Seeing the world through a surreal lens.

PaulA work of art..., Visually Cool

I love the work of Erik Johansson. Eric is a photographer and photo-composite artist (using Adobe Photoshop) known for his surrealistic compositions. I love that he uses a lot of analogue processes and content to create his images which adds to the surrealism of them. He also provides amazing behind the scenes videos showing how he creates his work… often taking many hours and hundreds of Photoshop …

Minimalist Swiss design in CSS

PaulPost Slider, Visually Cool, Web Design

Swiss in CSS is an animated homage to the International Typographic Style, as well as the designers that pioneered the movement. All of the posters in the collection were created and animated with CSS by Jon Yablonski, with some JavaScript help from Jordan O’Leary.  

What F1 Cars Would Look Like if F1 Got Its Act Together

PaulTech, Visually Cool

To envision F1’s future, a designer conjured up three concept cars. Not only are they excitingly different, they’re gorgeous. “THERE ONCE WAS a time when the racing world was ruled by savage beasts. They were captured just before the snowy season, when noble brave men had one winter to tame this creature. After months of championship battle, a handful of the …

Stanley Kubrick Exhibition

PaulFilm, Pop culture, Visually Cool

Wow! I so want to see the Stanley Kubrick Exhibition that is currently touring the world at the moment. The exhibition presents the complete oeuvre of the director Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999). It includes large-screen projection of significant scenes from Stanley Kubrick’s films. Documentary audio and video material also illustrates the backgrounds of the film productions. Quotes from the director guide …

Ex Machina – Meet AVA

PaulFilm, Visually Cool Very excited by this trailer from director Alex Garland (28 Days, Dredd, Sunshine, The Beach). Based on the comic book series created by Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris.

Logorama the movie

PaulDesign, Humour, Identity, Video, Visually Cool

The Logorama movie is a short animation by H5. It has been nominated won at the 2010 Oscars in the short film category. In a world made up entirely of trademarks and brand names, Michelin Man cops pursue a criminal Ronald McDonald. All 16 minutes (taking an incredible six years to make) are shown in the embedded video below. Link …

Underwater Floating Hotel Room at Manta Resort

PaulUrban Landscape, Visually Cool

For those of you that are looking for the ultimate private vacation destination, the Manta Resort Underwater Hotel Room is the perfect choice. Sometimes hotel lobbies and pools can get a bit too overcrowded. When you just want to get away from it all this floating hotel room provides just that. As part of the Manta Resort in Zanzibar, Africa, …