Archive for the ‘ART/DESIGN’ Category

Web Designers vs. Web Developers: The Face-Off

ShareTweet What’s the difference between a Web Designer and a Web Developer? Besides the fact that they’re both web geniuses and pretty shabby lookin’ in a cool way (as portrayed in the comical infographic), do you know what each does and how they work together? Now, I could give you a boring or technical Wikipedia definition […]

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) iPad App

ShareTweet For all you art aficionados out there, this apps’ for you! In case you’re not aware, The Museum of Modern Art in New York hosts the world’s finest collection of modern and contemporary art. Needless to say how beautiful of a place it is! If you have the chance to go, I cannot recommend it enough, […]

Dribbble: The New “It” Hangout & Sharing Space for Designers

ShareTweet Before anything else: In case you’re wondering whether the 3rd “b” in the title is a typo, let me assure you – it’s not! It’s just the way Dribbble creators, Rich Thornett and Dan Cederholm from SimpleBits wanted to spell the word. Okay, now that that’s out of the way, let’s move on to […]

Google My Ride!

ShareTweet It may look like a psychedelic version of a “Pimp My Ride” mobile…but it’s not! It’s none other than Asif Hussain Shah’s taxi! WHO/WHAT? A Pakistani cab driver turned author. Just Google him and see for yourself…I sure as heck did! Oh, and if that’s not enough, you can also YouTube him and watch the 5 minute documentary [with […]

Avatar Protest in the West Bank

ShareTweet Unless you live under a rock somewhere, you’re aware of the endless clashes between Israeli’s and Palestinian’s in the West Bank – actually pretty much anywhere in the country. Well, this particular protest which took place about 10 days ago, had a rather cinematic approach. Palestinian demonstrators from a small village painted themselves blue […]

nittyGriddy Gets a Makeover!

ShareTweet Hello Everyone, As you can see (if you’ve been here before), nittyGriddy‘s been slightly retouched and freshened up! Thanks to the wonderful people over at Cre8mania, especially Constantine – aka Costa – who put up with my indecisiveness and my looking over his shoulder for a couple days [pretending to understand all the CSS stuff and […]

The Photoshop Effect: Reality Bites!

ShareTweet Ever wonder how celebrities look so good and perfect in magazines? Not one bit of extra fat or cellulite, not one sun spot, blemish, pimple or unwanted hair! Ever wonder why your latest, digital 12.1 megapixel Canon doesn’t deliver the same ‘picture perfect’ look? Why you look…well, just like you?! Watch this video from […]

Flying for Dummies

ShareTweet I originally published this post on Feb. 12 – but I’ve updated it by adding another picture of the famous Kulula infographic plane as well as a few more cheeky labels. As if flying wasn’t frightening enough these days, one airline decided to scare the crap out of its’ passengers even more, by painting […]

nittyGriddy’s New Logo is Here :)

ShareTweet I’m very excited to share nittyGriddy’s new logo with you. I wanted an image that would reflect the name, personality and style of the site – something simple and alive; something fun that inspires credibility but without the ultra corporate look that a bank or insurance company would have; something with a detachable ‘nG‘ […]

Cheese Sculptures

ShareTweet Many of us have some sort of hobby that we enjoy – whether building model airplanes, racing cars, knitting, collecting stamps, taking pictures, blogging, whatever… And some others have rather unusual hobbies or pastimes such as making sculptures out of cheese. Oddly enough, this kind of “art” has grown in popularity the last few […]

Galactic Suite Space Resort

ShareTweet the ‘space hotel’, otherwise known as the galactic suite space resort, is due to launch (in every sense of the word) in 2012. barcelona based architect, xavier claramunt from equip xcl architects – a former aerospace engineer, is the brain behind this surreal, multi-billion dollar project that has been in place since 2007 for their […]

Shoes to Show!

ShareTweet as (m)any women will tell you, shoes are precious…just ask carrie in ‘sex and the city’! each shoe is like an individual work of art; and that is often why our investment in them is scarily close to just that. from chanel to jimmy choo, louboutin to manolo blahnik, dior to gucci; each pair […]