Tag: maps

  • Stitched Paper Cameras

    written by jeanmendoza on 2011-10-03 in #news
    Stitched Paper Cameras

    Jennifer Collier, artist and gallery owner, has found a unique use for recycled paper. She has made beautiful and intricate cameras by sewing recycled materials together. See her creations after the break.

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  • Stunningly Detailed Portraits Made Using Maps

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-11-20 in #lifestyle
    Stunningly Detailed Portraits Made Using Maps

    Who knew that aside from being a vital tools for understanding our surroundings and getting around today's increasingly convoluted cities, maps can actually be turned into beautiful portraits? A Welsh artist and illustrator did, and his works are nothing short of impressive!

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  • Amazing Overlays: Atlas by Fernando Vicente

    written by geegraphy on 2012-08-28 in #lifestyle
    Amazing Overlays: Atlas by Fernando Vicente

    Spanish illustrator Fernando Vicente gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, “seeing the world with a different eye” by painting different images over existing cartographs and maps.

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  • The Lomography Gallery Store Toronto Gets 360-ed, One Last Time!

    written by ashleyaang on 2013-07-31 in #news
    The Lomography Gallery Store Toronto Gets 360-ed, One Last Time!

    While we only have a couple of weeks left here, we have been immortalized into cyber space! Thanks to LomoAmigo and Google-trusted Photographer Richard Tang, the LGS Toronto got the full 360 treatment - check it out after the jump!

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  • Dreaming of a Lomo Holiday: My 12 Days of Christmas

    written by erinwoodgatesphotography on 2012-12-13 in #lifestyle
    Dreaming of a Lomo Holiday: My 12 Days of Christmas

    Are you like me and have been thinking about what films you will be saving for Christmas since September? Have you been wishing on every falling star and every dandelion for that special camera you just never seem to be able to save up for? Well, as we have those two things in common, why not see what makes it to my 12 days of Christmas wishes -- you wont find any partridge in pear trees here, just lomo lovin!

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  • Fascinating Medieval Era Maps

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-10-29 in #lifestyle
    Fascinating Medieval Era Maps

    Maps, whether in analogue or digital form, have become important tools in man's life, and even more so for those who frequently travel. We'd be lost without them, but did you know that they can also be fascinatingly artsy too, especially the ones from millenniums past? Take a look at some interesting ancient maps from the Medieval Era after the jump!

  • Talking Sprocket Photography with LomoAmigo Richard Tang, a 360 Photographer with Google Maps

    written by ashleyaang on 2013-06-14 in #people #lomoamigos
    Talking Sprocket Photography with LomoAmigo Richard Tang, a 360 Photographer with Google Maps

    Google has definitely become a necessity in our lives. Have a question? Google it! You can even map out your destination and know ahead of time exactly what it looks like! We put the Sprocket Rocket in the hands of Richard Tang, a Google-trusted photographer in Toronto who specializes in mapping out locations with 360 photography for businesses. Check out his impressions of this great camera and also some photos after the jump!

  • History of The Transit of Venus

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-06-05 in #lifestyle
    History of The Transit of Venus

    Let's take you across the waters that, back when the Transit was first seen via telescope, weren't all charted. Now, sail safely in the seas that astronomers of ages past took to just to observe the Transit of Venus so that they'd answer one of life's big questions.

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  • Zombiefy Your Daily Routine!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-06-04 in #lifestyle
    Zombiefy Your Daily Routine!

    Zombies - they've perfected those modelesque bedroom eyes as if their lives depended on it. They're bringing back grunge and not to mention baroque, and, they're popping up all across different mediums - books, movies, even road maps! Don't tell me you're thinking twice about getting your zombie on!

  • Amazing Map Collages by Matthew Cusick

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-01-16 in #lifestyle
    Amazing Map Collages by Matthew Cusick

    After seeing the collage masterpieces made by New York-based artist Matthew Cusick, I bet you'll never look at maps the same way again!

  • The Most Amazing Maze

    written by soundfoodaround on 2013-01-22 in #news
    The Most Amazing Maze

    Do you remember those thick, pulpy, activity books you used to be shoved when you were a child? I loved trying to solve the mazes mainly because I could be as messy and draw as many dark lines as I wanted... I never dwelt on who created all these entertaining mazes for me however nor did I realize the enjoyment that could be found on the flip side...

  • Papercut Maps of Birds and Plants

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-30 in #lifestyle
    Papercut Maps of Birds and Plants

    The art of papercutting isn't just limited to Chinese papercutting which is what comes to mind when this art form is mentioned. Claire Brewster works to revitalize old and outdated maps by breathing life into them by intentionally puncturing them to create cutouts of beautiful birds, plants and insects in motion!

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  • Lick Your Fingertips and Flick Through BibliOdyssey!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-11-08 in #lifestyle
    Lick Your Fingertips and Flick Through BibliOdyssey!

    The blog BibliOdyssey, run by creator and site curator "Peacay", is an encyclopedia of scans from books on History, Science, you name it, as well as from illustrations and artwork from all over the world!

  • Iter Avto: The World's First GPS-Like Navigation System

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-06-09 in #lifestyle
    Iter Avto: The World's First GPS-Like Navigation System

    The GPS Navigation system is one of the most useful things to ever be born out of modern technology. However, if you think it's a fairly recent invention, let the world's first GPS navigation show you the analog origins of this convenient device.

  • Explore Two Hemispheres With A Splitzer

    written by soundfoodaround on 2013-05-07 in #competitions
    Explore Two Hemispheres With A Splitzer

    It's full-on May! Labour Day has passed, the public pools should now be open, and we hope you had some good R&R. While the birds are coming out to roost where we are, they're turning in for the Winter soon-to-come in the Southern Hemisphere. After the jump, let's explore our fantastic planet together in a fun rumble!

  • From Cave Paintings to Crumpled Cities

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-21 in #lifestyle
    From Cave Paintings to Crumpled Cities

    Cartography didn't just decide to exist in our culture. It has a history too. It began thousands of years ago on paintings of the heavens drawn on cave walls. Our ancestors were more sophisticated than we thought they were.