Friday, April 27, 2012

Lego Art

Who doesn't love LEGO® ? Still always in the top 5 children toys after being created in the 1930's. Well Nathan Sawaya a New York-based artist obviously still does as he creates some beautiful art works from these little bricks. Sawaya’s art is currently touring North American museums in a show titled, The Art of the Brick. It’s the only exhibition focusing exclusively on LEGO as an art medium.

check out the website to see more of his wonderful art and find out more about the exhibition

Monday, April 23, 2012

responsive slide menu

Here is a nice way to do a responsive menu that kind of emulates the facebook iphone menu instead of the usual responsive stacking menu.

PageSlide Responsive Demo

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Spotify playing on your website

Spotify announced yesterday the introduction of their own global play button that lets you embed your own Spotify playlist on your site.

It is incredibly easy to use. All you need is your Spotify playlist url, right click a track, playlist, or album within Spotify, choose HTML Link, then paste the link into Spotify's developer website and it generates the html for an iframe for you to copy and paste into your site. There are also options to customise how it appears.

The drawbacks are that it is not immediately apparent that the user will need to have a spotify account to play it and the music does not play through the browser, but from the Spotify application itself and people used to flash players will no doubt get a little confused. 

However I'm convinced and imagine it will be seen on a large number of sites.

And I am currently listening to the Maccabees

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Grime Graffiti

How do you graffiti London without causing a mess? Well Moose Curtis, a renowned British clean artist has managed just that by transforming Southbank with his artworks using some elbow grease and Flash cleaning products. Featuring up to 5,000 images, Moose and his team will spend around 150 hours creating the images by cleaning the dirt and dust from some of the Southbank’s surfaces.

Airplane Toilet Self-Portraits

Artist Nina Katchadourian, on airplanes goes into the toilets and makes herself up using the tissues and then creates a rather cool and fuuny photo. She calls the series “Seat Assignment: Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish Style.”

See them here

Monday, April 02, 2012

Cat Scratching DJ Decks

This is genius. A cat scratching post that is in the shape of decks. How cool would you be if you saw you cat on this! My cat would then be a phat cat rather than just a fat cat!

Buy it here