23rd Aug

World’s Largest Artwork

The World’s largest artwork – a somewhat intriguing premise for even the least artistic of people wouldn’t you agree?  I mean, how big could it actually be?

Well, prepare to be open mouthed at this nine square mile creation!…

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24th Jul

Fiber Optic Tapestry

Inspired by the Jacquard Loom, the first computer to use punch cards, artists Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese are looking to “marry traditional hand-woven crafts with information technologies” with their new project: Fiber Optic Tapestry.

The tapestry is set to be a nine panel work of art, woven by fiber optic threads (instead of traditional woolen threads) connected to RGB LEDs.  These LEDs are in turn connected to a computer which can control their outputs to create a wonderful array of patterns and colours.

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14th Oct

Design concepts explained: Affordance

The design concepts explained series aims to explain ideas behind design. This week we focus on the concept of affordance and its use in graphic and UI design.

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5th Aug

15 timeless flower themed MACRO shots to inspire

Macro photography allows photographers to get up close and personal with a subject, capturing detail and allowing the viewer to see the world from an unseen angle. This collection is themed on flowers and light and is a beautiful …

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22nd Jul

4 million matchsticks + 15 years = An exact replica of a North Sea platform

A former oil rig worker spent 15 years building an exact replica of a North Sea platform – out of more than four million matchsticks. David Reynolds, 51, spent up to 10 hours each day painstakingly crafting the half a …

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7th Jul

10 Individually Brilliant Photographs!

A picture paints a thousand words and here are 10 that do that with flair. I love the photo of the storm over the island, such a tremendous image. If you like them why not give it a “Thumbs Up!”

Storm …

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20th May

Digital Sand-Timer Watch: Concept

The concept-only Sand+Time Watch is a digital timekeeper with a little stone age twist. In ordinary mode, it works like a conventional watch displaying hours at the top and minutes on the bottom. But in screensaver mode, the …

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19th May

We never knew shoes could look so awesome!

Shoes, a womens indulgence! Typically they are left scattered around the house, on the stairs, under the sofa, they even fill up your side of the wardrobe. They are everywhere! Why you ask is it that we’re showcasing shoes below? …

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7th May

20 Awesome Abstract Wallpapers from the Abyss

These abstract wallpapers have been specifically selected for there awesomeness from the Wallpaper Abyss. To download any of the following wallpapers simply click on the thumbnail of your choosing, then save the enlarged to either your desktop, to manually add …

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28th Apr

Amazing! 1000 fps showreel – I-Movix SprintCam

Here is the first SprintCam v3 showreel, made for NAB 2009 exhibition. Mostly 1000FPS shots, made during a recent rugby competition in the Stade de France, Paris. Absolutely amazing imagery…

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13th Apr

Amazing typography portrait of Steve Jobs

Some know this technique as a ‘Typographic Terrorists’ piece, but to those that don’t this is an expert example of a piece of art created merely out of typography. We saw this piece shooting around and wanted to showcase it …

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8th Apr

Good manners or an act of kindness?

Throughout the month of March I challenged myself to commit a random act of kindness (RAKs) every day, and I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my experiences.

Good manners or an act of kindness?

When you do good, like …

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18th Mar

A room covered in thousands of white post-its

A superb creation entitled “Winter 1972″ by a student studying visual communications in Switzerland, called Adrian Merz. A portfolio piece using thousands of white posts-it notes in a living room.

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16th Mar

More awesome t-shirt designs from threadless.com

Aled Lewis is a designer and illustrator based in London, England. He has created an awesome collection of illustrations that you can buy on t-shirts at threadless.com….

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26th Feb

Random act of kindness

A random act of kindness is a selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up an individual or in some cases even an animal. There will generally be no reason other …

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