i am not normally a fan of television commercials. a team has to be extremely punchy, witty and artistic to move me in any way. so you will understand my admiration for the precision, dedication and utter genius of this japanese smartphone commerical. the team engineered a massive xylophone to run down the slope of a forest hill. a wooden ball, rolling down the length of said instrument plays Bach’s jesu, joy of man’s desiring! amazing – yes.
the phone isn’t hard on the eyes either *wink*
Posted in a little fun, awesomeness, botanicals, so-fine design
Tagged amazing, bach, forest, japanese, music, smartphone, TV commercial, wood, xylophone
I am ashamed to say I abandoned my blog last…
I started a new job and have been working full time and trying to sneak in freelance work in the evenings. So the sometimes zoo was neglected, horribly neglected. However, neglect can be something quite beautiful and poetic, as these lonely places will testify:
an abandoned Wonderland amusement park outside Beijing
Holland Island, Chesapeake Bay
15th century monastery in Black Forest, Germany
Maunsell sea forts in England
Russian military rocket factory
abandoned city of Keelung in Taiwan
El hotel del salto in Colombia
abandoned fishing hut on a lake in Germany
images via http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2Il7Bt
“german artist julius von bismark teamed up with swiss photographer julian charrière in this controversial live art installation: a “pigeon-apparatus” was created for the Venice Architecture Biennial on a city rooftop. When the birds flew into it, they were trapped and airbrushed various colors in non-toxic paint before being released back over the city.”
seems the internet is full of hipster-bashing and jokes these days. and who is really surprised, they make it so easy…and funny. although this creature must admit that not all my habits and behaviour are completely hipster-free!
how amazing is this “famous robots” poster by illustrator, daniel nyari?
Posted in awesomeness, tin-can heroes
Tagged bender, c3po, chrome dome, famous, marvin, optimus prime, poster, r2d2, robots, wall-e
my inner-geek could not resist this awesome combination of dr seuss and star wars by illustrator jason peltz! yesssss!
this is the reason we need more public installations that celebrate “play” in our lives. well done to daily tous le jours for creating this amazing musical swing installation in montreal…watch the video at the bottom!