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What's your favorite accomplishment?
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Spicy Problem Skin Solutions
Spicy Problem Skin Solutions
Veto Uses Pepper as Part of its Bump Fighting Recipe
The only thing perhaps more taxing than worrying about a physical flaw is figuring out how to deal with it without the use of a plastic surgeon. Veto, a product that is designed to get rid of bumps... MORE
Fatified Cartoon Characters
Fatified Cartoon Characters
Artist ANPH's Playful Melon-Head Art Series
The Melon-Head art series by Anph is a fun set of images that gives an animated makeover to a bunch of very well-known characters. The twist of this art is that the famous cartoon characters now have a… MORE
Rugged Mountain Man Lookbooks
Rugged Mountain Man Lookbooks
The PRPS 2011 Collection Embraces the Rough Side of Fashion
The model in the PRPS 2011 collection looks like he has spent some time up in the mountains or maybe he is just really jazzed about Movember. Either way, the mountain man look totally complements the… MORE
Pensive Clown Art
Pensive Clown Art
Stefan Milev's Zink Magazine Takes on Shakespeare
This Stefan Milev Zink Magazine pictorial re-imagines Shakespeare’s 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' with an eerie twist. With pensive, forlorn clowns, Milev's images deliver a very depressing and creepy… MORE
Fashionista Femme Fatales
Fashionista Femme Fatales
Derek Wood Focuses his Lens on the Depth of Feminine Beauty
Photographer Derek Wood is charged with the enviable task of photographing beautiful women, with most of his shoots taking place in great outdoor locations. However, the photography of Derek Wood does… MORE
Laser-Etched Hoop Shoes
Laser-Etched Hoop Shoes
The Intricate Design of the Air Jordan Force IVs
It may have may been a couple of years since Michael Jordan has graced a basketball court with his presence, but the shoes bearing his name still continue to drive sneaker fanatics crazy. No doubt, the… MORE
Rebellious Hipster Tees
Rebellious Hipster Tees
The Married to the Mob Holiday 2010 Collection
With tees that read "Good girls bend at the knees, Bad girls bend at the waist," the Married to the Mob Holiday 2010 collection is far from innocent. The Married to the Mob Holiday 2010 line is banking… MORE
Human Hood Ornaments
Human Hood Ornaments
These Shots of Natasa Vojnovic by Dusan Reljin will get Your Engines Revving
These shots of Natasa Vojnovic by Dusan Reljin look like they document a pretty wild night out. The photographer mixes things up with full color, black & white and intentionally blurred images to tell… MORE
Tomboy Fashion Shoots
Tomboy Fashion Shoots
Simon Burstall Snaps Boyish Shots of Keke Lindgard for Elle Magazine
Nothing is as hot as a regular girl who can pull off boyish looks and still maintain her femininity. These shots of Keke Lindgard for Elle Magazine are proof of that. Photographer Simon Burstall captures… MORE
Body-Framed Photography
Body-Framed Photography
The Unconventional Imagery of Tasya Van Ree
Creativity is definitely at the heart of these black & white images by photographer Tasya Van Ree. The props used in the photos and the angles from which they are taken really give this set of work an… MORE
Tree-Cut Sound Docks
Tree-Cut Sound Docks
The Koostik Wood iPhone Speaker System Pumps Natural Noise
I've seen plenty of original sound docks, but I've never seen one that has its origins in a forest. The Koostik wood iPhone speaker system is a funky combination of wood from maple and walnut trees. You… MORE
Underwater Hipster Snapshots
Underwater Hipster Snapshots
The Submerged Photography of Kassia Meinholdt
The photography of Kassia Meinholdt focuses on young, fresh-faced females with a definite hipster vibe to them. The single subject photography features bright backdrops and often employs natural light.… MORE
Modern Minimalist Prayer Palaces
