Part 1: Understanding Vintage Fashion « A Typical Atypical Posted by Lauren Cooke in Fashion, Vintage. Tags: 1920s fashion, 1930's fashion, 1940s fashion, 1950s fashion, fashion history, fashion vintage fashion, flapper girls, history, vintage clothes trackback Vintage fashion has become quite the trend recently. 30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples Inspiration November 1, 2010 One of the things that identifies the image of a product is its packaging. Few elements like striking graphics, attractive colors, and unusual shapes are carefully thought of to come up with packaging design that catches the attention of the consumers. A packaging design is a critical component in marketing because it is the packaging that makes it stand from the rest when consumers choose a product from the shelf. We usually see the packaging first instead of an innovative product.
Art Periods and Movements Periods and Movements A movement is a style or technique followed by a group of artists who share common goals and beliefs. Movements are confined to a specific period of time, anywhere from a few months to several years, and can be visual, architectural, or literary. Miriam Galassi Art Steps of my newest eye drawing. :) Here again all steps of my new eye drawing featuring the finished drawing and the scan. :) First three steps of my new eye drawing. :) Drawing eyes is so much fun.
Fashion and Shopping Blog Alyssa and I went to the Shecky's Girls' Night Out last week in DC. While I have been to the Lucky Shops and District Sample Sale events, I had yet to attend this so I was super excited to see what it was like! Firstly, it was crowded. Honestly, it almost hard to walk through the aisles, as the crowds around booths could get up to 3 people deep! Secondly, it was LOUD. Imagine a giant swarm of women and their girlfriends, shopping and free cocktails. 34 Cleverly Designed Inventions 34 Cleverly Designed Inventions March 10, 2011 | 354 Comments » | Topics: Design, Pics Hot Stories From Around The Web Comments on Mirrors Ancient and primitive mirrors were typically made of polished stone (obsidian in Stone Age Turkey, and jet in Pre-Columbian Peru), perhaps wetted to make them more reflective, and then metal (copper, bronze, silver, tin, etc.) In the 16th century, Venetian and French glassmakers developed a process in which transparent glass is coated with mercury (to the back side). Processes using an alloy of silver are most often used in manufacturing contemporary mirrors, but several materials — a number of metallic, ceramic,
Emily Howse I discovered that the designer is a lovely graduate by the name of Emily Howse, who I was very happy to hear adheres to a couple of my fashion musts, namely ethical and minimal waste production, and architectural designs. She also has a passion for "deconstruct re-construct projects." You want to know more about Emily too now, don't you? Well, here's what she says about the ideas and influences behind her work: Everyday Objects Come Alive - Part 3 Cookie Crumbs Terry Border is one of our favorite creative people on the planet. He never ceases to amaze us, as he takes boring, everyday objects and makes them come alive! What's great about his work is that it can be enjoyed by everyone. Matt Doust art California raised, based in Perth, Australia gifted hyperrealistic artist Matt Doust has a captivating artworks yet controversial and occasionally voyeuristic. Photo by: Karin Calvert
Dieux du Stade 2010 Calendar by Tony Duran We finally get to see the official Dieux du Stade 2010 Calendar cover by Tony Duran, featuring British hunk James Haskell. While we wait for previews of what’s inside the calendar, I figured it’d be nice to take a quick look at Tony Duran’s body of work when it comes to shooting male models, to know what to expect. And what a body it is! We can expect lots of bubble butts, artistic nudity, and maybe a hint of a frontal if we’re lucky. 23 Brilliant Logos With Hidden Messages Big Ten Big Ten is an academic union which was founded in the year 1896. Until 1990, this union consisted of 10 universities, but in June 1990 Pennsylvania State University was added.