Saturday, August 30, 2008

Ralph Goings

These may look like photographs when in fact, these are crisp and detailed oil-on-canvas paintings by realist Ralph Goings. (Drool.)



Top Image: Donut © Ralph Goings. Oil/canvas 30 x 43-1/2 inches, 1995.
Bottom Image: Double Ketchup © Ralph Goings. Oil/canvas 40-1/8 x 60 inches, 1996-97.

Banksy On The Streets of New Orleans

Random graffiti by guerilla street artist Banksy. (I wish he'd come to Mnl to draw over all those MMDA "art". Hehe.)





Source
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For more on the artist, go here:
Banksy Art and Graffiti.

LEGO Backpack

You'll never run out of pockets again.


wagonized Drawings

Drawings by France Belleville. Some of her mediums include 2B pencils, colored pencils, graphites, and ballpoint pens.




More here:
wagonized - France Belleville's blog
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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Henderson Waves

"Henderson Waves", Singapore's highest pedestrian bridge. This 9 km bridge spans Henderson Road to connect Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park.

Chair Sculpture

"Black Whole Conference" by Michel de Broin. This was sculpted out of 72 chairs.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Team Manila Tees

New shirt designs by Team Manila.



(This red shirt is what I'm currently wearing. Love it.)

Go here:
Team Manila Lifestyle.

Know Your Artists

Cool illustration by Randall Munroe.

Durex Father's Day Ad

I know this one is not new, but this ad by Durex condoms is a real classic.


Monday, August 25, 2008

Bamboo Chair

The Bamboestoel by Rene Veenhuizen.

Lego + Classic Nintendo Games

Lego Mario:

Lego Mortal Combat:


Lego Contra:


Lego Bionic Commando:


Lego Castlevania:


Source.

Coca-Cola M5 Bottles

The Coca-Cola M5 or "Magnificent 5" aluminum bottles. The designs were commissioned by the soda giant to 5 different design teams, namely: The Designer's Republic (UK), Lobo (Brazil), MK12 (United States), Rex & Tennant McKay (South Africa), and Caviar (Japan).

But you won't be seeing these anytime soon in a grocery store near you. Coke will be featuring these only in "the world's most exclusive clubs and lounges".



Here's one of the viral videos they released for M5.



Go here: Coca-Cola M5.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Unmentionables

Are you too nice/passive/resigned to tell others how you really feel? Let these "Unmentionables" do the talking for you. I could use some of these cards, haha.







Go here: Shineboxprint.

Mini Travel Towel - Just Add Water!

Pop one out, soak with a little water and the pill instantly transforms into a sturdy 11" x 9” textured towel. Each pack contains 8 pills/towels. Cool, right? Wonder what happens if you accidentally swallow a "pill"? Hmm...


Go here: Spoon Sisters.

CMYK Tableware

"CMYK" tableware designed by Matthias Lange. Accidentally chipping off the white glaze on these reveal the colorful layer hidden beneath.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Bling-ed Out Mac

24kt Gold Macbook Pro. Yes, it's real. The guys at Computer Choppers can cover your Macbooks and iPods in chrome, nickel, yellow gold, white gold, rose gold, and even platinum.



Go here for more info: Computer Choppers.

Space Invaders Alarm Clock

The Space Invaders alarm clock for self-confessed dorks like myself. The aliens start marching in side by side to the Space Invaders tune once the alarm "rings". To turn it off, simply bonk the blue-and-white alien on the head.



Go here: Space Invaders Alarm Clock.

The Magnet Car

The MAG magnetic concept vehicle designed by Matus Prochaczka. This car defies the law of gravity through the use of an electronic engine and magnets.




Source.

Limited Edition Mountain Dews

Soda brand Mountain Dew has collaborated with various artists to make these limited edition aluminum bottles as part of their Green Label Art project.


Go here for more info: Green Label Art.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Wallstickers

Make plain walls more interesting with these sweet wall stickers.






Go here to get them: A better tomorrow
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