The Hunger Games meme has been released. And as a cultural touchstone it had to fall on others. Barbie stars in her own trailer for the film. And she brings along some of her friends.
JR is a French conceptual artist who works in the streets hanging massive photos in public spaces. His art has transcended the streets with shows at Tate Modern and Centre Pompidou. In 2011 he won a TED prize, and Forbes Magazine has featured him in their 30 Under 30. At mixingreality we love him too, and have written about his [...]
The creatives at Holstee have tapped into something. Their manifesto for life seems to have ignited a subculture to remember that: Life is short. Live your dream and share your passion. (it has been viewed over 50,000,000 times!) In keeping with the vibe of their graphic, (which is available as an 18×24″ poster printed [...]
Matthew Borgatti has done a lot of things: building movie monsters, prototyping, teaching, graphic design, illustration, product design, and fashion. He's currently working on a gigantic mobile pipe organ. After seeing protests erupt all over the world I wanted to make something that could change the game a little. I want people to be [...]
Cruising through the internet the other day, I was stopped short by Yoon Lym's paintings of women's cornrows. The arresting portraits of women's hair and braids, and the work that goes into the styles, made me want to study the intricate patterns and lines of shape. Lym, who is Korean, speaks about her journey as an artist: Although I [...]
My mom was smart. She didn't allow Barbie in the house. At the time, I pouted and wanted one of those round patent leather cases with her traveling wardrobe, and of course, Ken waiting ever-patiently in the car that was way too small for that case to fit in. So I never really aspired to Barbie's proportions from an up close [...]
If you are into music, and perhaps no matter your age, you recognize the iconic Pink Floyd album cover for Animals. The pig flying over Battersea Power Station in London elicits "that's from the Pink Floyd album", when we pass it on our way to/from Heathrow the first time we visit London. To announce the release of the band's new [...]
Ever feel like the whole world is watching while you are on the iPhone? Well Daniela Gilsanz created an ironic twist on a contemporary James Bond idea. The EARonic iPhone Case is designed to camouflage the fact that you’re on the phone. Now if only she would come up with an invisibility sleeve for our arm! Of the concept Daniela [...]
Moritz Oberholzer is a director and editor from London and Zurich. This little piece of London from a bus made us miss the place just a little more than usual.
Growing up in Southern California, Lowriders were a culture you had to belong to, to fully experience. Even being Latina did not count if you were not part of La Familia. So it is interesting to see Lowrider cultural crossover that has transcended the decades, while the basic aesthetics of the cars remain the same. With its own [...]