Sunday, April 24, 2011

Willie Cole: making stuff look like other stuff

The Thinker, by Willie Cole

Some similar sculptures as these are in the AGO:

Speedster, by Willie Cole

Shine, by Willie Cole

Saturday, April 16, 2011

two shoes

Theoretically wearable, but stupid-looking:

Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs

Not at all wearable, but awesome:

Guo Pei Winter 2010 collection

If you couldn't see the Asian influence, take a look at this:

omg four arms (what is she doing with her fingers?!)

Pictures from Fashletic

Thursday, April 14, 2011

another architectural shoe

It took me a good 3 minutes to figure out how to fit one's foot into this shoe. Upon realizing where the heel goes, I can't imagine this would be comfortable or even stay on one's foot. Why can't people design comfortable shoes? 
John Hakes' Mojito shoe
a model wearing a more wearable but less sleek version of the shoe

kinetic sculpture

Thursday, April 7, 2011

where will they not put advertising?

I was somewhat intrigued when I bought a coffee this morning and found that there was advertising on the sleeve. Although I can appreciate the clever marketing scheme (my attention was indeed drawn to the radio station ad enveloping my delicious coffee), if ads were regularly on coffee sleeves (or worse, the cups themselves!) then I would probably pay little attention.

And anyways, stop putting sleeves on coffee cups. They're completely useless and even counterproductive in the winter when half the lure of coffee is the warmth of the cup /rant