Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

23 results for "rick mereki"
Page
2

Motorville by Patrick Jean

watch
Genius animation tells the story of a society addicted to oil

Talented director Patrick Jean, whose "Pixels" short set the 'net on fire a few years back, has another hit on his hands with this one. "Motorville" is an allegorical tale of an American city addicted to oil. Animated in Google Maps, the city goes on a quest across the world to find oil in order to feed its body, made of streets, highways and freeways. Packed with lots of fun details, the VFX......read more

Trailer: Samsara

watch
Baraka director Ron Fricke has a new flick coming out, and it looks amazing

Ron Fricke, the director behind the game-changing film "Baraka," is set to return with "Samsara," his first feature length in two decades. This stunning teaser has us chomping at the bit. Shot in 70mm film, with imagery that would make Terence Malick's eye pop out, the film explores the always-interesting territory where humanity and nature collide. Here;s the description from the......read more

Hypnotizing Skateboarding Tricks in Super Slo-Mo

watch
Witness some time-stretched skating sorcery in this video from Adam Shomsky

As any non-skater attempting to ollie can attest, skateboarding is hard. There's nothing remotely natural about operating a mobile plank with your feet. This two-minute video from Adam Shomsky shows just how truly insane skateboarding really is. Shot with a Redlake N3 high-speed camera at 1,000 frames per second, Shomsky captures skaters throwing down rare flat ground tricks in suuuuuuper......read more

Bowling Arm

shop
Discarded cricket balls upcycled into chunky leather bracelets $44.00

From the cricket field to your wrist, these Bowling Arm leather bracelets make creative and colorful use of expired Australian cricket balls. We may not understand cricket, but upcycling we can always get behind. The Bowling Arm project is the brainchild of Aussie industrial designer and artist Simone LeAmon, under her O.S. Initiative studio umbrella, through which she designs......read more

Big Ass Brick Of Soap 5-Pack

shop
Duke Cannon's no nonsense soap is for real men $21.00

Let's get this straight. Soaps that smell like spice, or musk, or -- god forbid -- cucumber, have no business in a real man's bathroom. Duke Cannon's bullshit-free Big Ass Brick Of Soap is soap stripped down to its bare essence. Designed as an homage to the rugged, brick-style soap used by GIs during the Korean War (and manufactured in the same Memphis, TN plant that made......read more

Gardens NYC: Patrick's Place

watch
Urban gardening comes up from underground.

There's nothing new about urban gardening. The Romans grew food on rooftops. Schoolyards and vacant lots have hosted veggie plots for centuries. So today's city agriculture explosion is really just a reclamation of our heritage. And nowhere is it more prevalent than Brooklyn, where Patrick Nagel (no, not that Patrick Nagel) gets his green thumb dirty every day. Born and raised near Detroit,......read more

Truck Farm

watch
Teaching an old Dodge new tricks.

Is this the future of the North American auto industry? We hope so. TRUCK FARM, from Brooklyn’s Wicked Delicate Films, follows the story of a little farm operation set up in an unlikely location: the back of an old Dodge pickup. Watch the web series on the Wicked Delicate site. A feature film on the project is in the works. ...read more

Erickson Longboards

shop
Smooth-riding, custom longboards handcrafted from reclaimed wood. $299.00

If you can get past the terror, there are few feelings more free than bombing a hill on a longboard. It's downright euphoric. Terrifying, yes, but fun as hell. Bill Erickson knows the deal and adds an eco angle to the mix. The Seattle board shaper crafts butter-smooth longboards from reclaimed and sustainably harvested woods. Each walnut beauty is custom-made. Just don't forget your helmet....read more

Wonderful Woven Land Art by Patrick Dougherty

read
Nature and art collide in these whirling, animated stick sculptures

The work of North Carolina-based artist Patrick Dougherty proves our theory that the most interesting things are the ones that are hardest to classify. Whatever you want to label the sweeping structures he makes from sticks and saplings -- Environmental art? Sculpture? Architecture? -- they are definitely entrancing. Springing from the earth in whirling animated forms, the sculptures inevitably......read more

Patrick O'Hare: Slipstream

read
Revealing photo series shows the effects of development on the American landscape

In Slipstream, NY-based photographer Patrick O'Hare offers a revealing glance at spaces we often pass through without giving much thought. A Wal-Mart parking lot in Connecticut juts up against bare rock, a new house development in Virginia sits in a sea of red soil. By contrasting the manmade with the natural, O'Hare provides a poignant comment on the effects of development on the......read more

Page
2