Christopher Locke creates hand-made amplifiers so-called “Analog Tele-Phonographers” purposed to volume up your iPhone or iPad and at the same time to bring out the old times vibe. He designs custom-built loudspeakers from recycled trumpets, trombones, french horns and other brass instruments.
We already wrote about Brusspup and his crazy anamorphic illusions – and now he’s back with new tricks! This time he attempts to bend water using an audio speaker set to produce a 24hz sine waves. His first video, testing the principle, made it look as the water was going upwards, but now Brusspup has taken it up a notch and actually makes the water flow in shapes and patterns!
Germany-based photographer Martin Rietze gets himself into life-threatening situations to make some amazing shots of volcano eruptions with lighting. Surrounded by poisonous gas and bubbling lava, he photographed the Sakurajima volcano in Japan, and NASA chose his shot as the Astronomy Picture of the Day for March 11, 2013. The winning shot was taken in January.
If you start your morning with a cup of tea or coffee, this post is for you! Following our first selection of creative coffee and tea mugs, here’s a list of some fresh ideas of what you could hold in your hands while sipping your favorite drink. Not only can these creative cups make your morning at least somewhat nicer, but they are always a great gift idea for a friend.
To celebrate the Science Day in India, Mumbai-based graphic designer Kapil Bhagat created a series of minimalist typographic posters featuring the names of famous scientists. Each design cues to an invention, a theory or an achievement that the scientist is known for. For example, Newton drops an “O” to illustrate gravity, a massive “C” in Copernicus reminds us that he figured the Earth was actually round.
If playing fetch with your dog has become a weary chore for both parties, the Rogz Grinz ball will make it fun again! Designer Porky Heffer from a South Africa-based company Rogz created a fetch ball that has a crazy wide smile drawn on it, which makes your dog look as if he’s grinning every time he fetches the ball. It can also be stuffed with your pet’s favorite treats, to make sure that no dog could ignore the ball.
If you have a story that’s interesting to more people than you and your mother – share it with everyone else! To get an idea what pandas like, just play around our magazine (hints: unique design ideas, art, photography, inspiration). It can be your own art project or you can write about someone else’s work. You can also create all kind of fun lists of creative products or photos. The best stories will be featured on BoredPanda.com home page and will have a chance to cure 10,000 people from boredom everyday.
Mark Tipple, a rapidly emerging Australian documentary photographer, captures people completely out of their element in his Underwater Project photo series. Exploring Australia’s relationship with the ocean, Mark goes below the sea surface and photographs swimmers and surfers not when they’re on top of the wave, but after they get underwater and forget all about posing and smiling.
Iranian photographer Hossein Zare presents a powerful series of black and white pictures that symbolize our journey through life. Stripped of unnecessary details, his photographs gives you the bare feeling of undefined destination in life, represented by the traveling man and other metaphors of life, such as a tree or a road. The concise titles of the photos (“In Vain”, “To…”, “Distance”) make them even more eloquent. A gallery definitely worth exploring!
Spanish photographer Nacho Rojo made a playful series called “Couples”. 9 different shots of the same couple in the same angle but in different clothing styles, hair and makeup. Never underestimate the power of style.
The spectacular views of the wisteria flowers at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, in Kitakyushu, Japan is another shining example of Japanese perception of beauty and architecture. The private garden hosts around 150 wisteria flowering plants of 20 different species. The crown jewel of the garden, however, is the stunning wisteria tunnel, where visitors can walk surrounded by hanging multicolored flowers.
Imagine it was possible to step into the home of the Simpsons, would you find the kitchen or bathroom? Spanish based interior designer Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde is now making a name for himself on the interwebs by touching the nerve of TV series’ fans with detailed floor plans of their favorite shows. The artist hand drawn the home plans of the notorious Simpsons family, Carrie Bradshaw, the family of Friends, the clique from How I Met Your Mother and many others.