Day and night in one shot

April 25, 2012 § Leave a comment

An image of a metropolis where the sun meets the colors of the night. Day and night together in just one image.

Photographer Stephen Wilkes in his series called Day to Night captures views of New York City , where day and night are so beautifully united together.

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Minimal haircut posters

April 24, 2012 § 1 Comment

Can you recognise a person from his haircut? Well yes, if we are talking about the most recognizable haircuts on the world, virtual or not.

Check out the Copyrighted Famous Hairs minimal poster series by Portuguese graphic designer Patricia Povoa.

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Sound advice

April 11, 2012 § 2 Comments

Lyrics to live by is a tumblr dedicated in finding good advice in song lyrics, ranging from classic rock to hip-hop. Time to Pretend

You can even submit lyrics and I did so!  My choice?

And in the end
The love you take
Is equal to the love you make

The End by The Beatles

Now I’ll just sit and wait. In the meanwhile…

I am useless but not for long the future is coming on

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The Old Man and the Sea: watch it

April 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

Instead of reading Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Old Man and the Sea, you can now watch it in a beautiful hand drawn stop-motion animation by German photographer and designer Marcel Schindler.

via Brainpickings

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The DNA of a city

April 2, 2012 § Leave a comment

What appears as abstract shapes and colors at first sight, it could actually be an artist’s point of view of a city, let’ s say. That’s the case of Chinese artist Lu Xinjian, who based on aerial views from Google Earth, creates his own maps of major cities across the world in his series entitled City DNA.

See if you can recognize your city:

 Highlight to see city name: Moscow.

The colors of each piece represents the colors of each city and its national flag.Highlight to see city name: New York.

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