Art/Design

Osaka Station City: Water Display

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Did you ever think that a fountain could be used to tell the time or to display visuals? Well the Japanese sure did and this latest kind of display is purely unique, as it can even display artwork! Mind-blowing.

Come With A Story and Leave With Another

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Colsubsidio’s libraries and creative agency Lowe-SSP3 recently showcased these clever prints, each making reference to two famous stories, to illustrate the service the libraries provide of book exchange. The purpose is to point out the fact that customers come in with a story and leave with another.

Can you find both stories in these pieces?

The Story of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’

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If you frequent bookstores, stationery stores or any stores really, you’re probably sick to death of the visual plague of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On‘ parodies assaulting you everywhere you look. However, Temujin Doran’s charming documentary about the creation and rediscovery of the unused World War II poster by Barter Books’ Stuart Manley, goes a long way to quashing the variety of design crimes committed in the poster’s name.

Artist Spotlight: Pol Ubeda Hervas

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“I’m Not There” is a series of photographs that depicts a man looking at his shadows, but never revealing the identity of the man himself, except for his shoes. Using the invisible man concept with an added twist, the photographs represent a time in our lives when we don’t recognise who we are.

Going Solo

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Wanna know what made me start the5to9life.com in the first place?

Check out the following video and make notes of the advice that pushed me to starting this website.

Artist Spotlight: Yayoi Kusama

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Simple. Effective. Creative. Colourful. Amazing.

Five words I would use to describe the result of this art installation from artist Yayoi Kusama. Currently featured at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, it will be there until March 11.