Asimo Commercial

This is the neatest commercial. I guess it came out in the UK earlier this year, but this is the first that I had heard of it. Asimo, Honda’s humanoid robot, takes a stroll through five museums in Berlin, taking in the sites and showing how eerily/awesomely human he’s really becoming… programmed to become…. right?

You can check out more fun Asimo stuff at Honda’s Warm Technology Website.

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

May 17, 2007 / By

Briefbox/Boomcase

Briefbox/Boomcase

This is such a good idea!
Kevin Byrd and somebody from over at the Epidemik Coalition have come up with this rad boombox’ed briefcase. But… why would anyone actually buy one of these?!
Just go out, buy an old janky briefcase, then make a stencil of a boombox, get some silver spray paint… voila! But credit should still go to these guys for coming up with the design, for sure.
Excellent work guys!

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

May 16, 2007 / By

The Vladmaster

The Vladmaster

+Toy Story: The Vladmaster

I used to have a View-Master when I was a little kid. I remember the idea of those plastic binoculars being better than the images inside. I always thought it would make a better camera than a picture viewer.
Anyway, the link above is to a rad article about a woman calls herself ‘Vladmir’, who takes the classic kids toy and turns it into a fine art project.
It’s a really good idea, actually. I like that it takes this really simple object and makes it a little more special.

This got me thinking about how the View-Master could be used as an awesome promotional tool, especially for a photographer.

The Vladmaster

How cool would it be to send your photos to art buyers, magazines and the such, in a View-Master! You could make a custom box for it, maybe silk screen the little round discs… all sorts of options! I’m guessing people have done this before, but I still think it would be so much fun. The picture above is my idea, although, I’d want a purple handle for mine!

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

May 16, 2007 / By

Marc Jacobs Slip-ons for Summer

Marc Jacobs Slip-ons for Summer

I’m so excited for the middle pair! I want them already!
If anyone needs to find me on the weekend, I’ll be camped outside of the Marc by Marc on Melrose. Thanks.

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

May 16, 2007 / By

Michel Gondry Interview

Michel Gondry Interview

Photo courtesy of Laurie Wilson

“I think science is more fun than mythology. People like things like astrology so that they can believe in an invisible world. But there are a lot of invisible worlds in science too. Who has seen a proton?”

There’s an awesome interview with Michel Gondry over at Pixel Surgeon.

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

May 15, 2007 / By

X-Large x Michael Lau x Fingercroxx = X-Laugh

X-Large x Michael Lau x Fingercroxx = X-Laugh

Michael Lau, the amazing Hong Kong artist and sculptor has a rad new project out with X-Large and Fingercroxx.
There are six figures in the X-Laugh series, the first few being released on May 12th, and then another two on May 19th, the final one being released on May 20th. Of course, they’re all being released in Hong Kong, so have fun trying to get one.

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

May 14, 2007 / By

Kanye West Wants To Ruin Takashi Murakami

Kanye West Wants To Ruin Takashi Murakami

Why the hell is Takashi Murakami art directing Kanye West’s next album??? Kanye is the most arrogant asshole in hip hop right now, and I personally could care less what he comes out with next. All his old stuff was crap anyway, and I don’t care if he raps about Katrina, that doesn’t make him any good.
The really rad stuff is pouring out of Stones Throw, those guys know their shit.

Bobby

P.S. I really like the cover… ugh.

Bobby Solomon

May 14, 2007 / By

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