Paper Scissors
Editor: Kirk Baxter
Post Production: The Mill, Los Angeles
Executive Producer: Sue Troyan
Producer: Krystina Shales
Lead Flame Artist: Bill Higgins
Flame Artist: Mike Plescia
via advertolog.com

Office Red Keds

Typography Refinado



Amazing typographic facade in Portugal. View more images at ‘The Refined’.

Beautiful Spaghetti Bench


Artistic furniture by Pablo Reinoso. The bench would look great in a contemporary art museum… of course, mainly for viewing purposes then actually sitting on it. I don’t know if this “Spaghetti Bench” is safe for public places, because if someone trips over the ends… yikes!

More amazing art and design at Scene 360 Illusion

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