Daily Archives: Sep 27, 2010

Choc Chic

Chocolate and shoes – a girl’s perfect combo. Yeah, yeah. Sounds cliche, but c’mon girls, it’s true. Chocolate shaped like shoes that you can eat? Even better. Frances Cooley is a boutique cake maker and trained chocolatier. Her love affair with chocolate began at the age of five, when her mom bought a block of chocolate […]

Stephane Manel

Since his teenage years, French illustrator Stephane Manel‘s life was dedicated to drawing. When he wasn’t drawing, he was making amateur movies with a friend who shared the same passion of drawing and creating as him. His technique started as rudimentary, but his friend challenged him to be better and vice versa. Manel went on to […]

The Land of Giants

Usually an eye sore only seen as functional and necessary, this set of electrical pylons has gotten a refreshing makeover in Iceland. The Land of Giants is a conceptual project by internationally recognized architecture and design firm Choi + Shine that transforms the mundane electrical pylons into statues on the Icelandic landscape by making only small alterations to […]

Temper Trap

Anthemic is probably the easiest shorthand for The Temper Trap’sMelbourne-bred brand of atmospheric melodies and larger-than-life hooks. The video for single “Love is Lost” shares a similar conceit with recent efforts by Mumford and Sons and Local Natives, using a cast of stand-ins instead of the actual band members to present the music to the […]