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What is unique that's not in your bio?
I have the most diverse group of friends, from hippies & millioners to spiritual leaders. In all of them I find a piece of me, myself and I.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
My son.
How do you define cool?
Canvas changing colors full of harmony and balance, spiritual recognition, the art of oneness.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Blogs, blogs, blogs...
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
It forces me to search internet blogs from a to z
What is your favorite trend?
Right now...recession. In a long run is going to make people aware of their purpuse and put many things in perspective.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Determining why certain things gain adoption and others don't.
How do you reset to be creative?
My ritual is going to bad very late and waking up very early. I don't like to waste my time on too much sleep. I get a feeling that I am missing on something.
What inspires or excites you?
Travel, travel, travel! Crossing the borders, meeting new people is the ultimate "set me free into unknown" feeling. Couldn't live without it.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
Voltaire said:"God is a comedian playing to an audience afraid to laugh", That's going to change. The new generation will truely understand who they are and what is their purpose. School system will add 'thinking class. Children will be able to question and debate school material, going back to the roots of ancient philosophers and teachers.
Peeling Lamps
Peeling Lamps
Daria Burlinska's LED Light Looks Like a Giant Sliced Onion
Polish designer Daria Burlinska aims to create lighting that will add artistic edge to any interior. She is bringing new economic possibilities into being with her energy saving, LED bulb-only lamps. Her… MORE
Disco Ball Fashion
Disco Ball Fashion
Sequined & Metallic Minis on the MTV Music Awards Red Carpet
The MTV Music Awards red carpet fashion was full of disco ball fashion -- glittery, silver looks. Dynasty-inspired mini dresses seemed to be the most popular choices. It seems that metallic fashion refuses… MORE
Mosquito Screen Fashion
Mosquito Screen Fashion
See-Through, Sheer Dresses at the 2009 MTV Music Awards
One of the cast members of MTV’s The City, Whitney Port, opted for a rather risque look at the 2009 MTV Music Awards in a black Christopher Kane mini dress. Port's Christopher Kane gown had a few layers… MORE
Snakeskin Catsuits
Snakeskin Catsuits
Amber Rose's Slinky MTV Music Awards Red Carpet Fashion
With her ultra short hair and amazing figure, Kanye West's girlfriend Amber Rose stands out in any crowd, especially in the tight-fitting one-piece garments she's been showing up in. For last night's… MORE
Divalicious Piggy Banks
Divalicious Piggy Banks
Chic Retro Cans With Oxymoronic Savings Slogans
With vintage chic advertising images from the past and humorous text, these piggy banks are a perfect gift idea for girls on a budget. With slogans like “I am saving up for some therapy” and “Change… MORE
Interactimations
Interactimations
Cartell's Humorous Flash Animations Can Amuse for Hours
Stevijn Van Olst and Johny Slackare are strong believers in digital advertising and they are collaborating with a large number of new talent in the digital world. “Cartelle” represents two professionals… MORE
Groundbreaking Broadcasts
Groundbreaking Broadcasts
YouTube In 3D Offers Instant Stardom To Anyone
YouTube now features 3D format videos and with the help of special glasses, you too can view them. Since the new format is becoming very trendy, YouTube is asking viewers to come up with their own, unique,… MORE
Peeling Architecture
Peeling Architecture
Camenzind Evolution Design Creates Swirling Cocoon Offices
Camenzind Evolution Architects, a Switzerland-based design group, created an ultra-modern, innovative and unique working environment called Cocoon Offices. The walls and balconies of the Cocoon Offices… MORE
Sunburst Accessories
Sunburst Accessories
Givenchy Autumn/Fall Collection of Punk Designs
Bracelets are a great accessory for this season, and the Givenchy Autumn/Fall 2010 collection has a great assortment of them. The collection has a mixture of one-of-a-kind pieces that will easily... MORE
