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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(…)
Dr. Steel envisions living in a world where fun is the top priority. He imagines a landscape filled with endless possibilities based on the ideology that life should be spent doing the things that make us happy. Dr. Steel's Army of Toy Soldiers are active supporters of this cause. A Toy Soldier knows that by(…)
My friend Brady found this beauty while cleaning out his studio. It's simply amazing! The different typefaces are cool, it must have looked very mod in its day. The 'Engineering Appliance Company' is alas, no longer in business. The San Francisco street address in now condos and a google search returned no results. (…)
Clip: The disc-shaped device can take off vertically from any surface, land practically anywhere, and if it accidentally contacts a building or cliff, it won't explode into a fireball, like those rascally helicopters. These features could make the aircraft uniquely suited to flying in urban war zones, aiding with search and rescue in disaster areas,(…)
From PingMag, a Tokyo-based magazine about “Design and Making Things” In Tokyo, you can wear these every night – in other cities, there will soon be Carnival. How about false eyelashes by Kakuyasu Uchiide! The brilliant Japanese head make-up artist of renowned Shu Uemura cosmetics will give you beauty obsessed people a tour through his(…)
UPDATE: Video available here. Eliasson Waterfall at Brooklyn Bridge from rsguskind on Vimeo. NEW YORK – Four giant waterfalls will be erected in New York for three months this summer in a public art project city officials hope will create $55 million in extra tourism revenue for the Big Apple. The waterfalls, including one(…)