If you haven’t seen Lady Gaga’s video for ‘Telephone’ starring Beyonce and Tyrese Gibson, you should. It’s Natural Born Killers meets Thelma and Lousie with a a dash of 1970′s women-in-prison film flair. I would say it’s NSFW due to it’s lyrical content and sexual theme, so save the viewing for a lunch break. It is a true piece of art that pushes the boundaries of music video making beyond anything we have seen since Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’. The adjective ‘amazing’ is well suited when describing it.

An illustration by Mike Friedrich that mimics my thoughts about movies in 3D. That’s because I not exactly a fan of them. You can see more of Friedrich’s illustrations on his website. Cool stuff!

All these years and I had no idea he was German, never mind sang the song in German at any given point in time. But why would I? YouTube didn’t come out until February 15, 2005. Regardless, it’s another 80′s tunes that I feel should get more airplay. It’s an awesome tune!!

Here are two videos, one with Peter Schilling singing Major Tom in German (live on German Public Television) and another video in the English version.

Behold a gorgeous stainless steel fruit holder, designed by Emma Silivestris. We’d rather wear it on our head, it’s so pretty. It is available at Panik for £63.35.

Emma Silvestris, born in Salerno in 1962, currently lives and works in Bari. Having obtained a Bachelor of Arts, specialising in foreign literature and history of art, she subsequently worked as a teacher and researcher. Since 1990 she has been working in the field of design, taking part in the activities of the Special Studio in Bari.

To the average person, Annual Report covers usually conjure up boring statistics and holds no real interest in the ‘looks’ departement. But not so with Hyperkat’s design of North Star Fund’s annual report, released in the Fall of 2009, which is all about the three most important lessons the organization has learned in its 30 years of existence. What a eye-popping cover!

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Seems Dodge’s Store advertising is a bit dodgey! I wonder how many people applied?

This delightful flag streamer photography art print by Youngna Park titled “Winter Flags (East Village, New York)” conjures up my childhood and growing up in New York City. Used during block parties, a new store opening, or simply hanging from a storefront to a nearby tree all year round, they never fail to take me back in time.

Younga says “My photographs are entrenched in the narratives of daily life, particularly those surrounding one’s relationship to nature and how it is mediated by built spaces and everyday objects.’

This print is available for sale at 20×200, with prices rangin from $20 to $1000, depending on the size.

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