I am about to hit the West Coast for a few days next week, as someone living in the North with the cold. It will be a treat to change my warm coat for a pair of sandals. Let's take a look at the digital photography series by Paris-based photographer Ludwig Favre about Los Angeles, California. The multiple beaches to explore alongside that light gradient blue sky and let's not forget about the sunsets as well. Let's admire this beautiful collection! Ludwig Favre is a professional photographer based in Paris, France. We love Lugwig's work on ABDZ, you should definitely follow his work on Instagram. More Links Learn more about Ludwig Favre at ludwigfavre.com Follow Ludwig's work on Behance Follow Ludwig on Instagram Digital Photography
David Behar, a photographer from Los Angeles, California has shared a beautiful set of photography work titled Playa del Rey. In my opinion, he was able to capture the spirit of the beaches in southern California with a blue/teal/green color palette that is leans towards the cool spectrum. The photos also have a minimalist look with clean compositions and the ever present blue sky. I have been spending my vacations in Santa Barbara for the past 3 years and I've never been able to translate the feeling but now I can just point to David's photos. Photography More information visit: Instagram Prints
Wedge and Lever was founded by three Art Directors and currently located in San Diego, California. So the folks at Wedge & Lever got approached by Dave Malcolm to create an identity for his feature surf film. A mixture of surf, waves and light definitely creates a beautiful vibe and pineapple! Tropically Yours Trailer All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever All Rights to Wedge & Lever Links More info about Wedge & Lever: http://wedgeandlever.com/ Follow Wedge & Lever on Behance: http://www.behance.net/wedgeandlever
I've been posting lots of landscapes recently and one thing I've missed was good quality images available in huge dimensions to be used as wallpaper. So I thought it was time to make a nice compilation of some fantastic HD wallpapers. So I've selected superb wallpapers featuring some of the beauties from California. From natural landscapes to city scenes, California has got it all, and I really wish to visit it some day soon. If you got your own HD photographs of California and wish people would use it as wallpapers, share it here! I To download these beautiful images simply click the image you want and at InterfaceLIFT you may choose the best option for you right under the thumbnail. I hope you enjoy my selection. Cheers! ;) San Francisco Nighttime Skyline Highway 1 Cloud's Rest - Yosemite National Park Death Valley Sonoma Coast Golden Gate Bridge Tenaya Lake - Yosemite National Park Monterey Bay Aquarium The Bay Bridge, San Francisco downtown and the Golden Gate. Tunnel View - Yosemite National Park Night sky from Malibu Santa Barbara airport Natural Bridges State Beach - Santa Cruz Siskiyou Lake - Siskiyou County Golden Gate Bridge
This is a great school project made by a student from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. A branding & identity for a men's shaving products inspired by the 1950s, introducing Spiff by Oliver Lo.Branding and package design marketing traditional men's shaving products to a wider, contemporary male audience. Packaging features a 1950s-inspired look, partial reveals, and a memorable opening ceremony. Travel kit converts to drying rack for easy storage and comes with a drawstring pouch for compact travel on-the-go.For more information about the Oliver Lo, you can check it out his Behance.All Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver LoAll Rights to Oliver Lo
Mendocino, California, a small, new england-esque coastal town founded in 1850 as a logging community in Mendocino County on the rocky, northern coast of California is a magical, charming spot that I highly recommend putting on anyone's list for their next Northern California road trip. The town's name comes from Cape Mendocino, named by early Spanish navigators in honor of Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Despite its small size, the town's location on a headland surrounded by the Pacific Ocean has made it extremely popular with artists and vacationers alike. Not to mention, Mendocino has been the backdrop for many movies past and present among them, Rebel Without A Cause, Overboard, and Karate Kid II just to name a few. And in an interesting twist that involves the Portuguese, fisherman from the Azores (same settlers of Porte Alegre, Brazil) also settled in the area and their influence is still present today. I hope you enjoy some scenes shot from my own camera and pulled from 500px that inspired me from this past weekend's jaunt up the coast to the charming little village that is Mendocino, CA.... Ah, Mendocino Some pictures we took in our road trip
Worldwide Photography is a series of posts where every week we're going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Bakesfield, USA. For the next week we're going to feature Port of Spain, Trinidad y Tobago so if you want to send your submissions for the next Worldwide Photography, please tweet the tag #wwphoto and the link of the photo(s) on twitter. I'll be wainting for your submissions :) william rugenThe Real Devil DollagilitynutMichael R LewisN4VALromleysKeoki SeustevespThe Real Devil Dollninarevenantandy castroredhatgal ~ FireCreek Photographyredhatgal ~ FireCreek PhotographyChris Odchigue | Photographyandy castroRandom TrishM.VargaSP8254Kayla Varleyjojo (trytoseeitmyway)GaryWMartinwalker.dylanCSC - Chistopher Scottsarah.bird.fliesThe Real Devil Dollkla4067Kristine May.ryan schudeavilon_musicKayla VarleyKayla VarleyKayla Varleyavilon_musicThe Real Devil Doll
AOL has presented us with lots of news to adapt even more to the changes on the online culture. As part of this effort, they also moved to a new office in Palo Alto, California, and brought the architects of Studio O+A to let them fully integrated with the other companies in Silicon Valley. A clean and light space, integrated work areas and a playful use of the Aol logo over color texture, made this new office environment with a web style, if you know what I mean. As the architects say, this concept is in how they treat the materials: "Key to this approach is the concept of “honest materiality”—the embrace of materials and processes that originate in the construction industry and that increasingly provide the finish motifs for modern workplace design. At AOL, for example, oriented strand board (OSB), typically used by contractors to separate spaces on construction sites, was sanded, shaped, and finished to serve as a contemporary accent throughout the complex." © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad The existing space retained a distinctly 1980s corporate aesthetic: drop ceilings hanging over every office, high cubicles separating employees into tightly defined workstations, dark finishes, and oblique lines. O+A restored the space to a clean, white canvas—exposing the ceilings, stripping the walls to reveal the structure, and generally creating a spatial equivalent to the transparency that AOL was bringing to every aspect of its business. © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad AOL’s new logo—the company’s initials in a simple white font—can be placed effectively on any colorful background. Those playful backgrounds vary throughout the headquarters and include both abstract patterns and imagery drawn from nature and pop culture. All wall coverings in the space are custom designed. © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad
This afternoon I was checking some blogs trying to find inspiration for a illustration project I am working on when I came across Kevin Dart's web site. Kevin is a freelance illustrator living in Southern California, and a co-owner of Fleet Street Scandal. He's style and color usage is really nice and have that sort of vintage feel to it. For more information about Kevin Dart visit his Web site at http://www.kevindart.com/, you will be able to see his full portfolio as well as some sketches, totally worth it.
This apartment building located on Venice Boulevard is a project by Kanner Architects. The Venice Superior Apartments have simple shapes, vibrant colors and a modern look. Venice was just the perfect place for it! The building is small with only three floors, and the architects were able to distribute it in 38 apartments. The composition of irregular windows cut off the monotony of a single apartment building and shows the vibe and style of Venice. The balconies complete the design of the facade and serve both to protect the residents of urban activity and to protect from the sun. Mostly one-bedrooms, the apartments are loft-like inside with linear kitchens, high ceilings and clerestory windows. Exterior materials such as corrugated metal, smooth plaster and dark Trespa underscore the clean lines of the architectural design. Tall green screens provide a vertical landscape element to the urban setting. To conserve water usage, grounds will be xeriscaped around hardscaping also designed by Kanner Architects.