The Art of Google Doodles

Google Doodles have become an online art extravaganza. The search engine's logo commemorate holidays, artists' birthdays, and other random events that the company deems important.

The artists painting on digital canvases are producing works of art that will be viewed by millions, but disappear in just 24 hours.

Meet some of the best Google Doodles :)

Oct 09, 2010 John Lennon's 70th Birthday. Courtesy of Yoko Ono Lennon/Bag One Arts, Inc. - (Global)

Google celebrates the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birthday with this short animated video for John Lennon's "Imagine".

Apr 16, 2011 122nd Birthday of Charlie Chaplin - (Global)

The Google Doodle team stars in an homage to the silent film era's greatest star Charlie Chaplin's 122nd birthday.

Jun 09, 2011 Les Paul's 96th Birthday (Global)

In order to celebrate the 96th birthday of the original guitar hero, Les Paul, Google has created a doodle that you can actually strum. Some talented people have begun to post their Google Doodle Dandies onto YouTube in search of international acclaim. Here is one of the example :)

Oct 12, 2011 Art Clokey's 90th Birthday - (Global)

Google honors Art Clokey with a "Gumby"-Doodle on the homepage. Art Clokey was a pioneer in the stop motion clay animation.

May 11, 2011 Martha Graham's 117th Birthday. Animated by Ryan Woodward, choreographed by Janet Eilber, and danced by Blakeley White-McGuire. - (Global)

This Google doodle is to commemorate the modern dance pioneer Martha Graham (May 11,1894 –April 1, 1991) 117 anniversary of the birth, she was the U.S. dancer and choreographer, and also one of the founders of the modern dance.

Sep 05, 2011 Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday - (Global)

A Google doodle tribute to artist, performer, and pioneer Freddie Mercury for his 65th birthday in celebration of Freddie for a Day.

And other Google montage :)

Jul 20, 2010 Nam June Paik - (Korea)

Feb 11, 2011 Thomas Edison's Birthday - (Global)

Oct 02, 2009 Brazil Wins 2016 Olympics - (Brazil)

Nov 02, 2009 Loy Krathong - (Thailand)

Jan 10, 2011 Coming of Age Day - (Japan)

Below logos are quite special.. Click the image to see the animation :)

May 21, 2010 PAC-MAN's 30th Anniversary Doodle - PAC-MAN™ & ©1980 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. - Global

Click the image to play Pac-Man :D

Feb 08, 2011 Jules Verne's 183rd Birthday - HD - (Global)

On the right of the logo there is a lever that when pulled sees the Nautilus dive. In order to keep diving you have to keep pulling on the lever, let go and it starts to float back to the surface. You also have horizontal controls allowing you to look left and right too. Click the image to see the animation :)

Apr 22, 2011 Earth Day - (Global)

There are at least 9 different animated animals hidden in the logo. Click the image, move your cursor to the image.. Can you find them all?

May 01, 2011 160th Anniversary of the first World's Fair - (Global)

Scrolling over the logo brings up a magnifying glass of sorts which lets you take a closer look at the image. Scrolling over the train makes the whistle blow, scrolling over the clock shows you the inner workings of its cogs, scrolling over the fountain shows it spouting water, and scrolling over the dress in a window shows it spinning around.

Check for more:

Book Stack Sculptures by Kylie Stillman

Kylie Stillman using a scalpel, cuts right into the stack of books and creates these beautifull artworks.


More at his website:

Creative iPhone Cases

In this post, I have compiled some of the most creative iphone cases that you will love to use.



Factron iPhone Case and Fisheye Lens

Ever wanted to take Macro or Wide Angle or Fisheye shots from your iPhone? Here is a solution from a Japanese company called Factron that came up with a metal iPhone case complete with a mount for conversion lenses.

As well as the Fisheye lens, there are other lenses available including a Superwide lens and a Zoom lens, the case is available for about $200 and the lens are available from between $18 and $55.


The Little Black Book iPhone Case

Designed as a slim journal, this Little Black Book cradles your iPhone in a protective wooden frame.


Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone Case

For Steve Jobs's fans :P


Bottle Opening iPhone Case

Useful case will allow you to safely open bottles with your iPhone.


Hand iPhone Case

Unusual iPhone case from Japan comes with a hand attached to the back. This weird invention allows you to hold hands with your iPhone to make sure you do not drop it. Never feel lonely again with Dokkiri hand case!


Rocking iPhone Case

An iPhone case that turns the iPhone into a piece of rock, which would probably serve as a rugged case that would offer better protection from knocks and bumps.


Food Theme iPhone Cases

Why buy a standard iPhone case, when you could pick up one of these food-inspired creations? From afar, it may even fool some of your friends and family.


EARonic iPhone Case

Everything about it is clever and humorous. The trompe l'oeil effect masking the phone in use is a fun concept, add to that the different ear possibilities, pierced, blue-tooth, etc. and it takes the humor to a further level.



Camera iPhone Case

An iPhone case designed for the iPhone camera user.


Calculator iPhone Case


DIY iPhone Case

Creative iPhone case designed for artistic people who love to cross stitch.

Neostitch “do it yourself” kit comes with sewing needles, threads, and patterns that will help you make unique accessories for your iPhone.

*** Post dedicated to my sister who's going to have her birthday tomorrow. You might want to pick one of the iPhone cases, sis.. I might buy it for your birthday present ;P

Banana Art by Keisuke Yamada

Japanese artist Keisuke Yamada carved these bananas into an incredible works of art using only a toothpick and a normal spoon.

The sculptures have to be finished in about half an hour before the banana starts to rot. He eats it after having photographed it.



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