Photographer Adam Magyar captures bustling city squares teeming with crowds of people on the move....that don't actually exist. Instead, each work is a composite of photos of individual people, shot from only a few feet about their heads.
Rooftopping, which the Daily Mail calls, "a new heart-stopping photography craze sweeping across the globe," looks mostly dangerous, and kinda the most awesome thing I've seen in a bit.
"Those brave enough to give it a try must go to the tops of the world's tallest buildings, shimmy to the side and then hang off the edge in a bid to capture the perfect picture.
Travel photographer Tom Ryaboi has spent his life dangling from buildings trying to achieve what he calls the ultimate rush. He said: 'When you climb to the top of a skyscraper and open its hatch for the first time, a pure rush of adrenaline hits you as you overlook… read more
The care and technique that goes into a handmade quilt is second to none, but the aesthetic often leans towards the floral and traditional...
Not so with the "urban quilts" of Amy Ahlstrom, which are hyper-modern and bold examples of fiber art. "Drawing upon her background as a graphic designer and comix illustrator, Amy digitally photographs the visual details of cities—street art, signs, and architectural details—and collages these images via computer into quilt designs. The resulting quilts, crafted of raw silk and cotton, are tactile visual postcards of urban environments. "
Both a completely functional "manly" tool and objet d'art, the perfectly crafted axes of Peter Buchanan-Smith have totally exploded over the last year.
The New York Times Design Notebook recently visited Peter's Tribeca studio, where Peter and a few interns and employees handpaint each ax. Over the last year, the axes, sold under Best Made Co., have landed in the hands/galleries of Andy Spade, author Seth Godin, and filmmaker David Lynch.
" 'With the ax, I wanted to do something simple and sweet,' he said. 'It was like an invitation to this world I wanted to create. The world of making things where notions of… read more