Shinichi Maruyama makes fleeting sculptures out of water, capturing the resulting shape with a Phase One P45 camera and a Broncolor Strobe. See more of his work at The Morning News.
The Noun Project was founded to collect, create and celebrate the universal symbols, icons and pictures that we often take for granted. All the symbols on their site are free to download and use.
If superheroes were real, there’s no doubt that their cities will leverage them for tourism. These comic posters do just that, but in an understated manner. Gotham’s Tourism Board sure is creepy.
Made of stainless steel and mirrored glass, with genuine skate trucks to complete the look. Also comes with a set of skate stickers. A quirky holiday gift for skaters. Just make sure they don’t ride it.
What could these powerful men be afraid of? The Internet, that’s what. These posters were made for the International Society of Human Rights to show the value of the Net in defending human rights.
These hyper-realistic paintings were made by Denis Peterson. Some people hate on his craft, but if we think people who are good at spinning pens are cool, shouldn’t we applaud this man’s skill?
Jeffrey Stephenson’s Level Twelve is a teak and bird’s eye maple PC case. The teak support box houses an HDD, optical drive and a USB 3.0 hub, while the maple box holds the main computer.
An expensive homage to the iconic storage format. Designed by Transparent House, the Tape Lamp is made of 100 micro-cassette tapes and laser-cut plexiglass. Three 40-watt bulbs provide the light.
Adrian Johnson saw a wrecked BMW coupe and was surprised to see that the back seats were in good condition. Now he reuses them by installing the seats in used refrigerator bodies.
Traditionally machine made and unseen, the circuit board of this one of a kind speaker takes center stage, thanks to the addition of red glaze patterns by ceramicist Mitsuke Masayasu.
Aside from the Star Wars series, Matt Busch has more zombiefied movie posters. Instead of just Photoshopping the originals, Busch recreates the posters by hand. Also available as T-shirts.
The entries for National Geographic’s 2010 Photo Contest are in, and boy are they stunning. The Big Picture has a sampling of the entries, but you can also go to Nat Geo’s site to browse all of them.
Kevin Tong’s A Linch Pin Droid features an exploded view of everyone’s favorite astromech droid, R2-D2. The screen printed poster measures 24″x 36″ and was made using glow in the dark ink.
ColorWare is now selling customized MacBook Airs for those willing to pony up the cash for a sexy, lightweight and snappy netbook with custom-painted parts in their colors of choice.
This shirt has the 4th Amendment printed in metallic ink, making the print stand out in the controversial X-ray scanner. A non-metallic version is also available, as well as socks and underwear.
Made by Alexander Commercials for the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership, “Embrace Life” was named the YouTube ad of the year, besting 170 entries, even the Old Spice Guy‘s shenanigans.
Alex Queral “carves a face into this object of so many faceless names”. Queral uses an X-ACTO knife to tear through the pages, then applies black wash and acrylic to enhance and protect the bust.
UK-based movie magazine Little White Lies often have awesome art on their cover. Thankfully, they’ve decided to sell copies of the illustrations as prints. The Tron print is so bad ass.
Made by digital artist Joshua Davis and Microsoft to promote the hardware acceleration and HTML5 support of Internet Explorer 9. Draw gestures and watch traces of other artwork bloom in its wake.
Furni and Kitsune Noir collaborated with artist UPSO to create Neverend Clock #2. Features laser-etched Russian birch plywood with kick ass mustache clock hands. Limited to 88 pieces.
The Blackmail Postcards pack contains two blank cards as well as over 250 assorted self-adhesive letters, so you can easily create your own ransom note-style messages. Or actual ransom notes.
A hilarious set with almost all male Star Wars characters. Admiral Ackbar’s pinup will send shivers down your spine and puke in your mouth. Available as prints, iPhone cases and iPod skins.
We don’t know what posessed Brandon Ortwein to draw iconic vehicles as vans, but the end results are funny but still recognizable. Available as prints, iPhone/iPod Touch cases and laptop skins.
While it doesn’t have detailed information on how and why influencers come about, the film provides a peek into what’s happening in pop culture today and identifies events that cultivate inspiration.
Musicians are often trendsetters in fashion as well. The Everguyed network pays homage to 20 musicians and their iconic get-ups with these posters by Glenn Michael and James Alexander.
Bill Murray is one of Wes Anderson’s staple actors, but what if Murray was Anderson’s only actor? No need to tax your brain with such a question; Casey Weldon already did the work for us.
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