They say history tends to repeat itself and apparently the saying extends to the looks of those making history as well. From Hollywood heart-throbs and singers to princesses and civil rights leaders, Marc Ghali has found the perfect pairings from then and now. The Toronto-based graphic designer has combined the faces of two similar figures in the public eye decades later. [Read more...]
To announce the birth of her son, photographer Anna Eftimie wanted to do something memorable and different. After brainstorming with her creative husband, a light bulb went off in their heads and they decided to create a stork scene with chalk on a blackboard and place their 5 day old baby in a blanket bundle in the stork’s mouth. The announcement was a huge hit and their families and friends were begging for more. The couple, based in San Jose, CA found sources of inspiration all around them and soon a whole series of blackboard adventures was imagined and achieved. [Read more...]
Today the art of underwater photography is far reaching and well established – from surreal fashion shoots, to HD videos shot with a GoPro – but in 1938 it was a whole different scene. Bruce Mozert introduced a generation of people to underwater photography as he pioneered the art, building his own underwater housings and producing some highly original images while he promoted Silver Springs Florida’s crystal clear water. [Read more...]
Dancing is one of the most natural parts of being human- scientific studies have shown that dancing is innate in all babies, yet in cultures that promote insecurity, like ours, that natural knack can fade away. Shiva Rea gave an amazing Ted Talk at Burning man on this topic called Tending the Sacred Fire: The Origins, Repression, and Revival of Free Movement. Dancing is so good for our bodies and souls and sometimes all we need to let go and feel the beat is the right DJ. To celebrate the power of an awesome DJ cross-fading all the right music, we searched Instagram for a collection of photos that will make you want to get out on the dance floor.
Many of us look to the sky for shapes and creatures in the clouds, but in a city you don’t always have the best view of the sky. Creative designer Lisa Rienermann saw cloudy blue letters as she looked up beyond the buildings and found a way to create the whole alphabet. Using the buildings as borders for each letter, she captured 26 remarkable photographic examples of what she calls Type in the Sky. She received an award for this series from the Type Directors Club New York, which exposed her work to Mercedes and Renault who later used it for their advertising campaigns. [Read more...]
When we watch the final cut of a film, it’s hard to remember that even the best actors slip up sometimes. After months of working together, the actors become close, and even in the most serious cinematic scenes, there is bound to be laughter in between sets. Redditor Join_You_In_The_Sun gathered this awesome collection from some of these funny moments captured on camera. On the set of Kill Bill, Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu take a break from their sword fight to cheese it up. Batman (Christian Bale) and Bane (Tom Hardy) put aside their “differences” for a good belly laugh for The Dark Knight Rises. Enjoy this collection and if you’re on Reddit, give Join_You_In_The_Sun an upvote! [Read more...]
Each of SPIN Magazine’s glorious covers of the 90s are a piece of space fabric in the timeline of rock’n'roll history. The first issue of SPIN arrived in May, 1985, with this statement of purpose from founder Bob Guccione Jr: “Spin is a fresh, intelligent alternative to a mostly tired, complacent music press. It is an upbeat magazine without politics and in love with rock’n'roll and all its kindred spirits.” Since then, SPIN has become one of the most seminal rock music magazines the world has ever seen. SPIN celebrates its 28th birthday this year, which marks nearly three decades of churning out some of the best writing rock’n'roll has ever seen. [Read more...]