“Lavatory Self-Portraits In The Flemish Style”: Artist Recreates 15th Century Paintings In Airplane Toilets
Created by Nina Katchadourian “Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish Style” is part of a bigger piece called “Seat Assignment” which is based on improvising with materials close at hand while in flight. This project started in 2010 and still ongoing. Continue reading »
Isabelle Staub is a US-based artist who specialises in portraiture and character design. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she uses her skills to turn cartoon characters and popular culture icons into her own unique and often super lifelike creations. Seeking inspiration in everything from Disney princesses and Powerpuff Girls to Pennywise the Clown and Tarantino movies, Staub transforms each of her subjects with a wholly distinct style of her own. Continue reading »
Woodstock 1969. The legendary music festival is celebrated during three days by thousands of people, especially women of all ages whose style and attitude were immortalized by photographers from all around the world. In color or black and white, the atmosphere of this ode to music is perfectly captured, in a place where it wasn’t unusual to bump into the great Janis Joplin. Continue reading »
The 1970s were really the thighlights for quad-baring shorts. Shorts are one of fashion styles that makes women look sexiest. So how about with men? Just check out these snapshots to see what men looked like in shorts in the 1970s. Continue reading »
A Minimalist Style That Tells Ordinary Situations With Irony And Fun – Stylized Drawings With A Sense Of Humor By Geoff McFetridge
Geoff McFetridge, founder of the Champion Studio, tells ordinary situations with irony, stylized and abstract drawings. They stem from the synergy between his fine arts practice and his background in graphic design. The Los Angeles-based artist works with a color palette of grays, whites, blues and pinks while he’s placing subjects in ordinary situations in a humorous way. Continue reading »
Ever wondered how fast food brands would look like if they were human? A Philippines-based illustrator who goes by alias Ozumii Wizard brings KFC, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Jolibee, and Burger King to life in her Japanese manga-style digital art. Continue reading »
If you spend your days surfing the never-ending Instagram feed, you might’ve already heard of a freelance illustrator called Isabelle Staub, who rocked the platform with her fresh reimaginings of classic Disney Princesses. What you might not know, though, is that this series also helped the artist to get out of a serious creative block. Continue reading »
Nagi Noda was a Japanese pop artist and director born in Tokyo. She worked as a freelance art director and as an artist and fashion designer. She created camapigns for Nike and Laforet and a short film for Panasonic. Noda’s works are defined by artificiality and seriality, balancing between visual art and commercial relations with a high degree of creativity and non-conformity in their aesthetic and narration. Continue reading »
With her project “What Ali Wore”, the young photographer Zoe Spawton decided to document the incredible style of Ali, an 83-year-old tailor who crosses her path every morning in the streets of Berlin. With outfits and clothes chosen with great taste, Ali would make any fashion blogger jealous. A tender and moving series, achieved between 2012 and 2015, which testifies of the privileged relationship between the model and the photographer. Continue reading »
A pictorial celebration of the coolest kids from the past… From beatniks to bikers, mods to rude boys, hippies to ravers. And everything in between. These are images that will set your soul on fire. Get ready to get a style check. Continue reading »
A luxurious futuristic mansion is set to be a force on the property market – because it looks like the Millennium Falcon. The stunning four-bedroom Alkira in the Daintree rainforest, near Cape Tribulation, in Queensland, Australia, has attracted comparisons to the iconic Star Wars spaceship with the battleship grey colour and shape of the home bearing a stark resemblance Han Solo’s legendary craft. Continue reading »
The Braille Bricks project, co-founded by the Dorina Nowill Foundation For The Blind, helps blind children learn to read through play. Each block can be used like a toy by blind and sighted children alike, although for the benefit of the blind children, each block features one Braille letter. So far, the São Paulo based organisation has only manufactured enough bricks for 300 students, but through the Creative Commons, they hope more will be made. Continue reading »
The 1970’s fashion, often called the “Mc Decade”, began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms, and the androgynous hippie look from the late 1960s and eventually became one of the most iconic decades for fashion ever.
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US-based photographer Freddy Fabris had always wanted to pay homage to the great Renaissance masters, but wasn’t sure how until he stumbled upon an old Midwest car shop. “The place screamed for something to be shot there,” Fabris wrote on Huffpost. From there it all started to fall in place, and soon Fabris had made a brilliant series of portraits with auto-mechanics reenacting famous Renaissance paintings. Continue reading »
Do you remember posing for family photos as a kid? The stiff collars, the forced smiles, the photographer from JC Penney who keeps trying to cheer you up with jokes even though, at only 7, you’re already way too old for that shit? Don’t you think you think that maybe — possibly — you would have had a better time had your parents considered the idea of soaking you in fake blood and letting you act like the zombie who’s slowly dismembering them? Continue reading »
Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is happy to accommodate each client’s unique vision into their piece. Continue reading »
Ben Carpenter, an engineering student and a fan of cosplay, created a fierce wheelchair in Mad Max style. The boy has been suffering from spinal muscular atrophy since birth and for this reason a wheelchair is his everyday means of transport. He decided to pimp it “just a little” for the needs of cosplay. Continue reading »
Günther Krabbenhöft has revealed that self-expression is key when it comes to creating a timeless style. He expertly shows this in his artistic choice of clothing, which features vibrant colors, clean lines, and many classic bowties. Continue reading »
New York based Artist Adam Lister explores pop culture and art history through these unusual watercolor paintings inspired by his love for 8-bit graphics found in old Nintendo and Atari video games. Continue reading »
New York-based photographer Thomas C. Card spent months in the depths of Japan’s hyper-fashionable nether regions, documenting the eye-opening variety of styles found on the streets of Tokyo in 2012. From neon wigs to reappropriated Victorian garb to gas masks as accessories, he found a plethora of fashion identities that flourished in the year after the country’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Continue reading »
The annual Islamic Fashion Festival showcasing Islamic style kicked off in Kuala Lumpur on November 18. Leading designers from Malaysia, Iran, Indonesia, Bangladesh, UAE and other countries presented their clothing lines at the event. This event was intended to boost the morale of women cancer survivors.
A model gets a last dab of lipstick before taking to the podium during the festival of Islamic fashion in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading »
What happens when you combine two of our favorite things, “Game of Thrones” and Disney animation? That’s right: magic. Artists Fernando Mendonça and Anderson Mahanski are the ones responsible for the abundance of joy you’ll find below and all we can think is, will Disney ever take on Westeros and give us “Mother of Dragons and the 7 Kingdoms”?
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These pictures shows a two-tonne whale shark being driven through a town in China strapped to a fisherman’s truck. It is a wonder Cai Chengzhu can see where he is going as the giant 4.5m creature’s tail blocks his view of the road, and its head hangs off the back. No doubt surprised by his mega catch, the fishing captain tied the fish down with a sturdy rope and headed for market – apparently unaware it was an endangered and protected animal. Not believing what they were seeing, amused bystanders in Yangzhi county, Fujian province, took photos of the incredible sight and posted them on Sina Weibo, the closest Chinese equivalent to Twitter.
A fisherman transports a dead whale shark after it was caught in fishermen’s net, in Yangzhi county, Fujian province August 1, 2014. According to local media, the whale shark is five-metre-long and weighs over 2 tonnes. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)
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