Friday, 17 December 2010

Hayward Gallery Boating Lake

The roof of Hayward Gallery, London, turned in to a pond for boating by artist Gelitin.

Thursday, 16 December 2010

brinkworth Christmas

Vogue On Vogue

In a series of ghostly Vogue covers posted to LiveJournal and noted on magCulture, every 2010 cover in each edition (UK and Italia shown, above) is layered into a single image. The process reveals the gulf between the formulaic approach of the majority of editions and the more experimental nature of a select few...
With every issue from every edition from 2010 added together (minus text), you get the image below – a kind of Voguein Mary that, as a 'mean' cover, says a lot about the formula most commonly used by the magazine's art directors and photographers: dark-haired, white-skinned model, centred, thank you very much:

Thursday is Stairs and Concrete Day

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Cut Attache'z

Adjusted furniture with drawer Simple runner attachments that allow a drawer to be added to any flat surface.

On A Sailors Grave No Roses Grow

Here's a nice idea from Danish artist Jacob Dahlstrup: creating images using a tattooing machine on heavy watercolour paper

Conceptual Design

Tuesday, 14 December 2010


All the trucks and all the denim from all the years.....

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Paper Magic 1.0 - 'Popupology'

Paper artist/engineer, Elod Beregszaszi's, beautiful paper and card sculptures. Imagine these as sheet metal! Millions more on his flickr page

Paper Magic 2.0 - 'HAKOMONO'

Can't get enough of japanese paper artist, Katsumi Hayakawa's 3D paper artworks. The level of is detail and intricacy is mesmorising.

Friday, 3 December 2010

Gap Integrates ‘Add To Foursquare’ Button In Online Campaign

Gap Integrates ‘Add To Foursquare’ Button In Online Campaign
As far as social integrations within banner ads go, the Facebook “like” button rules supreme. Yet, it’s no secret that Gap loves Foursquare, having previously offered shoppers 25% discounts for check-ins, and then recently included the location-based network’s founders in a print ad.

Recently, the retailer unveiled a new online ad campaign featuring an “Add To Foursquare” button which could prompt other retail brands to follow suit, given the ads can directly drive foot traffic with a discount. The location-aware ads feature Gap holiday fashion deals and appear on several sites including Mashable and Gawker. When the “Add to Foursquare” button is clicked, the wanted item is added to a Gap to-do list and the shopper is entitled to a 30% discount on any regular priced Gap item. Also, as part of the campaign, Gap will be donating $1 for each add the charity of Foursquare’s choosing,

Super Sonic Booooum! Installation

This spectacular instalation was part of Manchester's Science Festival in October.
Super K Sonic Boooum 2 Gold by designer Nelly Ben Hayoun is an installation in the John Dalton Building at Manchester Metropolitan University recreating the experience of a sonic boom at Japan’s Super-Kamiokande neutrino observatory. More info about it

Tuesday, 30 November 2010


Happy St Andrew's Day to the Scottish Mafia!

Doo Dap Ding

last week diesel launched doo dap ding, a 3d vehicle [quite literally] for their current be stupid campaign. this kooky sound studio-on-wheels, equipped with not-your-average musical intruments, invites passers-by to make some noise and look…yes indeed, stupid.