Art and Design
With social media becoming increasingly more popular with people of all generations joining sites like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace; it was only a matter of time until tongue-in-cheek fashion producers began to make clothing that attacks social media.
I don't know about you, but I've always thought that it would be pretty cool to create my own board game - what would be better than developing the next Mouse Trap or Monopoly? Drafting out a board game on construction paper, with playdough figurines or random household objects as pieces are one thing, but a new company is now making it possible to not only create a legitimate board game, but to sell it for profit too.
I've made fun of men before for their issues with underwear (let's just put that right out there), and now there is yet another product that is deserving of our attention and mocking.
How many times have you heard the joke "your cell phone/Blackberry might as well be surgically attached to your body" for the amount of time that you spend on it each and every day? Well, when Karl Lagerfeld recently previewed his fall 2009 collection, he must have been listening, because while it's not quite surgical implantation, his fashionable item will keep your phone always within reach where you need it.
People might look at Kim Kardashian as one of those celebrities who's famous for doing absolutely nothing, other than having a scandalous tape leaked to the media to launch her career and a little bit of junk in her trunk; but recently, she's actually made women's (no, I didn't mean men's) dreams come true with an amazing shoe subscription service called ShoeDazzle.
It's beach season across North America, and while men and women are out there flaunting the beach bodies and catching a few rays, men are forever worrying about that decade old problem which hasn't left their minds since George Costanza swam in freezing cold water on that epic episode of Seinfeld.
Walking advertising, or innovative art; you look at it whichever way you'd like. But these bold and beautiful finger nails look pretty cool whichever way you swing it!
Bicycle chains. They don't exactly invoke images of lavish grandeur, but Mexican-Brazilian artist Carolina Fontoura has taken these unsung heroes and elevated them quite literally into lighting pieces worthy of the finest of dining rooms.