Photographer Gabriele Galimberti traveled the world and photographed kids with their toys.
Yet even children worlds apart share similarities when it comes to the function their toys serve. Galimberti talks about meeting a six-year-old boy in Texas and a four-year-old girl in Malawi who both maintained their plastic dinosaurs would protect them from the dangers they believed waited for them at night – from kidnappers and poisonous animals respectively.
Do NOT mess with the kid from Ukraine.
Brand Spirit is a tumblr that reduces mass marketed items to their purest form by painting them white, removing all visual branding.
Almost all are easily recognized.
Artists Lucie & Simon bring us Silent World which shows what landmarks would look like without people.
Julian Burford created food related icons for an iPhone app. They look amazing! Love the Oreo and the drip from the Heinz Beanz.
Booooooom & Adobe are teaming up with a photo contest where contestants remake famous works of art as photographs.
Some of the submissions are amazing. My personal favorites include “Café Terrace at Night” remake by Jonathan Pruc, “Creation of Adam” remake by Spencer Pidgeon, “Vase with 12 Sunflowers” remake by Qi Wei Fong, and “Automata” remake by Or Eitan.
Photographer Stephen Wilkes blended photographs together to depict one day in NYC.
Photographer Stephen Wilkes took pictures of the same spot in Manhattan for 10 hours.
He then blended the thirty to fifty individual images together to make seamless collages showing some of the city’s most famous landmarks from day to night.
I think the Flatiron Building is my favorite.
There’s a replica of a WWI biplane on a roof in Manhattan.
Though Kaufman delights in onlookers wondering if a plane did indeed fly in and land on 77 Water Street, the aircraft is actually just an artistic re-imagining of a 1916 British Sopwith Camel, designed by Rudolph de Harak and constructed by sculptor William Tarr. It was hoisted into place by crane in 1969 and hasn’t moved since.
I love how it now looks almost like a shipwreck at the bottom of the ocean.
Eric Wedum draws headlines:
Each weekday I find a headline on a major news site, and illustrate it without reading a word of the story.