Art happening on the NYC subway Olek is an artist. What is her art? Well, it’s called knit graffiti, yarn bombing, or urban knitting . It makes us take a second look. Or perhaps a 30 second look. New York City-based artist Agata Oleksiak (known as Olek) uses crochet in bold colors to make her statement.Continue reading “Crocheting the Way: Meet Olek”
Although I don’t do it as much as I used to, I still love writing in cafes. I enjoyed this story from Web Urbanist on cafes around the world with uber cool design. Pictured here is the East Beach Cafe in Littlehampton, UK. Check out the other dozen here.
Now this chair has the poetry in it! Via DesignBoom: The zartan chair by philippe starck with eugeni quitllet is a new approach to industrial production in a post-plastic era. at the magis booth on the milan fairgrounds, designboom spotted this from top to toe wholly natural chair, made of a sort of ‘liquid wood’. Read more here.
One of my (many) childhood fantasies was having an identical twin. You too? Check out the repetitive hilarity of illustrator Judy Kaufman. Bring back the joy! (via Art MoCo)
A new sculpture exhibit by Jaume Plensa has recently erupted along Buffalo Bayou in Houston. Mr. Plensa will be giving a lecture at the MFAH on February 16, 2011. For complete details, click here. [photo by the Rice Design Alliance]
How to start the week? With Banksy, of course! Other posts on Big Window about Banksy? Click here.
Meet Warp, an example of cool art animation by Florent di Bartolo. I discovered this at Rhizome.
Follow the link to more cool photos and a video. (via DesignBoom)
NYC Isamu Noguchi’s Cube 1000, originally uploaded to flickr by njsnowdog.
Four Inderminate Lines Illuminated shows a sculpture currently at Hermann Park in Houston, was originally uploaded to flickr by wyojones.
Check out the latest in poet/artist/composer collaboration at Born Magazine. I always find something to love. Artists in this issue: Layne Braunstein, New York, New York Martin Brolin, Stockholm, Sweden Meredith Dittmar, Portland, Oregon Dave Selden, Portland, Oregon Writers in this issue: Dan Albergotti, Conway, South Carolina April Kopp, Chicago, Illinois Zachary Schomburg, Portland, Oregon
Dress up your desktop. Free from Smashing Magazine.
BMW commissioned artist Jeff Koons to art up a BMW. Here it is. Read more about in at Design Boom.
from Susan Connor’s design blog, Hey Susy
ac 7039-7040 halo copy, originally uploaded by Cuong T Tran Photography. Great photo by Cuong T Tran of the annual art car parade.