Luxury watches have a niche market of their own. For men who have a special taste for newest style statements of the fashion world watches are one of the most important accessories of grooming oneself up to present a fashionable, refined appearance. With passing times the trends in the fashion world change so that a style of yesterday becomes a passé to-day and is scrupulously eschewed by the fashion-conscious people.
Along with designer collections of men’s apparel and other accessories of style, watches have also come to play a vital role in defining masculinity and elegance. Also, these designer watches make great gift items and anyone will be very proud to receive such expensive and stylish gifts.
The year 2012 is already almost halfway and it is high time that we take a stock of the current trends in luxury watches and time pieces. And it will not be an easy task, mind you, to pick the right choice from a host of fantastic brands like U-Boat, Zenith, Bremont, IWC etc.
As soon as you propose, and fortunately she says “Yes”, then the next worry steps in – the perfect purchase of engagement ring for your would-be better half. Engagement ring is not only a wonderful ornament in the finger but is a symbol of commitment of couple. Engagement ring also shows the great love and affection you had for your partner.
Therefore, to buy engagement ring for your beloved one is really very exciting and perturbing too. So, keep in mind to fill your heart with huge amount of sincerity and feelings before going for buying an engagement ring for your adored one and see the outcome!! A dashing ring!!
Also, if you are lot confused, then there are few guidelines to be considered before purchasing the ring for her as follows:
Ivan Lovatt is an artist who has a creative bent of mind and with his ingenuity has crafted beautiful wire sculptures of the music legends. From the Beatles to Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix; Ivan has created the artworks with chicken wire. Yes, you read it right! The amazing sculptures are made up of chicken wires.
Each of the incredibly lifelike pieces is made of around 100 feet of the unusual material which Ivan painstakingly twisted to pin them into shape. Till date, the 46-year-old artist has crafted a collection of famous faces from entertainers to explorers and much more.
Ivan’s wire sculptures clearly hint towards the versatility and adaptability with the use of chicken wire. Creatively, layering, twisting and shaping the chicken wire Ivan has created both abstract and realistic representations and continues to do so. Candidly demonstrating his superior level of craftsmanship, Ivan’s wire work has received many awards and a attention of people all over the globe.
Ivan Lovatt is one of those artists who are always looking for new media to experiment with, and for him chicken wire proved to be just what he needed.
Since time immemorial, water has been an integral part of our lives. It has been an omnipresent symbol in all cultures around the globe. We all know that water with its miraculous powers changes shapes and colors, transforms itself to leave us flabbergasted. Its ability to flow makes it a model out of which all kind of things can be born.
By all things I mean almost everything, even water sculptures. You don’t believe it to be true? Shinichi Maruyama, a creative genius has proved it to be true. Born in 1968 in Nagano, Japan, Shinichi started his professional career in Tokyo in 1993. His quest to look for more global opportunities, 10 years later after he started his career, he relocated his studio to New York City.
Talking about his creative artwork, Shinichi Maruyama specializes in splashing and energetic movements within shots. Subconsciously influenced by a Japanese sense of beauty, the water sculptures by Shinichi Maruyama created by this artistic legend are not to mention simply superb.
Without sparing more time talking about his creative artwork let me take you to the journey of wonderful water sculptures by Shinichi Maruyama.
Creative minds from different disciplines when come together with some ideas in mind the results are always stupendous. Wavy Waste Landscape Installation is the best exemplar! Elise Morin, the renowned artist and Clémence Eliard the architect of SMALL MEDIUM LARGE -SML design studio in collaboration with the 104.fr collected, sorted and hand-sewed 65,000 CDs to come up with a shining waste landscape.
As the name hints, the ‘Waste Landscape’ was created as a comment on waste; life cycles, life of objects, different phases of an object and the environment itself. The used CD that otherwise are destined to be thrown in the bin were not dumped instead used in a constructive and creative way to leave the spectators amazed.
Unbelievably, 65,00 CDs were collected, sorted out and sewed together to turn them into rolling hills of shiny aluminium installation. Stupendous glittering Waste Landscape is installed at the space of the Centquatre at the Halle d’Aubervilliers in Paris.
The combined efforts of the ingenious artist and an amazing architect commenting on waste resulted into the artwork that is the major source of attraction for the visitors and is undeniably worth applauding.
