Archive for April, 2010

2010 GEL conference

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

I’m off to nyc for the rest of the week for the wonderful GEL (Good experience Live) conference.  Let me know if your there.

Right after that I’ll be scurrying off back to Boston for ROFLcon II for a rather fun 2nd day of the web in a room!
Several posts to follow, otherwise, lots of extra mini links on the facebook fanpage.

Circular Walking Bookshelf

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Fun, not sure why, but I can see having a spinning bookshelf in a house being interesting.

more pics after jump via david garcia

via likecool



Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

“EVOL is a berlin based street artist that transforms banal urban surfaces, into miniature architectural surfaces through pasting. using pasted paper, EVOL transforms electric boxes, small planters and other geometric city forms, into miniature apartment buildings and other structures. each piece of paper is printed with a repetitive pattern of flat gray walls dotted with plain window frames. once applied to a surface, the paper transforms the form into small building that EVOL often adorns with small characters. EVOL performs this process within different cities and has even been commissioned to do installations in galleries, where he was created entire blocks of miniature buildings.”

Mirrored pictures after jump via designboom


UK’s Seed Cathedral is a Tribute to Green

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Wow! This fuzzy like cathedral of spiky seeds is awesome!

“With just under 2 weeks to go until the shanghai world expo 2010 opens, the UK pavilion has been complete and is being used for testing ahead of the event.

Designed by thomas heatherwick studio the 20 meter high cube like structure is pierced by 60,000 slim and transparent acrylic rods. the centerpiece of the pavilion is the seed cathedral, where visitors will be able to explore a variety of seeds of different plants  featured on the end of each rod.”

mirrored pics after the jump via designboom


Milking Cow Graphic

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

I stumbled upon this image of a Cow being milked. Made me smile. Enjoy.

via criteriondg

If paper towels could talk

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

haha. If paper towels could talk. Please someone make a lineup of these…tissue paper, toilet paper, rolls, etc.

via bookofjoe

Manga Farming

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Pretty cool idea. Replace a flower vase with a manga book placed inside a little tray. Water and insert seeds inside the book for some pretty cool results.

Many images mirrored after the jump via pinktentickle


How Much Do Music Artists Earn Online?

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Great comparative infographic for how much do musicians make in different platforms.  Click thumbnail to see full poster.

via coolinfographics

Jon and Lizzie Sunglasses

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Summers near and it’s times to buy some new shades. Having been in an Industrial Deign program a few pairs of safety glasses has always been standard, but to see them make it out to the fashion world is refreshing with a twist of style to the vintage look. Jon and Lizzie of have taken a spin on the safety glasses and I might just have to get a pair. A good buy for $45.

via coolhunting

Ken Solomon: Web Water Colors

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Artist Ken Solomon has an interesting take on art by taking Goggle image results and Facebook pages then creates water colors out of them. I’ve always enjoyed the calmness in water colors and wished the web could reflect this. The other side I really like about his work is making the dynamic static. Our modern web world has introduced us to a world where a webpage, idea, definition is constantly changing. An image search for one topic might be different minutes later. Having a static painting gives a retained time stamp in that search, the definition in that time, and something kind of cool.

I like how Ken remarks in the video when questioned about artistic license when it comes to his paintings; his answer is that “you’ll never know” since the the web is always alive so you don’t know if he manipulated a search or if it was actually what was there.

via allthingsD (video interview with Ken)

Many samples of Kens work after the jump. (more…)