Surreal Illustrated Books
Surreal Illustrated Books
'Tomas' by James Palumbo Explores Salacious Socialites & Filth
James Palumbo’s ‘Tomas’ book illustrates an intense reportage of our times with the rhythm that captures the reflective period in his life. It’s a psychologically thrilling tale examining the depths… MORE
Crowdsourced Celebrity Lookalikes
Crowdsourced Celebrity Lookalikes
From the First Lady to Jessica Alba & Angelina Jolie
Allie is Wired held a look-alike contest that yielded a mini album of celebrity doubles. Some of the submitted pictures clearly indicate that many of the entries are clearly delusional when it comes to… MORE
Accordion Couture
Accordion Couture
Antwerp Channels Glamour With Sci-Fi Twist
The Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts didn’t disappoint this year with stunning up-and-coming designs. A unique mélange of instruments, architecture and geometry-inspired couture pleasantly surprised… MORE
Drug-Riddled Art
Drug-Riddled Art
Dash Snow Shows Shocking Scenes of Violence & Drugs
Dash Snow, one of the top emerging US artists, passed away at the young age of 27 years old. His infamous Polaroid series is said to be a “record of places he might not remember the next day.” Controversial… MORE
Edgy Fashion Blogs
Edgy Fashion Blogs
‘The F**Up Crew Milan' is an Open, Honest Celebration of the Indust
The F**Up Crew Milan is an exhibition of the fashion world—people who work for it and three guys who are in it. Marcus Riggi, Alfredo Junior and Fabio Carannante created this blog with enchanting eye candy… MORE
Artistic Icon Tributes
Artistic Icon Tributes
Fans Commemorate Michael Jackson's Life Through Art
The gallery above is comprised of Michael Jackson art from around the world created as a tribute to his life and curated by web designer Depot. These pieces prove that Michael Jackson was and is an inspiration… MORE
Postmortem Editorials
Postmortem Editorials
Bruce Weber Photo Shoot of Michael Jackson Resurfaces
Although Michael Jackson died less than a week ago, one of his photo shoots is just now being picked up by the blogosphere. This editorial shoot for L'Uomo Vogue by Bruce Weber is part of an alleged deal… MORE
Macabre Photography
Macabre Photography
Rancinan's Blood-Inspired Portraits
Rancinan is a well known photographer who perfectly captures the true artistic expressions of each subject he shoots. A great example is the photo showing the creative identity of Paul McCarthy--an artist… MORE
Inked Pin-Up Studios
Inked Pin-Up Studios
666photography Has Handmade Costumes, Props & Burlesque Tattoos
666photography has clever vintage ideas, beautifully mixing old and new styles. With the help of old-school theater style sets, hand-painted backdrops and retro costumes, 666photography is able to transform… MORE
Futuristic Surrealism
Futuristic Surrealism
Otherworldly Portraits of Thirteen Queens by Alex & Felix
The cover of the summer issue of Eyemazing magazine was shot by the talented Swiss duo Alex Gertschen and Felix Meier. Alex and Felix have a rather unusual approach to their vivid art work. Without the… MORE
Posh Player Flicks
Posh Player Flicks
Ashton Kutcher Channels Modern American Gigolo in 'Spread'
Ashton Kutcher’s character in the new movie ‘Spread’ is using the oldest tricks in the book by using sex and good looks to work his way into a lifestyle full of special privileges. The action takes place… MORE
Human Dolls
Human Dolls
Katie Gallagher Transforms Models Into Mannequins (UPDATE)
Katie Gallagher is a designer whose work is an encounter between art and fashion. She explores the possibilities of cutting-edge ideas with this imaginative photo set. The nude spandex material used throughout… MORE
Extreme Impersonators
Extreme Impersonators
Britney Spears Look-alike, Lorna Bliss, Even Shaves Her Head
In Great Britain, a 27-year-old inspiring actress and a singer named Lorna Bliss has given up her solo career to pursue her dreams by becoming a Britney Spears impersonator. This is not just any look-alike;… MORE
Haute Couture Cupcakes
Haute Couture Cupcakes
From Chanel to Louis Vuitton, Sweet Fashion-Inspired Desserts
