James Jean: “PARALLEL LIVES” IBOOK

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 12, 2013
February 2013 cover artist James Jean has teamed up with Pressure Printing to bring his Parallel Lives exhibition to life... er, to iLives. Parallel Lives has just been released as an iBook, "a 58-page collection cataloging James Jean’s 2013 New York solo show at Jack Tilton Gallery. The book contains 47 plates reproducing every drawing, painting and mixed media work in the show. The digital edition includes full-screen, Retina-resolution images and 179 additional process photographs."

Pair Re-Creates the Camera Lucida, the first in nearly a century

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 10, 2013
The Camera Lucida is an optical device that was designed by Sir William Hyde Wollaston and used a prism to project an image onto paper for tracing. Some claim that many of the Old Masters used them but they now are only found in antique stores and on EBay. Come Pablo Garcia and Golan Levin who recently teamed up to design the NeoLucida with the belief that it will "profoundly change how people see, how they draw, and how they think about art."

Fashionable Prosthetics from The Alternative Limb Project

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 12, 2013
Prosthesis designer Sophie de Oliveira Barata has launched The Alternative Limb Project, a studio that has begun creating unique, sometimes strange, but always eye-catching prosthetic limbs. Choosing from three options: realistic, surrealist, or unreal, the customer can merge real-life and imagination. They designed a Crystallized leg for Viktoria Modesta who played the Ice Queen at the London 2012 Paralympic Closing ceremony.

"A Tribute to Heather," Compositions Created From Old GIFS by Evan Roth

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Using Animated Gifs that have remained online and unchanged since 1999, A Tribute to Heather is a collection of One Gif Compositions created from single gifs found on Heather's Animations by fromer Juxtapoz feature, Evan Roth.

The World's First 3D Printing Pen

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Draw in mid-air with 3Doodler, a 3D printing pen. The project, started on Kickstarter, has surpassed it's $30,000 goal and received over 1 million. The 3D Doodles can be created as flat forms and peeled off a piece of paper, as freestyle 3D objects, or in separate parts, ready to be joined together.  

Your Own 3D Head on a Pez Dispenser

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Last month, we showed you the 3D printing photo booth that was open in Tokyo, and we speak for most of you by saying it was a winner. Now, Hot Pop Factory has found a way to scan your head with an XBox Kinect and print your noggin out with a 3D printer, thus making a 3D model of you. And after you print your head out multiple times, and your friends' heads, too, you will have a sea of PEZ dispenser tops to share.

The Skittles, M&Ms, and Reese's Pieces Sorting Machine

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 18, 2013
Everyobody has their thing, and some people have that OCD thing about the color of their Skittles, Reese's, and M&Ms. Now, Brian Egenriether has come and saved the day with a one-off machine that sorts the various colors of your candy. Like green Skittles? Then only green Skittles ye shall have.

Angelo Plessas "Mirage Machines"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 03, 2013
A bit of interaction for us today on Juxtapoz.com. Bubblebyte.org is pleased to present Mirage Machines, a solo exhibition of works by Athens-based artist Angelo Plessas. Since the late 90s, Angelo Plessas’ work has been strongly reflecting and mastering the language of the Internet through the creation of websites as artworks. So what that means for you, me, us is that we get to play and interact with Plessas' creations from the past few years.

Depth Mapping Paintings by Kazuki Takamatsu

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
We have written about artist Kazuki Takamatsu on the site before, but seeing the work in person at the Scope Fair in Miami, it was some of our favorite pieces we have seen in quite some time. He creates stunning images of what might best be described as semi-erotic, childish Lolita girls in a dreamlike 3-dimensional fantasy haze.

The Mixtape App

Music // Friday, November 30, 2012
Lindsay, your sophomore-year crush, may not have realized how much attention and pupose went into putting "Girlfriend" and "Just Like Heaven" back to back on that tape you tossed to her and couched as "just some cool songs" as she dropped you off after group study at the library. But that was years ago, and that tape and the heartbreak are long gone. Enter Mixtape.