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Art and Design

Sitter’s Studio, Finally Recognizing That Aspiring Artists Can Make An Economic & Creative Contribution

It's often you hear about waitresses who are really aspiring actresses; or bartenders who are really singers in disguise. Usually, these job descriptions are met with sarcasm since everyone in these professions in Los Angeles or New York only work to pay the bills until they come into their true calling. However, a new business based in New York actually recognizes their employees for their artistic talents, which become the main driving force behind their business concept.

Why Men Hate Underwear, Revealed With The Underwear Hall Of Fame

Always wanted to know what men hate most about wearing underwear? Want some suggestions on boxers, panties and tighty-whities from people who show off their underwear drawer and offer insightful solutions to these problems? Of course you do, so keep on reading and all will be revealed in time!

Recycling Is Beautiful: Bottle Cap Art

In January of this year I introduced you to Alexandra Guerrero the Chilean designer who recycles cigarette butts into clothing. Today I introduce you to Tom Deininger. Tom also upcycled cigarette butts into something: art. In fact, he recycles a lot of found objects (cigarette butts, toys, bottle caps, etc) into art.

Stand Back! This Table Will Self Destruct... In a While

Chicago-based Studio 1A.M. has configured a self-destructing coffee table, where each time a table is created, a pixel is removed from its tabletop, resulting in a one-of-a-kind piece of limited edition furniture.

Live Like A Rock Star At London’s Rock ‘N Roll Theme Hotel

Want accommodations that make you feel like a rock star? Visit the Pavilion Fashion Rock ‘N Roll Hotel in London. A little hotel with a very big, glamorous and entertaining theme that will make you feel like a rock star in your own, even if you've never set foot on stage. Read on, but don't be disappointed, groupies are not included.

Light Up The Room With LED Grills

 

While I for one have not really embraced the phenomenon of putting bling in your mouth by way of over the top grills, this geeky gadget is worth mentioning; at least for the way it helps wearers light up the room.

Clock Clock: The Analog Digital Clock

Swedish design company Humans Since 1982 has created a prototype of a digital clock from 24 analog alarm clocks, whose hands come together to create a digital display of the time.

Freelock Locking Bike Frame

The Freelock bike allows you to drop the lock and use the frame as a means of securing your bike from thieves. Good luck hacking this and getting any money from it.

Not For Geeks: LaCie's Designer Fashions For Mobile Hard Drives

For anyone who's not following the styling of computer accessories and stand-alones, LaCie doesn't just issue any old tech gadget. It's as much about 'the look' as it is about the function for LaCie's high tech storage units and accessories. With hot items from 5.5 Designers and industrial designer Sam Hecht, who can encase chips with the sleekest of personas, LaCie's new drive cases complement its hardware, providing all-business, but showing all-style.

Analyze The Latest Celebrity Fashion Trends With Cool Spotters

More often than not, major fashion trends begin with celebrities and other public figures that are spotted wearing new and trendy fashions. While it's certainly no secret what Michelle Obama has been wearing since she has become of the front-running female fashion trend setters in the US; it's not always easy to determine what your other favorite celebrities are wearing.

KVANT Motorbike Snow-Ready Dirtbike

The KVANT Motorbike is a snowmobile motorcyle crossover that would allow motorcycle enthusiasts to keep riding even in the snowiest conditions. While it looks like the most fun innovation in decades, don't get too attached.

Interactive Lighting: 'Disturb Me' by the Popcorn Makers

'Disturb Me' is an interactive light installation, meant to connect people to their environment through the medium of sound, producing colored orb projections that change hue, drop off physical surfaces and collect to form pools of color.

Shoe Lovers Unite: Shoe Tube Makes Fashionistas Dreams Come True With Video Blogging

If you haven't heard of You Tube, you've probably been living under a rock; but if the vast array of videos available there aren't really your thing, there's a similar site for fashion lovers that is sure to get you excited.

5 Extraordinary Trash To Treasure Chandeliers

I’m not a big fan of chandeliers. They’re too much glitter and glamour for me, but every now and then I will come across a unique chandelier that just sparks my interest. Below is a list of trash to treasure chandeliers I think are absolutely innovative.

Facesaerch: More A Book of Faces Than Facebook

When profiling a certain celebrity, there always comes a point where you wind up looking for that perfect picture to accompany your article.  Its easy enough to use Google to search for images, but more often than not you wind up getting images that are unrelated to the search you're on.