29 02 2008

Aitor Throup is a London-based designer. All good comic book artists have a signature style when drawing the characters’ anatomy and postures. Aitor Throup has taken his characters to the next level, sculpting them and then making a garment pattern based on the pose of the character’s form in motion. Read the rest of this entry »


Adidas Begins Offering Custom-Fit Shoes

29 02 2008

You’ve heard the saying, if the shoe fits, wear it. Now, Adidas is hoping a new idea in footwear will give customers the perfect fit every time.

MI Adidas

A machine at the Adidas signature store in San Francisco’s Westfield Mall will measure your shoe size down to one tenth of a millimeter. Customers can also customize the shoe’s comfort level, along with the style. The custom made shoes take 3-6 weeks to make and add $45-60 to the cost.

“Our adidas Sport Performance Stores are an important communication platform where we can showcase the breadth and depth of the adidas brand while offering consumers a unique and innovative setting with specialty services including the new “mi Innovation Center,” said Karen Feldpausch-Sturm, Senior Vice President of Global Retail for adidas. “The “mi Innovation Center” will change the way consumers shop and their expectations at retail. It is a true first and we are thrilled to premier the mIC in Paris offering customers a whole new dimension of interaction with adidas products.”

Amazing 3D Drawing

28 02 2008

I think that the mind and creativity are a a terrible thing to waste. When you try to bring what you imagine to life, amazing things can happen. Look a the images below for a good example. Who would have ever thought to turn the predator into a vegetarian? Enjoy the pictures below courtesy of

How would you like to get attacked by one of these?

Salad Medium

In November 2006 Till Nowak created the image “Salad”. For this image he created 12 digital vegetable models in 3ds max using photographic references. They were combined to become a tribute to the fantastic biomechanical creations of H.R. Giger and the vegetable portraits of Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

Salad Detail