Throughout the year lot many events, competitions, festivals take place that draw a pull towards ingenious, freaky people from around the world. Not to forget the 11 Most Bizarre Festivals Around The World we came up with a few months back. Amazing bizarre festivals/events were listed down and I am pretty sure you all loved checking them out.
Well, today I have come up with not weird but the artistic festival that magnetizes talented people from around the globe at one place to show their creativity. The most awaited Nuart annual international contemporary street and urban art festival is here once again and ingenious artists from around the globe have gathered under the same roof to exhibit their artistic skills.
Established in 2001, the festival is based in Stavanger on the West Coast of Norway and begins from the first week of September. The international team of street artists starts to leave their mark on the city’s walls, both indoors and outdoors, creating one of Europe’s most dynamic and constantly evolving public art events.
This year at Nuart, a dark installation that needed an entire room was a highlight. With the help of a crane, they overtook a large wall with paintings of a caged monkeys and a disgruntled prince that said these sad words, “I had to cage you because I envied you..too much.”
Occasionally, we come up with the creative ideas of using usually day to day stuff to craft something worth applauding. Minute things which usually go unnoticed sometimes contribute in crafting stunning masterpieces. Remember the Peter Root’s Incredible City Made Up Of 100,000 Staples and Astonishing Toothpick Sculptures Created By Scott Weaver? Spectacular; weren’t they? Meet Mark Khaisman who using the packaging tapes crafts inimitable master pieces.
While most of us use packing tape on boxes, talented artist Mark Khaisman uses it as a paint brush, painstakingly layering 2” swaths across fields of Plexiglas until the images revealed to come up with creative artworks worth being the part of any modern interior.
Ukranian born artist Marc Khaisman never knew that one day he would be known for the artworks crafted out of packaging tape. Originally, he was trained as an architect, but now he uses an packing tape to create amazing artworks.
Khaisman lives and works in Philadelphia. His creative mind has the ability to create luminous, thought-provoking pieces of art with a commonplace medium that otherwise is considered to just be used for packaging boxes.
Are you the one who is into traveling and loves visiting different places around the world? If the answer to this question is ‘yes’ then this one is for you. Okay, let me pose one question? Was Sweden anyday the part of the list of places you wish to go to? If not, here’s a reason that with its alluring creativity will persuade you to plan a trip to this place.
The Stockholm Metro system, Sweden in one of the major attraction that mere with its picture has the power to compel you to add it to the wish list of the places you would definitely want to check out.
Opened up in 1950, the Stockholm Metro system today has 100 stations; 47 underground and 53 above ground. Over 90 of the 100 subway stations have been decorated with sculptures, mosaics, paintings, installations, engravings and reliefs by over 150 artists.
The coolest part of the Stockholm metro system is the cavemen, rainbows and much more unique artwork that are worth a glimpse. Infact, glance or glimpse seem to be the wrong word, once you look at the amazing artwork, you are sure to keep staring it for a while; some of them would keep your eyes glued for much more than just few minutes.
Coming across artistic creative stuff leave us awe-struck so much so that at times we can’t resist staring at the artwork. There are just countless ingenious artists that are blessed with the creative bent of mind that they come up with masterpieces that might seem implausible to the spectators.
Let”s admit it, we all have weaknesses. Ask me, my answer would anyday be the ‘delicious food’. Mere mention makes me go crazy. All those delicious eatables…
Yummy! It is said that any food presented well does the trick and makes one so much tempted that resisting becomes almost impossible.
Now days, the presentation of food at major events; be it personal or professional is given due importance infact extra care is taken to make sure the food is served well.
Buying gift for our loved ones is one difficult task for many as some of us get confused while others fall short of time to go to the store and pick some gift for the special occasion. Giving cash in the packet sounds to lame. What could be the smart solution? Money origami!
I mean it can definitely be one smart way to give your friends or family cash itself but in pretty creative way. Money card holders, gift cards, and cheques have become the thing of the past. Why not transform your money into beautiful hand-folded money origami in shape of long stemmed roses, sophisticated shirts, doll dresses, caps and much more.
By bending, twisting and folding the money, beautiful crafty money origami can be created; all that is needed is creative bent of mind and an image in mind as to what you want as the end product. The word of caution runs that you need to be really careful while handling the money; you have to create beautiful money origami without tearing it apart.