Category: ART

Oct 26, 2009

This is Art…with Packaging Tape! Meet Mark Jenkins

This is Art…with Packaging Tape! Meet Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins makes art from tape. Packaging tape to be exact. From babies to giraffes and back again, Mr. Jenkins places his work in odd spaces; causing confusion, anger and laughter. The Sifter explores his work, influences and thoughts on street art. VITALS Born: 1970 in Fairfax, Virginia Education: Degree in Geology from Virginia Tech…

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Oct 19, 2009

The Yarra House: Interior Design Inspiration

The Yarra House: Interior Design Inspiration

All Photographs by Peter Bennetts The Yarra House in Melbourne, Australia provides a beautiful source for interior design inspiration. Often used interchangeably (and mistakenly) with interior decorating, interior design draws on several other disciplines in addition to interior decorating such as: environmental psychology, architecture and product design. Designed by Leeton Pointon architects, Susi Leeton architects…

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Oct 15, 2009

The Bladeless Fan

The Bladeless Fan

From the makers of the $400+ vacuum with the big ball, comes the $300+ bladeless fan! Inventor James Dyson unveiled his latest product earlier this week. While the design aesthetic has garnered universal praise, the main focus has been on the audacious price given the times. Will people pay $300 for a 10″ oscillating fan?…

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Oct 5, 2009

The Open Concept Shoe – Mojito by Julian Hakes

The Open Concept Shoe – Mojito by Julian Hakes

Architect and product designer Julian Hakes has generated a lot of buzz surrounding his latest shoe design, the Mojito. First seen on Dezeen and then picked up by Gizmodo, this unique shoe concept has sparked much conversation since no photographs have been released showing an actual foot wearing it. Unlike a traditional shoe, the Mojito…

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Oct 1, 2009

3D INSANITY With Only Four Letters

3D INSANITY With Only Four Letters

I’ve always been fascinated by street art. And before the likes of Banksy and the stencil revolution there was graffiti. And there was one artist that always stood out to me — Mirko Reisser, better known as DAIM. There was something about his style that captivated me. His lettering was so intricate and his perspectives…

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Sep 20, 2009

What Will Your Last Memories Be?

What Will Your Last Memories Be?

When The Day Arrives To Forever Close Your Eyes What Will You See Again? – Last Memories Haiku, TwistedSifter If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: What Does Your Music Look Like? Audio Visual Bliss

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Sep 15, 2009

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

La Mian is a type of handmade or hand-pulled Chinese noodle. Through a process of stretching and twisting wheat flour, noodle makers can hand pull hundreds, even thousands of beautiful long thin noodles for a variety of dishes.…

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