Modern Minimalist Prayer Palaces
Alfonso Architects Tampa Covenant Church
Fans of church architecture are usually impressed by the structure's old world charm and historical significances. However, if new dynamic buildings like the Alfonso Architects Tampa Covenant Church keep… MORE
Off-Duty Princess Art
Off-Duty Princess Art
The Zenescope Takes a Look at Cartoons Behind the Scenes
Trend Hunter is no stranger to bringing you re-imagined versions of childhood fairytales, but this look at cartoon characters behind the scenes is unlike anything you’ve seen before. This look at the… MORE
Romantic Retro Marketing
Romantic Retro Marketing
The Sizzling Guess Fall/Winter 2010 Campaign
After debuting earlier this summer, the Guess Fall/Winter 2010 campaign has added some more shots. The new images will make you feel like you just jumped out of a fashion forward time machine. Denim,… MORE
Hooded Bird Dresses
Hooded Bird Dresses
The Damon Baker 'Polly Brown' Brave New Girl Editorial
The Damon Baker 'Polly Brown' spread in 'Brave New Girl features a smoking hot model rocking a wide array of killer fashions and wild hairdos. The looks on display in this Damon Baker 'Polly Brown' photo… MORE
Patterned Hipster Knitwear
Patterned Hipster Knitwear
The Journal Standard 2010 Fall Lookbook
With the changed leafs on the ground in many a city street, it's time to thrown on your autumn fashions on. If you are looking for some new fall threads, you may want to check out the new Journal Standard… MORE
Haute Asylum Spreads
Haute Asylum Spreads
The Insanely Sizzling Model Andrej Pejic for Tush Winter 2010
This spread featuring Andrej Pejic for Tush Magazine takes the model inside the walls of an all-white padded room. Fortunately, this femme fatale is not actually insane. These pictures of Andrej Pejic… MORE
Raging Riot Photography
Raging Riot Photography
Boston.com Captures Piercing Protest Pictures
The 'Big Picture' section of website Boston.com is always guaranteed to have some mind-blowing images on display. True to form, this set of protest photography is absolutely stunning and evokes some honest… MORE
Midnight Hour Fashiontography
Midnight Hour Fashiontography
Marcelina Sowa & Sessilee Lopez Pose for L'Officiel
This photo shoot for L’Officiel Magazine featuring models Sedent, Marcelina Sowa & Sessilee Lopez is called 'Noirologie' and is inspired by all things dark. From the styling to the dark lighting, this… MORE
Timeless Beauty Pictorials
Timeless Beauty Pictorials
The V Magazine Age Issue Features Classic Starlets
The V Magazine Age Issue features 3 covers, each starring one of Hollywood's most beautiful and famous leading ladies. Susan Sarandon, Jane Fonda and Sigourney Weaver each grace their own cover of the… MORE
Vintage Varsity Shoots
Vintage Varsity Shoots
'An Education' by DAVEYiPhoto for Creem Magazine is Awesomely Academic
'An Education' by DAVEYiPhoto for Creem Magazine is an achingly chic shoot featuring prep school-inspired clothing. With the models in crested blazers, plaid skirts and shirts with rep ties, there is… MORE
Peek-A-Boo Avian Fashions
Peek-A-Boo Avian Fashions
Karolina Kurkova for El Pais Semanal Magazine
Bird-like fashions take center stage in this editorial featuring Karolina Kurkova for El País Semanal Magazine. The fashions on display clearly draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. The fashions… MORE
Steamy Flapper Spreads
Steamy Flapper Spreads
Georgina Stojiljkovic by Greg Lotus for Vogue Italia
Just a warning, these steamy shots of Diego Miguel and Georgina Stojiljkovic by Greg Lotus for Vogue Italia may fog up your monitor. The title of this editorial is 'Suggestions,' and it definitely fits,… MORE
Haute Punk Fashion Spreads
Haute Punk Fashion Spreads
The 'Dark Knights' Editorial by Christian Rios for Runway Magazine
The 'Dark Knights' editorial by Christian Rios for Runway Magazine mixes haute fashions with punk influences and achieves great results. The shoot features models Rina, Kyle Ledeboer and Nick Lacey in… MORE
