2 Mar
Los Angeles' PRISM Gallery is transformed by the Brazilian Twins

Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Os Gemeos (literally ‘the twins’ in Portuguese) and known to their mother as; Gustavo and Otavio, bring their amazing, surreal and humorous vision to a dynamic solo exhibition at Los Angeles’ PRISM Gallery which opened this past Saturday night. Miss You runs through March 24th and features Os Gemeos’ saturated colors and signature […]


22 Jun
The basic elements of creativity: copy, transform and combine

Just as we noted previously with Part 2, Everything Is a Remix is a 4-part series exploring the pervasive remix/copy/sample techniques involved in every field from film to music to pure industry. In part three, series creator Kirby Ferguson explains how innovation really take place, describing the basic elements of creativity as: copy, transform and […]


13 May
BPG Motors' Uno III scooter/segway/motorcycle is more than meets the eye

We actually covered this Uno unicycle waaaay back in the early days of LIAS, when spring was in the air and our hearts were filled with childish glee (Motorized Unicycle Helps Nerds Look Cool…Somewhat…). Now that we’ve become jaded adults with souls cold and coal-crusted with resentment, the Ontario-born inventor Ben Gulak has managed to […]


16 Feb
Cheeming Boey transforms the disposable into the priceless

Cheeming Boey has taken one of the most disposable, valueless byproducts of Western society and transformed it with substance and value. Boey performs his alchemy on these toss-away with beautiful, at times incredibly intricate pieces of art. Using only a Sharpie and sheer creativity, Boey’s unique choice of canvas has earned him the title of […]


8 Feb
Not one, not two, but three bags in one

Austrian bag and fine accessory maker Hardgraft’s 3Fold bag may be just about the only small bag you’ll ever need. Looking at the photo above, it may appear to be just an overnight bag. But it has you fooled, the bag can actually transform into two other bags completely different in form — you can […]


21 Dec
David Lee's interactive ‘Continual Chair’

In the age of Craigslist and eBay, when I hear the terms “interactive” and “past, present, and future users” associated with a chair, I immediately think it’s creative advertising for a used piece of junk. That was before I was introduced to David Lee’s interactive Continual Chair. Lee’s vision is to transform this ‘common object […]


20 Nov
Madman Mundt and The Elf discuss all things Aronofsky

Madman Mundt and the Elf were guests at last week’s AFI Fest and attended the Los Angeles premier of Black Swan. This is their collaborative review. Black Swan is out in the US on December 1st. The Elf: I’m a sucker for a dance movie. Ballet specifically. Whether it’s Fame, Flashdance, Center Stage (starring a […]


8 Oct
French Designer Aurelina Barbry's Fossa Sofa for COR

The Fossa is not only a sofa, it can be altered to create numerous seating configurations. With removable cushions and a sectional that frames the couch, you can arrange the cushions depending on your needs, or remove them entirely for a completely new look and feel. Penned by French designer Aurlien Barbry for COR — […]