Dieter Rams -> Cold War Modern Interview

This is a great interview with world renown German industrial designer Dieter Rams. Rams studied architecture at the Werkkunstschule Wiesbaden as well as learning carpentry from 1943 to 1957. After working for the architect Otto Apel between 1953 and 1955 he joined the electronic devices manufacturer Braun where he became chief of design in 1961, […]

We Like Bike -> 42Below Vodka

42BELOW Vodka is putting out a call to action to take part in supporting the Alliance for Biking & Walking by encouraging tweeters to follow 42RIDE on Twitter. If 100,000 people follow the ride on Twitter, 42BELOW will make a $42K donation to the Alliance pledging 42 cents per person. Participants of the 42Below ride […]

Lumix GH1 -> firmware 1.1 update

Lumix GH1 – firmware 1.1 update from Ken YIU on Vimeo.
The intention of the above video is to show off the capabilities of the new Lumix GH1 frimware 1.1 update. Ken Yiu shot this video using a 1/2 slow shutter speed enabled by the new firmware. By shooting at 1/2 speed the camera captures more […]

Zena Holloway -> Underwater Photography

Underwater photography has been very trendy in the past year or two and I have seen a lot of amazing examples of it. A few months ago the woman’s clothing store ‘Anthropology’ photographed their entire catalog with underwater photography. Has the trend plateaued I wonder? The examples posted here lead me to believe that underwater […]

Static : Pulse -> Tokyo Time Lapse

This amazing time lapse was shot in Tokyo with Canon 350D and 5D DSLRs, and processed with Lightroom (raw files color adjustment and resizing)/VirtualDub (deshaker/deflicker filters)/Sony Vegas (editing). Original rendered in 1080 HD@30p. This is a great capture of the continuous movement of big city life in Tokyo and well worth a view or two.

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Stampd' LA -> Bayside Numberd' Wall

Stampd’ LA , Bayside Numberd’ Wall, Summer 09 from stampdla on Vimeo.
This is a really fun piece created by Stampd’ LA. Read the notes below from Vimeo for more information and be sure to check out their ‘way-hip’ website.
Notes from Vimeo:
Just in time for Summer, the Stampd’ LA camp painted a new mural on the […]

Conor Harrington –> La Torre

Artist Conor Harrington, was born in Cork, Ireland in 1980. His work varies from photo realism, traditional graffiti tags to complete abstraction (sometimes all in one piece of work like the above). This piece called ‘La Torre’ was created in the Italian countryside perched amongst vineyards of Grottaglie for the Fame Festival.
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Jazz Pianist -> Eric Lewis

Jazz Pianist Eric Lewis from NPR on Vimeo.
This is an amazing performance by Eric Lewis (aka Elew) performing his original tune “Thanksgiving” sans-piano bench in NPR’s Studio 4a. He’s one of the best pianists alive today and definitely one to check out if you haven’t heard his music already. I like his description from his […]

Linn Olofsdotter -> Original Zune Illustration

The illustration and graphic design work of Linn Olofsdotter, from Sweden is amazingly whimsical and eclectic. She was educated (advertising and graphic design) in Europe and the US, started up a motion graphics studio in Brazil and recently worked as a senior art director at a advertising agency in Boston creating branding for TV networks […]

HunterGatherer -> Todd St. John and Gary Benzel

HunterGatherer from Arkitip on Vimeo.
In the above video excerpt designers Todd St. John and Gary Benzel discuss their creative process and their contribution to Incase’s Curated by Arkitip line. Worth a view for those who have an interest in the inner workings of a great design studio… and they do have “wood on lock-down”.
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Xavier Veilhan -> Sculpture 'Sophie'

Paris based sculptor Xavier Veilhan has recently created a new piece of sculpture for restaurant Le Germain. Titled ‘Sophie’, the sculpture penetrates the ceiling of the restaurant and reappears in the upstairs lounge. You can see how this works from the 3d rendering below. I’ve always been attracted to Xavier Veilhan‘s bold use of color […]

Atmosphere/the Oranges Band -> Midweek Music Bump

Today’s 12th ‘Midweek Music Bump’ is by a great East Coast band ‘the Oranges Band’ (Baltimore, MD). If you’re looking for a down-and-dirty rock band with quirky beach/Summer vibe to keep your BBQs rolling along, ‘the Oranges Band’ is a good one to add to your playlist. I don’t know what the weather has been […]

Improv Everywhere -> MP3 Experiment 6

The above ‘MP3 Experiment 6’ is yet another zany urban social experiment brought to us by ‘Improv Everywhere’ (the creators of the ‘No Pants Subway Ride‘ and the ‘High Five Escalator’). In this video you’ll see a few hundred people square dance, stalk strangers and beat down a villain wolf. Yes, it’s a bit strange. […]

Dan Stiles -> Silkscreen Prints

I’ve been collecting silkscreen rock posters for a bunch of years and have just now encountered the work of Dan Stiles. His graphics are punchy, inventive and timeless. I’m really drawn to his taste in color as well. Hmmmm. I’ll have to figure out how to create more wall space at home for some of […]

Reulf -> Charlesque

Reulf from Charlesque on Vimeo.
This student piece directed by Quentin Carnicelli, Charles Klipfel & Jean-François Jégo is very nicely designed shot and animated. Definitely worth a view or two.
Visit -> www.charlesque.com/
Notes from Vimeo:
In a black & white Paris, little creatures with paintbrush decide to brighten up the city…
Reulf is student project from University of Paris […]