Flipped Facial Shoots
Flipped Facial Shoots
The Thorsten Schmidtkord "Head on Top" Photo Series
At first glance the Thorsten Schmidtkord "Head on Top" photo series kind of freaked me out. but once my eyes adjusted to what was going on, it was pure enjoyment. The Thorsten Schmidtkord "Head on Top"… MORE
Surreal Faceless Photography
Surreal Faceless Photography
The Peculiar World of Maia Flore
Some photographers have a knack for being able to take you right out of this world plop you into and into theirs. Maia Flore is one of those photographers. Whether it's images of women suspended in mid… MORE
Disheveled Purple 'Dos
Disheveled Purple 'Dos
The Mario Testino Shoots Sasha Pivovarova for V Magazine
These wild shots of uber hot model Sasha Pivovarova for V Magazine turn what would usually be considered a “bad hair day” by most into a badass pictorial. The shots consist of both indoor and outdoor… MORE
Carousel Couture Fashiontography
Carousel Couture Fashiontography
Vogue Italia 'Acrobats' Featuring Karen Elson by Steven Meisel
The Vogue Italia 'Acrobats' editorial featuring Karen Elson by Steven Meisel is a fun-filled shoot, chronicling a day in the life of a circus performer. While the clowns and other performers are decked… MORE
Ultraviolet Boudoir Pictorials
Ultraviolet Boudoir Pictorials
Sultry Vanessa Paradis by Mikael Jansson for Interview Magazine
These shots of Vanessa Paradis by Mikael Jansson for Interview Magazine are second to none. With a very cool dramatic effect achieved by the use of lighting, the photos almost have sci-fi feel to them.… MORE
Zombified Blockbuster Art
Zombified Blockbuster Art
The Matt Busch 'Hollywood is Dead' Poster Series
When Matt Busch says “Hollywood is dead,” he is not referring to slumping box office numbers or talentless cookie-cutter actors on screen. 'Hollywood is dead' is actually the title of his art series,… MORE
See-Through Luxury Marquees
See-Through Luxury Marquees
The Transparent Bubble Tent by Pierre Stephane Dumas
Are you one of those people for whom the term "roughing it" while camping means bringing as many domestic luxuries with you as possible? If so, then this transparent Bubble Tent by designer Pierre Stephane… MORE
Pink Denim Menswear
Pink Denim Menswear
The Colorful 'Deluxe' Spring/Summer 2011 Collection
Japanese clothing company 'Deluxe' has always been known for pushing fashion boundaries while still maintaining a very wearable feel. The 'Deluxe' Spring/Summer 2011 collection upholds this reputation… MORE
Welcome Back Pictorials
Welcome Back Pictorials
The Tom Ford Vogue 'Mr. Ford Returns' Editorial is Awesome
The Tom Ford Vogue Magazine editorial celebrates the designer's return to women's apparel. Fashion-conscious men of the world will probably be disappointed; however, at least the editorial sends this menswear… MORE
Wild Warrior Pictorials
Wild Warrior Pictorials
Koichiro Doi Shoots the Tokyo Tribe VMAN Editorial
The Tokyo Tribe VMAN magazine editorial is one that will grab your attention from the very first glance. Shot by photographer Koichiro Doi, this spread maintains artistic value while displaying some of… MORE
Haute iPad Carriers
Haute iPad Carriers
The Palmer & Sons Leather iPad Hip Bag No. 19 is Super Sleek
The Palmer & Sons Leather iPad Hip Bag No. 19 may be the first iPad bag to rival the Apple tablet's good looks. With a heavy emphasis on design, this luxury carrier is in a league on it's own. Not only… MORE

Featured Ideas

New Age Alphatecture
New Age Alphatecture
Scott Teplin Designs Alphabet City
When was the last time, as an adult, you got excited about the alphabet? We no longer sing the alphabet song nor do we eat Alphaghetti. Well, Scott Teplin’s brand of new age alphatecture got me singing… MORE
Mega Afros
Mega Afros
The Hilarious Emma Stone GQ Pictorial Shows Off Her Sense of Humor