Eat your favorite designer with these delectable desserts. What a treat for a true fashionista! You can choose any one from Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Christian Louboutin to Agent Provocateur and Betsey… MORE
Turquoise Space Hair
Turquoise Space Hair
Vivid Makeup, Wigs & Splash Color Photography by Therese Aldgard
The love of pop-art and 80s fashions tend to be very popular these days, and such is the case for Therese Aldgard. Therese Aldgard’s portfolio is dominated by splashes of vibrant colors and eye-popping… MORE
Intimate Celebtography
Intimate Celebtography
Marcus Klinko & Indrani Channel Lindsay Lohan's Inner Beauty
In a recent shoot with Lindsay Lohan, photography duo Marcus Klinko and Indrani were able to conceive intimate yet semi-erotic images of the actress who is almost unrecognizable in many photos. Marcus… MORE
Hairy Masks
Hairy Masks
Intricate Braiding & Sculptured Hair Editorial for Vision Magazine
This is defiantly the most creative and avant-garde hair styling I’ve seen in a while. Carefully planned in design, inch by inch the hair works as a living mask becoming one with the model’s face. The… MORE
Human Porcelain
Human Porcelain
Therese Aldgard Captures Models as Antique Marionette Dolls
Therese Aldgard presents a series of beauty shoots that articulate her creativity; they exude art and consumer culture of cosmetics in one. The art direction mirrors the infatuation with antique porcelain… MORE
Diamond-Studded Faces
Diamond-Studded Faces
Alix Malka's Color-Popping Editorial for Flair Magazine
This jewelry editorial for Flair Magazine is a simply delightful spread of color and sparkling jewels. Shot by Alix Malka, who is known for his vision of pop art photography, the editorial features model… MORE
Meat Suits
Meat Suits
Jia Jam's Real Bacon And Salami Dress for Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Jia Jam wanted to design an outfit for her Aqua Teen Hunger Force birthday party and she decided to go a nontraditional route and choose salami and bacon for an extra meaty look. The basic dress is made… MORE
Microclimate Retreats
Microclimate Retreats
The Eagles Nest Resort Offers 320 Degree View of New Zealand
In the heart of New Zealand's sub-tropical paradise, you will find the five-star Eagles Nest retreat. This ultra-luxury resort is located on Northland’s Bay of Islands and owned by Sandra and Daniel… MORE
Floating Residences
Floating Residences
A River Runs Through the 'Hindi House' by John Pardey Architects
Everyone dreams of a waterfront house, but not too many can actually live on the water. John Pardey Architects did just that. They designed Hindi House for which they have won an award for architectural… MORE
Flashback Photo Leaks
Flashback Photo Leaks
Topless 'Gimme More' Pictures Catch Up With Britney Spears
Britney Spears went topless during her video shoot for Gimme More in 2007, going that extra mile for the crew and now internet viewers. ‘Every time they turn the lights down, just want to go that extra… MORE
Body Suspension Artography
Body Suspension Artography
Manuel Vason Channels Romanticism and Pain in His Photos
Manuel Vason’s mixture of art performance and photography brings a new wave of boundary breaking in the human form. Contorted bodies photographed with tones of grey and brown compose a moment in time that… MORE
Kaleidoscope Kissers
Kaleidoscope Kissers
Glittery Mouthpieces By Ralf Pulmann Bring Back Neon Lips
This is an up-close and personal beauty editorial by Ralf Pulmann, who has a gift for creating artsy shoots with the help of great lighting and a team of talented makeup artists. With a touch of vivid… MORE
Gravity-Defying Hair
Gravity-Defying Hair
Avant-Garde Designs by Robert Masciave
Stylist Robert Masciave creates unique hair looks for fashion shows that are just like his hair--edgy and experimental. His approach is definitely beyond average styling. Robert Masciave's head creations… MORE
Color Pop Paintography
Color Pop Paintography
Miles Aldridge's Overly Saturated Fashion Editorials
Miles Aldridge is known for his extreme color saturated fashion photography. His work shows great originality and clever art direction. These editorials could be a tribute to Andy Warhol’s art and fashion,… MORE

Featured Ideas

Organic Home Decor
Organic Home Decor
