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What's your favorite accomplishment?
Knowing that despite all the rad things I've done, I'm not satisfied enough to have had a 'favorite' yet.
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Not know what's playing on one's iPod just by looking at their clothes.
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Art that "I get"
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

Modern Tree Houses
Modern Tree Houses
The Los Molles House is a Retreat for Grown-Ups
The Los Molles House looks like a modern treehouse for grown-ups. For anyone who had a treehouse when they were a kid, you know nothing compares to having your very own private sanctuary. Well, who says… MORE
Bad Girltography
Bad Girltography
Hayden Panettiere Sheds Her Sweet Image for Lush Magazine
Actress Hayden Panettiere isn't a good girl, she just plays one on TV (well, at least that's my personal fantasy). The normally sugar sweet Heroes star plays chipper cheerleader Clair, who has the incredible… MORE
Defaced Illustrations
Defaced Illustrations
The Ali Jabbar 'Simple Public Figure' Project Omits Facial Features
The Ali Jabbar 'Simple Public Figures' art installation shows just how familiar we are with some of the world’s most powerful and infamous personalities. This faceless artwork features the likes of… MORE
Unlikely Rockstars
Unlikely Rockstars
Lin Yu Chun Pulls a Susan Boyle and Shocks Audience
Most people would agree that reality television lost its zeal a long time ago. But every now and then, you see something that you never would have witnessed had it not been for, say, a reality singing… MORE
Cocky Condom Campaigns
Cocky Condom Campaigns
These Durex XXL Ads Pack a Big Punch
The irony of how "ballsy" the Durex XXL ad campaign is amazes me. For those of you who need a little more from your condoms, Durex XXL has released what is said to be the largest condom on the market.… MORE
Couture Sportswear Hybrids
Couture Sportswear Hybrids
Highsnobiety Shoots Pairs Stella McCartney With Nike
Some think a woman is at her hottest in sexy lingerie, others like the athletic type who looks great in sweats and sportswear. For those stuck in the middle, your prayers have been answered. Streetwear… MORE
Fishy Footwear
Fishy Footwear
The Nike 78 Aquarium Shoe by Weiden + Kennedy is Beyond Belief
The Nike 78 art project is spawning the kind of creative products that are beyond belief, and it begins with the Nike 78 Aquarium shoe. This fishy footwear, designed by the Weiden + Kennedy ad agency,… MORE
Studded Plaid Menswear
Studded Plaid Menswear
The Riccardo Tisci 'Heavy Luster' Editorial for Givenchy
The Riccardo Tisci 'Heavy Luster' editorial appears in the May issue of Huge Magazine, and by the looks of it, the title is dead on. Photographed by Satoshi Saikusa, the shoot unveils Givenchy designs… MORE
Patriotic Hipster Shoots
Patriotic Hipster Shoots
The DURKL Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
The DURKL Spring/Summer 2010 collection has the kind of gear you can just hangout in and be comfortable in. The collection contains simple yet stylish designs that will meet the needs of most city dwellers.… MORE
Futuristic Glamazons
Futuristic Glamazons
Creative Duo Aleksey & Marina Give New Meaning to Shock & Awe
This set of futuristic fashion photography by the creative duo of Aleksey & Marina has a little something for everyone. Whether you are into fashion, science fiction, vibrant colors, photography, Lady… MORE
Electrifying Candy Commercials
Electrifying Candy Commercials
The Taste of Skittles Fizzld Fruit Will Shock You
The thought of sticking a tube sock in my mouth is not very appetizing, nor is it exciting. But the old man in this Skittles Fizzld Fruit candy commercial sees things a little differently. That is, until… MORE
Scarytale Photography
Scarytale Photography
Miwa Yanagi's ‘Fairytales' Series Will Keep You Up At Nigh
Miwa Yanagi creates very unsettling yet intriguing photos by displaying disturbingly fightening images juxstaposed against familiar fairytale scenes. His ‘Fairytales’ series is his take on classic Western… MORE
Earth Day Kick Displays
Earth Day Kick Displays
Nike SB Dunk High Skunks Set To Drop
The Nike SB Dunk High Skunks are set to drop and retail outlet Maven has set up what I like to call an Earth Day kick display in their window. The crazy original window shows planted Nike SB Dunk Skunks… MORE
Diverse Design Awards
Diverse Design Awards
The Wallpaper* Magazine Design Awards for 2010
Wallpaper* Magazine is all about profiling cutting-edge innovations in design, so it makes sense that they would hand out the Wallpaper* Magazine Design Awards for 2010. Awards were handed out in 11 categories.… MORE