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David Byrne’s Bike Rack Project

David Byrne’s Bike Rack Project

    David Byrne and the New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with New York art gallery PaceWildenstein, have unveiled nine unique bicycle racks designed by DB and installed in various locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. An avid bicyclist for almost 30 years, Byrne was invited to join the panel of jurors selected(…)

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Table prototypes by Florent Degourc

Table prototypes by Florent Degourc

http://florentdegourc.blogspot.com/2009/08/smooth-001.html May go well with Pieke Bergmans light bulbs.

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Stainless Steel Spiders made from Stolen Scissors

Stainless Steel Spiders made from Stolen Scissors

Christopher Locke buys up confiscated scissors from TSA auctions and makes these really cool spider sculptures from them. Follow link to see more pictures and a how-to of the process.

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3D Painted Rooms — These rooms are painted so that, when looked at from the right vantage point, optical illusions are created

3D Painted Rooms — These rooms are painted so that, when looked at from the right vantage point, optical illusions are created

Link to more examples 

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Art of the Title — Dozens of HD film title sequences

Art of the Title — Dozens of HD film title sequences

Shown here Sweeney Todd –scroll down a little after the jump or this link takes you directly to the clip. Some more samples: Aeon Flux Barbarella Casino Royale Edward Scissorhands The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Thanks Chris C.

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“Write here, right now” — Anti-graffiti campaign?

“Write here, right now” — Anti-graffiti campaign?

8 hours of writing 5 permanent markers 3 baths and 2 showers to clean off Part of a campaign to promote writing on designated graffiti walls rather than someone elses property. Link to YouTube

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Montage-a-Google

Montage-a-Google

Montage-a-google is a fun tool that lets you create large, colourful montages using Google’s image search. Not only is it an interesting way of browsing the net, it can also be used to create desktop pictures or even posters. Link to montage-a-google.

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Graffiti artist Banksy pulls off most audacious stunt to date – despite being watched by CCTV

Graffiti artist Banksy pulls off most audacious stunt to date – despite being watched by CCTV

You're being watched: Despite being observed by CCTV cameras, elusive grafitti artist Baksy managed to create his latest – and biggest – work to date under the cover of darkness Source 

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Photos from Banksy’s Cans Festival — 05.07.08

Photos from Banksy’s Cans Festival — 05.07.08

Awesome collection of photographs from the Cans Festival by Justine (AKA RUGenius) at NOTCOT. She also scanned the entire festival program.  Photos of the event 1 and 2.

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The Low Speed Light Photography of Jan Leonardo Wöllert

The Low Speed Light Photography of Jan Leonardo Wöllert

Click images for larger. Architecture – 17 photos (slideshow) Landscape – 12 photos (slideshow) Light Art Performance (LAP) – 55 photos (slideshow) People and Portrait – 14 photos (slideshow) Single Photos – 96 photos (slideshow)

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Animation for U2’s — Beautiful Day — by Michael Paul Young

Animation for U2’s — Beautiful Day — by Michael Paul Young

In February of 2009 we got a call from Catherine Owens, the long time super creative director for the uber-famous band U2. Catherine came across our work and knew she found the team who could help with U2’s 2009 world tour (titled 360). After a quick stint of meetings in New York, we came back to(…)

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Edits by Edit — Posters of musical genres using one graphic element and one typeface

Edits by Edit — Posters of musical genres using one graphic element and one typeface

Each designer was asked to represent a musical genre using one element and one typeface (stating the genre). Link to EditsbyEdit. Via

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A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

Why, for the love of Christ, do they have to have pink ones to appeal to women?  Link to Taser Clip from NYTimes:  The new C2, as the weapon is called, looks more like a large disposable razor than a gun, comes in a variety of colors and is $350, all of which Taser executives(…)

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Crush the Castle — cool little Flash Game

Crush the Castle — cool little Flash Game

Play Crush the Castle. Thanks Chris C.

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The Art of Emma Hack

The Art of Emma Hack

Artist Emma Hack, who lives in Australia, creates really gorgeous designs utilizing female models that she successfully blends in with their surroundings. Link to more samples here. Vaguely similar to the Israeli artist, Desiree Palmen, I posted about here last week. 

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