Mod Green Pod Offers a Bevy of Eco-Friendly Textiles
Lisa and Nancy Mims founded ‘Mod Green Pod’ to offer non-toxic textiles for the home that range from wallpaper to fabrics and bags. Their lovely, modern and funky textiles are free of vinyl and feature… MORE
Prized Possession Photography
Prized Possession Photography
10 Commandments of Gratitude With Cameroon Kids
It's a thought-provoking photo session and the message is strong and clear: acknowledge the benefits that you receive every day. In Cameroon, a few children ware invited to show off the most important… MORE
Futuristic Desert Editorials
Futuristic Desert Editorials
Eugenio Recuenco Captures Beauty on Desolate Sandy Plain
Eugenio Recuenco is among the most creative fashion photographers on the scene. He is known for his cinematographic eye and eye-popping art direction. If there ever was a photo shoot on planet Mars, this… MORE
Illusory Sneakers
Illusory Sneakers
Pierre Hardy's Perspective Cubes Feature a Freaky 3D Pattern
If you are looking for a pair of sneakers to make a statement this summer, look no further then Pierre Hardy’s Perspective Cubes. These shoes feature black-and-white checkered cube uppers with... MORE
Spiked & Feathered Sandals
Spiked & Feathered Sandals
Outrageous Givenchy Shoes Scream Drama & Sass
Let’s talk some Givenchy. The gallery above features an absolutely fabulous footwear collection detailed with feathers, spikes and metallic shine. These are shoes fit for Carrie Bradshaw. These perforated… MORE
AdSense Evolution
AdSense Evolution
Google Axes Video AdSense From Its Arsenal
The Google AdSense for Video feature will be fully eliminated by the end of April 2009. If you are an AdSense customer, you’ll no longer have the option to place video ads on your pages. Only publishers… MORE
Wooden Watches
Wooden Watches
The Void V.01 Exemplifies Geometric Zen Modernism
The Hong Kong-based Swedish designer David Ericsson of VOID has created this superb V.01EL watch collection. It's like a fine piece of ultra-modern furniture wrapped around your wrist! Ericsson shares… MORE
Virtual Castle Tours
Virtual Castle Tours
Hearst Castle Implements Budget-Friendly Option for Travelers
If you haven’t been to Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA, the museum has just launched a newly-designed website tour with interactive 360-degree views inside and outside the grounds of this historic landmark.… MORE
Human Porcelain
Human Porcelain
Therese Aldgard Captures Models as Antique Marionette Dolls
Therese Aldgard presents a series of beauty shoots that articulate her creativity; they exude art and consumer culture of cosmetics in one. The art direction mirrors the infatuation with antique porcelain… MORE
Brick and Glass Showrooms
Brick and Glass Showrooms
Martin Margiela's Munich Store Is An Eclectic Fashion Hub
Martin Margiela offers an inspiring visual mixture in his clothing, store, runway, website and advertising designs. Margiela is a truly avant-garde artist in everything he does. Recently he opened a new… MORE
Drug-Riddled Art
Drug-Riddled Art
Dash Snow Shows Shocking Scenes of Violence & Drugs
Dash Snow, one of the top emerging US artists, passed away at the young age of 27 years old. His infamous Polaroid series is said to be a “record of places he might not remember the next day.” Controversial… MORE
Ancient Prank Texts?
Ancient Prank Texts?
The Voynich Manuscript Could Be The Hoax of the Century
The book is said to be the most mysterious of all time, but could it be a hoax? Four centuries after its appearance in Europe, the Voynich Manuscript still interests researchers. With over 200 pages… MORE
Element Inspired Cars
Element Inspired Cars
Futuristic MGX Ondelios Car is Shaped by the Wind
MGX collaborated with Renault to create a hybrid technology, aerodynamic efficiency, eco-friendly, high-end futuristic car which was on display in Milan at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. If you… MORE
Snooze-Induced Savings
Snooze-Induced Savings
The Banclock Bank Lets You Save Money When You Sleep In
The latest craze from Japan is the Banclock, which is an alarm clock that forces you to save money. The Banclock is a simple concept; when the buzzer goes off, insert a coin. That's right, there's no… MORE