36 Strange and Funny Google Street View Photos. We wanted to post these awesome Google Street View photos a long time ago, but somehow they got lost along the way. Luckily, I found them while reading Twisted Sifter. We tried our best to find more cool examples of Google Street View images, however almost every source was pointing to Jon Rafman.
Montreal based artist Jon Rafman isn’t the original photographer but instead he explores Google Street Views and takes screenshots of the most unusual and funny sights. The original images were taken by an army of Google’s hybrid electric automobiles, each one equipped with nine cameras on a single pole trying to photograph every highway and byway in the world. “The world captured by Google appears to be more truthful and more transparent because of the weight accorded to external reality, the perception of a neutral, unbiased recording, and even the vastness of the project,” said Jon in his interview to Art Fag City. Website: 9-eyes.com. Images. Premium Professional WordPress Themes | Theme Trust.
29-clever-drawings-will-make-question-everything-wrong-world. 29-clever-drawings-will-make-question-everything-wrong-world. You may have noticed that bees have been popping up here and there and the Fox is Black recently. Why? Quite simply: they’re important, not only to our own well-being but for that of the greater Earth too. Unfortunately in recent years their numbers have been dropping and their environments disrupted. Barnes & Webb of London have come up with a wholly creative solution that attempts to mitigate the issue. Their service offers bees right in your backyard and all the delicious honey that comes with doing so. What grabbed my attention was their detail to design, branding, and the arts, as they cleverly combine the three in order to uplift their service and aid the honeybee’s plight.
Apes curamus et nos curant (we look after honey bees and they look after us); the tiny insects are integral to the environment but also economies. Environmental responsibility is becoming a popular public affair and more light is being shed on the honeybee issue. The posters of Laurent Durieux are perfected treatments of vintage style with a modern clean feel. The typography, illustration, layout and execution of each subject is impeccable, taking one back in time to the golden era of super-saturated screen prints with luscious depth. He works exclusively in Photoshop after a rough pencil sketch. To truly appreciate the finite detail within each image, go to his website and click on the poster.
A very large version will pop up, enabling the viewer a great inspection. We have posted a detail of one of the helicopters from his Felix poster, below, just to get you started… Most of Durieux’s images, whether they are based on movie monsters, Charlie Brown characters, or streamlined emerald skyscrapers in the Land of Oz, begin as pencil sketches. “Once I’m satisfied with the general idea,” he says, “I start drawing on the computer. LINK – to Laurent’s website. ==================================== You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension—a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into The Twilight Zone. =================================== Dark Hall Mansion Reveals Latest Limited Edition: “The Twilight Zone.”
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 2014 PRNewswire/Dark Hall Mansion, www.DarkHallMansion.com, is thrilled and honored to reveal its latest officially licensed limited edition project and release: “The Twilight Zone.” Dark Hall Mansion, under license by CBS Consumer Products, will release a 10-print “The Twilight Zone” series focused on key classic episodes of the legendary series that redefined television and set a creative bar by which decades of writers and filmmakers still measure themselves today. So what’s next?!! If you’re a fan of pop-culture, movies and retro-tinged illustrations then you’re bound to love the work of Laurent Durieux, a graphic artist and illustrator from Brussels. No matter what the genre, Laurent’s work is beautifully unique, often with a retro-futuristic vibe and plenty of sharp compositions with eye-catching details.
His images have the ability to be filled with a wonderful sense of drama and story and his concepts pay great tribute to the films that he loves. As a massive Back to the Future fan I think I have to rank that poster as my favourite, but chances are that Laurent might have already captured you’re personal favourite film in his own unique style too. Take a look on his website where you’ll find posters for everything from Hitchcock to King Kong and from The Master to The Iron Giant.
Last year, Speilberg liked his Jaws poster for Mondo (above) so me that he apparently bought several copies to send to friends. If that’s not high praise I don’t know what is.