Australia-based artist paul kaptein unites materiality with virtual reality in his series of sculptural wooden works, adding digital ‘glitches’ into each hand-carved piece. Continue reading “Wooden Sculptures with Glitch Effects by Paul Kaptein” »
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German Lifestyle Magazine WHUDAT joined Mercedes-Benz on their road trip 2014 with the all new AMG GT. The road trip started in San Francisco, from there the whole crew drove to the Laguna Seca Raceway in Salinas, where MC Winkel and Daniel Dansen from WHUDAT met Mike D from the Beastie Boys for an interview in one of the AMG GTs. After that they were driving along the Big Sur, a sparsely populated region of the Central Coast of California where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. The trip ended in Los Angeles – here are some impressions. Continue reading “WHUDAT in California: Grand Tour in the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT” »
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The older people in this list might seem like peaceful and dignified elders, but only until you see their raunchy and totally inappropriate T-shirts. Why on earth are they wearing them? In some cases, it’s the expression of their kids’ twisted sense of humor or a real bargain they found in a thrift shop. Continue reading “Elderly People with funny T-Shirts” »
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The creations of the Belgian artist and photographer Bruno Timmermans, based in Brussels, who with his New Icons series revisits the modern icons with augmented portraits, covering the faces of Ai Weiwei, Kate Moss, Takashi Murakami, David Bowie, Aung San Suu Kyi or Lady Gaga and Jeff Koons with patterns reminding their actions and creations.
New York-based software engineer and artist Dave Pollot spends his free time putting a little life back into old, unwanted paintings found along the shelves of thrift stores or at garage sales. He naturally blends modern elements into mundane portraits and landscapes to create humorous compositions that look as if they were the original.
French photographer Sacha Goldberg doesn’t take himself too seriously and we love it! With a review from his mother that states “he is certainly the best photographer of his neighborhood” in his about section, his exaggerated humility is endearing. Goldberg became an internet sensation with his superhero grandmother photo series and is back again with an equally funny concept. He transformed superheroes, princesses, and the cast of Star Wars into portraits you might see on the wall of a castle and it’s pretty amazing.
If you aren’t familiar with Enterbay figurines, then you’re missing out on some of the most detailed figures ever. The company specializes in recreating figures down to the smallest detail and the latest creation, is Michael Jordan accompanied by several items that were essential in his Chicago Bull years.
Cinema like any other artistic medium borrows from sources other than its own. While directors will commonly go on about the movies and filmmakers who have influenced their work, it is less often one hears of them discussing the painters or other artists who have guided their films. Continue reading “Movies inspired by Paintings // Belle, Dark Knight & Django Unchained” »
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Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde’s cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent Van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night, officially opens in Nuenen this evening. The surface of the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde Bicycle Path is coated with a special paint that uses energy gathered during the day to glow after dark. Continue reading “Solar Powered Glow-in-the-dark Bike Path inspired by Van Gogh” »
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“After a perfect kiss, you get a feeling of weightlessness. You can compare the sensation to floating or flying.” That’s the spirit captured in this charming stop-motion short, which features a couple floating in the bliss of newfound love and an unlikely sight on the streets of New York City: surfboards. Creative directors Raul Mandru and Mihai Botarel, founders of Raul X Mihai, made the piece as an independent project.
Step onto an island where nature beckons and plush comforts await. Let your eye wander across the endless stretch of the deep blue sea, rich with dazzling marine life. Feel the excitement in the air seep into your veins and flow through your being. German lifestyle-magazine WHUDAT was there to experience Angsana Ihuru, the island, which is yours when you are there. Continue reading “WHUDAT @ Maldives 2014 – Part 3: Angsana Ihuru” »
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The “80’s Lego”-Project is based on one of my favourite childhood toys, and now my sons favourite as well, Lego. I love the iconic nature of the mini figure it has endured decades and is now a design icon in its own right. I grew up in the 80’s and played with lego mostly in the 80’s so i decided it would be fun to produce 80 mini figures based on my favourite 80’s icons. – Dan Shearn
There is nothing cuter than a sweet old lady or man, except babies. This photo series combines the best of both worlds for some cuteness overload. For a New York Times article called “What if Age Is Nothing but Mind-Set?” about several behavioral psychology studies on aging, photographer Zachary Scott dressed up toddlers as grandparents. Continue reading “What if Age Is Nothing but Mind-Set? – Toddlers as elderly Version of Themselves” »
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For Slavik’s Fashion, Ukrainian photographer Yurko Dyachyshyn chronicles the daily stylings of a 55-year-old homeless man living in an undisclosed hiding place in the city of Lviv. Slavik changes his clothes at least once every day, pulling together outfits from items collected in city trash bins and homeless aid centers. Continue reading “Slavik’s Fashion: The Most Stylish Hobo in The Ukraine” »
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Liam Martin, a 17-year-old from New Zealand, has taken the Internet by storm for dressing up as various celebrities and film characters, most of which are female. Under his Instagram account, Martin started his lookalike series almost a year ago, and has since has attracted more than 1.8 million followers.