Usually it takes a long way for a sketch to be turned into an actual product. Japanese designer Daigo Fukawa just might change all that, however, with his series of furniture called “Rough Sketch Products” that look like they’ve just been transferred directly from his sketchbook to reality.Read Article
Posts in the Category: Photography
Creativity zero? This video shows that a vast number of pictures on Instagram are pretty much the same
For those of you who want to show how different or creative are through their Instagram photos, filmmaker Thomas Jullien made a video that shows that, no matter how much you try to be original, someone already thought of it before than you.Read Article
No matter if this is to illustrate a news story, a natural disaster or to highlight the testimony of victims of armed conflict, the Reuters news agency collects and distributes thousands of photos every year, taken on all continents. Terrifying, touching and intriguing images, that, for the most notable, are gathered each year in selected Reuters Photos of the Year, containing, 93 shots, to find in full below.
Warning: This post may contain images that are graphic to some.
Usually when we lay eyes on human flesh that doesn’t belong to ourselves, a loved one or a cohabitant of a gym locker room, the flesh is of the airbrushed variety, resembling the plastic that encases Barbie dolls or animated characters. Needless to say, it’s not quite the same texture that we notice hanging off ourselves before we hop in the shower.Read Article
“Why is that guy wearing a pink tutu?” The answer is, in equal parts, ridiculous and heartwarming. You see, this is Bob Carey. Bob’s wife has cancer. She was diagnosed with it in 2003 and The Tutu Project (as it’s now officially called) began as a way for Bob to express himself and make his wife smile. Then, it turned into something much bigger.Read Article
Prison storytelling, subcultural anthropology, and the allure of darkness.
In the 1970′s, while American hippies were busy inking themselves with peace signs and psychedelic rainbows, Danzig Baldayev, a guard at St. Petersburg’s notorious Kresty Prison, began documenting the far less Woodstockian body art of Russia’s most infamous criminals.Read Article
Korean artist Jee Young Lee’s beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don’t need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of these self portraits represent her own experiences, dreams and memories, while others represent traditional Korean folk tales and legends.Read Article
For the last 13 years Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara has been taking pictures of her grandma, Misao, to commemorate her life. 9 years ago, 88-year-old Misao found a stray odd-eyed cat in her shed: she called it Fukumaru, hoping that “the god of fuku (good fortune) would come and everything will be smoothed over like maru (circle).” Miyoko has been photographing their beautiful friendship and the way they go about their daily routine ever since.Read Article
Miraruido, a Basque illustrator, mixes old photographs with disturbing situations and scenarios.Read Article
Alexa Meade paints on the surfaces of live human subjects, found objects, and architectural spaces in a way that optically compresses 3D space into a 2D plane when photographed.Read Article