One of the most interesting articles I have ever found in an inflight magazine (Air France's), was a feature on Philippe Ramette, a French performance artist, who's human sculpures, photographed by Marc Domage. Inserting himeself into what appears a normal scene, in an unconventional way to skew and distort perspectives with breathtaking results.
Thursday, August 31, 2006
Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Product design company SUCK have an online store where you can buy their innovative and fun products, from jam jars that 'collect' sun light and disperse it at night, to darts 'thrown' into the wall to hang your coat on. Dead Fred lies on your desk, conveniently holding your pen...that took his life...
Labels: Product Design
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Neil Boorman will burn all of this branded possesions on Sept 17th, London. His blog documents the build up to this drastic moment in his life - and naturally fuels the promotion of the event and subsequent book of the event.
Monday, August 28, 2006
Friday, August 18, 2006
Thursday, August 17, 2006
Char Davis created Osmosis in 1996. An interactive 3D VR experience that the user interacted with depending on the pace of their respiration. A stunning piece of art and ground breaking interface design that has stuck in my mind since I saw a documentary about it soon after its creation. People actually cried having experienced Osmosis.
Friday, August 11, 2006
Knife Writer: The United AOL of WrongThe cracks are starting to show - Big brother web companies should not make mistakes like these - as people start to understand just what information is being kept on them and how it is being used. Worse of all, when your personal information gets leaked out as in this case.
Thursday, August 10, 2006
Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville and David Cross gallivanting all over the world and looking for trouble. Gun markets of Pakistan, radioactive Chernobyl, the Congo, and lots of other resort-like paradises to present gonzo journalism at its absolute best. The DVD will hit stores Oct. 3
Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Tuesday, August 08, 2006
Reviews of travel sites from Forbes.
Owned by Internet empire Gawker Media, Gridskipper.com is a self-proclaimed "urban travel guide," pointing out the raunchier aspects of life in big cities across the globe.
This Web site is an uncensored compendium of hotel reviews from all over the world:
IgoUgo.com - Location Info
This is the place to browse when your next holiday is in the prenatal stage and you are seeking inspiration.
Kayak.com - Flights
Unlike many of the major travel Web sites, Kayak.com includes flight listings from budget air carriers like Jet Blue and Spirit Airlines.
MyTripJournal.com - Journals
Personal travel blogs have overtaken mass e-mails as the tool of choice for staying in touch with family and friends while on the road--and thank goodness.
Priceline.com revolutionized the way consumers bought travel, allowing them to name their own prices for everything from hotels to flights to rental cars.
Site59.com’s niche is the last-minute weekend getaway: Bookings can be made up to three hours before departure
If you can be flexible with your dates and even destination, TravelZoo.com is more effective at offering cheap fares than any other Web site we’ve encountered.
The online offshoot of Condé Nast Traveler, Concierge.com has all of the magazine’s content available on the Web, as well as unique travel articles and tips.
Monday, August 07, 2006
Some very strange and fun statues from around the world.
Some are very creative, especially in the way that they concider the environment into which they have been placed.