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Monday, April 18, 2011

Signs of the Times

Chao & Eero Jewel is a Finnish company that produces some pretty hip adornments, like these rings from their Signs silver collection. Dig more of these treasures of modern culture:


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:22 am  

Friday, April 15, 2011

Food, Deconstructed

Synchronicity is an ideal term to describe the chance of stumbling upon these parallel artistic finds this morning. Above we have one of a series titled “Fast Food” by Dale Edwin Murray. Below, represents artist David Schwen’s “Type Sandwiches” collection, whose motto is simply: Make Something Cool Everyday. From what we can see, they’ve both got a handle on that concept.

Big up to Fubiz & DesignWorklife

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:41 pm  

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

SkateWork by Haroshi

Reminiscent of a fairly recent post, we look at skateboards once more; this time from a slightly different perspective. Fueled by his passion for skateboarding, artist Haroshi uses them as a medium for his 3 dimensional creations. We’ve featured one of our faves, a little something called “Screaming My Hand.”

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:40 am  

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Wrinkles of the City

JR, an ambitious photographer and recent recipient of the 2011 TED Award, has recently released a video short based on his exhibition work completed while in Shanghai called ‘Wrinkles of the City’ that is worth a look.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 2:47 am  

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

From Big Houses, Little Ones

Naruse-Inokuma Architects have come up with something that’s not only eco-friendly, but innovative and functional as well. These house-shaped sticky tabs – or IE-TAGs (“ie” is Japanese for “house”) – originate from wood debris from actual houses.

via Design Milk

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 2:21 pm  

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Look Closely

Dig this clever find we stumbled upon the other day.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:10 am  

Friday, May 7, 2010

A Giant Plastic Six-Pack Ring

From The Province: “Activists have entangled two sculpted porpoises in a giant plastic six-pack ring to protest the use of throwaway plastic and its impact on West Coast marine and wildlife.

The downtown Vancouver demonstration has been organized by the Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC) and Vancouver advertising agency Rethink. The PPC is trying to draw attention to the fact that plastic pollution covers millions of square kilometres of ocean in the North Pacific and in the North Atlantic. Scientists expect to find similar accumulation areas in the remaining oceanic gyres. There is no known way to clean up the plastic pollution in the oceans as the plastic particles are very small and circulate throughout the entire water column. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:40 pm  

Friday, April 23, 2010

Banksy spotted in SF

Fresh off the opening of his new documentary ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ UK graffiti artist Banksy made his way to San Francisco’s Mission District and Chinatown. Erin Archuleta spotted the new work on Valencia between 19th & 20th (above). And caughtyouhoney documented this piece in San Francisco’s Chinatown district (below).

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:34 pm  

Friday, April 23, 2010

Push Pin portraits

Artist, Eric Daugh uses multi-colored Push Pins as his medium to execute these visually stunning portraits (seen above) in the pointillist tradition. No word on how many thumbtacks were needed.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:29 am  

Monday, April 12, 2010

A reminder to think before you speak

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Well said!

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:08 pm  
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