I'm glad there's no commandment that states, "Thou shall not covet the idea of that guy you learned about on the internet that made a kickass paper sculpture of a spray can shooting a buncha… read more
You've no doubt seen a few of these office flyer and note convos floating around the internet...the Comic Sans/lemonade one is particularly widespread. But this master collection is definitely worth a look.
Boy, I've never been so thankful that I work from home. Now, I just gotta stop leaving notes to myself to quit taking bites outta… read more
The Fifty and Fifty Project seeks "construct a handsome new way of looking at our country. Fifty designers, one per state, will illustrate their state motto, creating something steeped in history but completely modern and unique: a kind of designer's atlas."
So, pop quiz time! Can you name your state's motto?! No… read more
As part of his Make Something Cool Everyday project, designer Aled Lewis has created this hilarious captioned photographs.… read more
Take a quick look at the photo above. From what do you think the stones are… read more
Each week, Jessica Wright offers some well-designed advice from some of hip hop's greatest MCs. Motivation til the break-a, break-a dawn!
"In between all of the cussing, Cristal drinking and ass bouncing, in some rap songs, there lies inspirational words of advice to help you get through the day...Get ready, cuz you day's bout to get a whole lot betta. You feel… read more
The "World of Facial Averages" project assembles thousands of images to create computer composites of the average face of citizens of different parts of the… read more
The care and technique that goes into a handmade quilt is second to none, but the aesthetic often leans towards the floral and traditional...
Not so with the "urban quilts" of Amy Ahlstrom, which are hyper-modern and bold examples of fiber art. "Drawing upon her background as a graphic designer and comix illustrator, Amy digitally photographs the visual details of cities—street art, signs, and architectural details—and collages these images via computer into quilt designs. The resulting quilts, crafted of raw silk and cotton, are tactile visual postcards of urban environments. "
Amy's artist statement says:… read more
The above image is a mugshot of a criminal on the day of his arrest. And the story that accompanies it is classic… read more
In honor of SXSW festival, street fiber artist KnittaPlease has installed a sanctioned yarn bombing of the Blanton Museum in Austin.… read more
There are plenty of rock and roll haircut silhouettes that most would be able to identify: Aladdin Sane-era Bowie, the thirty-year bowlcut of Johnny Ramone, the octopus braids of Coolio. But, the latest offering of Pop Chart Labs invites you to go a bit… read more
If You Watch It Backwards is the latest single-subject Tumblr blog which details the plot lines of movies and television shows in reverse.
Such as these gems:
If you watch The Exorcist backwards it’s about a girl who’s very sick until she eats some pea soup and finally gets better.
If you watch Toy Story 3 backwards, it’s a tragedy about a gang of toys who go through hell just so they can wind up in a home where they are neglected.
If you watch Harry Potter backwards, it’s about a young wizard who gets sent into witness protection after a… read more
I'm not much into passing along photos of people who aren't necessarily attractive, or who might have had less-than-timeless hair in the 80s, or where one or two of the subjects get caught their not-so-great expressions. Those things are nobody's fault, and people should not be made to feel bad about themselves online.
However...this collection is something entirely different. The majority of these family photos aren't fascinating because of the folks in them, but because they're...well, a bizarre idea for a family photo.
Then… read more