Creative Links of the Week #32

This weekend, Eugene (My Modern Met’s Partner, COO and writer) and his beautiful fiance, Annie, are getting married! Soon, we’ll be heading to Palm Springs to enjoy a wonderful weekend away with family and friends. That’s the happy couple in the above pic. Let’s wish them a lifetime of love and happiness!

Now, here were our favorite links from around the web and a quick list of what you missed on My Modern Met.

Around the Web:

People as pixels. Love this idea.

Enjoyed these 11 commandments of writing.

Have you seen this Starbucks in Japan? Wild.

Nike unveils shoes knit like socks. Want!

These honest ads made us laugh.

Did someone say Maldives?

Cute hat for a cat.

These geeky character pairings are great.

Poor, sleeping sushi don’t know what’s coming.

Looks pretty sweet. The iPhone Rangefinder.

Behold, the Lego Millenium Falcon.

Can’t get enough of ROA.

Best of My Modern Met:

Bye, bye CDs. Hello, incredible animal sculptures!

These paper bird sculptures are beyond beautiful.

Crazy snow patterns that are stunning.

Smoke art you have to see to believe.

Rainbows from thread.

As always, keep up with Modern Met by following us on Facebook or Twitter. Have an incredibly amazing weekend!

January 23, 2017

Cinephile’s Ongoing Project Reveals Color Palettes Found in Famous Films

Fantastic cinematography can make a film unforgettable. When done well, it’s like every still frame is a work of art. Color plays a vital role in this, and a cinematographer’s choices set the mood of a scene. Graphic designer Ruby Radulescu demonstrates the importance of a movie’s color spectrum in a fascinating series called Movies in Color. The premise is simple: she creates detailed color palettes based on a frame of a famous film.

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January 22, 2017

Felted Bird Sculptures Celebrate the Colorful Details of Peacock Feathers

Captivated by color and fascinated with feathers, Australian artist Jill Ffrench handcrafts enchanting felted birds. In her splendid series of peacock pieces, Ffrench pays particular attention to the creatures’ tail feathers, which she adorns with beautifully balanced patterns and eye-catching designs. Composed only of wire, wax, and a range of colorful felt, the sculptures convey both the beauty of birds and the capabilities of the craft itself.

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