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Eiko Ishioka 1939 – 2012

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January 31st, 2012

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This month we lost of one the greatest costume designers ever to come out of Japan, her name is Eiko Ishioka. Eiko, being born in Tokyo 1939 was an Oscar-winning costume designer, known for her work in stage, screen, advertising, and print media, and has been called “Japan’s leading art director and graphic designer.” [ Continue Reading ]

Sex, Legs, and Shoes.

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September 24th, 2009

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The simplistic nature of this picture really makes these funkadelic shoes pop.  You almost forget the model showing off these kickers is nude.

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Casper Balslev

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September 3rd, 2009

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Caspar Balsvlev is a photographer and music video director from Copenhagen. His photographic inspiration is often the world’s great cities and what makes them tick; the vital energy he can convey with a picture of a simple fish shop is remarkable. [ Continue Reading ]

Patrick Rochon – Light Painting Master

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August 1st, 2009

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A more gifted writer than myself is needed to properly describe the work of Montreal native Patrick Rochon. The form being photographed is a starting point, to which various colors are added by a process he calls “light-painting.” [ Continue Reading ]

Gundam Comes To Life, Transformers Feel Left Out

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June 16th, 2009

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If you thought huge robots was a thing only for the movies, then you are wrong. A full life size Gundam Robot was built in Japan to promote the Gundam franchise 30th anniversary and also to show off some architecture skills for the bid of the 2016 Olympics in Tokyo. [ Continue Reading ]

Open casket, of course

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April 24th, 2009

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Tokyo photographer Izima Kaoru has built his reputation on idealizing death.  His “Landscapes With A Corpse” continues the trend, featuring models in what would be their perfect obituary vignettes.  [ Continue Reading ]

French Pink and Street Juls

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April 7th, 2009

juls 12 257x400 French Pink and Street JulsJuls (Julie Bouiguerourene) is a graphic designer/illustrator based in Paris. When they aren’t dripping fashion, like her piece for Chanel in Tokyo above, her illustrations display a concentrated street culture (check out “Be Street” below). Jules is a nomadic

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