What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given The Proper Attention Of An Industrial Designer?
Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I’ve never seen. But he’s seen our yankee dollars and recognizes that their design kind of stinks. For fun Avgust gave U.S. bills a redesign, starting with the material: Polymer. Continue reading »
Photographer Benedict Redgrove Given Unprecedented Access To NASA Technology
Photographer Benedict Redgrove has been granted unprecedented access to document past and present NASA technology, a sneak peek of which can be seen in the new issue of WIRED UK. Six years in the making, Redgrove captures everything from the space shuttle Atlantis and Vehicle Assembly Building, to the new Orion Crew Module, robot Valkyrie R5 and Boeing’s Starliner capsule. In fact the project is still ongoing, as it’s meant to culminate with the launch of the new SLS rocket in 2018. Continue reading »
100 Cameras Were Given To The Homeless And This Is What They Photographed
100 disposable Fujifilm cameras will be given out to people who are living on the street, in a local shelter or are otherwise affected by homelessness. Unlike any project before, the homeless of Spartanburg, SC will have an integral hand in helping expose the issue of homelessness rather than merely being the problem that is trying to be solved.
Through Our Eyes is bigger than a social experiment. It’s greater than an art piece. It’s more important than an outreach. This project is a lifeline. The photographers will be equipped with the tools to tell their story. They will be encouraged through a word of hope. The community will be engaged to support those who work with the homeless.
Cool Down by Bobbie Nesbitt
Photo courtesy of Bobbie Nesbitt / Through Our Eyes project
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85-Year-Old Farmer Given Makeover By Grandson And Is Transformed Into Fashion Icon
The young creative, who goes by the name XiaoYeJieXi (@小野杰西) on Weibo, dressed the octogenarian in fashionable pieces like colorful three-piece suits, felted hats, and tailored denim. XiaoYeJieXi then photographed his grandfather among a vibrant cityscape, resulting in series that looks like it’s on the pages of a glossy magazine. Continue reading »
100-Year-Old Church Given New Life As Mesmerizing Skate Park With Vibrant Murals
Okuda San Miguel (aka Okudart) has transformed a historic church in Llanera, Spain into a colorful haven for skateboarders. Created in collaboration with La Iglesia Skate park and Red Bull, the artist covered the interior sanctuary in vibrant colors and patterns that match the intensity of the sport. Continue reading »
Some Of Hollywood’s Most Beautiful Women Have Been Given A Shocking Bloody Make-Over To Highlight Domestic Violence
Stars including Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Angelina Jolie, Miley Cyrus, Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow and Emma Watson were made up to look like bruised and battered victims of domestic violence by artist and activist aleXsandro Palombo, for the No Women is Immune from Domestic Violence project. Continue reading »
100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras And These Are Some Of The Amazing Results
This July, Cafe Art, a UK based initiative that allows the homeless to express themselves through art and photography, gave 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to the homeless in London. Basic training was provided by the Royal Photographic Society, and then the camera recipients were asked to take photos with the theme “My London.” Continue reading »
Disused Jets in U.S. Air Force ‘Graveyard’ given New Lease of Life by World’s Best Graffiti Artists
A cemetery of disused war planes in the scorching Arizona desert has been given a new lease of life – as part of an art project.
‘The Boneyard Project’ resurrects disused warplanes that lie in the famous Boneyard in Arizona by letting graffiti artists paint them. More than 30 of the world’s best urban artists worked on five ruined US Air Force jets, vividly bringing them back to life with paint and colour.
A painted Douglas DC-3 called ‘Phoenix of Metal’ by artists ‘HOW & NOSM’ and currently on display in Tucson. Continue reading »
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