The Joy of Paintings’ Bob Ross Reaches Legendary Status.

Bob Ross, the afro-donning, soft-spoken, nature-loving PBS painter of Little Clouds and Happy Trees has moved beyond a cultural icon to a world-wide phenomena. Equally mocked and revered, he was the 25-year long host of The Joy of Painting, TV’s most popular, most watched instructional art show. And now, as if reaching the Tipping Point, a bunch of brands are offering products and apparel inspired by him. Read more

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More Outrageous LA Real Estate: West Hollywood’s Skycastle

For every beautifully designed home in California, there’s one of these. An over-the-top, inefficiently designed, energy sucking, space-consuming private residence designed to appeal to the Baller. West Hollywood’s “Skycastle” is yet another one and it can be yours for only $50 Million. Read more

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23 Year Old Artist Delfin Finley’s First Solo Show Is A Huge Hit

He’s young, black and supremely talented. Delfin Finley is the brother of gifted artist/muralist/photographer Koshin Finley and son of LA’s Renegade ‘Gangsta’ Gardner Ron Finley. His first solo show Some Things Never Change has introduced him to the art world and they are fully embracing him by buying up his pieces left and right. Read more

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Awakening Beauty, A Book and Exhibition of Disney Artist Eyvind Earle.

Hired by The Walt Disney Studios in 1951, Eyvind Earle is best known for his illustrative work on Disney’s highly acclaimed 1959 feature, Sleeping Beauty. The distinctive styling of Earle’s background art for Disney has influenced artists for decades and now a new book of his life’s work, Awakening Beauty, coincides with an exhibition of the same name at the Walt Disney Family Museum. Read more

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Gucci Goes To Outer Space With Their New Ad Campaign

Ray Harryhousen and Gene Roddenberry would love Gucci’s latest campaign, Gucci and Beyond. The theme behind the luxury brand’s 2017 Fall Winter collection and ad campaign was inspired by retro Sci-Fi in which the video and print ads feature Gucci clad models interacting with extra-terrestrial creatures and dinosaurs. Read more

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Michel Gondry’s Détour and His Six iPhone Tutorials

Détour is a new film by Michel Gondry that was shot entirely on the iPhone 7 Plus. The short follows the adventures of a small tricycle as it sets off along the French roads in search of its young owner and is accompanied by six iPhone tutorials that give us shooting tips. Read more

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SplinterWorks Custom Luxury Pool Slides.

Way, way back in 2012 I introduced you to SplinterWorks’ Shoot, a limited edition sculptural pool slide. Then, made of carbon fiber and leafed in silver, the arching outdoor sculpture with unique steps slid you right into the pool in a trajectory that emulated spouting water. And they only made three of them. Now, the same company of craftsmen have launched two more beautiful pool slide designs: The Reflex, and an updated version of the Shoot Slide in a Bronze resin finish. Read more

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Louis Vuitton Launches Their First Smartwatch: Tambour Horizon

Louis Vuitton launches their first connected watch, The Tambour Horizon, designed to work with Google’s Android Wear™ operating system. Two styles, many faces and interchangeable bracelets. Read more

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