Wonderful short film documenting the making of a flamenco guitar, created by Greek artist group DeepGreenSea. Portrayed are guitar maker Vassilis Lazarides and flamenco guitarist Edsart Udo De Haes.
Via Marco Köppel.
Buying a bike from the 718 Cyclery differs from the normal buying experience. Collaboratively building your own bike from scratch, it’s the smell of grease, the grit under your fingernails and a sense of accomplishment that makes all the difference. Wonderfully captured by Show Love.
Wonderful paintings by Taipei-based illustrator JungShan. Combining Eastern style with Western techniques to produce her expressive images, JungShan works primarily with Chinese ink, accentuating certain aspects with digital pens and brushes in Photoshop. Her strong portraits often feature warriors and samurais in motion, while employing a style similar to calligraphy painting.
Visit JungShan’s Blog to discover more illustrations, learn about her creative process as well as download free ink textures.
Via Looks like good design.
Short film written and directed by Greg Williams as a web viral for lingerie brand Agent Provocateur staring model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Amazing analog photography by Jan Scholz, who is originally from Hamburg, Germany, but lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.
Be sure to check out Jan’s full portfolio at his website as well as his blog, where he shares the stories behind his photo shoots.
The skiing equivalent to parkour running in this awesome segment from “All.I.Can.” by Sherpas Cinema featuring Canadian freestyle skier JP Auclair.
We are living in a world of seemingly constant conflict and clashing between social classes, religions, nations and political leaders.
To remind us, that we are all human and created equal, photographer Mark Laita has released a book, aptly titled Created Equal. The images of people from different economic backgrounds, races, religions, and professions are placed side-by-side and involuntarily cause the viewer to think about their likenesses.
Baptist Churchgoer, White Supremacist
Homeless Man/Real Estate Developer
French Chef/Short Cook
Amish Teenagers/Punk Teenagers
See more photographs from the book on Mark’s homepage.
You can order the book via Amazon (com/de).
Via My Modern Met.
Philipp Bartz is a freelance designer and developer based in Berlin-Kreuzberg.
See more pictures on his blog and Flickr photostream.
These wonderful time-lapse sequences were taken by Ron Garan, Satoshi Furukawa and the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October 2011 and edited by Michael König.
For more information on shooting locations, visit the video’s vimeo page. You can also download the original footage at the Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth.