cole rise Awesome Minimalist Disney Posters FTW Something about minimalist art just looks great on movie posters. Combine that with Disney movies and you get a whole new edge. You might think most of these posters are for some dark, avant-garde indie film, not a cute animated kid’s flick. Also, be sure to check out: Minimalist Posters of Cult Classics and Awesome Minimalist Book Covers FTW (image) Liverpool graphic designer Rowan Stocks-Moore designed these. The above (and others) are all available in poster form on Rowan Stocks-Moore’s Etsy account He has recently had a lot of requests for his stuff so expect to wait about 14 working days for a print, longer for United States customers. Awesome Minimalist Disney Posters FTW
9 Abandoned Islands Where Time Has Stopped Some islands were used for military purposes, for the construction of individual buildings or for permanent settlements in which people lived for centuries. However, loss of strategic position, natural disasters, nuclear tests or simply wish to live in civilization, led to the abandonment of these islands. This is a list of abandoned islands, where time has stopped, where homes, buildings and streets standing untouched for decades. 1. Hirta is the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago, on the western edge of Scotland. 2. Holland Island is a marshy, rapidly-eroding island in the Chesapeake Bay, in Dorchester County, Maryland, west of Salisbury. 3. North Brother Island is an island in the East River situated between the Bronx and Riker's Island. 4. Bikini Atoll is an atoll, listed as a World Heritage Site, in the Micronesian Islands of the Pacific Ocean, part of Republic of the Marshall Islands. 5. 6. Great Blasket is the principal island of the Blaskets, County Kerry, Ireland. 7.
LED Lights Make Augmented Vision a Reality | Elemental LED Academy LED Lights Make Augmented Vision a Reality Okay, this is just freaky. We know LED lights are versatile enough to be used for practically anything, but LED contact lenses? Really?! Yes, as it turns out, really. Once miniature green LEDs are developed (and they’re in the works, as of now), full color displays will be possible. Lead researcher Babak Parvis comments “You won’t necessarily have to shift your focus to see the image generated by the contact lens,” it would just appear in front of you and your view of the real world will be completely unobstructed when the display is turned off. Ah, the real world. Thanks to Extreme Tech for the quote and Trendhunter for the images. By the way, these freaky LED contact lenses may still be a product of the future, but a lot of cool LED products are of the present!
Vintage Wanna Bee: HOW TO MAKE A FB TIMELINE COVER... So, you know how facebook is always super annoying and changes their layout constantly? You know the new "timeline layout"... Did you further know that I sorta like the new layout? Well, I decided to make my own custom "Timeline Cover" and thought I would share with you what I did! Take a look! So, here's a step by step of how to make your own, you will need, facebook, pictures, a photo-editing site, (I used picnik.) Now, let's get started... First you will need to pick out a "collage" setting you would like. Do you like how you can see what I was doing before... After you pick your design, add pictures. The far right is me with my Grandpa. After that, I slighly changed the levels to get the overall look that I wanted. If you feel like it, you can add a little text to your picture. Now, save your photo so you can upload to facebook... Isn't it purty? Now. upload to facebook... And reposition your photo, you won't see all of it, so keep that in mind when you're editing. And, you're done!
Captured: The Ruins of Detroit Posted Feb 07, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare850 Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “The Ruins of Detroit“, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010. From the photographers’ website: Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension. The state of ruin is essentially a temporary situation that happens at some point, the volatile result of change of era and the fall of empires. Photography appeared to us as a modest way to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state. William Livingstone House # Michigan Central Station # Atrium, Farwell Building # 18th floor dentist cabinet, David Broderick Tower # Bagley-Clifford Office of the National Bank of Detroit # Ballroom, American Hotel # Melted clock, Cass Technical High School # Detroit?
James Charles – Pop Cultured Currency Repurposing existing objects for other uses is always cool. Repurposing them for pop culture references though is even better. James Charles has been doing just that with United States currency for the last year or so.
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