Massive Art Nouveau-Inspired Mural in Montreal. For 16 days straight, from dawn to dusk, five highly determined Montreal-based artists (who make up the artist run collective A'shop) worked on a graffiti mural of a Mother Nature-esque Madonna or a modern-day version of "Our Lady of Grace.
" Inspired by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha, the crew created this breathtakingly beautiful five story mural using 500 cans of spray paint in over 50 different colors. Occupy Design: Visual Tools for the 99 Percent - Design. Launch Slideshow Last weekend, San Francisco, New York, and Washington, D.C. hosted spontaneous "Hackathons" to brainstorm how to use various platforms to help Occupy Wall Street.
One of the ideas hatched was Occupy Design, a new website that gives a "visual language" to protesters across the country. Jake Levitas, a designer from San Francisco who's heading up the project, says it's a chance to fight back at media who characterize the movement as directionless. Social art from the obsolete. 24 Amazing Photoshop Tutorials. Alfred Hitchcock stencil graffiti. Paper. One Dollar Bill Art by Atypyk. The Gashlycrumb Tinies. Retro ‘Finding Nemo’ poster.
Fire fluid simulation. Optimist_prime_by_avid-d2xz9e1.jpg from deviantart.net. Coolest. Stage. Ever. Fashion Inspiration: Circular Beauty. Looking at the artwork of a friend of mine, I started thinking about how his work related to the fashion and style around us.
Clint Colburn is a Lexington based artist known for using circles of all sizes to create a larger harmony within a larger picture. This works the same within the fashion realm. Each component works in harmony with the other components, resulting in a larger piece or product. Unicornology - stirringofbirds: iwantmybearsuit: ... 14 Most loved Street Art Photos – February 2011.
The Street Work of Banksy: British Graffiti Artist. Banksy is the pseudonym of a British graffiti artist, political activist and painter, whose identity is unconfirmed.
Using a unique stenciling technique Banksy’s artistic works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world. Here we’ll show you some of the best work from this international street artist Banksy. Be sure to check out Banksy.co.uk And the Online Shop Banksy.co.ukOnline Shop Sponsored Links. The Official Star Wars Blog » Chipmunk Trooper Whisperer.
Micahgoularts Journal: If Fire Were Water. Excellent Ads. Red Bull's Ad Campaign Uses Google Maps To Create Street Art View. The masterminds at Brazilian advertising agency Loducca combined the power of Google with the fascination of street art to create Street Art View for Red Bull.
The website is based on user submissions, allowing visitors to "tag" their favorite works, resulting in a large scale exhibition of global street art. By clicking through the thousands of submissions, visitors can see works from unknowns to famous street artists including Banksy, Keith Haring, Os Gêmeos and Space Invader. While it is interesting to play virtual street art tourist, some critics have questioned the use of (frequently anti-commercial) street art in order to sell the caffeinated beverage. AdFreak: 15 Great Jingles Written for Fake Brands. Creating an addictive jingle has long been one of the most prized skills in advertising.
It's especially impressive when you have a memorable jingle that doesn't even promote a real product. Below, we've collected our 15 favorite songs written for fictional products and brands. 18 strange and unusual usb flash drives & Blog of Francesco Mugnai. Bic pen - reinventing the most popular ballpoint. © copyrights designboom, all rights reserved. all material published remains the exclusive copyright of designboom. no contents, including text, photographs, videos, etc. may be reproduced in whole or in part without the written consent of designboom. in addition, no material or contents may be reproduced on the world wide web by techniques of mirroring, framing, posting, etc. without the written consent of designboom.
Lofted Forest Home: Organic Curves & Natural Materials. Good things come to those who wait – particularly in a work of uniquely detailed and highly curved architecture.
Nearly a decade in the making, this structure by Robert Harvey Oshatz is much like a tree house – lofted toward the top of the canopy around it – only bigger, grander, more complex and curved than most any tree house in the world. The perimeter of the structure is pushed out into the forest around it, curving in and out to create views as well as a sense of intimacy with the coniferous and deciduous tree cover. The wood and metal detailing is incredible in its variety and customization – each piece designed to fit a particular form and function.
Wood and stone carry naturalistic themes from the outside in and even the metal looks naturally rusted. Spectacular and See-Through: Dude, Where's My Canoe? Glass-bottom boats are nothing new on scenic tours, but with a see-through canoe you can go wherever you want and have a personal up-close view of whatever is below you.
Lighter than a wood or aluminum canoe, tough as bullet-proof glass and entirely transparent on the bottom, these designs provide a completely new way to experience water life around you. Carnovsky02.