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Red Bull Photo Contest

Red Bull Illume photo Contest 2013

 The top 250 finalists have just been selected in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Questphoto competition. The contest invites photographers to submit images of the world of action and adventure sports in one of 10 categories, including Energy,…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on August 15, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Kate Moss for the Fall/Winter 13/14 Matchless campaign.

Terry Richardson shoots Kate Moss for the Fall/Winter 13/14 Matchless campaign.

For more of the…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 24, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

The Highlights Of Art Basel in Hong Kong 2013

Last week marked the much-anticipated Asian début of the world's premier international art fair, Art Basel. The renowned art fair, already a prominent annual event in its namesake home city in Switzerland as well as Miami, has now branched out to Hong Kong, establishing a dialogue between art collectors,…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 7, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

London Beanbag

Freeasy has introduced a large-scale beanbag chair. featuring the London theme, the intricate graphic pattern been printed digitally on the company's best selling faux leather model - the freeasy #70. hand-crafted in Malaysia, the cushion measures approximately 70 x 51 inches and offers over 10 different seating configurations.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 7, 2013 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Daft Punk- Inspired Show

On May 18, San Francisco's Gauntlet Gallery is opening an exciting new art show inspired by the electronic music duo. It may be hard to believe but it's been over eight years since Daft Punk's last album, Humans After All. On May 21, Daft Punk, the group known for their…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 6, 2013 at 20:33 — 1 Comment

Wooden Chairs Suspended

Brooklyn-based artist Marc Andre Robinson uses discarded furniture to create his eye-catching sculptural installations. The artist's piece titled Right of Return (By Themselves and of Themselves) salvages over a dozen chairs and exhibits their assemblage as an infinite loop presented at a slant. Each chair in Robinson's piece is an integral part of the installation.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on April 2, 2013 at 7:09 — 1 Comment

Pininfarina Concept Car

Designed by the late Sergio Pininfarina, this concept Ferrari was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.

All I can say is 'Exquisite Ferrari'. ..........................................................................................…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on March 14, 2013 at 9:04 — No Comments

Amazing 3D-Illustrations by Veri Apriyatno

Veri Apriyatno's captivating collection of human forms drawn with intense detail has created these hyper-realistic illustrations of himself. 

Each monochromatic form continues from the previous in an exploration of infinity. It's often difficult to identify where the drawing ends and the real artist begins. Apriyatno uses just a pencil to build the shadows…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on February 15, 2013 at 7:52 — No Comments

Google's New Offices in Tel Aviv

Google has recently opened up new offices in Tel Aviv, Israel that boast a balanced aesthetic of modern design and nature. The vibrant and welcoming space is designed by Camenzind Evolution, a company that has worked with Google in the past to create extraordinary working environments across the globe. In collaboration with Setter Architects and Studio Yaron Tal, the space…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on February 7, 2013 at 8:02 — No Comments

Photography-Sharks and Dolphins Preying On Mackerel

British photographer Christopher Swann captures the fascinating underwater action that takes place when sharks and dolphins prey on a school of mackerel. Swann's photos reveal what appear to be thousands of fish tightly aligned with one another as a defence tactic as they tread through the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. According to the photographer, their united…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on February 7, 2013 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Sand Drawings on the Beach by Tony Plant

Armed with a standard garden rake, environmental artist Tony Plant transforms the breathtakingly scenic beaches of England into temporary canvases for his swirling sand drawings. The drawings are temporary, ephemeral works that are meant to be washed away by the waves or a storm.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 31, 2013 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Concept Car-Ferrari Xezri

Concept Car of the future-Ferrari Xezri

Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 28, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

Lance Armstrong Satirized in Los Angeles Street Art

The piece shows Lance Armstrong wearing a yellow jersey and hooked up with an I.V drip attached to his bike. Armstrong admitted to drug taking and receiving blood transfusions prior to races, during a televised interview with Oprah. Street artist Plastic Jesus took it upon himself to express how…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 28, 2013 at 7:59 — No Comments

Surreal Photos by Nicholas Scarpinato

Nicholas Scarpinato is a fine art photographer based from Richmond VA. Each piece begins with a single capture, but he uses the creative process to expand upon it and create these beautifully surreal scenes. He describes his photos as "a secret that is waiting to be unearthed".…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 18, 2013 at 7:49 — 1 Comment

Haroshi - Skateboard Artist

This incredibly detailed skull made from re-purposed skateboard decks is one of several new artworks from self-taught Japanese artist Haroshi (previously) who will be opened his second solo show at Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York on January 12.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 16, 2013 at 7:30 — 2 Comments

Compose Emails With Your Voices-New ‘Google Chrome Beta’

Google has unveiled ‘Google Chrome Beta’—a new add-on that lets users compose email by voice.

Using Web Speech API, users can enjoy “new, interactive experiences” and…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 15, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Incredible Subway Design

Recently, Oscar Tusquets Blanca was commissioned to design the Toledo metro station space in Naples, Italy. His team was tasked to create a modern design within the underground station, as well as to create a sophisticated environment in the above ground square, where two passenger entrances are located.

Blanca's firm collaborated with multiple artists to complete the…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 10, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments

Face-to-Face with Polar bears

Scottish wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan journeyed to Svalbard, the northern-most region of Arctic Norway, to document the lives of three polar bears, a mother (Lyra) and her two cubs (Miki and Luca), over the course of three seasons. Stationed within his own personal "ice cube" box, the cameraman gets an intimate and almost perilous look at these massive, carnivorous…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 8, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Gale-Force Winds - Photography

Lithuanian photographer and artist Tadao Cern has been working on a series of hilarious portraits entitled, ahem, Blow Job, that depicts individuals enduring gale-force winds directly to the face. Say goodbye to the next 15 minutes, he’s taken 100 portraits so far.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 4, 2013 at 6:30 — 1 Comment

Vector Sport Illustrations by Tomasz Usyk

Tomasz Usyk has created these unique, eye catching, and fantastic sport illustrations. I just love his explosive style. .................................................................................................................…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on January 3, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments


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