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Martin Margiela’s Three Fs: Fashion, Fetish, »

Martin Margiela’s Three Fs: Fashion, Fetish, Fabulous

A few thoughts on fashion's inspired Belgian designer, Martin Margiela and his new collection. Somewhere between the past and the future of fashion lies the Artisanal collection of Maison Martin Margiela’s Ligne 1. The ideas in the collection may not translate to our everyday closet, but looking at the inspiration and utility of his mixed [...]

The Hunger Games Trailer Starring Barbie & Crew »

The Hunger Games Trailer Starring Barbie & Crew

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.

Do Not Covet Your Ideas: Give Away Everything You Know »

Do Not Covet Your Ideas: Give Away Everything You Know

  It is an interesting thought, and perhaps counter-intuitive for most of us to give our ideas away.  In fact, in the creative world, ideas make the world go round.  And get us paid.  But it is something I have noticed:  The more you give, the more you get in this ever changing world of trends, images and ideas. Here is to a New [...]

Lisson Gallery : Survey of Detained Chinese Artist Ai »

Lisson Gallery : Survey of Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

At the beginning of the year, London's Lisson Gallery agreed to a major survey show of work by Ai Weiwei. The exhibition opened May 13th, and will be on view through July 16th, 2011. As artdaily.org says: Ai Weiwei is one of the leading cultural figures of his generation and consistently displays great courage in placing himself at risk to [...]

There’s a new app in town : Echoism »

There’s a new app in town : Echoism

Artist Julien Wolkenstein asks the questions: Is symmetry more beautiful.  And he let's you decide with the iPhone app and website called Echoism.  It's simple.  Take your self-portrait.  The program produces two symmetrical images, a left/left and a right/right. Upload to a website and see for yourself.  Try it and let us know what you [...]

Pictures of the Day : Sun Blast of 2011 »

Pictures of the Day : Sun Blast of 2011

Wired Magazine has an article about the current state of our solar exposure : The biggest solar blast in four years erupted late Monday, and it’s sending jets of charged particles right at Earth. The spray will spark bright auroras when it hits the magnetosphere in the next 24 to 48 hours. A cluster of sunspots called Active Region 1158 [...]

Speedo LZR Racer Suit transformed into sustainable »

Speedo LZR Racer Suit transformed into sustainable fashion

Launched in February, 2008, In time for that year's Summer Olympics, the iconic LXR racer was marketed as the world's fastest swimsuit. That year, it broke over 90 world records. The following December, FINA changed the rules and Speedo was left with 18,ooo units and a decision to make:  Send them to landfill or reuse the now banned [...]

3D photo app by unit9 »

3D photo app by unit9

There is little argument that technology permits creativity to proliferate at an unprecedented pace these days.  Manipulators of media have so many choices.  We dilettantes benefit greatly.  In doing research for this post, I came across the digital creative production company unit9.  They are doing some crazy, fun stuff, including [...]

Attraction : Site of the Day via FWA »

Attraction : Site of the Day via FWA

Check the gorgeous anime and the engaging visual experience on the fwa's site of the day :  Attraction.  An experimental, interactive experience, the site was created to warn French teens of the dangers of smoking.  Created by DDB Paris, Koji Morimoto, unit9.  The lush, painterly quality gives one pause to consider the sheer talent that went [...]