Have you ever dreamed about controlling the rain? Like the dudes from Avatar (The Last Airbender, not the James Cameron one we’re all trying our best to forget.) Well in case you didn’t know, there’s a room specifically designed with this purpose in mind – letting you, the common visitor, feel like you’re in control of the best element of all: water. The rain room offers a weird kind of intimacy between you, technology and nature, allowing for a very interesting and intimate scenario in … continue reading
If you’re a book lover, you’ll absolutely adore the following places – hidden, weird and just a little bit quirky, our list of unconventional little (or big) bookstores will make you pack up your bags and visit all of them. Make sure to pack an extra suitcase; you know, for all the books you’ll end up buying.
Always a treat, the highest paid supermodel and still the best supermodel nowadays in our humble opinion, Gisele Bundchen joined the band of the year a.k.a. Wall Street Journal’s Entertainment Innovator of the year – Daft Punk. And when you add photographer Terry Richardson to the mix, you know we’ve got something pretty special. Did we mention how much we love Gisele? Anyway, here’s this week’s hottest photoshoot in the media. And just a friendly reminder/recommendation before the cool photos – go listen to Daft … continue reading
Tricking your slacker of a brain into doing things isn’t always the easiest thing in the world. One might even say he has a mind of his own. Bad joke aside, we’re also very preoccupied with what makes us more (or less) productive, and since we’d like to be the best in everything we do, we’ve compiled a nice little list of things you can do to increase productivity. It doesn’t matter if it’s work, hobbies, fitness goals or actually getting out of the house. … continue reading
Foursquare amasses 4.5 billion check-ins shared by its 40 million users, Big Data which was transformed into a wonderful show of light and motion. The data visualizations show the pulse of the most popular cities on Foursquare, from London to Tokyo. The strings of light are color coded, each one representing a where, how, when, or why. For example, in New York you can see yellow light reminiscent of Tron zoom into Manhattan as the commuters travel to work. Later, the city lights up in blue, trailing paths … continue reading
Chris is a freelance photographer who has worked with Nike, Johnnie Walker, and PayPal, frequently traveling throughout the world to help strengthen these brands’ visual identities through his images. He fell in love with photography in 2009 and has been thinking, sleeping, eating, and breathing the visual medium ever since. Chris lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two sons.
The folks at iPhone awards, www.ippawards.com trawled through thousands of them to pick the best. The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) are the first and the longest running iPhone photography competition since 2007. Here are the first, second, third of 2013 Photographers of the Year and first place of 16 category winners. You can also submit your best shots made with your iPhone – deadline March 31, 2014. Good Luck!
Photography is a medium that is famous for freezing time. The word snapshot suggests that a tiny slice of time is recorded for posterity. But we do know that time is also a dimension, like length, breadth and width. In fact, physicists have a model called space-time: suggesting that time is part of a continuum with the 3 dimensions that we are familiar with. A photographic print is flat, and essentially is made of 2 dimensions: length and width. Yet through composition and lens focus we give … continue reading