Illustrations Of Unusual And Rarely Spoken Words Recumbentibus—A knockout punch, either verbal or physical. The Irish illustration duo of James and Michael Fizgarald, or also known as The Project Twins, have come up with a series of illustrations that visually represent rarely spoken and heard of words. In their series called ‘A-Z of Unusual Words’, the meaning of the words have been visually defined in the form of a whimsical poster—which can be purchased on their website. Here are some of their ‘informative’ posters: Acersecomic—A Person whose hair has never been cut.
20 brilliant things to make in a jar Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. Cinemagraph: 28 Still Photos With Subtle Motion So today we’re going to showcase animated GIF artwork but there are not the regular GIF we use on websites. These are beautiful twist from somehow nasty animated Gif artworks with the use of high quality photos from modern photography, and the pioneer, Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg called it – Cinemagraph. (Image source: From Me To You) Like what you’ve seen in most GIF animation, cinemagraph is a product of still photo with minor elements moving on.
Stained glass posters of famous 80s movies 80s Movie Posters is a series of, well, 80s movie posters designed in the style of stained glass windows. Van Orton Design included iconic movies like Robocop, The Terminator, Blade Runner, and Back to the Future. The posters used bold lines as base for the illustration, then topped it with colorful and vibrant colors to give it that signature stained glass look. So now we have the glass windows, who can volunteer to make the rest of the 80s-inspired cathedral? Anyone? Via Design Taxi Confessions 2012 Las Vegas, NV Interactive gallery installation in The Cosmopolitan that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip. Amidst casinos, restaurants and bars, Chang invited passersby to write confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. Chang arranged the anonymous plaques on the gallery walls like a Shinto shrine prayer wall, painted select responses on 4’x4’ canvases, and orchestrated the space with an original score by Oliver Blank. The project explored the design of safe spaces for anonymity, vulnerability, understanding, and consolation. Inspired by Japanese Shinto shrines, Post Secret, and Catholicism.
The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect. Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs: Spectacular Images of the Insides of Musical Instruments March 9, 2012 at 6:14am | by AP These ads by Bjoern Ewers for the Berlin Philharmonic show the insides of orchestral instruments in such a way as to make it seem like we are standing in spacious halls (or in the case of the flute, a spacious tunnel)… Via: Boing Boing Like 9 Wows for daily content like this!
Our Problems and Flaws Turned Into Cartoons by Angel Boligan Art can be used to express powerful ideas and messages, and Cuban cartoonist Angel Boligan’s political and social cartoons are a perfect example of just how expressive and critical art can be. His extensive collection of comics provide a scathing commentary on contemporary politics and society. Each comic bears a deep and powerful meaning. Don’t just take our word for it – Boligan has received more than 130 international awards for his work.
DIY Tooth Whitener Are you a soda/coffee/tea drinker who’s looking for a quick and easy way to brighten up those used-to-be pearly whites? Look no further—we have a do-it-yourself recipe that can help! The magical ingredient in this DIY beauty blend is strawberry. Strawberries contain malic acid, which helps remove tooth discoloration. Mix a mashed berry with a little baking soda and―Bam!—you’ve got yourself a natural tooth whitener!
Poetree: A Funeral Urn That Lets You Plant A Tree From Ashes Images: Margaux Ruyant Though conventional 'deathcare' is hardly green, thanks to the use of embalming chemicals, concrete vaults and non-biodegradable caskets, burials are getting greener each year with various eco-friendly options and smarter approaches. But what about keeping it simple, yet also tying death back into nature's cycle of renewal? That's what French designer Margaux Ruyant does with Poetree, a funeral urn that infuses a poetic spirit into the mourning process. Angel BOLIGAN CORBO | CARTOON GALLERY Angel Boligan Corbo was born on 10th May 1965 in San Antonio de los Baňos, Havana, Cuba. Since 1992 he lives in Mexico. He studied at the National School of Plastic Arts Instructors in Havana, from which he graduated in 1987 as a Teacher of Plastic Arts. He worked as editor, illustrator and cartoonist for magazine „El Universal“ and newspaper „Conozca más“. Currently he is working as editorial cartoonist for the Humour magazine „El Chamuco“. He does cultivate all branches of graphic humour.
Mark Jenkins // Glazed Paradise Besançon Rome Rio de Janeiro Tudela London Dublin Vinegar & Water Are All You Need for Super Shiny Hair Used Matches = Killer Smoky Eyes iVillage “Find a matchbook, then light and blow out a match,” advises Nadine Jolie of Nadine Jolie. After it's cooled, “the charcoal tip makes an excellent kohl eyeliner and creates a smoky look everyone will think came courtesy of a department store product.” Hydrogen Peroxide = Grey Hair Brightener “Heat can cause grey hair to become dull and yellow,” says Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey.
The Girl Who Loves to Levitate (14 photos) - My Modern Metropolis - StumbleUpon Natsumi Hayashi is a sweet-looking Japanese girl who, one day, decided to take self-portraits..of herself levitating. She can be spotted in and around Tokyo, equipped with her SLR and her self-timer. When she feels the moment strike, she presses the shutter button down and then, quite literally, "jumps" into place.