I’m a sucker for a girl with a sense of humor, and if she is cute, well, let’s just say I’m hooked, so this Emma Stone GQ pictorial is right up my alley. The rising starlet, whom you have no doubt seen… MORE
Dapper Pinstriped Fashion
Dapper Pinstriped Fashion
The Ballantyne Fall 2010 Collection Mixes the Tough and Preppy
These days it's refreshing to see a menswear line that goes back to the basics. The Ballantyne Fall 2010 collection does just that. Don't get me wrong, the output is still stylish and well-made, but it… MORE
Mummified Stilettos
Mummified Stilettos
The Pierre Hardy 2010 Summer Shoe Collection
The Pierre Hardy 2010 Summer shoe collection offers up some pretty wild styles. From thigh-high stilettos to cut-out flats, the styles offer variations on color and design that seem almost limitless. The… MORE
Nerdy Hipster Photography
Nerdy Hipster Photography
Antonio Andrade's Fashion Spreads Are Too Cool for School
These super-cool images from photographer Antonio Andrade are the kind of pictures in which I find just as hot, if not hotter, than swimsuit editorials. This set of Antonio Andrade's photography focuses… MORE
Wet 'n' Wild Airline Ads
Wet 'n' Wild Airline Ads
New Avianova Commercial Shows Girls in Bikinis Cleaning Dirty Planes
Airlines have been reducing fares and allowing extra baggage to entice more people to fly. Well, this Avianova commercial, which shows bikini-clad flight attendants stripping down to their bikinis so they… MORE
Window Pane Watches
Window Pane Watches
Hamilton Time Player Changes the Face of Watch Design
Hamilton is one of the most respected and trusted watch makers of our time. Now normally the most trusted and respected companies play the straight and narrow when it comes to design. But Hamilton's window… MORE
Punk Pompadours
Punk Pompadours
Baptiste Giabiconi & Francois Darmigny Team Up for Giabiconi Press Kit
Up until recently, if Baptiste Giabiconi and Francois Darmigny were working together, it would have involved photographs of Giabiconi modeling clothing. But this set is a little bit different, as these… MORE
Smartphone Room Keys
Smartphone Room Keys
Openways Hotel Key App Uses Your iPhone to Open Doors
The OpenWays hotel key app seeks to eliminate digital room keys. Hotel room keys are easy to misplace and even when you can find them, sometimes their proximity to other digital devices can erase the code… MORE
Minimalist Mobile Phones
Minimalist Mobile Phones
Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness Stuns and Simplifies
Miss the good old days when mobile phones were for talking and texting only? The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness is a minimalist mobile phone that takes us way back in time to the early 2000s. With a sleek… MORE
Tree-Climbing Hipster Lookbooks
Tree-Climbing Hipster Lookbooks
Band of Outsiders Fall 2010 Campaign Shows Must-Have Menswear
Fellas, if you feel like getting in touch with nature this fall, do so in style with some of the key pieces featured in the Band of Outsiders Fall 2010 lookbook. The Band of Outsiders Fall 2010 lookbook… MORE
Waving Door Autos
Waving Door Autos
The Bertone Pandion Waves Hello with its Doors
Throw ya doors in the air and wave 'em like you just don't care! That is exactly what the Bertone Pandion does and it does it with flair. While car doors that raise up to let its driver in are nothing… MORE
Digital Hairtography
Digital Hairtography
Joseph Cartright Hits a High Note Using High Def
After becoming familiar with Joseph Cartright's work ,it is probably safe to assume the guy may get more of a rush by walking past the local hairdressers' than if he were to stumble into a gentleman's… MORE
Financial Idiom Stunts
Financial Idiom Stunts
The RaboDirect 'Money Tree' Shows Cash Does Grow on Trees
My parents, like many parents before and after them, always told me, "Money doesn't grow on trees." I can't wait to show my folks the RaboDirect Money Tree. The Australian bank set up a real-life money… MORE