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Monday: December 28, 2009

Fifteen well-designed posters that happen to be about design.Fifteen well-designed posters that happen to be about design.

Looking for a bit of design inspiration? Have a look at this gallery of design-centric posters about design (recursive post is vaguely trying to be recursive), print some out and hang them in your office or cubicle. Voila, instant inspiration.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 4:30 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | communication | design | inspiration | posters |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 109 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 20, 2009

Seventeen creative hot air balloon designs just for you.Seventeen creative hot air balloon designs just for you.

It looks like Unicron and Darth Vader finally have something in common (what with the whole floating heads in space thing). What, you've never seen the original Transformers movie?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 3:53 PM | Tags (12) | ait | artsy | balloons | creative | darthvader | design | hot | neat | starwars | toxel | transformers | unicron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

An entire website devoted to simple desktop wallpaper just for you.An entire website devoted to simple desktop wallpaper just for you.

I am a neat freak when it comes to my computer desktop icons and wallpapers. This site has some awesome options for those of us who like to keeps things simple and neat. Insta-bookmarked.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 3:09 PM | Tags (7) | artsy | awesome | desktops | downloads | minimalist | simple | wallpapers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 79 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.

Yes, it turns out that your drinking straws are a creative masterpiece just waiting to happen. Are you still using your straws for just drinking liquids? Live in the now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:57 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | gallery | neat | photos | straws | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 106 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Photoblog: Plumbing Exploits
Plumbing Exploits

Posted in honor of my recent mishaps in the world of plumbing. This little shot was taken at the kid's museum over in Norwalk (Stepping Stones) which is in fact, fun for the whole family.

Location:

Norwalk, Connecticut

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 3:47 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | macro | photoblog | photography | plumbing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

A day at Disney World through the magic art of tilt-shift video.A day at Disney World through the magic art of tilt-shift video.

Neat little video for those who happen to like Disney / artsy effects every now and again. There are some spots in the video where the effect doesn't quite cut it but I'll give them an A for effort this first time around.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:18 PM | Tags (7) | artsy | disney | neat | shift | tilt | urlesque | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 21, 2009

Photoblog: Commuter Blur
Commuter Blur

Snapped while traveling home from work on the rarely photogenic Harlem line. I'm even more pleased with the fact that this shot came from my trusty iPhone.

Location:

Fleetwood, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 10:05 PM | Tags (7) | photoblog | artsy | photography | blur | commuter | work | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Yes, multiple Rubik's Cubes can make for some awesome pixelated art.Yes, multiple Rubik's Cubes can make for some awesome pixelated art.

That version of the Mona Lisa displayed in the thumbnail only took 315 Rubik's Cubes to complete.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:42 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | pixelated | rubiks | cube | toys | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A handy tutorial on how to make your very own fisheye lens.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own fisheye lens.

Another title for this tutorial would have been 'a guide to recycling broken SLR lenses for use with your digicam' (not that there's anything wrong with that). Now excuse me while I scour eBay for a box of broken SLR lenses.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:38 AM | Tags (9) | artsy. tutorial | ebay | fisheye | instructables | lens | lenses | photography | photos | slr |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Nine free tools to put the fun back into your photography endeavors.Nine free tools to put the fun back into your photography endeavors.

Lost the desire to break out the old point and shoot? Give some of these tools a spin and get those photographic juices flowing again. Besides, everyone loves a good tilt shift photo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:19 PM | Tags (8) | artsy | collage | designussion | fun | photography | shift | tilf | tools |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Fifteen amazing cheese sculptures for you to gawk at.Fifteen amazing cheese sculptures for you to gawk at.

A collection of some really detailed art made entirely out of the yellow stuff. It's sure to make your afternoon a little more... well cheesy. Golf clap.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:12 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | cheese | food | sculptures | toxel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

An amazing collection of liquid art to feast your eyes upon.An amazing collection of liquid art to feast your eyes upon.

What better way to end your day than with a splash of liquidy-colorful goodness. These photos were shot by combining soundwaves with water-based paint using a mic-triggered camera. Wow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 5:05 PM | Tags (8) | artsy | camera | colors | drops | macro | photos | time | water |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Photoblog: Benched
Benched

A macro shot taken way back in 2007 from a certain Disney theme park, in a certain part of TomorrowLand, on a certain bench across from the Speedway. What can I say, I'm a Disney nerd.

Location:

Orlando, Florida

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 4:49 PM | Tags (7) | photo | photoblog | macro | artsy | disney | fantasyland | bench |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

Twenty-five images recreated using food as the primary canvas.Twenty-five images recreated using food as the primary canvas.

Nothing screams fine art to me like the Mona Lisa done entirely in cabbage. Now I'm hungry.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 4:43 PM | Tags (6) | artsy | bacon | food | fruit | images | pictures |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 16, 2009

Yes, computer glitches can in fact make for some interesting art.Yes, computer glitches can in fact make for some interesting art.

Take a picture the next time your beloved computer crashes into oblivion. You might just be making art.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 8:37 AM | Tags (5) | art | artsy | computer | glitch | popsci |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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