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Video of the day: The Alphabet 2 by Alessandro Novelli »

Video of the day: The Alphabet 2 by Alessandro Novelli

It's Friday, and we wanted to send you into the weekend with something playful and well-executed. Designer Alessandro Novelli's Alphabet 2 is a video experiment in developmental spelling. Each character represents the meaning of the word itself.  Playing with different techniques and materials, the scale is focused on [...]

Blood Concept: There’s a Perfume for Your Blood »

Blood Concept:  There’s a Perfume for Your Blood Type

"The human body is totally pervaded by a liquid vital rush that brings us what we are most fond of: Life. Filled with legends and meanings‚ blood is soaked with mystery, fascination and respect: it’s the most tested and studied part of the human body. Hiding the multitude of secrets that reveals our inner and unique way of being. Blood Concept [...]

EARonic the Ironic iPhone case by Daniela Gilsanz »

EARonic the Ironic iPhone case by Daniela Gilsanz

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 [...]

Lowrider Coloring Book by Dokument Press »

Lowrider Coloring Book by Dokument Press

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 [...]

Katsuyo Aoki’s Predictive Dreams are Ceramic »

Katsuyo Aoki’s Predictive Dreams are Ceramic Wonders

According to the saying, we can only predict two things in life: death and taxes. Katsuyo Aoki's Predictive Dreams tend to be prescient of the former. Though the remnants of this death are a tad more elegant than one imagines our actual skeletal remains. Based on historical backgrounds, ideas, myths, and allegories, the work makes us stop [...]

Biblio: Typographic Bookends Thought Through by Jack »

Biblio:  Typographic Bookends Thought Through by Jack Curry

Are you an avid book collector with overflowing shelves, a love of typography, and need to conquer the clutter?  Well then,  Jack Curry has a solution for you: Biblio Problem: In the summer of 2010 I found that my bookshelves were getting to the point of needing proper bookends to keep everything in order. Naturally being typographically [...]

Preston Moeller : Rubberband Chair »

Preston Moeller : Rubberband Chair

Preston Moeller designs playfully upcycled furniture.  During his tenure as a industrial design student  he created the 'rubberband chair' which earned him the $3,000 first prize in the Appalachian State University’s 6th Annual Chair Design Competition. Constructed from a wire frame on which 65, 000 colorful rubber bands are bound, [...]

Debra Baxter’s Crystal Sculptures Aligns your »

Debra Baxter’s Crystal Sculptures Aligns your Chakras…not

Yesterday I came across Debra Baxter's work on Google+, while checking out Gerrel Saunders.  He showed an image of crystal "brass" knuckles from 2009, which were intriguing. Exploring Baxter's site, I found her work from 2011 was just as engaging, if not as provocative. It can be fascinating when an artist's oeuvre is clearly [...]

Top 10 post on mixingreality.com : July 2011 – »

Top 10 post on mixingreality.com : July 2011 – August 2011

Ranging from the musical and visual wonder of oscillating guitar strings to cameos carved from the creamy center of Oreo cookies, last month's top posts are eclectic, though with one consistent thread, almost all of them are art oriented. Thank you for continuing to surprise us with your enthusiasm and support.  This month, we will be [...]

The Mona Lisa 6239 dots and 9 hours later »

The Mona Lisa 6239 dots and 9 hours later

Thomas Pavitte couldn't find a record for the most complex dot-to-dot drawing, using the iconic Mona Lisa as his muse, he decided to set one himself. To begin he created an A0 poster with dots numbered from 1 to 6,329, and broke down the image.     The result is a visual nod to a classic, and a [...]

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