Internet. BACK TO THE FUTURE 2 (2011) : Irina Werning - Photographer. Now its time for KOREA, TAIWAN AND TOKYO.
If you live here and want to participate in my project, email me amazing old pictures to : firstname.lastname@example.org Riff Raff 1976 & 2011 London Andy 1967 & 2011 Los Angeles Johanes 1994 & 2011 Hamburg. Curiosity counts. A Handbook For Flipping The Bird All Over The World. We New Yorkers are accustomed to risking life and limb to cross the street, but sometimes the offense of getting cut off by a wayward taxi is enough to turn even the most mild-mannered among us into bird-flipping maniacs.
But given such a scenario, what would be the appropriate gestural response in, say, Paris, Beirut, or Mumbai? Let Rude Hand Gestures of the World, a new book by Romana Lefevre, be your guide for those situations when words fall short. Here, we present a sample from the book’s 50 examples, ranging from ways to curse out a perfect stranger to expressing sexual interest.
Click here to buy Rude Hand Gestures of the World. Two Easy Ways to Add Texture to Your Photos. Gritty cell-phone photos are the new faux-vintage, but we’ve got another way to add filters to just about any photo.
We’ll teach you two ways to add pattern to your pics. A little lace and some sunlight will re-invent your shots with shadows. …While a scanner and crumpled paper will make people want to reach out and touch your photos (mind the fingerprints on the screen!). Add Texture to Your Photos p.s. Why Texture’s Cool Sometimes you take a photo that just feels like it’s missing something. You can even choose a texture that complements the story being told in the photo itself. Method 1: Shoot with Fabric as a Filter With Method 1, you’ll be adding texture with tangible stuff like fabric! The 11 Best Art and Design Books of 2011.
By Maria Popova From the Periodic Table to Craigslist, or what the greatest graphic designer of all time has to do with Moby-Dick.
After last week’s look at the 11 best illustrated books for (eternal) kids of 2011, this year’s best-of series continues with a look at the finest art, design, and creativity books of 2011 — tomes that capture your imagination and encapsulate the richest spectrum of what it means to be a thoughtful, eloquent visual creator. Marie Curie is one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of science. A pioneer in researching radioactivity, a field the very name for which she coined, she was not only the first woman to win a Nobel Prize but also the first person to win two Nobel Prizes, and in two different sciences at that, chemistry and physics. In Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout, artist Lauren Redniss tells the story of Curie through the two invisible but immensely powerful forces that guided her life: Radioactivity and love.
_lpz1vmwOQg1qzoqzpo1_500. Saul Bass on Money, Quality Work & Creative Legacy. By Maria Popova We’re big fans of iconic designer Saul Bass.
This triad of interviews, filmed shortly before Bass’s death in 1996, offers a rare peek at the machinery of his creative genius as he shares priceless and often unexpected insight on the tradeoff between making money and doing quality work, his legacy, and the fundamental competency responsibilities of young designers. I don’t give a damn if the client thinks it’s worth anything, or whether it IS worth anything — it’s worth it to me. It’s the way I wanna live my life. I wanna make beautiful things, even if nobody cares.” ~ Saul Bass Learn to draw!
The full 90-minute documentary is available on 2-disc DVD from the filmmaker and designer Archie Boston’s site. Brain Pickings has a free weekly newsletter and people say it’s cool. Share on Tumblr. Five Manifestos for Modern Life. By Kirstin Butler How a numbered list can start a personal revolution.
Some days everyone needs a little extra encouragement. The words or lines or colors don’t want to come, or worse, we don’t even want to sit down to create. That’s when we turn to these inspiring manifestos, any one of which is guaranteed to give our uncooperative creativity a sharp kick in the pants. Here are five of our favorite contemporary manifestos that nudge ideas out of your head and into the hands of the world. We’ve long been fans of the amazing work of Frederick Terral, the creative visionary behind design studio Right Brain Terrain.
You may not be a Picasso or Mozart but you don’t have to be. We can’t imagine more sound advice. Guidelines to get you from Point A to finished product, The Cult of Done Manifesto was written by tech guru Bre Pettis (of MakerBot fame) in collaboration with writer Kio Stark in 20 minutes, “because we only had 20 minutes to get it done.” This is your life. There is an enemy. Blog. Procrastinadores del mundo, uníos…