Inspiring archive for 2012-04-23

Creatively Silhouetted Posters of Superheroes

(3 years ago)
If you liked Malaysia-based graphic designer Marcus' minimalist UP poster, you just might enjoy his simple yet creative silhouetted superhero posters. The series of works, which are available in the artist's Etsy shop known as Poster Inspired, feature four famous superheroes including…

Street Art Symbolizing Mexico's Strong Family Bonds

(3 years ago)
Street artist Liqen was invited by the “Collectivo Tomate” to paint a mural in Xanenetla, a neighborhood with lots of rich history in the Mexican city of Puebla. As corn is a staple food in this country, he wanted to express the idea of how strong the family is there, making each…

Massive Mushroom Cloud Made of Kitchen Utensils

(3 years ago)
New Delhi-based Indian artist Subodh Gupta's sculptural installation titled Line of Control mimics the dismaying mushroom cloud that forms from the deployment of nuclear warfare, most historically recognized from the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The piece features 26 tons worth of stainless steel utensils, including spoons, cans, pots, and pans.While we're most…

Brilliant Pencil Vs Camera Series (Part 3)

(3 years ago)
Here at My Modern Met, we're big fans of Ben Heine's work. The Belgian artist busted out into the art scene back in April 2010 when his incredibly creative series, Pencil Vs Camera, captured the hearts and minds of people from all around the world. Heine melds his love and…

Explosions Create Split-Second Illusions of Light

(3 years ago)
In these photographs by Joschi Herczeg and Daniele Kaehr, the artistic team captures a single, exciting moment in a mundane, domestic surrounding. For this series Explosion, the team synchronized a camera with a custom-built detonator to snap a photo at the exact moment of explosion. The results are these mysterious blobs of light within domestic settings—a cloud…

Peeking Owl Lamp

(3 years ago)
How wonderfully whimsical! Quarch Atelier, a group of young designers in Milan, Italy, has designed a lamp for all ages. Inspired by fairy tales, the two-part lamp, made of white porcelain, comes with an owl that sits inside. Called "C'est Chouette," the shape is suppose to be reminiscent of a bird cage or a very modern one at that.…

Retro Up Poster

(3 years ago)
As you may know, lately I've been on a minimalist kick. As a huge fan of the movie Up, however, I just had to share this fantastic poster by Marcus from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Poster Inspired. Has that…

Trashcans Converted Into Working Pinhole Cameras

(3 years ago)
These German garbagemen, also photography enthusiasts, decided to make their jobs a little more interesting by turning their garbage cans into pinhole cameras. Calling it the Trashcam Project, the men are creating some amazing black and white photography around the city of Hamburg. According to the project website, Christoph Blaschke, Mirko Derpmann, Scholz & Friends Berlin,…

Free Webinar: How I Used the Power of Bad Habits to Change My Life

(3 years ago)
Post written by Leo Babauta. Today I’ll be holding a free webinar, “How I Used the Power of Bad Habits to Change My Life“, and I’d love for you to join me. The webinar will be held today (Mon. April 23) at 4 p.m. Pacific/7 p.m. Eastern, on the Habit Course channel on Ustream. You [...]

Her Shoes

(3 years ago)
“Her Shoes” a brilliantly simple short by Daniel Mercadante. I would expect nothing less from the founder of Everynone. Watch the video below!

Rufus Wainwright / Out of the Game

(3 years ago)
“Out of the Game” by Rufus Wainwright featuring Helena Bonam-Carter. Watch the music video below!

Kasia Bobula

(3 years ago)
Backstage runway photos by Kasia Bobula.

Surfing in the Arctic Circle

(3 years ago)
Lars Musschoot travels 3,000 km in 3 days to surf Norway! Watch the video below!

Kaye Blegvad

(3 years ago)
When I posted about Kaye Blegvad a few months ago I had no idea she also made these little objects and jewelry too!

Hvass&Hannibal

(3 years ago)
Beautiful patterns by Copenhagen-based design studio, Hvass&Hannibal.

Kulturpark

(3 years ago)
One of my favourite artists Agustina Woodgate just sent me a little message about Kulturpark. I rarely post Kickstarters but this idea really resonated with me. Kulturpark is a public art project to re-open an abandoned amusement park in Berlin as a place of creative exchange. Watch the video below!

Aaron Farley

(3 years ago)
Photos by Aaron Farley. He achieves these looks by printing and re-shooting images multiple times. Lots of cutting, re-assembling, folding and flattening.

[Really] Cool Incomplex Illustrations

(3 years ago)
To say the truth I was kind of struggling to find the right title to describe today’s set of illustrations my colleagues put together. Words like minimalistic or simple just didn’t sound right. If you’ll check the collection we’ll agree that a word incomplex is probably the best to describe what’s being featured in there. [...]

Daily Inspirations no. 408

(3 years ago)
Hi guys! It’s Monday and if you didn’t party too hard you should be relaxed and ready for new set of quality design inspirations I am about to present. As usual we’ll be starting with several nice photos … is a hard choice to pick one or two of them, as every single one deserves [...]


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