Monthly Archive: December, 2012

Battery-Free Lamp for Developing Nations : Powered by Gravity

The GravityLight provides cheap, safe and environmentally-friendly light for areas with poor electricity access.   Deciwatt.org’s GravityLight provides cheap, safe and environmentally-friendly light for developing nations. While solar panels can be expensive and rely on… Continue reading

A Showcase of Creatively Redesigned Movie Posters

Being a designer is a never-ending quest. Designers must constantly improve and expand their skills, as trends in design are always changing. Like any art susceptible to the whims of fashion, design reflects… Continue reading

ECKART HAHN’S PHOTOREALISTIC PAINTINGS

At first glance, Eckart Hahn’s paintings appear to have a 3-dimensional quality to them. His brushstrokes illustrate melting plastic, undulating fabric, and muscular forms, all giving the work a tangible quality. Like the old masters, the… Continue reading

Practical and Stylish Clothes for Female Cyclists

Fashion startup Iva Jean has redesigned some wardrobe staples to help women stay stylish while they cycle. Founded by Seattle-based designer Ann DeOtte, the business is currently offering its Spring 2013 range aimed at making… Continue reading

DAVID DIMICHELE’S GIGANTIC INSTALLATIONS

There is something so unsettling about these installations from artist David DiMichele.  Working on a gigantic scale, these tremendous installations overwhelm the viewer, with a sense of being trapped in the wreckage after an… Continue reading

STITCH UP, LOOK SHARP: HUNGER TV MENS EDITORIAL

Loving this Hunger TV editorial, tailoring and construction being the central themes here. We particularly love it when fashion editors step out of the safety zone to mix it up, and showcase a democratic… Continue reading

ELEMENTAL SPACE PHOTOGRAPHED BY LOIS BIELEFELD

Photographer Lois Bielefeld teams up with stylist Maggie Cressman with hair and makeup by Richard Cooley for the futuristic shoot Elemental Space for Trendland. Jesse from Ford Chicago wears Roland Mouret, Peter Pilotto, Haider Ackermann and others.   Photographer: Lois Bielefeld Talent: Jesse from… Continue reading

How Biomimicry Can Help Designers and Architects Find Inspiration To Solve Problems

Shortly before his death in 2011, Steve Jobs said, “I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is beginning.” The… Continue reading

Living Christmas trees, delivered and replanted for free

Green Rabbit is encouraging consumers in Austria to purchase a Living Christmas Tree that can be picked up and replanted after the season is over. Christmas trees are considered an integral part of… Continue reading

Merry Xmas from Love Mag: Advent Videos

I remember wanting advent calendars so badly when I was a child. Only a few times did I get one. The magic for me was that each day, ritually I would get to… Continue reading

In Sweden, Bus Stops offer Light Therapy for Winter Depression

Swedish firm Umeå Energi has replaced bus stop advertising boards with therapeutic illumination, hoping to tackle instances of winter depression. Considering some reports suggest that the prevalence of seasonal affective disorders can reach as high as 9.5… Continue reading

All that is contained inside your Dreams

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MOONASSI DAEHYUN KIM’S DRAWINGS

As we enter the era of GIFs, vectors, and videos, it’s nice to know there are artists out there who still know how to work with the more “traditional” tools. And work them well. Daehyun… Continue reading

THE BIRDS OF ANGER

The best-selling mobile game, Rovio’s “Angry Birds”, told in the style of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 classic “The Birds”. Starring Amanda Baker, Cameron Barsanti & Jaimie Alexander (THOR & the new Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle… Continue reading

TIMOTHY ALLEN’S FORGET YOUR PAST SERIES

In this incredible series “Forget Your Past”, travel photographer Timothy Allen found in Buzludzha, Bulgaria this old building of the communist era the perfect playing field to provide this incredible series. He went on a journey… Continue reading

Electric Scooters provide a Green Taxi Service in Amsterdam

Dutch company Hopper has introduced an eco-friendly taxi service to the streets of Amsterdam that uses electric scooters rather than cars. Providing a cheap and environmentally-friendly form of transportation, Hopper scooters are intended… Continue reading

The Standard Hotel – Design & Construction

Architect Todd Schliemann of Ennead Architects, discusses the process and context for the design and construction of the Standard Hotel in New York.

The Best Films of 2012: A Video Countdown

Grad student, Movies.com contributor and Criterion Corner blogger David Ehrlich cut this selection of imagery from his favorite films of 2012, all of it set to music used in movies released this year. Bookended… Continue reading

SLUST

SLUST is the first video of a series of experimental, platonic, fashion videos with a bit of creative erotic expression. “A Semi-Transcendental Art Experience… The Exploration of Universal Ideas…” Created exclusively for WildChild… Continue reading

Pop-up Pizzeria turns Saved Energy into Pizza

The Vest Pizza restaurant powered its ovens with the energy saved by the neighborhood. Recently, two Danish-based companies teamed up to create the Vest Pizza campaign, which included a restaurant that powered its… Continue reading