*notcot - 12.25.11 , 21:41 - 1 Notes

Vintage Travel Posters of the Boston Library

travel1.jpg AMAZING. It’s Christmas night, and i’m happily curled up, jetlagged, listening to music and browsing hundreds of vintage travel posters… and they are incredibly inspiring. Something about the mystery and wonder and playfulness they imply can’t be replaced by a photograph. They are filled with possibilities… i just browsed through all of the Boston Public Library Print Dept’s set and you can see my favorites on the next page!

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*notcot - 12.21.11 , 10:50 - 0 Notes

As Above, So Below

fiating.jpg This featured video series on beautiful visual inspiration is brought to you by FIAT! Thank you FIAT for your support of NOTCOT!

“As Above, So Below” stunningly beautiful projection mapping by Light Harvest at the DUMBO Art Show - including stop motion animation, and the suspension of over twenty performance artists from fly wires at sixteen feet off the ground. The results are beyond mesmerizing… See the video!

TO PAGE 2 of “As Above, So Below”! ——->

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*rugenius - 12.20.11 , 01:40 - 0 Notes

NOTCOT.org Roundup

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This week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org includes holiday yetis, random QR tattoos and a LEGO year in review. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.

*rugenius - 12.13.11 , 09:07 - 0 Notes

NOTCOT.org Roundup

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This week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org includes houses covered in astroturf, neon night surfing and shotgun-launched sheep catching nets. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.

*rugenius - 12.06.11 , 14:48 - 0 Notes

NOTCOT.org Roundup

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Chocolate Mustaches, backyard offices and a bust of Hercules you can sit on are all part of this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.

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Jan Leonardo Wöllert Photography

lightwrite.jpgThis post is part of NOTCOT Having Fun In The Dark series sponsored by Canon Powershot’s Your Second Shot While taking pictures in the dark often means standing super still, you may still end up with more graininess than usual… armed with Canon’s low-light HS SYSTEM, you can trust the tech to help you capture the perfect shot the first time!

I’ve been lost in the world of light writing photography tonight which led me down the path to incredible artists and photographers using light to paint other worldly images in the dark… one of the most incredible standouts is German photographer, Jan Leonardo Wöllert. He photographs a world of “choreographed light” combined with low light photography to create glowing spheres, curves, and changign the way you view these dark spaces… and even created LAPP - Light Art Performance Photography in 2007. Take a peek at some of my favorites of his work on the next page!

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*notcot - 12.01.11 , 02:45 - 0 Notes

Corridor Digital: Brush With Death

fiat4post.jpg This featured video series on beautiful visual inspiration is brought to you by FIAT! Thank you FIAT for your support of NOTCOT!

First things first, if you haven’t seen it, you must check out Corridor Digital’s mini films. They are action and effects filled, and often have fun gaming references, but really they will suck anyone in! In their latest, “Brush With Death” they literally bring street art to life! They even include the classic cartoon move ~ jumping in and out of painted DOORS! Gorgeously shot around LA ~ check it out below!

TO PAGE 2 of “Corridor Digital: Brush With Death”! ——->

*rugenius - 11.29.11 , 00:39 - 0 Notes

NOTCOT.org Roundup

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Apocalpyse kits, brinecicles and conductive velcro are all part of this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.

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*rugenius - 11.22.11 , 02:45 - 0 Notes

Hendrick’s Most Unusual 13th day of Christmas

london-xmas-windows-0.jpg Catch up with the latest from London with our UK-based editor Justine Aw.

I was intrigued when I got an email about Hendrick’s Most Unusual 13th day of Christmas. The window promised to house “ten sleazy ‘Lords a Leaping’, twelve ‘Wild haggis drumming’ to, three ‘Giant snails’ pretending to be French hens to a lone partridge in a cucumber plant”. So we popped down to Jerboams Belgravia to see what it was all about!

Sure enough, the display was a proper cabinet of curiosities featuring work from a number of artists all curated by Matthew Killick and including plenty of twists on James Halliwell’s 1842 classic Christmas carol. I especially loved the haggis drummers from the Little Theatre of Dolls and what’s not to love about giant African land snails posing as French hens?

You can catch the window at Jerboams for the next two weeks, or catch it in Peckham’s, Edinburgh in December and be sure to see more photos on the next page.

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*rugenius - , 01:05 - 0 Notes

NOTCOT.org Roundup

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Musical business cards, paramotors and lovely owls are all a part of this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.

*notcot - 11.15.11 , 15:22 - 0 Notes

Ghosts of Gone Birds Identity

ghostsidentitymain.jpg Catch up with the latest from London with our UK-based editor Justine Aw.

You may noticed the little spectacled cormorant in our post on the Ghosts of Gone Birds exhibition. The cormorant is part of the visual identity of the exhibition, created by Peter Hodgson of Goodpilot. Having a strong visual identity throughout the show really helps tie all of the diverse pieces together. Here is a closer look at the visual identity work from the show, including the lovely logo and series of ghost stories and other materials. Read more about the stories behind the posters here.

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*rugenius - , 02:30 - 0 Notes

Ghosts of Gone Birds

ghosts-mainpic.jpg Here’s the latest from our London-based editor Justine Aw

Naturalists and art lovers are in for a treat with the stunning exhibition Ghosts of Gone Birds. Ghosts is the brainchild of filmmaker Ceri Levy and Chris Aldhouse of Goodpilot and an exhibition which captures and celebrates extinct bird species and raises awareness and funds for conservation. The show includes over 300 pieces created by an army of 120 artists, writers and musicians (see the full list here and all proceeds from the show will aid conservation through Bird Life International.

Those who can’t catch the show in London can still purchase some of the gorgeous prints through the online shop, but I would strongly recommend heading down to see this amazing show in person if you can. The exhibition runs until November 23rd at the Rochelle School in Shoreditch, full details here. In the meantime, take a look at the show through our eyes with our photo gallery of personal highlights and Ghost’s facebook page.

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*rugenius - , 01:45 - 0 Notes

NOTCOT.org Roundup

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Views from space, QR haircuts and programmable GroundBots are all part of this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.

*notcot - 11.11.11 , 19:15 - 0 Notes

Grenade Bunny by Lucky Bunny

gbunny1.jpg Grenade Bunny!!! Tonight’s current inspiration obsession are the adorable Grenade Bunnies of Lucky Bunny ~ triggered by the giant (larger than human) one that Vinyl Pulse shared from DesignerCon this weekend… i ended up on the Lucky Bunny site, facebook, and store exploring the world of Lucky Bunny and the making of the various Grenade Bunny creatures! Take a peek on the next page… and keep an eye out for the next limited edition series of Grenade Bunnies hopefully in the near future.

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*notcot - 11.09.11 , 00:10 - 0 Notes

PERRIER JOUËT: Paper Frescoes by Jo Lynn Alcorn

pjwallpaper.jpg Just discovered a series of Perrier Jouet wallpaper graphics on their facebook page ~ beautifully intricate paper frescoes by Jo Lynn Alcorn. See them all (click them to view full sized) as well as close ups of details on the next page!

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