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Thursday, 16th May 2013 at 2:37pm
The series was created as a way to connect the time she spent in New York with her new home London. The series was released on Instagram using a set of photos she took of New York on her iPhone during her last month in the city, she then took the same number upon arrival in London. She then used software on her phone to carefully overlap the images, created a merged image of the two cities.
The full collection can be seen on Yatzer here. Zalcman also has a Kickstarter to get the photographs published as a book here.
Thursday, 9th May 2013 at 1:30pm
The installation, which was created by Deutsch Los Angeles, is a showcase of their Threshold home décor line and features between 3,500 and 4,000 products, with staff on hand for demonstrations and help.
The dolls house was built in just 54 hours by fitting together interlocking 4-by-8 panels creating a 1600-square-foot open-plan house, as well as a patio and lawn area. This space allows Target to show-off their latest lines in their entirety, which would not be possible to do in stores, and will give some great exposure with over 500,000 people visiting the station every day.
You can find out more about the installation at Ad Age here.
Wednesday, 3rd April 2013 at 5:13pm
In New York City a project by Droga5 in collaboration with the New Museum has allowed inhabitants to listen to the sounds and memories of 1993.
Part of an exhibition which highlights 1993 as a year of change for the city and the world titled "NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star," the payphone experience gets users to call a special number from selected phones across the city, which in turn allows them to relive that location in 1993.
The phone project titled Recalling 1993 is a huge undertaking, using tour guides and locals to re-tell stories, and is the first use of the payphones whose future is facing some speculation since the age of the smart phone.
An interactive map of the payphones included can be found here. Below is a video outlining the project.
Saturday, 9th February 2013 at 11:01am
Ever felt that the sound of water dripping was slightly rhythmic and musical? If not, you may want to reconsider after seeing the new installation at the 303 gallery in New York by American artist Doug Aitken.
The piece, called Sonic Fountain, is part of the gallery's 100 Years exhibition and features five rods that drip water into a pool below. The dripping is not random; it is released at special intervals to create a variety of patterns and shapes, with the sound amplified by the location and the pool itself having been specially excavated out of the floor of the gallery.
The piece is quiet and tranquil with a milky white glow coming from the pool and a breath like rhythm from the water drops.
Watch a video of the exhibition below.
Friday, 8th February 2013 at 12:28pm
Performed by over 100 Improv Everywhere participants, they used led lights and camera flashes to dazzle onlookers along three floors of the grand windows. Improv Everywhere worked with the MTA Arts for Transit to produce the show, according to their blog.
Watch the show below.
Thursday, 24th January 2013 at 12:00pm
Although delayed by Hurricane Sandy, Canstruction is finally returning to New York City.
The event, which we have featured before on its trip to London, involves 25 teams of architects, designers, engineers, and the students they mentor. They are tasked with constructing sculptures out of cans of food which are then donated to feed the hungry. The event uses over 10,000 cans of food donated by those taking part and the general public, and are distributed by City Harvest.
The event is travelling around North America, and is a fantastic spectacle for both the innovative designs made only from cans, and also the good it does to support those unable to buy food for themselves and their families, including those effected by the hurricane.
The construction of structures for the New York section will take place on the 31st of January and the finished articles will be on display to the public from 1st February to the 11th, with free admission, although visitors are encouraged to bring a donation of canned food.
Monday, 16th July 2012 at 9:08pm
Just imagine a world without textiles. This is what this ad for IKEA from the United States does - tin foil knickers and all!
Makes you thankful for a nice soft towel and comfy pillows.
By McCann New York
Sunday, 8th July 2012 at 8:06pm
One question on the lips of New York subway users over the past few weeks is “Who is Jilly Ballistic?”.
No one seems to know the answer but his/her street art is popping up all over the subway, provoking viewers to think about the advertising they are viewing through the use of OS warning pop-ups.
See more of these on 'It's Nice That' blog.
Is this art or vandalism? What do you think?
Tuesday, 15th May 2012 at 10:20am
If you, like us, have never had the pleasure of travelling Upper Class with Virgin Atlantic then see what you've been missing.
The first Virgin Atlantic A330 flight took off from London to New York recently with a brand new bar and Upper Class cabin designed by VW + BS Studio in partnership with the Virgin Atlantic team.
Definitely not what you expect to see at 30,000ft.
See more of this amazing new cabin on Design Boom.
Wednesday, 9th May 2012 at 8:02pm
To prove just how good their air freshners are, Febreze held a live commercial in New York city, inviting blindfolded New Yorkers to guess where they were.
The venue was an old sea container that originally held fish - but not what the audience thought.
See how it went below:
Sunday, 26th February 2012 at 7:30am
They are both massive installations created from everyday objects. 'Bird' is constructed from nails of various lengths and towers 12 feet tall whilst 'Everyman' uses a diverse variety of household items, such as paint brushes, bottle caps and work boots, to create a 90-foot figure within the gallery space.
Due to the sheer size and impact of both sculptures, Ryman's installation has been separated in two parts - 'Everyman' has taken up residence in the 293 Tenth Avenue location while the 27th Street space hosts the Bird, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's poem, 'The Raven'.
Beautiful structures that really catch the eye.
See more sculptures and how they were constructed on Design Boom.
Saturday, 4th February 2012 at 2:01am
Actually these human-shaped RC planes were part of a viral marketing stunt for the launch of a new superhero movie, ‘Chronicle'.
Amazing video and would have been even better to have seen it in person.
See the video for yourself below:
Tuesday, 18th October 2011 at 10:49am
In overcoming all the adversity which faced them, David and Hammond have created a park that stands for so much more than a respite from the urban jungle. Today, the High Line is home to more than 200 species of grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees, hosts more than 300 public programs each year, from stargazing sessions to yoga classes, provides a setting for site-specific art installations and receives at times 100,000 visitors in a single weekend.
With the forthcoming relocation of the Whitney Museum to the park's southern terminus and the adjacent Hudson Yards development on the horizon, the High Line engages with an important area of NYC's rapidly evolving urban environment. "High Line" is a thorough and enlightening read for any park enthusiast or 'yet-to-be-known-nobody' seeking a little inspiration. Hammond sums up the project quite simply in the book - "I hope the High Line will encourage people to pursue all sorts of crazy projects, even if they seem, as the High Line once did, the most unlikely of dreams."
To find out where you can purchase High Line: The Inside Story of New York City's Park in the Sky or to find out more, visit Cool Hunting.
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