A Barbie Galadriel with pointy elven ears!
Update: I am now the proud owner of a Barbie Galadriel.
This is artist David Choe's workspace. The Wooster Collective has a bunch of pictures of Choe's workspace, along with several other artists studios like MCA, Justin Kee's and Kid Acne.
It's really cool to see the space that artists create their work in. Stuff that get the creative juices flowing. From messy to clean, we as artists and designers have one thing in common--we love to spread out all over the place.
Variations on a theme is the crux of creativity, and that is probably most evident in the composition of music. Each generation of musicians borrows from the music that came before them. Software applications like HSS which can predict hit songs after a few minutes analysis of an MP3, make this even more apparent. Perhaps one day we'll just mix and match compositions that come closer to approximating the 'perfect composition'.
Nearly half of searchers use a search engines no more than a few times a week, and two-thirds say they could walk away from search engines without upsetting their lives very much....