Aerial photography basically involves taking photographs of the ground in an aesthetic manner from a position high above the ground. Hence, the camera required for this purpose cannot be supported by a structure on the ground, as it would either have to be hand held or mounted. In order to take pictures from a considerable elevation, the various platforms for doing so, would include helicopters, blimps, hot air balloons, fixed wing aircraft, dirigibles, kites, rockets, poles, vehicle mounted poles and parachutes.
Citroën Tubik Concept is the automotive space shuttle of tomorrow. According to Citroën, the Tubik is “a concept car designed to make travel meaningful again.” We’re not entirely sure what that means, but we’re happy to see the ethos wrapped up in a package that reminds us of the old Volkswagen Transporter.
A unique style inspired by the 50′s, of stylish men really in tune with today’s fashion! “ One day I told my teachers I wanted more creative freedom so I was going to be a graphic designer; they laughed at me…quite literally. In turn this made me really mad so I looked again at the list of art majors, saw illustration and in an instant said ‘fine, Ill be an illustrator”. And that was that, a classic case of the tell-me-I-can’t-do-somethings..”
We are drowning in information, but starved for knowledge.” John Naisbitt . John Naisbitt is an American author and public speaker in the area of futures studies. His first book Megatrends was published in 1982. It was the result of almost ten years of research. It was on the New York Times bestseller list for two years, mostly as #1. Megatrends was published in 57 countries and sold more than 14 million copies.
How would logos of iconic brands look like when they told you the truth about their products? Graphic designer Viktor Hertz gave a funny twist to a few famous ones. See more of the ‘Honest Logos’ series on his Flickr
Anchored in the middle of a fjord, constructed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects for the community of Rosendal, Norway.The walls are semi-transparent and pulsating according to the steam raising up from the water thrown to the hot stones. One comes to the public sauna swimming or with a rowing boat, takes off the clothes and enters the bath. The floor is open to the sea, making it possible to have a dip in the sea from inside the sauna.
Kniggerich is a placemat, which shows the user how to behave while having an elegant dinner. Kniggerich has it’s name of Mr. Knigge. He once wrote a book “On Human Relations”, a treatise on the fundamental principles of human relations that has the reputation of being the authoritative guide to behaviour, politeness, and etiquette. The German term “Knigge” has become to mean “good manners”.
The placemat is not only a educational device, it is also amusing how strict some rules are. Enjoy your meal.
The original redwood square posts set the tone for this one bedroom, two bath, 2,100 sq. ft. loft home in San Francisco. Steven Volpe created a livable interior out of the 1910 warehouse space. The cracks that run vertically in the wood only add to the rustic charm. Red exposed brick ties in with the redwood posts as does some wood furniture in a similar color. A mix of soft and hard creates a theme in this loft luxury home.
Nathan Spotts have always been captivated by the beauty of our world, and often dream of the things that lay just beyond what we can see. He wanted to create images of scenes that are not-quite real, but that almost could be.“
Drawing on his experience on the California street art and graffiti scene, enomeks has been using photography as his more recent medium. Depicting scenes in miniature, this artist tells a story of the bigger picture. Tiny workers in hazmat suits read the levels of radiation emitted from a burning cigarette, a reflection of enomeks’ concerns as a former smoker. Cheeky messages in tiny packages.