The Co-Create Series: Victoria Garcia’s illustration inspired by an ant coated dinnerware collection

Lost At E Minor Contributor

Presented by Microsoft_PresentedBy

By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Wednesday 26 November 2014

For the Co-Create series, we’ve invited six of Australia’s most talented creative talents to produce original work exclusively for Lost At E Minor inspired by some of their favourite posts on the site and using only the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. In this installment, textile artist Victoria Garcia, who was featured in a Lost At E Minor video back in 2013, took inspiration from these illustrations of anatomical and botanical drawings combined. These are her words about the creative process. [see Victoria’s other Co-Create works here, here, and here]

Read more

Photos reveal the incredible art of Parma ham making

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham) is known all around the world and is used in high-end restaurants, sold in delis, and if you’re lucky, used on pizzas in authentic pizzerias. It’s a product ‘whose quality is regulated with a clinical intensity’. There’s even an official body in charge for safeguarding, protecting and promoting Parma ham. This […]

Read more

This guy is drinking 10 cans of coke a day to prove an unhealthy point

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 November 2014

There’s a bunch of no-sugar diet plans making the rounds on social media, but one man is doing the complete opposite. Calling his ‘experiment’ 10 Cokes A Day, George Prior plans to drink (as the title indicates) 10 cans of Coke a day. No Diet Coke, no Coke Zero-just full-strength sugary Coke (and Cherry Coke). It’s a health experiment that will take 30 days to complete. He’s already started and the weight gain is quite significant: 16 pounds in the first 21 days and a body fat increase of 60 percent!

Read more

Nickelodeon and Toyota collaborated to make this Spongebob Squarepants car

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Nickelodeon and Toyota recently collaborated to make a car who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Currently on display at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Spongebob Squarepants-themed concept car was created to promote the Toyota Sienna and ‘The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’. If you haven’t noticed by now, the car’s […]

Read more

8 bit icons get the fashion forward treatment

Pamela Thompson Contributor

By Pamela Thompson in New Fashion on Wednesday 26 November 2014

What happens when you boil down cultural fashion icons into 8 bit form? Graphic fashion magic! These graphic versions of famous fashion legends may be stripped down to just 8 bits, but somehow they emit a striking and complex aura similar to their real life selves. 8biticons.com has been generating versions of notable icons on […]

Read more

KLM pulls out all the stops for its customer in #HappyToHelp Twitter-thon

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Wednesday 26 November 2014

After KLM announced its retirement of the MD-11 passenger jets, they have stopped at nothing to continue to change for the better.

Read more

London opened a new apple store that was full of real, crunchy apples

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Don’t tell Apple, but there’s a real apple store out there. A real apple store that sells real apples, not apple computers. In observance of Apple Day (yes, it’s a thing!), Londoners were treated to a rather groovy installation at the historic Borough Market on the south bank this past October. TinMan and Teatime agencies […]

Read more

Truck jumps over F1 car, sets world record and makes our jaws drop

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 26 November 2014

This one of the craziest, most awesome things you’ll ever see: a trailer truck jumping over a Formula 1 car as it passes through just at the right moment underneath. No CGI was involved in the making of the stunt, just lots of balls. The entire thing was organized by stuntman Mike Ryan, who also happened to be the truck’s driver. Martin Ivanov drove the Lotus F1 car.

Read more (1 comment)

Human skin is beautifully manipulated, and it’s all done without photoshop

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 25 November 2014

Dutch artist Juuke Schoorl likes to explore the aesthetic possibilities of skin, and it might be hard to believe but these are all created without any Photoshop work. Her graduation project is known as ‘REK’ which means ‘stretch’ in Dutch, and it illustrates Schoorl’s fascination with the human body and the ways it can be […]

Read more

Guests feast on food from surgical trays in this bizarre promotional restaurant

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 25 November 2014

Hungry for brains? To promote the new Surgeon Simulator game, Miss Cakehead and London Mess organized an incredibly stomach churning dinner that replicated the gory game. Guests were served a five-course dinner in a mock-up operating room that had a real life ‘patient’ on the operating table to feast from. Yeah, it’s nasty. During the […]

Read more

Artist implants human hair onto shoes to create hairy stilettos

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 25 November 2014

Come and get it, ladies, I know you want it. Chinese artist Zhu Tian has created the most disgusting, unwearable shoe you’ll ever see: ‘Babe’, a set of flesh-colored stilettos covered in disheveled human hair.

Read more

Fact: The Ice Age happened in Australia, too

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel, New Eco on Tuesday 25 November 2014

This article brought to you by amaysim

Think ‘ice age’, and you’d probably think about Antarctica. Maybe we napped our way through geography classes when we were young enough to be in school… still, who knew that there’s rather compelling geographical evidence to show that Hallett Cove Conservation Park has seen the ice age 280 million or so years ago?

Read more

50 building windows turned into eyes in this massive mural in rome

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 25 November 2014

For the past two years, Italian street artist ‘Blu’, has been spending time working on and living in an old military warehouse in Rome. Just recently, he’s finished work on the building, having turned its 50 windows into mouths and eyes of 27 colorful and strange creatures. The giant mural is as beautiful as it is eerie.

Read more

Canon is out with a new camera and the photos people are taking with it are amazing

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Tuesday 25 November 2014

Presented by Presented by eBay

We’re in awe of the highly anticipated new Canon EOS 5D Mark III. With supercharged EOS performance and stunning full frame, high-resolution image capture, the EOS 5D Mark III is certainly designed to perform. The EOS 5D Mark III is ideal for shooting weddings in the studio or out in the field, and even better for still photography.

Read more (2 comments)

These amazing carvings within a labyrinth of caverns is the work of one man alone over ten years

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 25 November 2014

This is a story begging to be told. For more than 10 years, American artist Ra Paulette treks a mile by himself to the sandstone mesas of northern New Mexico. Day by day, he patiently chipped and scraped away the walls of these sandstone caverns to produce a sculpted masterpiece of interlocking caverns.

Read more

close

Like us on Facebook

Don't show this again - I already like Lost At E Minor