Socratis Avgitidis's Blog – September 2012 Archive (15)

Surreal Photos by Nicholas Scarpinato

"The Gentleman's Son"

Nicholas Scarpinato is a fine art photographer based from Richmond VA. I have chosen three of my favourite photos from his portfolio. To see more of his work follow the link at the bottom of post.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 27, 2012 at 7:43 — 1 Comment

World Maps Created with Country’s own Currency

“Swedish design studio Bedow, run by creative director Perniclas Bedow, produced the world map, above, using international coins. Each continent is formed out of the region’s varied native currencies. There is said to be a total of 3,000 coins used for the innovative piece.”…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 25, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Beautiful Photography with Movement

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 23, 2012 at 8:47 — No Comments

Amazing Sculptures

Polish artist Jerzy Kalina installed a total of 14 life-like statues—seven people descending into the ground on one end of the junction and seven people emerging from the ground on the adjacent corner. These amazing sculptures can be found on the pavements of Wroclaw, Poland.

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 21, 2012 at 8:56 — No Comments

AETHERSTREAM MOBILE POP-UP SHOP

Dubbed the AETHERstream, the mobile pop-up shop has parked itself in Boston after previously rolling into L.A., San Francisco, and New York City. The two-year-old apparel label, Aether set-up their two-tone RV-shop in Faneuil Hall right where passersby can nose about and rustle through the 2012 Fall/Winter collection. This is a brand to look out…

Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 21, 2012 at 7:00 — No Comments

Underwater ‘Crop Circles’ Discovered Off the Coast of Japan

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration less than five percent of the world’s oceans have been explored, meaning that 95% of what lies deep underwater on Earth has yet to be seen by human eyes.

One person who has dedicated his life to uncovering the mysteries of the deep is Japanese photographer Yoji Ookata who…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 20, 2012 at 7:40 — 1 Comment

Face Of The Future-Vogue Italia

Life has dictated that elegance comes in all forms and has multiple personalities. Steven Meisel has collaborated with Canadian filmmaker Gordon Von Steiner to capture this behind the scenes fashion film(below) of Meisel’s September Vogue Italia shoot “Face The Future”. The shoot, an inside look at women’s psychological search for meaning in 21st century life, features…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 19, 2012 at 7:00 — No Comments

Salt Labyrinth by Motoi Yamamoto

Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto has created these incredible salt labyrinths.  The origin of his encounter with salt goes back to the winter of 1994. When he was 24, his beloved sister passed away. This experience of sorrow from her sudden passing led him to the creation of a series using salt, which is also used in many Japanese rituals.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 13, 2012 at 7:00 — No Comments

The Cartier ID Two

The all new Cartier ID two concept watch. ID for idea and ID for Innovation & Development. Cartier revolutionizes mechanical watches with the Cartier ID Two concept watch, a high-efficiency watch equipped with a revolutionary movement which consumes 50% less energy and store 30% more energy than a comparable mechanical movement. This triumph of watchmaking is based on 3 essentials…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 12, 2012 at 7:16 — No Comments

Newspaper Art by Nick Georgiou

New York City-based artist Nick Georgiou uses paper scraps from books and newspapers to create beautiful portraits and sculptures.

-My art is inspired by the death of the printed word. Books and newspapers are becoming artifacts of the 21st century. As a society we’re shifting away from print consumption and heading straight towards full digital lives. My…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 12, 2012 at 7:02 — No Comments

Fun Posters By Margherita Fortuna

They were created by Margherita Fortuna, freelance graphic designer and webdesigner from Rome Italy. I just love both these quotes.......................................................................................…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 7, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Augmented (Hyper) Reality

A great interview of Keiichi Matsuda on his Augmented Reality video. A film produced for Matsuda’s final year Masters in Architecture, part of a larger project about the social and architectural consequences of new media and augmented reality. A must see if you like Augmented reality.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 6, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments

Mesmerizing Street Art-Gifs

Artist INSA makes ‘GIF_ITTTI’ in public spaces which he then turns into GIFs by transforming documentation into animation. 

From INSA's webiste: "The beauty of INSA’s GIF-ITI is that it only truly lives when viewed online, where these days most street art ends up being viewed, and it exaggerates the ephemeral nature of graffiti as each layer is painted instantly over the…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 5, 2012 at 7:49 — No Comments

Kate Moss and Saskia de Brauw - Vogue Paris September 2012

“Le Noir Partie 3″ : Kate Moss & Saskia de Brauw : Vogue Paris September 2012 : Mert & Marcus.......

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 3, 2012 at 8:17 — No Comments

Artist 'Paints' With Marijuana Smoke - Fernando De La Rocque

In a form of protest, Brazilian artist Fernando de la Rocque uses marijuana smoke to print images.

For his smoke-printed series and exhibition entitled ‘Blow Job’, de la Rocque smokes cannabis, and blows the smoke onto stencils placed on paper—to ‘paint’ out drawings that are usually of religious or political figures, to spark controversy.

“More important…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 2, 2012 at 7:07 — No Comments


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